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Thanks to ‘Game of Thrones’ more beloved books are being adapted for TV

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What will you watch when Game of Thrones is over? Well, there are several more well known fantasy and science fiction books in development for television. First up is John Scalzi’s Redshirts. Honestly, this was just a matter of time given the fact that the book is basically based on a tv show and structured as [...]

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Rowling’s ‘Cuckoo’s Calling’ sequel out this year

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Okay. I’m still not sure if this counts as sci fi/fantasy news, but if we’re honest with ourselves, the Harry Potter fans are still invested in Jo’s books regardless of their genre. And while most of us struggled through Casual Vacancy out of loyalty, the pseudonymous Cuckoo’s Calling was a much more accessible book which many [...]

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New book releases, week of February 18th: Wow! we’re short on YA this week

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Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: Insanity by Susan Vaught Never, Kentucky is not your average scenic small town. It is a crossways, a place where the dead and the living can find no peace. Not that Forest, an 18-year-old foster kid who works the graveyard shift at Lincoln Hospital, knew this when she applied for [...]

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New book releases, week of February 11th: Count to a Trillion and Godlanders are back

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Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: Arcadia Falls by Kai Meyer Romeo and Juliet meets The Godfather amid an exotic Sicilian setting—filled with shape-shifters and mortal danger—in this thrilling conclusion to the first YA trilogy by bestselling German author Kai Meyer. Everyone close to mafia clan leader Rosa Alcantara is dead. Everything she’s ever known about [...]

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Tour Info: Brandon Sanderson’s ‘Words of Radiance’ is on it’s way

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Every reader has a list of authors they trust implicitly. Each time they announce a new book, you pen the release date on the calender and then rush to acquire and read the latest tome. For me, Brandon Sanderson is one of those authors, and while I’m always excited for his newest book, some of them [...]

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New book releases, week of February 4th: The Lunar Chronicles go on with Cress

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Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: Alienated by Melissa Landers Interplanetary relations have never been more exciting! The first in a funny, romantic YA sci-fi series. Two years ago, the aliens made contact. Now Cara Sweeney is going to be sharing a bathroom with one of them. Handpicked to host the first-ever L’eihr exchange student, Cara [...]

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‘Green Eggs and Ham’ read for you by Neil Gaiman *mic drop*

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If you don’t already know about Patrick Rothfuss’ annual charity Worldbuilders, you need to go check it out. Straightaway. It’s ending tomorrow, and it’s an amazing testimony to the good an united group of scifi and fantasy fans can accomplish. Our own Lauren Zurchin has a gorgeous and geeky calender you can buy in the Tinker’s [...]

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Studio Ghibli is Adapting ‘Ronia the Robber’s Daughter’ to Television

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Studio Ghibli has announced that Goro Miyazaki (the eldest son of Hayao Miyzaki) will be adapting the Swedish fantasy book ‘Ronia the Robber’s Daughter’ to television. This is not his first stint in directing, since he has previously worked on Tales from Earthsea, and From Up On Poppy Hill, but it will be his first time [...]

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New book releases, week of January 28th: Some great looking new SciFi (including Star Wars!)

Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge The romance of Beauty and the Beast meets the adventure of Graceling in a dazzling fantasy novel about our deepest desires and their power to change our destiny. Betrothed to the evil ruler of her kingdom, Nyx has always known her fate was to marry [...]

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New book releases, week of January 21st: Neil Gaiman’s Doctor Who story is here!

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Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: Avalon by Mindee Arnett For fans of Josh Whedon’s cult classic television show Firefly comes a fascinating and fast-paced sci-fi thriller from author Mindee Arnett, about a group of teenage mercenaries who stumble upon a conspiracy that threatens the entire galaxy. Jeth Seagrave and his crew have made their name [...]

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