The weekly web ramble (5/6)

Links from the web jungle


Scott Westerfeld gives us a peek at more Goliath art

– Agent Jennifer Laughran explains WTF is up with cursing in YA

– Agent Jessica Faust on Facebook vs. twitter for author promotion


– Material Witness interviews Deanna Raybourn

Catherynne M. Valente reflects on the Bin Laden news

Erik Larson on his new book, In the Garden of Beasts

Stephanie Burgis reads the opening from Kat #2, A Tangle of Magicks:



– Read an excerpt from Devon Monk‘s upcoming steampunk novel, Dead Iron

– Check out the first three chapters of Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma

Sarah Rees Brennan shares a short story, parts one and two, to celebrate the paperback release of Demon’s Covenant

– Read an excerpt from Gods & Monsters by Lyn Benedict

– Read the first three chapters from My Life as a White Trash Zombie by Diana Rowland

– Check out the first chapter of Theodore Boone: The Abduction, the second entry in John Grisham’s YA series