Smart Pop Preview 2013

Smart Pop Preview 2013

by Orson Scott CardKami Garcia J & P Voelkel and others

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 02/07/2013

Get a sneak peak at Smart Pop's 2013 titles with this preview volume of standalone essays and exclusive book extras!

Volume includes:

Anne McCaffrey, Believer in Us” David Brin
From Dragonwriter: A Tribute to Anne McCaffrey and Pern, edited by Todd McCaffrey

Exclusive Extra: "Painting the Dragonwriter Cover" - Michael Whelan

Excerpts from Munchkin: Hollywood” Liam McIntyre
From The Munchkin Book: The Official Companion, edited by James Lowder

Percy Jackson and the Gods of Death” J&P Voelkel
From Demigods and Monsters: Your Favorite Authors on Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians, edited by Rick Riordan

"Why the Best Friend Never Gets the Girl" - Kami Garcia
From Shadowhunters and Downworlders: A Mortal Instruments Reader, edited by Cassandra Clare

"The Price of Our Inheritance" - Neal Shusterman
From Ender’s World: Fresh Perspectives on the SF Classic Ender’s Game, edited by Orson Scott Card

Exclusive Extra: Q&A with Orson Scott Card

"The Architects of the Rebellion" - V. Arrow
From The Panem Companion: An Unofficial Guide to Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games, From Mellark Bakery to Mockingjays

Exclusive Extras:
A Grosser Power” Ned Vizzini
"Capitol or Katniss - Who Am I?" - Lili Wilkinson
From the special e-book only content for The Girl Who Was on Fire - Movie Edition, edited by Leah Wilson

"A Prehistory of Fanfiction" - Anne Jamison
From Fic: Why Fanfiction is Taking Over the World

Excerpts on Washington Commons, The Foundry, and AndrewAndrew
From The Unofficial Girls Guide to New York: Inside the Cafes, Clubs, and Neighborhoods of HBO's Girls
Literary studies: fiction
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
BenBella Books, Inc.
Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card is the author of the novels Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow, and Speaker for the Dead, which are widely read by adults and younger readers, and are increasingly used in schools.

Besides these and other science fiction novels, Card writes contemporary fantasy (Magic Street, Enchantment, Lost Boys), biblical novels (Stone Tables, Rachel and Leah), the American frontier fantasy series The Tales of Alvin Maker (beginning with Seventh Son), poetry (An Open Book), and many plays and scripts.

Card was born in Washington and grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah. He served a mission for the LDS Church in Brazil in the early 1970s. Besides his writing, he teaches occasional classes and workshops and directs plays. He recently began a longterm position as a professor of writing and literature at Southern Virginia University.

Card currently lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Kristine Allen Card, and their youngest child, Zina Margaret.

Kami Garcia

Kami Garcia is a #1 New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling author, and the coauthor of the Beautiful Creatures and Dangerous Creatures novels. Her solo works include the Bram Stoker-nominated novels Unbreakable and Unmarked, in The Legion series, and The Lovely Reckless, a standalone contemporary romance.

Kami was a teacher for seventeen years and coauthored her first novel on a dare from seven of her students. If she isn't busy watching Supernatural, Kami can teach you how to escape from a pair of handcuffs or bake a Coca-Cola cake. Kami lives in Maryland with her family and their dogs, Spike and Oz.

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