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Book Reviewers Linkup Meme

Grasping for the Wind has started the daunting task of collecting links of fellow book reviewers. If you are a reviewer and don’t see your name on the list, all you have to do is take the list from his blog, post it on your site, and add yourself to the list in alphabetical order. While you’re at it, might as well check out some of the links that are new to you!

A Dribble Of Ink
Adventures in Reading
The Agony Column
The Antick Musings of G.B.H. Hornswoggler, Gent.
Barbara Martin
Bibliophile Stalker
Bibliosnark
BillWardWriter.com
Blood of the Muse
Bookgeeks
Bookspotcentral
The Book Swede
Breeni Books
Cheryl’s Musings
Dark Wolf Fantasy Reviews
Darque Reviews
Dave Brendon’s Fantasy and Sci-Fi Weblog
Dragons, Heroes and Wizards
Dusk Before the Dawn
Enter the Octopus
Fantasy Book Critic
Fantasy Cafe
Fantasy Debut
Fantasy Book Reviews and News
Fantasy and Sci-fi Lovin’ Blog
The Fix
The Foghorn Review
The Galaxy Express
Galleycat
Graeme’s Fantasy Book Review
Grasping for the Wind
Highlander’s Book Reviews
Jumpdrives and Cantrips
Literary Escapism
Michele Lee’s Book Love
Monster Librarian
Mostly Harmless Books
My Favourite Books
Neth Space
NextRead
OF Blog of the Fallen
The Old Bat’s Belfry
Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist
Post-Weird Thoughts
Reading the Leaves
Realms of Speculative Fiction
Rob’s Blog o’ Stuff
ScifiChick
SciFiGuy
Sci-Fi Songs [Musical Reviews]
Severian’s Fantastic Worlds
SF Signal
SF Site
SFF World’s Book Reviews
Silver Reviews
Speculative Fiction Junkie
Speculative Horizons
Sporadic Book Reviews
Temple Library Reviews
The Road Not Taken
Un:Bound
Urban Fantasy Land
Vast and Cool and Unsympathetic
Variety SF
Walker of Worlds
Wands and Worlds
The Wertzone
WJ Fantasy Reviews
The World in a Satin Bag
WriteBlack

Foreign Language (other than English)
Cititor SF [Romanian, but with English Translation]
Elbakin.net [French]

Giveaways Around the Web

Eos Books is giving away several books: The Servants by Michael Marshall Smith, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, Dark Rain by Tony Richards, The Dracula Dossier by James Reese, and 20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill. For more info, click here.

Buzz Focus always has giveaways going on. Currently, you can win The 4400 Complete Series DVD Box Set here.

Fantasy Book Critic has too many book giveaways to even list them all! Find them all on the homepage on the left hand side: http://fantasybookcritic.blogspot.com/

And Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist is giving away five signed copies of The Painted Man by Peter V. Brett here.

METAtropolis Free Download!

Sci-Fi fans and fans of the new Battlestar Galatica are in for a special treat. Get a free download of the first story from METAtropolis, a new original audiobook production from Audible.com. The first story is entitled “In the Forest of the Night” written by Jay Lake (author of “Mindspring“) and features the voice of Michael Hogan “Saul Tigh” from Battlestar Galatica. The complete audio book, featuring five unabridged novellas will be released on Oct. 21, 2008. Download the first story of the audio book today free. No credit card required.
Click here for free story download.

And click here for a sample from “The Red In The Sky Is Our Blood“ by Elizabeth Baer (read by Kandyse McClure cast member “Dee” of Battlestar Galatica).

Publisher Giveaways


Win a Time Machine!

Solaris Books is giving away an incredible model used for their steampunk anthology “Extraordinary Engines” to one lucky winner. Visit http://www.solarisbooks.com/steampunk/ to view details and enter.

Random House Contest offers chance to win a trip to New York Comic-Con!

Random House has announced the launch of an exciting contest for recipients of the Strange Lands Newsletter. The winner will be awarded a free trip to the 2009 New York City Comic-Con Convention where he or she will have the opportunity to conduct an exclusive interview with Tamora Pierce – author of the Beka Cooper series. To enter the contest, applicants must mail in 10 questions that they would ask Tamora Pierce and state why they should be selected as a Strange Lands Correspondent.

Visit http://www.randomhouse.com/teens/strangelands/2008contest_signup.html to view details and enter.