• Acclaimed Author William Joyce To Release New Book Series and Movie

    Posted Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 08:04 am GMT -4

    It’s going to be a good couple of years for William Joyce fans everywhere.  Atheneum Books for Young Readers announced recently that in fall 2011 it will launch the first two books in a new series, ‘The Guardians of Childhood’ by famed author, illustrator, and Emmy Award winner William Joyce.  These highly anticipated picture books […]

  • Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’ To Get The Big Screen Treatment

    Posted Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 08:03 am GMT -4

    According to the Hollywood Reporter, one of the biggest-selling books of all time, Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’, will be adapted for the big screen. Longtime rights holder CBS Films has teamed with Warner Bros., who beat out Fox and Sony in a bidding war. CBS Films has just released its’ fourth film, ‘The Mechanic’, this […]

  • Film Adaptation Of Bestselling Book ‘The Hunger Games’ Gets A Release Date

    Posted Thursday, January 27th, 2011 01:32 pm GMT -4

    Lionsgate has set March 23, 2012 as the release date for the film version of author Suzanne Collins’ bestselling science fiction novel, ‘The Hunger Games‘. ‘The Hunger Games’ is the first book in the epic young adult novel trilogy set in a post-apocalyptic America. In the novel, a young heroine, Katniss Everdeen, must participate in televised […]

  • Book Review: Tales from the Edge of Forever

    Posted Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 02:02 pm GMT -4

    With his strong mastery of descriptive language and his almost poetic, flowing writing style, Alexander Hammond demonstrates his intense passion for science fiction in his book titled Tales from the Edge of Forever. Tales from the Edge of Forever is a compilation of twenty three beautifully written and mysterious short stories.  Each one has its […]

  • Decadent Publishing Showcases Post-Apocalyptic Novel by PJ Schnyder

    Posted Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 09:08 pm GMT -4

    Decadent Publishing has released its first trade paperback title, ‘Heart’s Sentinel’. The book is part of author PJ Schnyder’s action-packed paranormal series ‘Terra’s Guardians’ that has received 5-Star reviews and high praise since it was released as an electronic book in August of 2010. In a post-apocalyptic world, humans rebuild cities of technology and shape […]

  • ‘Harry Potter’ Fans Drink Their One-Millionth Butterbeer

    Posted Friday, January 7th, 2011 12:06 am GMT -4

    Universal Orlando Resorts celebrated one million Butterbeers sold at “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter”. To mark the milestone, Universal Orlando shared 1,000 complimentary Butterbeers with park guests on the streets of Hogsmeade. Butterbeer appears as a favorite drink inside the Harry Potter books and films and is only available inside “The Wizarding World of […]

  • Publishing House Thomas Nelson To Launch ‘Invasion’ For Young Adults

    Posted Thursday, January 6th, 2011 08:03 am GMT -4

    Most young readers gravitate toward books with action, adventure and suspense. ‘Invasion’ is exactly what teen readers are craving. Written by Jon S. Lewis, ‘Invasion’ delivers all of this and more. Kids who have been raised knowing and learning about comic book superheroes battling the forces of evil will appreciate this book. ‘Invasion’, the first […]

  • Debut Fantasy Novel ‘Of Light And Darkness’ Acquired By Decadent

    Posted Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 08:04 pm GMT -4

    Attention fans of vampire lore and legend! A young adult fantasy novel titled ‘Of Light and Darkness’ has been acquired by Decadent Publishing and is gearing up for release sometime in 2011. Based on a feature film currently in development, ‘Of Light and Darkness’ breathes new life into the modern day vampire story with new […]

  • ‘True Blood’ Author Has New TV Series In Development

    Posted Saturday, December 25th, 2010 08:12 am GMT -4

    Author Charlaine Harris has a second television series in the works. Based on her ‘Harper Connelly Mysteries’ novels ‘Grave Sight’ is being developed in conjunction with television network CBS and frequent science fiction producer/directors Ridley Scott (Blade Runner, Alien) and Tony Scott (The Hunger). The series is about a young woman named Harper Connelly, who […]

  • New ‘Halo’ Novel From Author Greg Bear In January

    Posted Saturday, December 25th, 2010 06:05 am GMT -4

    The latest ‘Halo’ novel, ‘Halo: Cryptum’ from Tor Books, will be available on January 4, 2011. Written by Hugo and Nebula Award-winning science fiction author Greg Bear, the first two chapters of the novel are now available to read online: In Cryptum, Bear reveals the story of the Forerunners, a civilization that ruled […]

  • Actor Eric Bana Looking To Join Director Tim Burton’s ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’

    Posted Friday, December 24th, 2010 08:58 am GMT -4

    Based on Seth Grahame-Smith’s (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies) novel of the same name, Australian actor Eric Bana is apparently looking to play the tallest President (6’4″) in American history in director Tim Burton’s film version.  Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is based on some secret Abraham Lincoln diaries. The premise is that Lincoln’s life was […]