Tin Star Contest results and human / alien relations!

The winners are @_mrsilva Valerie Burleigh and Juniper Greenstein!  Thanks and make sure to email me your snail mail for your Tin Star ARC.  And don’t worry if you didn’t win, closer to release there will be a giveaway at Goodreads!

Tin Star

and you can read an excerpt over at Tor.com

Meanwhile, the list of alien human relationships you love were so great and so cool and made me want to rewatch / reread all of the stories where these fantastic friendships are.  I thought I’d share with you so you can swoon fondly at all the great human / alien friendships there are in our world and then go outside and look up at the stars and wish for your own extra terrestrial friend.

1. Starman and Jenny Hayden (Karen Allen / Jeff Bridges) in Starman

2. Seven of Nine and Captain Janeaway (ST: Voyager)

3. Han and Chewie (Star Wars)

4. The Neighbors (The Neighbors)

5. Max and Liz  (Roswell)

6. Dr. Daniel Jackson & Teal’c  (Stargate)

7. The Doctor and Donna (Doctor Who)

8. Mrs Who and Meg Murray (Wrinkle in Time)

9. Eliot and ET (E.T.)

10. John Crichton and Aeryn Sun (Farscape)

11. Tsynq Yr and Karen and Jonathan   (Pamela F. Service’s Stinker From Space)

12. The Martian and the off-planet Earthling in Bradbury’s “Night Meeting”

13. FemShep/Garrus (Mass Effect)

14. Thomas Jerome Newton and Mary Lou in The Man Who Fell to Earth

15. Kal-El (Superman) & Lois Lane  (Superman)

16. Kirk/Spock  (Star Trek)

17. Tristran/Yvaine in Neil Gaiman’s STARDUST

18. Jodahs and his/her human mates (from Imago: Book 3 of Octavia Butler’s Xenogenesis Trilogy)

19. My Teacher Is an Alien: Peter Thompson and Mr. Smith

20. Captain Picard and Q! (Star Trek: TNG)

21. David/Dennis (father-adopted son) relationship in Martian Child

22. Enemy Mine between human Willis and Drac Jeriba.

23.  Ben Mason with the skitters in Falling Skies

24. Aliens in ALIENS ATE MY HOMEWORK by Bruce Coville

25. Aliens in Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K LeGuin

26. Wanderer/Melanie from The Host

27. Mork & Mindy

28. The buggers and Ender Wiggin (Ender’s Game)

29. Ripley and the Queen

30. Roger and Stan Smith

31. Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect

32. Corbin and Leeloo, Fifth Element

33. The Doctor and Rose

34. Young Weaglim and Tommy Pepper from Gary D. Schmidt’s It Came from the Stars

35. The Great Gazoo and Fred Flintstone


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