Disney Announces New Star Wars Children’s Books

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Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) announced today the upcoming global release of four new books based on the original Star Wars film trilogy.

Did George R.R. Martin Spoil His Next Novel?

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Author George R.R. Martin is working on the next installment in the epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, The Winds of Winter.

Astronomer Honors Banks


The late Iain M. Banks’ name will live on, not just on our bookshelves but in the universe.

Shatner Reads “Where The Wild Things Are”


Captain Kirk wants to encourage children of all ages to share his love of reading.

Remembering Jack Vance

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Science-fiction writer Jack Vance has passed away at the age of 96.

Could You Get Paid For Writing Fan Fic?


Amazon unveiled its new publishing venture Kindle Worlds yesterday and already the book world is buzzing.

The new service will attempt to reward both writers and the original rights holders for new fiction based on existing stories and characters.

What If “Game of Thrones” Finishes on TV Before the Final Book is Published?


Given the amount of time it takes George R.R. Martin to craft and publish the next installment of A Song of Ice and Fire, it’s looking more and more likely that Game of Thrones will end before the final volume is published. Add in that the producers are saying they believe seven seasons of the show would be a good run for the series, that means the TV show could SPOIL the novels.

Petition Started Recognize Asimov’s Home


The Philadelphia Weekly has started a petition to recognize the home of one of the greatest writers of science-fiction with a historical marker.

Disney Channel Actress Gets Book Deal


The star of Shake It Up is looking to make a splash in the book publishing world with a new young adult series called Autumn Falls.

Notes Reveal Another Dracula Power

When Bram Stoker unleashed Dracula on the literary world, the vampire had a wide variety of supernatural powers including super strength, shapeshifting, hypnotism, weather control and making victims into his vampire companion.

Banks Announces Next Novel Will Be His Last


Best-selling author Iain M. Banks announced on his website that his next novel, The Quarry, will be his last.

Should Sci-Fi Be Mandatory?


Shakespeare, Dickens and Twain are familiar names to students across the country and world on required reading for schools. But what about the names Heinlein, Asimov and Card?

“World War Z: The Complete Edition” Coming Soon

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The classic zombie novel will soon be released as a full-length full-cast audiobook.

Could Barnes and Noble Drop The Nook?

The world’s largest bookstore chain could be re-thinking its approach to digital books.

Harry Potter Books Getting New Covers


Harry Potter fans, get ready to collect the books all over again.