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Daniel Radcliffe Grows Horns

Despite the fact that Daniel Radcliffe is doomed to always be Harry Potter in the minds and hearts of many, he’s still doing a remarkable job of creative a diverse and interesting body of work. We already wrote about his upcoming romantic comedy, ‘What If,’ and many know about his turns on the stage (notably when he bared it all ...

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Star Wars: Is the EU Really Gone?

Ever since Disney and the Lucasfilm Story Group announced that the already-existing Expanded Universe would be rebranded as “Legends” and no longer continued as it was, many Star Wars fans have taken the news especially hard. They blame Disney for “killing the EU” and invalidating the stories that many spent years reading and re-reading in favor of stifling a franchise ...

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SDCC 2014: New Star Wars Novel Announced!

Dave Filoni dropped a bombshell at the Star Wars Rebels panels earlier today: in summer 2015, Del Rey will be releasing a new novel centered on Asajj Ventress and Quinlan Vos! When The Clone Wars series ended, Asajj’s fate was left up in the air as she turned away from all sides she had once been aligned to: the Jedi, ...

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Beyond the Pale with Henry Herz at SDCC

From the official press release: Henry Herz will be moderating a fantasy/science fiction literature panel from 11 am to noon on July 24 at San Diego Comic-Con in room 5AB. The panel participants are award-winning and New York Times bestselling authors Dr. David Brin, Jim Butcher, Rachel Caine, Jason Hough, Marie Lu, and Jonathan Maberry. The authors will be signing ...

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Star Wars Books: FREE Sneak Peeks at Upcoming Titles!

Before you drop a penny on any of the upcoming Star Wars novels, which will be part of ongoing canon, Del Rey is giving fans the opportunity to sample each book in their 2014 sampler. The free book will be released on July 15 in various formats, including Kindle and iTunes. Get a peek at the soon-to-be-published novels A New ...

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Summer School for Nerds

Summer School for Nerds It takes a special kind of person to look at a summer vacation (or merely the summer months on a calendar) and think, “You know what this needs? More school.” But let’s be honest, for those of us who love learning for the sake of learning, a free online course dedicated to the things we love ...

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Sci- Fi / Fantasy Books Hitting Shelves this Week

This week’s releases include a handful of books that continue several different series- from Mercedes Lackey’s Elemental Masters series to Daniel Wilson’s follow up to Robopocalypse, to the collaborative efforts of Stephen Baxter and Terry Prachett’s in their Long Earth series. Standing out among the crowd, however, is perhaps George R.R. Martin’s edited collection Rogues, which features 21 original stories by authors like Neil Gaiman, ...

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Book Review: Marissa Meyer’s "Cinder"

Since its debut in 2012, Marissa Meyer’s Cinder has steadily gained popularity in schools and libraries and has even earned a spot on the New York Times bestseller list. When I finally read the novel—the first of The Lunar Chronicles series— it became clear how well deserved its popularity really is. The plot of Cinder is one to get almost any ...

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Fantasy and Sci Fi Titles Hitting Bookshelves This Week

In addition to this week seeing the highly anticipated release of Tolkien’s Beowulf  (still jumping up and down over the fact this is getting published, btw), this week also brings a slew of new fantasy books. Published this Tuesday are several continuations of series, like the next novel of L.E. Modesitt Jr’s bestselling and long running fantasy series, the Saga ...

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New Sci-Fi/ Fantasy Books Hitting Shelves This Week

This week’s new Sci- Fi/ Fantasy releases include a new novel from veteran fantasy writer Melanie Rawn, as well as a debut science fiction novel from David Ramirez (a post apocalyptic tale described as having “sophisticated worldbuilding, clever trope inversion, and original plotting”). We also have six-time Hugo Award-winner Ben Bova’s new novel Transhuman. Be sure to pick up your favorites at your ...

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