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New Philip Pullman His Dark Materials audiobook exclusive to Audible!

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We here at Lytherus are big fans of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials series, so when we heard that there was a new story set in this world we had to share. Pullman wrote The Collectors exclusively for Audible.com, and it was released into the world yesterday, so it’s available for all! This short story gives us a glimpse into [...]

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Our most anticipated adult books of 2015

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Here are 15 new novels and several other anthologies and non-fiction books that I’m looking forward to in 2015. A couple are missing exact release dates, covers, and summaries, and a few aren’t available for preorder yet. I’m also sure that more exciting books will be announced, particularly for the end of the year. But this [...]

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First ‘Dragonriders of Pern’ movie gets a writer

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This past Summer it was announced that the Dragonriders of Pern series, by Anne McCaffrey, would be brought to the big screen by Warner Bros Pictures, starting with the first novel Dragonflight. It has now been revealed that the novelist Sarah Cornwell (What I Had Before You, Harper) will be the one to pen the script. Sarah Cornwell published What I [...]

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Help make the 2016 Beyond Words Fantasy Calendar a reality!

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Our good friend and Lytherus managing editor Lauren Zurchin is at it again! She’s photographing twelve best-selling fantasy authors in custom costumes she’s creating, and putting together an all-new photography fantasy calendar for charity. Last year Christopher Paolini, in addition to over a dozen other authors including Patrick Rothfuss, Cassandra Clare, Brandon Sanderson, and Tad Williams, were [...]

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New book releases, week of June 17th: The summer blockbusters are here!

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Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: Dark Metropolis by Jaclyn Dolamore People are disappearing. Sixteen-year-old Thea Holder hears the rumors, but she can barely make ends meet, let alone worry about strangers who’ve gone missing. Her mother is cursed with a spell that’s driving her mad, and whenever they touch, Thea is chilled by the magic, [...]

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New book releases, week of June 10th: Robopocalypse sequel, Formic wars, and the United States of Asgard

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Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: (Don’t You) Forget About Me by Kate Karyus Quinn Stephen King meets Tuck Everlasting in this eerie, compulsively page-turning tale of a girl haunted by the loss of her sister—and trapped by the mysterious power that fuels her small town. Gardnerville seems like a paradise. But every four years, a [...]

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New book releases, week of June 3rd: A new trilogy from Kevin J. Anderson

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Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: Dark Days by Kate Ormand The future world has been divided into sectors—each the same as the other. Surrounded by thick steel fences, there is no way in and no way out. Yet a cyborg army penetrates each sector, picking off its citizens one by one, until no one is [...]

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New book releases, week of May 27th: Mortal Intruments, Dresden Files, Paks and more series continuations

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Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: Allies & Assassins by Justin Somper Sixteen-year-old Jared is the newly crowned Prince of All Archenfield, ascending the throne after his older brother’s mysterious death. But Jared feels reluctant and unprepared to rule the Princedom and its dangerous and powerful court. Like each Prince of All Archenfield before him, Jared [...]

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New book releases, week of May 20th: Recluce, Gaiman, and My Real Children

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Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: Dangerous Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl From the world of Beautiful Creatures-a dangerous new tale of love and magic. Ridley Duchannes is nobody’s heroine. She’s a Dark Caster, a Siren. She can make you do things. Anything. You can’t trust her, or yourself when she’s around. And she’ll [...]

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New book releases, week of May 13th: MILA 2.0, Cargill, and lots of anthologies

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Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: Bloodwitch (The Maeve’ra) by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes Vance Ehecatl was raised with every luxury he could imagine in a beautiful greenhouse within the powerful empire of Midnight. Vampires are the only guardians Vance has ever known since he was abandoned by his shapeshifter family as a baby quetzal, and he is [...]

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