New book releases, week of April 22nd: Salman Rushdie and the end of the Paradox series

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Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: Deception’s Princess (Princesses of Myth) by Esther Friesner Some lies lead to true adventure. . . . Maeve, princess of Connacht, was born with her fists clenched. And it’s her spirit and courage that make Maeve her father’s favorite daughter. But once he becomes the High King, powerful men begin [...]

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New book releases, week of April 15th: Here there be Lovecraftian monsters

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Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: Earth Star by Janet Edwards Romance, science fiction, action, and a look at the false assumptions we make about others combine in this light-hearted, fun, and well-conceived science fiction future. Only She Can Save the World. Eighteen-year-old Jarra has a lot to prove. After being awarded one of the military’s [...]

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A blow to the horror community: FEARnet closes up shop

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For those of you who aren’t familiar with the channel, FEARnet has filled a horror void for television network Comcast. The channel was a joint venture between Comcast, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Lionsgate Entertainment. According to Deadline, Comcast has bought out its partners and will be folding the brand in with their NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment division. [...]

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‘Infected’, ‘Emergence’, and ‘Stranded’: Three books that push the boundaries of sanity and I love them

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I had the opportunity to get to know the Vitka brothers during my October Movie Review Marathon. Brothers William and Sean Vitka collaborated and created a movie review in the light of ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000′.  They created a hilarious review of the ridiculous movie Lizzie that should be known for the longest coffee making/pouring scene in a [...]

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New book releases, week of April 8th: My too read list is going to hate me so much…

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Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: Ask Me by Kimberly Pauley Paranormal gets a Stephen King makeover: An oracle in a small-town Florida uses her troubling gift to stop a murderer—before he comes for her. Aria Morse is an Oracle, blessed—or cursed—with the gift of prophecy.  Ask her anything, and the truth spills out immediately. But [...]

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What’s the word about ‘Game of Thrones’ and the next seasons?

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The premiere of season 4 of Game of Thrones became the most watched episode of any HBO show since The Sopranos finale in 2007. While this is amazing news, I have personally heard many people worry about when the show will run out of base material. We all know that there is a significant lag between each of George R. [...]

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‘Horns’ is scheduled for UK theatrical release on October 31st

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We have finally received word that Alexandre Aja’s Horns has been scheduled for a UK release on October 31, 2014. While that is excellent news, we still haven’t heard anything about a US theatrical release. Being a fan of the book by Joe Hill, I’m really excited to see the film version of the tale. You can see the [...]

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New ‘Battlestar Galactica’ movie in the works

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Universal Pictures has announced that they are planning a new Battlestar Galactica movie. Their plan is to completely re-imagine the story. This would be the second reboot after the original show aired in 1978, and after the very successful 2003 series. Jack Plagen (Transcendence, Prometheus 2) is going to write the screenplay, and the original producer, Glen [...]

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New book releases, week of April 1st: Dorothy Must Die

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Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige I didn’t ask for any of this. I didn’t ask to be some kind of hero. But when your whole life gets swept up by a tornado—taking you with it—you have no choice but to go along, you know? Sure, I’ve read the books. [...]

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What is going to happen on the season 4 finale of ‘The Walking Dead’?

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The season 4 finale is creeping up on us tonight. This season has been eventful to say the least. After the prison, our separated survivors took to the roads. While most were able to come together with other small groups or individual members, they all faced additional challenges and threats. All of them seem to be [...]

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