The “Old Kingdom” Trilogy to Have Two New Books


Garth Nix’s Old Kingdom series, which currently includes Sabriel, Lirael, and Abhorsen, will be expanding from a trilogy to a 5-part series. The last book in the series was released bak in 2003, and Nix’s fans have likely been wanting more. The next book, to be the fourth in the series, is currently titled Clariel: […]

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The Battle of the Labyrinth


The Battle of the Labyrinth (by Rick Riordan) is the fourth book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, an interesting series that brings the ancient Greek gods to the modern day United States. Witty and quite different to anything else out there, the books really grab your attention and draw you in. (The […]

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International Teaser Trailer for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince


A new trailer for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince movie has been released, clocking in at one minute and thirty-two seconds. It shows much more than the previous U.S. teaser trailer did, featuring a longer clip of the “ring of fire” in the cave scene (when the Inferi attack), and many other […]

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“Harry, A History” Coming November Fourth


Melissa Anelli’s new book, Harry, A History: The True Story of a Boy Wizard, His Fans, and Life Inside the Harry Potter Phenomenon, is set to be released on November 4, 2008. For those who don’t know, Melissa is one of the key people behind The Leaky Cauldron and PotterCast, some of the biggest parts […]

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The Wheel of Time: The Shadow Rising


In this 4th book of The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan, the series is getting complicated. There are four main threads to the storyline, with the characters going off in different directions, plus more sub-threads to be continued later. The book starts with Rand al’Thor in charge of the Stone of Tear (fortress) with […]

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Garth Nix: “Several steps closer to a SABRIEL film”


Garth Nix says that his fantasy book Sabriel is likely to become a movie sometime in the next few years. While there is no news of a movie studio optioning the film rights yet, Mr. Nix is trying to solve that problem. He has put together a package deal that he is trying to sell […]

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“Melting Stones” is Now Available


Tamora Pierce‘s new book Melting Stones is now available in hardcover in the U.S. and Canada, according to the author’s website. The book was released over a year ago as an audio book, which has since won a few awards. It is just now being released in print format. This is a continuation of Pierce’s […]

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New “Inkheart” Trailer


The second trailer for the film adaption of Cornelia Funke’s Inkheart is now online. Inkheart is currently set to be released on January 9, 2009 (USA), though it was originally intended to have been released earlier this year. The film was pushed back because they feared that their TV ads wouldn’t be seen with the […]

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Westerfeld’s “Leviathan” Progress


Scott Westerfeld said that, as of July 6, he has written 56,717 words of his upcoming book Leviathan. He says that there are about 20,000 to go. The book, to be part one of a trilogy, is set in an alternate world, around 1914-1915. It’s a sort of fantasy/sci-fi type book featuring “living airships,” of […]

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Runemarks


Runemarks by Joanne Harris is fantasy with a strong base in Norse mythology. The book is set five hundred years after Ragnarók, the Norse battle bringing the end of the worlds. The general idea is that the Norse gods, known as the Æsir, lost the battle, and another took over, calling himself The Nameless, as […]

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