Books

Since the invention of the printing press, books are a gateway to new worlds and new universes. Let us guide you through the world of publishing with the latest news, most insightful analysis, and genuine love of stories that every bibliophile is looking for.

Will We See Legends Characters Like Thrawn and Mara Jade In the Mandalorian?

Could Star Wars Legends be coming to The Mandalorian? Fans have been clamoring to see Mara Jade in Mandalorian,  onscreen for years, now we might be a step closer to seeing her come to life. Entertainment Weekly recently asked director Jon Favreau if fan favorites like Mara Jade or Grand Admiral Thrawn could appear in […]

BY Emily O'Donnell September 13, 2019
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Alexander Skarsgard Cast as Randall Flagg in ‘The Stand’

Bill Skarsgard is no longer the only member of his family to make his mark on the Stephen King oeuvre. On Wednesday, King himself appeared on The View to talk about new book The Institute and new movie It: Chapter Two. In addition, he also discussed roles in the upcoming CBS All Access adaptation of […]

BY Salomé Gonstad September 12, 2019
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Beric Dondarrion Hops On The Back Of A Giant Space Turtle In Discworld Adaptation The Watch

BBC America announced the cast for their Discworld adaptation – The Watch – today. The show is based on the beloved novels by Terry Pratchett. The cast will be led by Richard Dormer fresh off his stint on Game of Thrones. Dormer will go from playing the warrior Beric Dondarrion in GOT, to embodying Sam Vimes, […]

BY Emily O'Donnell September 12, 2019
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The Ultimate Guide to The Cosmere: Exploring Brandon Sanderson’s Shared Universe of Books

Brandon Sanderson is the most prolific fantasy author of our time. He has published over 30 titles since 2005. Many of these books exist in a shared universe known as the Cosmere. In this guide to Brandon Sanderson’s Cosmere we take an in-depth look at how the universe operates, and why it is integral to […]

BY Emily O'Donnell September 10, 2019
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Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments Arrives Early – Already Optioned By Hulu

The sequel to Margaret Atwood’s dystopian feminist classic The Handmaid’s Tale is due to be released on September 10. The Testaments has already garnered quite a bit of buzz unrelated to the content of the book itself. Amazon Accidentally Releases The Testament Early The release of the book has been shrouded in secrecy. Recently shortlisted […]

BY Emily O'Donnell September 7, 2019
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From Three Rivers to The Two Rivers: Daniel Henney to Play Lan in Amazon’s Wheel of Time

Casting news for The Wheel of Time continued today with the announcement that Daniel Henney will be playing the character of a’Lan Mandragoran in the upcoming Amazon Prime series. Henney joins a diverse young cast of actors for Wheel of Time. Oscar-nominated actress Rosamund Pike stars as Moiraine Damodred. Henney’s character of Lan will be the […]

BY Emily O'Donnell September 5, 2019
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N.K Jemisin Reigns Over The City We Become and A Far Sector With New Works

N.K. Jemisin continues her reign as the new queen of speculative fiction. After the success of her Hugo-award winning Broken Earth series, Jemisin published a book of short stories titled How Long ’til Black Future Month? Now she is diving into the world of comic books, and publishing a new fantasy series. Jemisin spoke exclusively […]

BY Emily O'Donnell September 3, 2019
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5 Standalone Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novels For Your Fall Reading List

Crossing over into the realm of science fiction and fantasy can be daunting for many readers. The long-running fantasy series is a mainstay of genre fiction. They keep devoted fans coming back to the genre for years on end. Not everyone has time for sprawling epics however. Even the most dedicated genre readers can be […]

BY Emily O'Donnell August 26, 2019
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History of the Wii U – A Console Gone Wrong

A lot of our history posts on gaming have been about a series like Gears of War or Halo. As a huge Nintendo fan, however, I think we need to take a look at a recent console. It’s tough to say exactly what sort of impact the Wii U had on gaming at the time […]

BY Taylor Bauer September 14, 2019
Ring Fit Adventure is the Latest Fitness Game for Nintendo Switch

When Wii Fit came out, people wondered who would actually use it. As it turned out, a lot of people enjoyed playing games while they did mild exercise. The game’s sequel even made its way to the Wii U. The appeal of a game like Wii Fit is the ability to engage with the workout. […]

BY Taylor Bauer September 13, 2019
Apple’s Gaming Service Gets Price and Launch Date

There are a lot of ideas from Apple that sound crazy at first. Nobody imagined you could carry 30,000 songs in your pocket. Everyone wondered if an expensive tablet could replace their desktop computer. We’ve been in this position before. Apple’s gaming service, Arcade, is one of those ideas that seems like a potential miss. […]

BY Taylor Bauer September 11, 2019
New Pokémon Anime ‘Pocket Monsters’ Has Some Fans Worried

With the Pokemon universe growing after a hit live-action movie & a popular mobile game, some fans are worried about a new Anime series.

BY Shah Shahid September 10, 2019

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Alternate Iron Man Post-Credits Scene Shows Nick Fury Talking About an Even Bigger MCU

At the end of the first Iron Man film, Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark met Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury, and superhero movies changed forever. The big advantage Marvel Studios had over other franchises was its deep roster of characters and stories. A new, never-before-seen alternate Iron Man post-credits scene presents fans with a much […]

BY Joshua M. Patton September 14, 2019
Epic Comic Book Events: How Did the Big Crossovers Start (And Why do We Keep Buying Them?!)

Every year, Marvel and DC Comics have some kind of major Comic Book Events that, at least temporarily, shakes up the status quo if their heroes. It used to be “this year’s event”—now we see two or three a year. At Marvel, in 2019, the X-Men had an apparently universe-changing event with Age of X-Man […]

BY Roman Colombo September 14, 2019
History of the Wii U – A Console Gone Wrong

A lot of our history posts on gaming have been about a series like Gears of War or Halo. As a huge Nintendo fan, however, I think we need to take a look at a recent console. It’s tough to say exactly what sort of impact the Wii U had on gaming at the time […]

BY Taylor Bauer September 14, 2019
TIFF Honey Boy Review – An Authentic Script & Phenomenal Performances

Amongst all of the sequels, franchises, and terror-filled films, Honey Boy stands out like a breath of fresh air at TIFF. In fact, a lot of Shia LaBeouf’s post-Transformers films seem to do so. Borg vs McEnroe, American Honey, and more recently, The Peanut Butter Falcon aren’t the kinds of films you’d ever have expected from the Hollywood Bad Boy […]

BY Meghan Hale September 14, 2019