The second Bizarre AC horror convention is heading our way! What can we expect?


The second ever Bizarre AC horror convention is only about a month away, and they are making announcements left and right about what is coming our way. So, the question remains: what is coming our way? Bizarre AC is Atlantic City, NJ’s first and ONLY horror convention and trade show. As with the first con in December [...]

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The Blood of Eden series by Julie Kagawa is excellent vampire YA with urban fantasy & dystopian twists

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Reviewing a series is not always easy. It’s hard to give opinions on all the books without giving too much away, for those who haven’t read the series. But I’m going to give it my best, because Julie Kagawa’s Blood of Eden is one of the best series I’ve read in a really long time, and I want [...]

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Fresh off the Slab Horror Movie News May 12, 2014: ‘Jacqueline Ess’, ‘Charlie’s Farm’, and ‘Crimson Peak’


Due to some illness and travel, I haven’t had the opportunity to update Fresh off the Slab, but we are back now! Take a peak below at some of the highlights of last week as well as news releases today! Jacqueline Ess Last week, there were two huge announcements related to the film version of Clive [...]

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Featured Author Week: Julie Kagawa (‘Blood of Eden’) visits Lytherus!

FAW Julie Kagawa Author Photo

  Julie Kagawa will be joining us at Lytherus as our featured author of the week! As part of her stay, the staff of Lytherus will be offering a review of her Blood of Eden series (The Immortal Rules, The Eternity Cure,  and The Forever Song), in addition to giveaway copies, a guest post, and an exclusive interview [...]

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First ‘Constantine’ trailer


Some already knew NBC had ordered a pilot for this new TV show, Constantine, based on DC Comics Hellblazer. But now, besides ordering a full first season, they have also revealed the first trailer. With director Neil Marshall (Game of Thrones) and producers David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight Rises) and Daniel Cerone (Dexter) this is already [...]

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New book releases, week of May 6th: Vampires, ghosts, and aliens


Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: After the End by Amy Plum Michael Grant’s Gone series meets M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village in this riveting story of one girl’s journey to save the very people who have lied to her for her entire life. Amy Plum, internationally bestselling author of the Die for Me series, delivers [...]

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First ‘Gotham’ trailer


After being picked up by FOX just yesterday, May 5th, Gotham now has its first trailer. The story will follow Detective Gordon’s first weeks at Gotham, and he will be played by Ben McKenzie (Southland, The O.C.). Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz, Touch) is also going to make an appearance as a child who just lost his parents, again showing the [...]

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‘Code Zero’ brings together a lot of loose ends and introduces us to a new face of terror


Anyone who follows any of the book reviews I’ve written should know that I’m a huge fan of Jonathan Maberry. Not just because he’s written zombie fiction but because he writes thoroughly enjoyable books. I can honestly tell you, I had problems putting this book down. I would start reading this at night and then realize [...]

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New book releases, week of April 29th: The Glamourist Histories continues


Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction: In the Shadows by Kiersten White and Jim Di Bartolo From the remarkable imagination of acclaimed artist Jim Di Bartolo and the exquisite pen of bestselling author Kiersten White comes a spellbinding story of love, mystery, and dark conspiracy, told in an alternating narrative of words and pictures. Cora and [...]

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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ cast revealed


This week seems to be full of Star Wars news. After the revelation that the Expanded Universe would suffer some alterations, the new cast as been revealed. There’s a lot of speculation about the roles they will be playing (besides the returning cast, of course), but as of now the characters are still unknown. The confirmed [...]

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