The weekly web ramble (5/4)

Links from the web jungle


– The 2012 Locus Award Finalists

– A Publishers Weekly rundown of what children’s galleys to grab at BEA 2012

– Given the recent plagiarism scandal, here’s a breakdown of how to discover content theft 


– A lovely interview with Mary Robinette Kowal (by Patrick Rothfuss)

– A Q&A with Mariah Fredericks, author of The Girl in The Park

Sarah Rees Brennan shares the story of her visit to the Team Human cover shoot

– Stephen King says, Tax Me, for F@%&’s Sake!


– Check out the prologue and first chapter of Railsea by China Mieville 

– Read the first chapter of Team Human by Justine LarbalestierSarah Rees Brennan

– Check out an excerpt from Prodigy (Legend #2) by Marie Lu

– Read sample chapters from six upcoming Penguin titles in the latest Breathless Reads sampler (Fall 2012), which includes excerpts from: Falling Kingdoms by Morgan RhodesBlack City by Elizabeth Richards, Venom by Fiona PaulThe Innocents by Lili Peloquin, and Origin by Jessica Khoury