S&L Podcast – #148 – Kick-off Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

We’re back and our Kickstarter is funded!  Hooray! That means Sword and Laser video episodes will return. And if we make our stretch goal you might get even more! We’re also here to wrap-up Boneshaker by Cherie Priest and Kick-off our November book from NaNoWriMo victor and first-time novelist Ann Leckie, Ancillary Justice.

Direct download here!


Tom: NyQuil
Veronica: Some kind of white wine


Hey we launched a Kickstarter
Two new MISTBORN novels signed
Amazon Kindle Matchbook is live
Escape Pod, Podcastle and Pseudopod podcasts need your help
Neil Gaiman explains the worth and value of libraries



Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
Inside ‘Ancillary Justice’: Q&A with Sci-Fi Author Ann Leckie
A Skillfully Composed Space Opera In ‘Ancillary Justice’
“Nothing quite clarifies your thoughts like thinking you’re about to die.” Ann Leckie’s Ancillary Justice


Boneshaker (Clockwork Century) by Cherie Priest

Themes: Steampunk & Apathy

What did you think of the ending?


NaNoWriMo 2013 Folder
Divide and Conquer: A NaNoWriMo Alternative


I love the podcast but I have one tiny correction to what Tom said about ebooks and libraries. At least at the library district where I work, we can only lend out one copy of an ebook to one patron at a time. In other words, the ebook works just like a physical book. We have to buy multiple licenses in order for more than one person to check out a particular title. Also, some publishes put a limit on the number of checkouts a title can have. After that limit is hit, we have to buy another copy of the ebook.

Keep up the great work!



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