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In Lola on Fire Author Rio Youers Out-Reachers Reacher

In Lola on Fire, Author Rio Youers Out-Reachers Reacher

Lola on Fire, the February novel from William Morrow by Rio Youers' (co-writer of IDW's Sleeping Beauties), is one of those books that is so instantly recognizable as cinematic that everyone who reads it makes video comparisons. The New York Times compared it to John Wick, author Joe Hill compared it to Killing Eve, and Publisher's Weekly said, […]

Untold Horror From Dark Horse Will Tell Us About Films That Never Were

Untold Horror From Dark Horse Will Tell Us About Films That Never Were

If you're a big fan of movies, you've probably heard of "development hell."  It's pretty much the movie industry's purgatory, where dreams of big-screen adventures die due to any number of reasons.  The stories of these infamous productions are sometimes more legendary than the film ever would have been had it been completed.  And now […]

Trixie and Katyas Guide to Modern Womanhood Book Review: A Delight

Trixie and Katya's Guide to Modern Womanhood Book Review: A Delight

As all you highly cultured women already know, drag queens Trixie Mattel and Katya Zamolodchikova are best known as the stars of Netflix' Queens Who Watch, RuPaul's Drag Race, of course, their show UNHhhh on WOW Presents Plus, and Viceland's The Trixie & Katya Show. However, did you know these lovely ladies can also read? Much […]

Atlantas MV Media Focuses On The Future With Cyberfunk Anthology

Atlanta's MV Media Focuses On The Future With Cyberfunk Anthology

This February, a decidedly different tone of cyberpunk science fiction will be made available to fans. Atlanta-based MV Media has made their mark by bringing a Black perspective to many prose genres — fantasy, steampunk, space opera, superheroes, and now their new Cyberfunk! anthology gives the sci-Fi sub-genre an ethnic upgrade. "I've always been a […]

Soldier Writer Spy: Author John le Carré Passes Away at Age 89

Soldier, Writer, Spy: Author John le Carré Passes Away at Age 89

Prolific author David Cornwell, better known by his pen name John le Carré, passed away after a brief illness (not COVID-19 related) in Cornwall, UK, on the evening of December 12, 2020, at the age of 89.  He is survived by his wife Jane and his four sons.  As his agent and longtime friend, Jonny […]

The Last Dangerous Visions: JMS Prepares Lost Harlan Ellison Book

The Last Dangerous Visions: JMS Prepares "Lost" Harlan Ellison Book

Screenwriter, novelist, and comics creator Joe Michael Straczynski announced on his Patreon that he is preparing the late Harlan Ellison's anthology The Last Dangerous Visions for publication in Spring 2021. JMS is the executor of Harlan and Susan Ellison's literary estate, and part of that job is to prepare Ellison's work for republication and keep […]

Giveaway: Multiple Dungeons &#038 Dragons Books From Ten Speed Press

Giveaway: Multiple Dungeons & Dragons Books From Ten Speed Press

Would you like to win a pack of Dungeons & Dragons books from Ten Speed Press? All you need is a Twitter account to do so. We've teamed up with the publisher to give out a small collection of books that have recently been released, which includes the Young Adventurer's Collection box set, the latest […]

Interview: Funhaus Elyse Willems Talks About Her First Novel

Interview: Funhaus' Elyse Willems Talks About Her First Novel

Elyse Willems has been having a pretty awesome online career, being a member of Funhaus, and contributing to multiple Rooster Teeth projects. But recently she took up a new endeavor as a writer, penning a brand new novel called A Night In Halloween House. The book harkens back to an era when you'd buy an […]

Star Wars: George Lucas Planned Similar Fate for Luke in Episode VIII

Star Wars: George Lucas Planned Similar Fate for Luke in Episode VIII

For those for a happier ending for the original protagonist of the Star Wars franchise in Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) had creator George Lucas had his way, you'd be sadly mistaken. In Episode VIII, which in the current Disney/Lucasfilm canon is The Last Jedi (2017), the Jedi master astral projected himself at the end of […]

Gallery Books Announces Halo: Shadows Of Reach Novel

Gallery Books Announces Halo: Shadows Of Reach Novel

Gallery Books announced this week they have a new Halo novel on the way in time for the new game as they're releasing Halo: Shadows Of Reach. This is an all-new story from author Troy Denning, featuring Master Chief in a standalone adventure. The story itself is set 33 years after the events of Halo: […]

Humble Book Bundle Offers Up World Of Warcrafts Legends Library

Humble Book Bundle Offers Up World Of Warcraft's Legends Library

Right now you have a really awesome chance to score the World Of Warcraft's Legends Library through Humble Book Bundle for charity. Blizzard has partnered up with the organization to offer up what is essentially a treasure trove of lore across multiple decades of the franchise for pennies in comparison to what they're actually worth. […]

Canterbury Classics To Publish World Of Warcraft Illustrated Novels

Canterbury Classics To Publish World Of Warcraft Illustrated Novels

Canterbury Classics will be releasing a new set of illustrated novels from the canon of World Of Warcraft this month. The game by itself has a ton of lore that can be explored and has a deep-seated fanbase when it comes to novels. But this one is a unique experience as you're getting a full […]

D&#038D Partners With Humble Bundle To Benefit Extra Life

D&D Partners With Humble Bundle To Benefit Extra Life

Wizards of the Coast has partnered up with Humble Bundle for a special D&D R. A. Salvatore bundle to help benefit Extra Life. Running until October 14th, the two parties are selling multiple books related to Dungeons & Dragons by the New York Times–bestselling author and add-ons for the Neverwinter PC game. You can choose […]

Writers Actors Musicians Speak Out Against #RIPJKRowling Hashtag

Writers, Actors, Musicians, Speak Out Against #RIPJKRowling Hashtag

What does the #RIPJKRowling hashtag signify? Well, JK Rowling has been continuing to hitting the headlines of late for more of the things JK Rowling has been hitting headlines for of late. Initially having earlier transphobic retweets dubbed as middle-aged moments, in May she accidentally cut and pasted a news report over a legal case […]

JH Moncrieff Cruise Ship Killers &#038 the Need for Empathy in True Crime

JH Moncrieff, Cruise Ship Killers & the Need for Empathy in True Crime

This episode Jason is joined by Castle of Horror castmate Julia Guzman to chat with JH Moncrieff, whose book City of Ghosts won the 2018 Kindle Book Review Award for Best Horror/Suspense. She won Harlequin's international search for "the next Gillian Flynn"  and her horror book  Monsters in Our Wake was a TOP Amazon horror […]

Set My Heart to Five: Funny Tragic and Edgar Wrights Next Joint

Set My Heart to Five: Funny, Tragic and Edgar Wright's Next Joint

This episode Jason chats with Simon Stephenson, whose book Set My Heart to Five debuts from HarperCollins this September. Set My Heart to Five is on tap for adaptation by Edgar Wright, the director behind Baby Driver and the upcoming Last Night in Soho (set for an April 2021 release). Set My Heart to Five is set in the year 2054, and follows […]

Catherine House: Elisabeth Thomass Full Scholarship to Spookytown

Catherine House: Elisabeth Thomas's Full Scholarship to Spookytown

Jason chats with Elisabeth Thomas, whose debut novel Catherine House from HarperCollins was called "spellbinding" by Publishers Weekly… it's a sort of contemporary gothic about a young woman, Ines, who is invited to attend a very selective school, the titular Catherine House. The school cuts Ines her off from the outside world but promises access […]

Cadets Steal Starship to Save Humanity in Devastation Class

Cadets Steal Starship to Save Humanity in Devastation Class

This episode we're talking to Glen Zipper and Elaine Mongeon, authors of the new science fiction book Devastation Class from HarperCollins/Blink. Zipper is known for creating the wildly popular Netflix series Dogs and producing such films as the Academy Award ® winning Undefeated and the critically acclaimed Showbiz Kids directed by Alex Winter (Bill & […]

Why On Earth Was The Worlds Strongest Man Held In Chengdu China

Why On Earth Was The World's Strongest Man Held In Chengdu, China?

Chris Fenton was president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings. He has now written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, and it made for quite the […]

Reminiscence &#8211 How Derren Brown Does Pretty Much Everything

Reminiscence – How Derren Brown Does Pretty Much Everything

Derren Brown is a stage magician who dresses some of his work up in terms of mind-reading or neuro-linguistic programming. He sets himself up as a modern Sherlock Holmes, able to perform extraordinary deductions, feats of mental gymnastics and control over his environment. But at some point in the show he will always state that […]