Here are 7 More Forthcoming TV & Film Adaptations
The phrase "Coming soon to a theater near you!" doesn't always apply when filmmakers scoop up the television and film rights of science fiction, fantasy & horror books. Sometimes those options go unused. Of course, that doesn't stop us from noticing that someone thought a story was good enough to adapt in the first place—which draws our attention to stories that might have otherwise gone unnoticed.
Here's the latest roundup of science fiction, fantasy and horror stories ...
BOOK REPORT for Dear Heartbreak: YA Authors and Teens on the Dark Side of Love edited by Heather Demetrios
Cover Story: Heartfelt
The Wallflower: "We Have to Be Who We Are" by Libba Bray
The Guarded: "Knock Down Those Walls" by Ibi Zoboi
The Mythbusters: "Own Your Heart" by Jasmine Warga; "Life in the Friend Zone" by Varian Johnson
The Survivors: "Down the Rabbit Hole and Out the Other Side" by Cristina Moracho; "We're Not Alone ...
Every year at about this time, we see a slew of new holiday picture books arrive on shelves. This year, there is a new offering that is one of the best I’ve seen in years—Emily Jenkins’ All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah, illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky. This picture book is based on the classic children’s books written by Sydney Taylor between 1951 and 1978.
During the course of her career, Taylor wrote five children’s books in what was called the All-of-a-Kind Family ...
“If we kill all the monsters, mankind will take their place.”
—The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke
What is it, you think, that drives people to want to change their lives? A chance to better themselves? An opportunity to beat boredom? To gain freedom, to achieve glory, fortune, and a place in legend?
For the girls in The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke, especially its main narrator, Frey, it is really all of the above.
I’m going to mostly ignore the recent dustup, except to say what a very sad situation it is. And if you have any desire to become an author, please, please, please don’t disrespect Queen Nora—and, ummm, maybe do a quick Google search before you accuse Beverly Jenkins of white privilege? *cough*
My favorite write-up that I’ve seen so far was this one from groupthink.kinja.com. I especially liked her edit #2, which included this, a good summary of how ...
This month's selection of fantastical science fiction and fantasy reads includes 12 stories that will entertain, including ones about evil twin gods trying to take over the world, a snarky superheroine, a space heist and a disease that threatens human extinction (Happy Holidays!)…
King of the Road by R. S. Belcher
In the gritty urban fantasy series of Belcher's Brotherhood of the Wheel, a mysterious society of truckers descended from the Knights Templar are charged with keeping ...
BOOK REPORT for The Dark Days Deceit (Lady Helen #3) by Alison Goodman
Cover Story: Fancy Dress Coat
BFF Charm: Sassy Gay BFF
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Some Reservations
Bonus Factors: Castles; Bath, England
Anti-Bonus Factor: Character Deaths
Relationship Status: Blood Bond
Warning! Some spoilers from the first two books ahead, so proceed with caution if you are not caught up!
Cover Story: Fancy Dress Coat
I do covet that coat. So flattering. There’s nothing glaringly wrong about this ...
You may have heard of George R.R. Martin. You know, he’s that guy who wrote that obscure A Song of Ice and Fire fantasy series, adapted into that hidden gem premium cable television show A Game of Thrones. Yeah, that guy.
What you may not know about GRRM (as the internet affectionately deems Martin), though, is that he’s written a bunch of other books (and I’m not just talking about those other ones set in Westeros). In addition to ...