The question is: As a reader, can you enjoy a story that is pushing an opposed viewpoint from one that you hold (religion/politics)? If the author is prone to holding, and writing about, views opposed to yours, can you enjoy their works or do you stop reading them?
Check out mine and several other answers here:MIND MELD: SF with an Opposing Viewpoint and way in with your opinion!
I’m sure a lot of you have seen these clips on the promo website: http://bloodcopy.com advertising the upcoming HBO series True Blood based on the series by Charlaine Harris.
Best line from this one: “A smart dead person might be better than a dumb alive person.”
New Gaea Game
Check out the new video game based on the Gaea Universe: http://www.worthplaying.com/article.php?sid=54768
Vote For Your Favorite Cover
Eos is letting readers vote on cover art for Katherine Allred’s newest release, Close Encounters. Go to http://outofthiseos.com to vote before September 1st and get a sneak peak at the book.
Vroengard Academy Sweepstakes
Random House is offering a sweepstakes for the Inheritance cycle books by Christopher Paolini. By joining the online game at the Vroengard Academy, fans are automatically entered in to win two-night trip to Bozeman, Montana for lunch with Christopher Paolini and a framed art print featuring a scene from Brisingr. Weekly prizes include books, T-shirts, and DVD’s. And even better, by completing just one mental, physical, or magical trial, they’ll will be eligible for the special grand prize – a trip to Montana to have lunch with the author who brought us Eragon, Eldest, and coming soon, Brisingr!
Visit the sweepstakes page at http://www.vroengardacademy.com/index.php?sec=sweep