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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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George R.R. Martin Announces ‘Wild Cards’ TV Series
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Once upon a time, when Game of Thrones was still new, it was reported that a movie based on another one of “A Song of Ice and Fire” author George R.R. Martin‘s works, Wild Cards, was in the works through Syfy Films, the joint venture of Syfy and Universal Pictures. But the years past and nothing came of it.

Wild Cards is a massive alternate history superhero shared universe, consisting of standalone novels, anthologies, comics, games, and more, from Martin, Melinda Snodgrass, and many others. So trying to find a single movie in all of that was an understandably tricky task. Now Martin has announced that a new attempt at adapting the property is in the works, this time as a TV series.

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Syfy, Universal To Turn ‘Game Of Thrones’ Author George R.R. Martin’s ‘Wild Cards’ Into Movie
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Back in December of 2010 it was announced that Syfy and Universal Pictures would be joining forces to create Syfy Films, with an aim at producing one or two movies a year with relatively small budgets of $5 million to $25 million each.

Now comes word that the new venture has made their first acquisition, the ongoing superhero anthology titled Wild Cards. Created by Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin, Melinda Snodgrass, and a group of New Mexico authors largely inspired by the role-playing game Superworld, Wild Cards is set in a post-World War II alternate history where a virus released over the skies of New York City wipes out 90% of all people, 9% are turned into mutated creatures, and 1% obtain superpowers.

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