For all you Harry Potter fans, Amazon is adding all seven Harry Potter books to its Kindle Owners’ Lending Library on June 19, 2012. The only catch is you have to have a paid Prime membership. If you want to check it out, here’s a link.
Wolfenstein 3D. You video game fans know exactly what I’m talking about with just that one word. Can you believe it’s been 20 years since the game was introduced? In celebration of this milestone, you can play an online version for free here.
Here’s a movie I really want to see: Argo, the true story of how a fake science fiction movie was instrumental in saving six people from the hostage crisis in Tehran in 1979. Here’s the first trailer for the movie.
Since I there seems to be quite a bit of press this week about the upcoming Wheel of Time book, I thought I’d go ahead and post a music video of “Wheel of Time” by Blind Guardian, including lyrics and some art of the series by Robert Jordan.
That about does it. Y’all have a good weekend and I’ll see you next week.
It’s Friday — and kind of a crazy one at that. But never fear. I didn’t forget today’s post. That said, let’s see what my file holds for today. Hm…looks like lots of giveaways.
Giveaway: First off we have a weekly drawing to celebrate author Robert Liparulo’s new website. Every week during March, five people who sign his guestbook will be chosen to win such prizes as signed and personalized copies of Robert’s books and audiobooks, as well as signed books by Ted Dekker, Tosca Lee, Steven James, Eric Wilson, Ronie Kendig and others. To enter, visit the website HERE, click on the thrillers (left hand side of the page), and then the guestbook link.
BIG Giveaway: Sign up for the Tor/Forge newsletter and you’ll be entered for a shot at their Spring Fantasy Collection Sweepstakes — a collection of eight bestselling fantasy novels. Deadline is April 6.
Free Star Wars e-books: For some time, Random House has been releasing on its Suvudu.com website Lost Tribe of the Sith novelettes. The final installment (Part 8 ) has now been released. You can get all 8 e-books here.
Have you heard about the new John Carter movie opening in theaters tonight? Maybe you know all about John Carter or maybe (like me, he he…) you might have heard of the character but can’t remember where he came from. It just so happens that the guy is 100 years old this year. He was created by Edgar Rice Burroughs (you might know him as the guy who wrote the Tarzan books) and first released in a serialized form in 1912. You can pick up most of the original John Carter of Mars books for free (e-books, that is) from your favorite e-book retailer/source. If you want to know about the new Disney movie, click here. You can see a free 10-minute clip of the movie here. And, you know, he’s not bad looking for an old guy. Of course, then again, the leading lady isn’t bad either. Funny how that works. Image downloads available here, which includes a larger version of the one shown here.
Ok, stepping away from my teacher’s lectern now. If I missed any good links, let me know. I’d also be curious to know what you think of the John Carter movie if you’ve seen it. Just leave a note via the blue link below or if you’re on the web page, you can click on the gray comment bubble at the top of this post.