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Tor @ SDCC 2020

Tor Books is heading to San Diego Comic-Con @ Home 2020!​

San Diego Comic-Con has gone virtual this year, and while we’re sad not to see all of our amazing fans and readers in person, we are so excited to join this year’s virtual convention! Looking for the full breakdown of all the fun things we have planned this year? Check out the below!

Virtual Panels and Events

Even though we’re not able to do in-person panels this year, we have a whole schedule of virtual events for you to look forward to, including:

  • A Brandon Sanderson Spotlight
  • The Living Dead: Celebrating the Legacy of George Romero
  • The Official Dune Publishing Panel
  • A sneak peek at new books from Tor, Tor Teen, and Publishing
  • Tor Teen: Own Your Magic event

Get the full schedule of digital events and panels here!

Sweeps and Swag You Can Snag!

What good convention can be without some FREE SWAG?! Even though we can’t be with you in person, we’re still giving you the opportunity to grab some free stuff. First off: our ARC Grab Bag Sweepstakes! From July 22-28, you can enter for the chance to win any two of the below Tor ARCs. Which ones are you hoping to grab? Enter for your chance to win here.


We are excited to have not one, but TWO sweepstakes celebrating To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Paolini! First up: our SDCC exclusive poster sweeps! Enter here for a chance to win two (2) posters featuring art from the world of the new epic novel by New York Times bestselling author Christopher Paolini! Please note, this sweepstakes opens July 22 and runs through July 29.

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Want even more To Sleep in a Sea of Stars? Check out our ULTIMATE PRIZE PACK, where you can win a signed copy of the book, a custom fleece, and more. Enter here for your chance to win all the incredible prizes we have available.

Chaos and Cosmos

We’re so excited to highlight our #ChaosandCosmos campaign at SDCC @ Home 2020! How are we doing that you may ask? With some AMAZING goodies! From July 22-28, enter our Chaos and Cosmos Sweeps for the chance to win a collection of Chaos and Cosmos books PLUS a super cute tote bag (picture to come)! Enter the sweepstakes here.

Can’t wait for some of the titles? We’ve got you covered. Check out our Chaos and Cosmos Sampler, Part 1, where you can download samples of Deal with the Devil by Kit Rocha, The Relentless Moon by Mary Robinette Kowal, Trouble the Saints by Alaya Dawn Johnson, I Come With Knives by S. A. Hunt, Unconquerable Sun by Kate Elliott, and The Sin in the Steel Ryan Van Loan.

That not enough for you? WE HAVE A PART II!! Check out our second Chaos and Cosmos Sampler, featuring excerpts from The Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons, Master of Poisons by Andrea Hairston, To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Paolini, Burning Roses by S. L. Huang, Attack Surface by Cory Doctorow, and The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab.

Own You Magic!

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From journeying across a magical desert in search of who you are to uncovering your superpower, immerse yourself in six sensational YA fantasies celebrating individuality, inclusivity, and the power behind owning your magic. We are thrilled to highlight Tor Teen’s Own You Magic campaign, featuring six incredible new YA books!

For more on Own Your Magic, including free, downloadable sample chapters, go here!

To learn more about SDCC @ Home 2020, find the website here, and follow the #TorSDCC2020 hashtag on Twitter for updates from the show!