Books

  • Veronica Roth Talks About How The Movie ‘Insurgent’ Differs From Her Novel

    Posted Thursday, March 19th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Fans of ‘Insurgent‘ may have noticed that the latest trailer had a large change from the novels and author Veronica Roth is speaking out on what to expect from the film. While many films differ from their source material, there has been quite a large contention brought up by fans of the series. Of course, […]

  • Book Review: ‘Arrow: Heroes and Villains’

    Posted Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    In the lengthy companion book ‘Arrow: Heroes and Villains,’ the casual fan can find many new tidbits of information about the various characters from the CW’s ‘Arrow,’ though for the more hardcore viewers, the book may just feel like it’s lacking in a lot of new information. All the pages detailing the life of Oliver […]

  • Book Wars: Cover and Details on ‘Star Wars: Aftermath’ Plot

    Posted Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 04:28 pm GMT -4
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    As a long time ‘Star Wars’ Expanded Universe fan, I cannot help but look at the emergence of the new book in the new “canonical” continuity with some sadness, remembering the original “first book after ‘Return of the Jedi,’” the excellent ‘Truce at Bakara’ by Kathy Tyers. However, even I must admit that there is […]

  • (Sort of) New Robert A. Heinlein Story To Be Published This May

    Posted Sunday, March 15th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Robert A. Heinlein fans, get ready to “grok” a brand new short story from the dean of science fiction. ‘Galaxy’s Edge’ magazine is set to publish a new Robert A. Heinlein story in their upcoming May issue. The piece is titled ‘Field Defects: Memo from a Cyborg’, and it’s actually a letter written by Heinlein […]

  • Description Of Upcoming ‘Star Wars’ Novels Hint At New Characters And Plot Details

    Posted Friday, March 13th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Some new plot details from upcoming ‘Star Wars‘ novels might have just teased characters from the upcoming film and what the original cast has been up to! It was recently announced that there were 20 novels planned to fill the void between the time periods of ‘Star Wars: Return of the Jedi’ and ‘Star Wars: […]

  • ‘Star Wars’ Books Begin ‘Journeys To The Force Awakens’

    Posted Friday, March 13th, 2015 02:21 pm GMT -4
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    For many ‘Star Wars’ fans, the past couple years have had a bittersweet quality to them. Sure, we’re getting new ‘Star Wars‘ movies starting late this year, and there are few things as exciting as that, but as part of the lead up to the sequel trilogy, Lucasfilm also struck the entirety of the Expanded […]

  • Paul S. Kemp Will Introduce An LGBT Character Into ‘Star Wars’ Canon

    Posted Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    In a universe already populated by diverse beings from various worlds, the ‘Star Wars’ reality is about to get even more diverse.  In the upcoming book ‘Lords of the Sith’ by Paul S. Kemp, which will be released on April 28th, 2015, readers will meet Moff Mors, a lesbian who is described as an “incredibly […]

  • Book Review: ‘Within These Walls’ By Ania Ahlborn

    Posted Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    How far would you go for success? What if the thought of forever was real? In ‘Within These Walls’ author Ania Ahlborn answers these questions in a paranormal thriller that will keep you glued to the page! That being said, not everything in the book might seem unique when put in a big picture kind […]

  • List Of Nebula Award Nominees

    Posted Saturday, February 21st, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have announced the nominees for this year’s Nebula Awards. The Nebula Awards will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, and winners will be announced in Chicago on Saturday, June 6th. Here are the nominees: Novel The Goblin Emperor, Katherine Addison (Tor) Trial by Fire, Charles E. Gannon […]

  • Throwback Thursday: ‘Battle Royale’ by Koushun Takami (1999)

    Posted Thursday, February 19th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    It’s time for Throwback Thursday, ScienceFiction.com’s ongoing column dedicated to the great science fiction of the past, and what we have for you is a real blood bath. How much of a blood bath? Well, let’s just say that out of forty-two characters, only two survive… so… yeah. That’s enough blood to take a few […]

  • The Uprising Begins In This New Trailer For ‘Insurgent’

    Posted Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Get ready for the second chapter in the movie adaptations of Veronica Roth’s popular YA novel series, as ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’ is due in theaters on March 20th, 2015.  At the end of the last film, Tris’ fellow Dauntless allies were brainwashed and sent to conquer the passive Abnegation tribe, the faction that Tris […]

  • J.K. Rowling Gives Answers To 3 ‘Harry Potter’ Mysteries

    Posted Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    If you were under the impression that the legend of Harry Potter was over, then you are sorely mistaken. Though the books may be finished and the movies have all wrapped, we’re constantly learning more the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling. Not only is there a new film called ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to […]

  • Will We Finally Find Out How The Sixth Doctor Regenerates?

    Posted Friday, February 6th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    For those of you who have seen Colin Baker at a convention, you’ve probably heard the “But I’ve never regenerated” story. His joking logic is that since his regeneration was simply just Sylvester McCoy in a very bad, curly blonde wig, he’s the  one and only true Doctor. The death of the Sixth Doctor has […]

  • Winter Isn’t’ Coming As There Won’t Be A New ‘Game Of Thrones’ Book In 2015!

    Posted Monday, February 2nd, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    ‘The Winds of Winter‘ the sixth book in the ‘Game of Thrones’ series will not be released in 2015. I’m going to let that sink in for a moment. Fans who have been worried about George R.R. Martin‘s delay have reason to be as it will be in 2016 at the earliest before we read […]

  • Book Review: ‘The Globe’ by Terry Pratchett

    Posted Thursday, January 29th, 2015 05:16 pm GMT -4
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    Long has Pratchett’s ‘Discworld’ series delighted readers with tales of an absurd and fantastic universe.  In this second part of ‘The Science of Discworld’, Pratchett teams up with science writers Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen, to show how a bit of that magic exists in our own world. With an opening involving Wizards heading to […]