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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- In paperback:Ernest Cline's Ready Player One maintains its position at number 1 (trade paperback).Margaret Atwood's The Handmaids Tale is down four positions, ending the week at number 13 (trade paperback). For more info about this title: Canada, USA
The Queen Underneath, by Stacey Filak Release Date: May 8th 2018 Where I got it: Received review copy from the author (Thanks!) . . . .     You know, I never expected to laugh that much at a brothel scene. Quite the happy surprise!
Following the recent reveal of the first poster for the upcoming Halloween from Blumhouse Productions and Universal Pictures comes the news that the 1978 original's writer, director, and composer John Carpenter will return to provide the score for th
Netflix have confirmed a number of important details about it's upcoming adaptation of The Witcher, Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski's critically-acclaimed fantasy series and also the inspiration for the greatest video game of this century.Witcher&amp
30 years of Drizzt!Wow! That headline made me feel old as fuck! :/Three decades since I read The Crystal Shard!Follow this link to check out the stories! =)
Overlooking Pershing Square. Nifty. And if you don’t think the photo has the required amount of parking garage , know that there’s a parking lot directly under the square. It’s there, all right. It’s just subtl
If reading has taught me anything, its that pop stars are not to be trusted. Theyre all up to somethingwhether theyre fleshy marionettes of literal spiders from Mars (as in David Laphams Young Liars) or just run-of-the-mill Satanists and serial kille
Way back in October of 2015, I sat amongst thousands of Evil Dead fans at NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom for the Ash vs Evil Dead panel at that year's NYCC. After giving us a screening of the pilot episode, Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi spoke frankly and
Now that filming has begun, we recap what we've gleaned about season two.Now that filming has officially begun on season two of Star Trek: Discovery, we thought we’d recap what we’ve learned about the new season so far. Thanks to
Starz have cancelled Ash vs. Evil Dead after three seasons, citing low ratings.The TV series began in 2015 as both a reboot of Sam Raimi's iconic horror-comedy movie trilogy starring Bruce Campbell and a sequel to it, picking up the action t
We’re happy to announce that five Orbit titles are nominated for the 2018 Gemmell Awards! Vote for your favorites now. Voting closes June 1st. The winners will be announced July 14th. Congratulations to all the nominees. Legend Award (Best
Today, I’m thrilled to welcome Claire North! Claire North is a pseudonym for Catherine Webb, who has written several young adult speculative fiction novels including two Carnegie Medal finalists,Timekeepers and The Extraordinary and Unusual
Anathem, by Neal Stephenson, is one of my favorite books of all timea thousand-page journey to another world that feels just a step removed from ours. It achieves this existence-next-door effect in a hundred different ways, but one of the most signif
We are over at Kirkus today for our regular column! It’s Thea’s turn this time, with a review of Torn by Rowenna Miller. A story about a kingdom on the precipice of revolution, and the seamstress-magic weaver caught in the middle,
On this week's The Drill Down podcast, leaked information from Apple about leaks, plenty of leaking at Amazon warehouses as well, Tesla stops and starts... and much, much more [...] The post The Drill Down 522: Amazon, Urine Trouble! appeared first o
Kirsten Howard Apr 20, 2018 The surprisingly fun Pacific Rim Uprising is now heading for its home release in the UK. Here are all the details you'll need... When news of a sequel to Guillermo del Toro's 2013 kaiju smash-em-up Pacific Rim su
Technically, Weeki Wachee is a city in the state of Florida. In practice, well, suffice to say that the city has a population measured in the low double digits, meaning that it is not exactly what would come to mind for most people when the term &amp
STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE Season 1 concluded filming today in 1993, and to celebrate another 'DS929' anniversary milestone, enter to win our new DS9 prize pack -- with series merch from Hallmark, La-La Land Records, Star Trek Starships, FanSets, and
Daredevil was created in 1964 by Stan Lee and Bill Everett, based on a character design by Jack Kirby. DD has one of the more ingenious superhero disguises, as his secret identity is a blind lawyer named Matt Murdock. Thanks to the early-Marvel catch
Our latest Disco Bits also has the latest social shares from the cast and a fun fan-made video that crosses the streams with TOS.Today’s Star Trek: Discovery news roundup finds no joy at the Peabodys, a new sci-fi show coming soon to CBS Al
Den Of Geek Apr 20, 2018 We want to know what you think of us. Would you mind telling us? Ta. Hello. We like you. Nothing to do with buttering you up ahead of us launching a reader survey or anything, but let's just let the coincidence of that sit t
Netflix has released a trailer for The Innocents, an upcoming original series. The series is created, written, and executive produced by Hania Elkington and Simon Duric, and stars Sorcha Groundsell (Clique, Far from the Apple Tree), Percelle Ascott (
Thanks to the generosity of the folks at Pyr, here's an extract from K. R. Richardson's upcoming Blood Orbit. Don't let that cover deceive you. The book has garnered some rave reviews. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.Here's the bl
Time once more for Joe and Richard to take a quick spin through all the comics news we’ve noticed this month… Gaiman on the power and importance of libraries and reading: (Photograph: Robin Mayes) The Guardian has a piece by Neil
We’re excited to share the cover for Sisters of the Fire, the second book in Kim Wilkins’ Norse-flavored fantasy series. In Daughters of the Storm, five very different sistersthe warrior, the magician, the lover, the zealot, the g
Hallmark has four Star Trek ornaments plus a convention exclusive set for 2018. We have photos and videos of the Trek collection.Today Hallmark unveiled their 2018 Dream Book online, revealing details on their four planned Star Trek ornaments. In add
Universal will be releasing Den of Thieves, the action heist starring Gerard Butler, Curtis 50 Cent Jackson, Pablo Schreiber, OShea Jackson Jr., and Evan Jones, on Blu-ray and DVD on April 24th. In conjunction with this release, we are giving away an
Bridget LaMonica Apr 20, 2018 Sam, Dean, and Castiel try to gather allies to their cause with disastrous results. Spoilers ahead in our review... This review contains spoilers. See related  Arrow season 6 episode 16 review: The Thanatos Gui
It’s a very vertical view today, because I’m downtown in a major American city. I like it! Tonight: 7pm in the Har Mar Barnes & Noble! Be there! Or don’t be, I guess. Although we’ll miss you and spend a
Today I am delighted to welcome Jeannette Ng! Under the Pendulum Sun, her debut novel, is gothic fantasy in which Victorian missionaries journey to Arcadia with plans to convert the fae to their religion. It was just released in October 2017and, as w
We loved the Deadpool movie – much as we are adoring the wave of superhero flicks that are ruling the box office these days, some of them, let’s be honest, can be a bit too stuffy. Not so Deadpool, which kicked the genre with good
Tor Books and Tor.com are excited to announce that Robert Jordan’s iconic work of fantasy, The Wheel of Time, has been named as one of American’s 100 most beloved books by PBS’ Great American Read series! Jordan&#821
An episode of 'Discovery' with profanity and violence was brought to the attention of the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council.Star Trek: Discovery is available via streaming in the USA on CBS All Access and via Netflix in 188 countries around the wo
In which we showcase the cover of Bookburners Season 4, the latest season of the critically acclaimed urban fantasy serial about a secret team of agents that hunts down dangerous books containing deadly magic. Created by Max Gladstone, the new series
Melissa McCarthy is certainly not afraid to put herself out there. Especially when it comes to her comedies that her director husband Ben Falcone helms. But in Life of the Party, we get to see something more grounded and refreshing, a newly divorced
In today’s Big Idea,author Jerry Gordon tackles truth, pandemics, religious cults and the possible end of world. You know, as you do. Here’s how it all comes together for his novel Breaking the World. JERRY GORDON: In 1993, David
Kirsten Howard Apr 19, 2018 Guy Pearce goes head-to-head with an out of control supernatural teen in an exciting first trailer for Netflix's The Innocents. Netflix has been quite low-key about its new, upcoming British sci-fi series, The In
Let me set the scene a little for you: This past January, at ConFusion, Jerry says he has a novel coming out soon. And of course I say “oh?”   He tells me what the book is about. He tells me the significance of the pre-or
The on-screen Mirror Universe tale may be over, but the first chapter of the STAR TREK: DISCOVERY comic tale "Succession" begins this week, as we cross back over to see the aftermath of the USS Discovery's adventures in the Terran Empire.
This week saw a remarkable milestone as Action Comics celebrated its thousandth issue. A thousand issues since a certain man of steel debuted on that cover, taking on hoods, thugs, gangsters, anyone who thought having power and a will to use it for t
In the very first moments of the premiere of Black Lightning, a bleeding Jefferson Pierce lies face-up in a bathtub, open wounds gushing all over him, as he gazes into his wife Lynns eyes and promises that he will leave the superhero game for good. O
Today - or, more accurately, some time between today and early May - is the 80th birthday of Superman, the Man of Steel. He debuted in Action Comics #1 which hit newsstands in late April or early May 1938* and has regularly appeared in comics, on TV
The latest Omaze campaign to support a good cause is an exciting one for fans of Game of Thrones, as one lucky winner will get to join star Emilia Clarke for a tour of the set of the HBO series. As always a video has been released, which can be found
Shamus Kelley Kirsten Howard Apr 19, 2018 What classic Constantine comic book stories could we see in future appearances of the character? Constantine is a character with a rich history that spans all the way back to his early appearances in the pag
The folks from tor.com just posted a new extract from Jacqueline Carey's forthcoming Starless (Canada, USA, Europe).Here's the blurb:Jacqueline Carey is back with an amazing adventure not seen since her New York Times bestselling Kushiels Legacy seri
July brings the final issue of the 'Star Trek: Discovery - Succession' series and the beginning of the 'Next Generation - Terra Incognita' series.IDW has just released their July 2018 solicitations with synopses and covers for all their titles. There
My hotel room is overlooking a lovely patio area, which unfortunately is not in use because it is currently 34 degrees outside (although the weather app assures me it feel like 26 degrees). April, I gotta say, you’re kind of sucking right a
The formidable warlord Izgard has crowned himself King of Garizon and donned the Barbed Coil, the symbol of Garizonian rule. As Garizon's armies muster and prepare to invade the neighbouring kingdom of Rhaize, Camron of Thorn takes it upon himself to
What is this new devilry? The Frankenstein Chroniclesthe ITV Encore production starring Sean They have a cave troll Bean currently streaming on Netflixis exactly what I wish all grimdark fiction would be, and I wish more writers would take a page or
Finding excellent short SFF can often feel like hunting for buried treasure. Sometimes it takes a guide to help fill in the map, connecting readers with fantastic fiction and showing where X Marks The Story–a new monthly column from Charles