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Book Spotlight: Tor Minis, New Small-Format Hardcover Editions
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Tor Minis
Miniature Hardcover Series
Six Months, Three Days, Five Others by Charlie Jane Anders
Edgedancer by Brandon Sanderson
From the Two Rivers by Robert Jordan
Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
Wild Cards I: Volume One edited by George R. R. Martin
Old Man’s War by John Scalzi
Publisher: Tor Books
Release Date: October 17, 2017

Nothing says Happy Holidays at my house like receiving books as a gift. In this same spirit, Tor Books has seen fit to create smaller format editions of some great science fiction and fantasy stories.

I am going to give you a quick run down of the six books already available in the Tor Minis series. Hang on tight, there is a lot to take in!

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Book Review: Lock In
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Lock In
Hardcover | Paperback | Kindle Edition | Audiobook
Written by John Scalzi
Tor Books
Release Date: August 26, 2014
Cover Price: $24.99

In the near future, a flu-like virus wreaks havoc across the Earth and kills 400 million people. Some got the flu and recovered. The rest experienced “lock in,” trapped inside paralyzed mute bodies, completely aware of their surroundings with full brain activity (at least the thinking part).

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John Scalzi’s ‘Star Trek’ Parody ‘Redshirts’ To Become FX Limited Series
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Things are about to get spacey over at FX. John Scalzi’s comedic sci-fi adventure Redshirts, last year’s Hugo Award winner for Best Novel, is being developed as a limited series for the acclaimed cable network.

Ken Kwapis, a veteran television (The Office, The Bernie Mac Show) and feature film (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, He’s Just Not That Into You) producer and director will oversee development of Redshirts alongside film producer Jon Shestack (Air Force One, Dan in Real Life) and his partner Alexandra Beattie, according to Deadline. The trio will serve as executive producers on the new series, with Kwapis lined up to direct the pilot episode. The project is currently out to writers to help adapt the novel for television. Kwapis and Beattie most recently developed the prospective Showtime series Happyish, but its future is in doubt following the unexpected death of its star Philip Seymour Hoffman on February 2, 2014.

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