Harry, a History


Harry, a History is Melissa Anelli’s retelling of the Harry Potter phenomenon from the beginning to the present. Released November 4, 2008, it quickly hit the New York Times bestseller list, and is still going strong. Melissa is one of the key people behind The Leaky Cauldron and PotterCast, two of the biggest parts of […]

More



Deathly Hallows Part II Slated For 2011 Release


The second part of the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows movie is currently scheduled to be released on July 15, 2011, following the November 19, 2010 release of the first half of the movie. The film, to be split into two parts to “do the book justice,” is currently in production. The upcoming Harry […]

More



Stephen King on Stephenie Meyer, Twilight


Stephen King recently gave his views on Stephenie Meyer and her “Twilight” series. (Which, for the record, is not considered to be a fantasy series by this website. It’s a romance thriller, and not something we would generally cover here.) “Both Rowling and Meyer, they’re speaking directly to young people. … The real difference is […]

More



Introducing Fantasy Wire


How does one go out and find fresh news in the fantasy sphere? It’s not easy, and it’s time-consuming. Luckily, it just got easier. Fantasy Wire, a new section of FantasyFolder.com, automatically aggregates fantasy news from around the internet. Several times a day, it pings certain sites and checks to see if they have anything […]

More



The Wheel of Time: The Fires of Heaven


In the fifth book of The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan, Rand is focused on his efforts to unite the Aiel and confront the Foresaken one at a time. The rogue Couladin (Aiel false Dragon) leads his followers against Cairhien and razes every village in their path. Rand follows to stop him. He is […]

More



Harry Potter Lexicon Published After Revision


Back in 2007, leading in to 2008, RDR Books was sued by J. K. Rowling and Warner Brothers to prevent the publication of The Harry Potter Lexicon, by Steve Vander Ark, a companion encyclopedia to the Harry Potter series. The book was deemed to contain too much of Ms. Rowling’s material, and publication was halted […]

More



Terry Pratchett Trials New Alzheimer’s Treatment


The Daily Mail reports that fantasy author Sir Terry Pratchett is trialling an experimental Alzheimer’s treatment. Sir Terry Pratchett has been trialling a revolutionary new device that claims to slow, and even reverse the effects of Alzheimer’s. The award-winning author, who was diagnosed with dementia in 2007, is one of the first patients in the […]

More



The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel


One legend that I’ve always found interesting is the story of Nicholas Flamel and the Philosopher’s Stone, something that seems to be largely ignored in the United States. I learned of it through Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, a book that was originally title, and known in Great Britain as, Harry Potter and the […]

More



Harry Potter 6 Rated “PG”


The MPAA has rated the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince film “PG,” down from from the “PG-13” content rating that the prior two movies had recieved. The Motion Picture Association of America’s exact wording was “Rated PG for scary images, some violence, language and mild sensuality.” This comes as great surprise to readers […]

More



Smallville Returns January 15th


In case you forgot, new espisodes of Smallville will air on television again starting January 15th, 2009. The show was interrupted in mid-November, as were most other TV shows, and will finally resume this month with episode #8-11 “Legion”: DC COMICS’ LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES ARRIVE IN SMALLVILLE FROM THE FUTURE TO HELP CLARK STOP BRAINIAC […]

More



Page 15 of 19« First...10...1314151617...Last »