Books

  • Gay Geeks Call For ‘Ender’s Game’ Boycott

    Posted Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 02:09 pm GMT -4 by
    “Laws against homosexual behavior should remain on the books, not to be indiscriminately enforced against anyone who happens to be caught violating them, but to be used when necessary to send a clear message that those who flagrantly violate society’s regulation of sexual...
  • The Late Iain Banks Now Has An Asteroid Named After Him

    Posted Monday, July 8th, 2013 10:23 am GMT -4 by
    Science fiction fans were shocked in April, when Iain Banks announced that he had gallbladder cancer and was not likely to live past a year. He died on June 9th, 2013, but his memory will live on in his famous ‘Culture’ series, and now, in an asteroid. This, of course,...
  • Book Review: ‘Letters To A Young Scientist’ by Edward O. Wilson

    Posted Saturday, July 6th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    For someone like me, it’s not really a question of did I like Letters to a Young Scientist by famed biologist, Dr. Edward O. Wilson. It wasn’t even about whether it was inspiring or not. Instead, it was a trip down a memory lane, lined with the specters of every negative...
  • Book Review: ‘Micro’ by Michael Crichton

    Posted Friday, July 5th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Ask any writer if, after their passing, they would mind someone digging up their unfinished works, handing them to another author, and mass producing the result with their name on the front, and you’ll likely be met with a look of horror and possibly an audible note-to-self...
  • ‘Divergent’ Sets A Course for Comic-Con

    Posted Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    A good showing at San Diego Comic-Con can often set the stage for a film’s success in the months to come, and news announced recently that a ‘Divergent‘ panel would be on the schedule at the coveted Hall H this year was certainly great news for fans of the series. As...
  • The Cast Of ‘Ender’s Game’ Prepares For War In Latest Posters

    Posted Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 07:12 pm GMT -4 by
    UPDATE: At the request of Summit Entertainment, the posters were removed. These  images were drafts and the artwork wasn’t meant to be released to the  public, but once the official ones are released, we’ll make sure to post them. Sorry! Ever since the ‘Ender’s...
  • 2 More Movie Deals Prove Young Adults Love the Post-Apocalypse

    Posted Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 02:02 pm GMT -4 by
    It certainly wasn’t a surprise when, after ‘Harry Potter’ gained success, tons of stories about wizards and witchcraft began cropping up. A few years later, it still wasn’t a surprise that young adult shelves became packed with misunderstood vampires...
  • A New ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Production Video But No SDCC Presence

    Posted Monday, July 1st, 2013 05:12 pm GMT -4 by
    First the bad news.  There will be no Hobbit presence at San Diego Comic-Con this year.  Director Peter Jackson is currently filming “pick ups” (additional footage) with most of the cast, so unfortunately, there was really no one available to represent the film...
  • Book Review: ‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’ by Neil Gaiman

    Posted Saturday, June 29th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    One should never judge a book by its cover. We all know this. But when you hold in your hands The Ocean at the End of the Lane, and look at the haunting picture of of a girl gracefully floating just beneath the water’s surface, you can’t help but dare and think that...
  • Julianne Moore In Talks To Join Final Two Installments of ‘The Hunger Games’

    Posted Friday, June 28th, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Photo credit: s_bukley / Shutterstock.com With ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ set to hit theaters over the lucrative Thanksgiving holiday later this year, casting has begun for the final two movies, which are based on ‘Mockingjay,’ the last book in...
  • ‘Ender’s Game’ To Have A Huge Presence At San Diego Comic-Con 2013

    Posted Friday, June 28th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    I was tempted to title this as Harrison Ford returns to Comic-Con – and NOT as Han Solo! But starting on July 18th, there is going to be a slew of ‘Ender’s Game’ themed events throughout Comic-Con in order to push the film before its November release....
  • 9 New Images From The Movie ‘Divergent’

    Posted Thursday, June 27th, 2013 07:06 pm GMT -4 by
    Are you ready for the next Hunger Games?  Actually, considering that there has only been one Hunger Games movie released so far, that may be a premature question, but that isn’t stopping Lionsgate from throwing its YA hat into the ring by adapting Veronica Roth’s...
  • RIP Richard Matheson 1926-2013

    Posted Monday, June 24th, 2013 09:45 pm GMT -4 by
    Science fiction lost another great this month as Richard Matheson passed away on Sunday, June 23rd, 2013 after a long illness. The author’s passing was first announced via a Facebook post daughter by his Ali Marie Matheson: My beloved father passed away yesterday at home...
  • 5 Summer Reads For The Sci-Fi-Loving Beach Bum

    Posted Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    If you’re like me, summer is a time to relax outside with a sangria or a mai tai, kick your feet up, and dive into a tale of futuristic robot takeovers or post-apocalyptic forbidden love. Summer reads are a bit lighter, which is not an insult to any author’s writing...
  • Book Review: ‘The Mad Scientist’s Daughter’

    Posted Monday, May 13th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    In ‘The Mad Scientist’s Daughter’ we see that the author, Cassandra Rose Clarke, twists a slew of extremely interesting ideas together. It is set in the near future as a cataclysmic event has shaken the fabric of our world killing off quite a bit of the population....