Books

  • 2 More Movie Deals Prove Young Adults Love the Post-Apocalypse

    Posted Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 02:02 pm GMT -4
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    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 and werewolves. And although the dystopia genre is anything but new, ‘The Hunger Games’ seem to […]

  • A New ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Production Video But No SDCC Presence

    Posted Monday, July 1st, 2013 05:12 pm GMT -4
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    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 at the pop culture mecca. But he did provide the following production video where he […]

  • Book Review: ‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’ by Neil Gaiman

    Posted Saturday, June 29th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    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 what you’re […]

  • Julianne Moore In Talks To Join Final Two Installments of ‘The Hunger Games’

    Posted Friday, June 28th, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    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 the trilogy by Suzanne Collins. Without giving plot points away, a character named Alma Coin becomes prominent in the final […]

  • ‘Ender’s Game’ To Have A Huge Presence At San Diego Comic-Con 2013

    Posted Friday, June 28th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    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. The very first day in Hall H, there is a […]

  • 9 New Images From The Movie ‘Divergent’

    Posted Thursday, June 27th, 2013 07:06 pm GMT -4
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    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 solid, but less publicized novel series starting with the first […]

  • RIP Richard Matheson 1926-2013

    Posted Monday, June 24th, 2013 09:45 pm GMT -4
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    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 surrounded by the people and things he loved…he was funny, brilliant, […]

  • 5 Summer Reads For The Sci-Fi-Loving Beach Bum

    Posted Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4
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    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 ability or any reader’s astute […]

  • Book Review: ‘The Mad Scientist’s Daughter’

    Posted Monday, May 13th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4
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    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. Humanity was able to survive. In order to […]

  • ‘Divergent’ Sequel ‘Insurgent’ Given Greenlight

    Posted Thursday, May 9th, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Casting news for the film adaptation of Veronica Roth’s ‘Divergent’ has been streaming in over the past months, and the reveals of the leads and supporting cast have been gearing up excitement for book fans to watch this action-packed tale come to life on the big screen. Well, we’ve got even better news for excited […]

  • Exclusive: Interview With Armen Gharabegian, Author of the ‘ARCTICA’ Trilogy

    Posted Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Like the main character in his trilogy, author Armen Gharabegian is embarking on his own adventure. Lucky for readers, we, too, get to experience  his journey with his ‘Arctica’ trilogy. Protocol 7 is the first novel in the trilogy where we follow our protagonist Simon as he uncovers the mystery of his father’s supposed death […]

  • ‘Ender’s Game’ Trailer Finally Arrives!

    Posted Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 04:42 pm GMT -4
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    It’s been in the making for years and something that ‘Ender’s Game’ fans would never though would arrive. The first trailer for the long awaited film adaptation of Scott Card’s novel ‘Ender’s Game’! For years, a feature film adaptation has been in development and it wasn’t until director Gavin Hood came on board that the […]

  • CBS’ ‘Under The Dome’ TV Spot Begins The Devastation Of Chester’s Mill

    Posted Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 03:05 pm GMT -4
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    CBS has been really touting their new summer program ‘Under the Dome’ and today we have the latest teaser for the series. It used to be that summer TV programming meant 3 months of repeats and some non-memorable reality programs, but network executives have finally realized that just because the weather is nicer outside doesn’t […]

  • ‘Ender’s Game’ Teaser Entices Before Official Trailer Is Released Tomorrow

    Posted Monday, May 6th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    While it’s common knowledge that teasers for a teaser trailer is not well liked or appreciated among the staff here on ScienceFiction.com, sometimes you just have to bite the bullet and let one through that is worth the 10 second watch. ‘Enders Game’ is one of them. Summitt Entertainment released this teaser but to make […]

  • Starfest: Timothy Zahn on the New Star Wars Movies

    Posted Monday, April 29th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    I had the great pleasure to interview Timothy Zahn, the author of the most famous and well-loved books in the expanded universe last weekend at Starfest 2013. He is a prolific author, but his best-known works center around the new villain Thrawn, who comes to power after the Empire falls at end of Return of […]