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Ann Leckie's Book!
« on: October 01, 2013, 02:13:51 PM »
Ann Leckie's book, Ancillary Justice, comes out today!

(Ann's post has links for buying it, for those in the US or the UK ... I guess we Canadians will have to find it ourselves*. ;) )

It is also the subject of today's Big Idea post on John Scalzi's Whatever blog ("Big Idea" is a feature he instituted about 5 years ago to let authors describe the, uh, big idea behind their books).

Congratulations, Ann!


*I'm teasing of course - no one could or should expect her to provide purchase links for every possible country.
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Re: Ann Leckie's Book!
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2013, 10:38:29 AM »
Cool and congrats to Ann. Did this get mentioned on the podcast? if so I missed it. Sounds like a space opera of the highest caliber. Is there a chance there may be an excerpt run on escapepod?

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Re: Ann Leckie's Book!
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2013, 12:01:46 AM »
Keep listening  ;)

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Re: Ann Leckie's Book!
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2013, 12:33:30 PM »
When is the audiobook coming out?  I can't WAIT!!

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Re: Ann Leckie's Book!
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2013, 02:42:48 PM »
I'm told it'll be December 1. :) It's being read by Celeste Ciulla. http://www.celesteciulla.com/

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Re: Ann Leckie's Book!
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2013, 04:00:47 PM »
Lovely, thanks!

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Re: Ann Leckie's Book!
« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2013, 04:38:46 PM »
I got my review copy yesterday, hopefully will have a review posted in a few weeks.  :)

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Re: Ann Leckie's Book!
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2013, 12:03:59 PM »
Thanks guys for recommending this one to me.  It was marvelous and mind-blowing. 

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Re: Ann Leckie's Book!
« Reply #10 on: December 16, 2013, 03:19:38 PM »
My review of Ancillary Justice went live this morning:
http://www.diabolicalplots.com/?p=3952

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Re: Ann Leckie's Book!
« Reply #11 on: December 30, 2013, 01:49:27 AM »

I see IO9 named it one of the best SF and Fantasy Books of 2013: http://io9.com/the-best-science-fiction-and-fantasy-books-of-2013-1490451950

Congratulations, Ann!!
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Re: Ann Leckie's Book!
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Re: Ann Leckie's Book!
« Reply #13 on: February 27, 2014, 08:57:53 AM »
"My whole job is in the space between 'should be' and 'is.' It's a big space."

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Re: Ann Leckie's Book!
« Reply #14 on: February 27, 2014, 09:54:56 AM »
Big woot and well deserved!

I let my SFWA membership lapse, so I didn't contribute to that particular nom, but I have nominated her book for a Hugo also.  :)

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Re: Ann Leckie's Book!
« Reply #15 on: February 27, 2014, 09:55:42 AM »
And thanks for featuring the brief mention of it on the podcast.  I don't read a lot of books, but I read it in large part because of the mention of it on the podcast where she explained the really neat POV.

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Re: Ann Leckie's Book!
« Reply #16 on: November 07, 2014, 10:51:59 AM »
Library2Go has it! And the sequel!  :)  :)  :)

Funny thing... Ancillary Justice has a lot of people on the holds list ahead of me - like twenty or so - but Ancillary Sword has only four. I had to suspend the hold on the second book, as I want to keep it on the list
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