New Book Releases, Week of June 17th, 2012

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  Here’s this week’s new releases in fantasy, scifi, and horror. Click on the titles to see the covers! Released Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 Alif the Unseen, by G. Willow Wilson In an unnamed Middle Eastern security state, a young Arab-Indian hacker shields his clients—dissidents, outlaws, Islamists, and other watched groups—from surveillance and tries to stay [...]

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Huge “Xbox 720″ details leaked in a Microsoft document

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  Lately, it seems like Nintendo is jumping ahead when it comes to the next generations of consoles, while Sony and Microsoft remain quiet.  Microsoft seems quite content just updating their precious 360 and keep it going for a few more years.  Yet, nothing will ever stop speculation about their new console, and if a recent document that appeared on [...]

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Author Guest Post: Estevan Vega (‘Ashes’) Asks What Terrifies You

Estevan Vega (Author of Arson, Ashes, Music Box, and others) popped over to say hello with an awesome guest post about what scares us and what writing horror isreallyabout. Here’s ‘A Room of Mirrors’ from Estevan. Take it away!  **** What terrifies you? What makes you gnaw at your fingernails, tense up, question things? Ever since [...]

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The French Mix Police, Criminals, and Zombies in 2009’s The Horde

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Fans of 28 Days Later and Dawn of the Dead haven’t seen it all in zombie cinema until they’ve seen The Horde. Paris is burning, chaos reigns, and the undead are everywhere. But the usual bad human behavior continues. After a policeman is brutally murdered by a criminal gang, four of his colleagues, including the dead [...]

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This Week In Trailers: “Resident Evil: Retribution”, “Sinister”

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The newest Resident Evil: Retribution trailer has plenty of new footage that looks very promising so far. Resident Evil: Retribution hits theaters on September 14th, 2012. An upcoming horror Sinister seems to be following the popular found-footage trend, though with a bit of a twist.   Directed by Scott Derrickson and starring Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance and James [...]

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3 New Clips of Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

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In the past few days, 3 clips have been released from Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter.  You can see them all here! When Abraham Lincoln was nine years old, his mother died from an ailment called the “milk sickness.” Only later did he learn that his mother’s deadly affliction was actually the work of a local vampire, [...]

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Author Guest Post: Lev Grossman (‘The Magician King) Sets Us Straight — 20 Things Characters Should Do More Often!

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Lev Grossman is the New York Times best-selling author of The Magicians and The Magician King, so he knows a thing or two about writing fantasy novels. He’s here to set us straight: TWENTY THINGS CHARACTERS IN FANTASY NOVELS SHOULD DO MORE OFTEN BUT DON’T **** F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote that the rich are different from you and me. [...]

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Amazing Spiderman #687 Is A Satisfying Conclusion to ‘Ends of the Earth,’ While Avengers Assemble #4 Is Better Than Ever

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Looking for suggestions on what comics to read this week? Luckily, we have reviews of two fantastic comics below! Read on for more!    Amazing Spider-man #687 The incredible ‘Ends of the Earth’ event comes to a stunning conclusion! You won’t believe what this book holds in its pages, but one thing is for sure: You [...]

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Behind the Pages — Lytherus Exclusive: Ten Questions with Lev Grossman (‘The Magician King’)

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It wouldn’t be Lev Grossman week without an exclusive Lytherus interview! Lev was kind enough to sit down and answer our questions about writing his Magicians world, balancing life between fiction and non-fiction, the parallels of Fillory and Narnia, and more This is a great interview, and I really hope you enjoy it. Without further ado, take it [...]

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Michael Rooker Returning in Season 3 of The Walking Dead

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What happened to Merle? We all know he cut his hand off when he was left chained to a metal duct work support, but where did he go? How did he survive? What is he going to do know? These are all questions that have been bouncing around fans heads ever since Season 1. AMC has [...]

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