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All Sorts of Weird Stuff offers news and information about George R.R. Martin, in particular about his A Song of Ice and Fire series.

"When I was young, I read all sorts of stuff. One week it would be Lovecraft, the next Vance. It was all imaginative literature, or as my dad called it 'Weird Stuff.' It was all 'Weird Stuff.'"

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Hastings Announce Chain-Wide Midnight Release

The Hastings store chain —with more than 100 locations—appear to be the first large chain bookseller to announce a chain-wide midnight release of A Dance with Dragons. According to their press release:

Fans are encouraged to join their local Hastings for a midnight release party on Monday, July 11, 2011.  Festivities for the night will begin at 9:00 P.M. and will end after the book goes on sale at Midnight.  A Dance With Dragons, the fifth installment in the acclaimed A Song of Ice and Fire series, will be on sale for $18.99.

Fans enjoying the festivities and awaiting the release of the book will be able to take advantage of special promotions and activities including giveaways, prizes, 30% off used video games and CDs, 50% off select Blu-ray movies, 25% off used graphic novels and manga, and 50% off Hardback Coffee Cafe Drinks (where available).  Select George R.R. Martin paperback books will also be on sale for $5 and $10.

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