Author Archive

The Black Prism – First Reviews

THE BLACK PRISM is out worldwide in less than a week, but we’ve got some early reviews coming in that we just had to share.

Over at Fantasy Book Critic Liviu writes:

“The Black Prism is an A++ from me while the series has the potential to become one for the ages. The main flaw of The Black Prism is that it ends – despite 600+ pages and a reasonable ending point, I still wanted another 600 at least!” (more)

And over at Grasping for the Wind, John Ottinger writes:

“It is a truly visionary and original work, and has set the bar high for others in its subgenre.” (more)

Brent Weeks will be touring the US starting on the 25th (full tour schedule here) but he’s been doing a pre-release video tour online. Today he stopped by Janicu’s Book Blog to talk about his love of Magic (the Gathering!) and how many books we can expect in The Lightbringer Series.  Next week he’ll be at – so stay tuned!

Married with Zombies, website launch!

Jesse Petersen’s Married with Zombies will be arriving in bookstores soon (US), and she’s just launched an awesome new blog over at

Go on  over to get valuable information that just might save you during a zombie apocalypse, including: “The Top Ten Most Valuable Items in a Zombie Apocalypse”, “The Top Ten Movie Titles that Should Have Been Zombie Movie Titleschapter one of Married With Zombies, character bios from from the series, and a quiz that will scientifically show (*) how likely it is that your relationship will survive the zombie apocalypse.

(*) no actual science… but still.

Brent Weeks Video Blog Tour!

Brent Weeks kicks off a video blog tour today — answering questions from John at about his forthcoming book, THE BLACK PRISM. Find out how THE BLACK PRISM is different from the Night Angel Trilogy, where the inspiration for the color magic system came from, and why Kip isn’t your typical fantasy hero.

Stay tuned over the next few weeks for more video interviews from some of your favorite sff sites!

Comic-Con Is Upon Us!

Comic-Con San Diego is right around the corner! If you’re attending, be sure to stop by the Orbit US  booth (#1116) throughout the convention for signings and giveaways, and mark your day planner with the events below to meet our authors.

And if you’re in the San Diego area but didn’t get a pass to Comic-Con – don’t fear! The reading on Sunday with Brent Weeks, Brandon Sanderson, and Patrick Rothfuss is open to all. Full schedule and all the details after the jump! (more…)