Mark Charan Newton posted a two chapter extract for his upcoming follow-up to Nights of Villjamur in the Legends of the Red Sun series, City of Ruin. The extract is for the prologue and chapter 3. So far the book is still listed as a june 2010 release.
Read it here.
I also discovered recently through Twitter two bloggers I wasn't aware of, The Speculative Scotsman (niallalot on Twitter) and Stomping on Yeti (YetiStomper on Twitter). These two are really worth following. I added the blogs to my blogroll and here's the links :
On a totally different note, I just wanted to mention that I updated my map index with the following maps. They are not recent maps and I don't think they would have won their place in a best of list but at least they exist.
Lev Grossman - The Magicians
Chris Evans - Iron elves