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A Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes Hunger Games Prequel Book Review
Sound intriguing? It is! The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, by the author of the original Hunger Games trilogy, Suzanne Collins, tells the story of future president Snow's formidable years and shows us how Panem got to be how it was when we were introduced to it in The Hunger Games. Now, if you haven't read[...]
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This episode Jason talks to Scott Kenemore, author of the new book Lake of Darkness (May 5, 2020; Skyhorse Publishing/Talos Press) The book explores an alternate history in which power, crime, and the supernatural converge during the First World War on the South Side of Chicago. L-R: The cover of Lake of Darkness by Scott Kenemore[...]
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The book, for instance, begins with a harrowing scene inside a shipwreck She talks about how in real wrecks or in billowing waves of silt, divers can become lost and even perish. Another significant aspect of the book that Lutz wanted to write about was her main character's relationship with her imprisoned father She explains that[...]
A look at the opening scene to The Stand miniseries, courtesy of ABC.
So if people are going to make the connection anyway, King's recommending a new "nickname" for the pandemic: "Sure, call it Captain Trumps, why not? It fits." (original tweet posted below). Stu and Frannie bond in The Stand miniseries, courtesy of ABC. CBS All Access' upcoming 10-episode adaptation of The Stand will include a King-penned coda for[...]
Dungeons & Dragons Wizards & Spells Book Cover
Ten Speed Press has continued with its Dungeons & Dragons' Young Adventurer's Guide series with the fourth book, Wizards & Spells The first three books in this series have been pretty cool as they are designed to give younger readers a look into D&D without the massive tomes of reading Because let's be honest, when[...]
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Critical Role continues their expansion of media with a brand new book on the way through Penguin Random House called The World Of Critical Role The book will cover the show, the series, and more with an in-depth guide to everything they have created over the past five years The book is written by Liz Marsham[...]
Opinion: It's Been a Tough Week for LGBTQ+ "Magic" Players
A recent book covering the latest plots in the storyline of Magic: The Gathering entitled "War of the Spark: Forsaken" has come under scrutiny by gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer Magic players (among many others) for its content Greg Weisman, the author, seems to have done a lot of people in the community dirty, according[...]
Magic: the Gathering Planeswalker line-up
This information was revealed in a blurb pertaining to the upcoming Magic: the Gathering e-book Throne of Eldraine: The Wildered Quest, slated to be published next Wednesday, September 4th. We don't yet know much more about Oko, as enigmatic as he is, but we can rest assured that we will know more in early October once the[...]
Review - Dungeons & Dragons: Acquisitions Incorporated Sourcebook
For the longest time, fans and players have been asking for official written content related to the series be produced, and out of the blue, we got an answer earlier this year that both Penny Arcade and Wizards of the Coast would join forces to make an official sourcebook featuring AI material We took the[...]
Review: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild—Creating a Champion
The latest and probably last Zelda extended tome to be released by Dark Horse Books was The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild—Creating a Champion The company has already done a fantastic job in creating three volumes that go over pretty much everything you need to know about the series in detail[...]