The weekly web ramble (4/27)

Links from the web jungle


– The 2012 Edgar Award Winners

– The 2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize winners

– For your viewing pleasure, PBS has posted the first 7 minutes of Sherlock, series 2 on Facebook

– Smart Bitches, Trashy Books has a rundown of The Story Siren plagiarism debacle

– Ellen DeGeneres hilariously attempts to read an excerpt from 50 Shades of Grey


Jim C. Hines once again takes on UF cover poses, this time for the guys

– Lydia Netzer on the difficult second novel

Bethany Griffin on her novel, Masque of the Red Death

Christopher Healy on finding the humor in fairy tales


– Read the first chapter of Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

– Check out the first chapter of Shadows on the Moon by Zoe Marriott

– Read the first chapter of Blackout by Mira Grant

– Check out an excerpt of Silver by Rhiannon Held