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George R.R. Martin Responds To Letter From Thirteen Year-Old Fan


You may recall that George R.R. Martin reached out to his fans last month to ask them to donate to a wolf sanctuary in New Mexico. One of the incentives he offered was to name two characters in his next novel after the two most generous donors (minimum $200,000 and up), and then have the [...]

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Interview with D&D Lead Designer Mike Mearls: Gamers Wanted 5E To Be Fast, Flexible, And Easy-To-Play


People are passionate about Dungeons & Dragons, and no one knows that more than Mike Mearls, the game’s lead designer. When it came time to design a new edition of the game, Mearls knew where they needed to start first: with the fans.  Mearls and his team enlisted the gaming community in a open beta [...]

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Star Wars

Disney Drops ‘Star Wars: Rebels’ Extended Trailer


Disney released an extended Star Wars: Rebels trailer today, just in time to get fans buzzing before San Diego Comic Con. We’re still looking at a late 2014 release date for Rebels, and I imagine that we’ll be getting even more peeks at the show as the year winds to a close. The season will [...]

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New Releases 7/22/14


New Releases 7/22/14

HARDCOVER
Fall of Macharius (The Macharian Crusade) by William King
New Frontiers: A Collection of Tales About the Past, the Present, and the Future by Ben Bova
PAPERBACK
In the Blood: A Novel (English and English Edition) by Lisa Unger
One-Eyed Jack by Elizabeth Bear
Poison Promise (Elemental Assassin) (English and English Edition) by Jennifer Estep
Prophet of Bones: A Novel [...]

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A New ‘Red Rising’ Promotion That Is Out Of This World


A New ‘Red Rising’ Promotion That Is Out Of This World

Fans of Pierce Brown’s novel Red Rising are going to love Live For More Red Rising a new, fun contest celebrating the January 6, 2015 release of Golden Son, book two of the Red Rising trilogy.
It only takes a minute to to enter the contest by email or Facebook, and once you do so, you’ll [...]

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Star Wars

‘Episode: VII X-Wing’ Revealed In New ‘Star Wars: Force For Change’ Video


J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm got the internet buzzing today about their final video for philanthropic initiative “Star Wars: Force for Change”. (Read about some very cool last-minute incentives to get involved, including an opportunity to have a private, pre-release screening of the film here!) Recorded on the set of Episode VII, the video began with [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Event Video: Terry Brooks Talks SHANNARA TV Show


brooks-highdruidsbladeTerry Brooks stopped by Powell’s City of Books on July 13, 2014 to talk about his new book, The High Druid’s Blade.

He also fielded a few questions about the TV series. And read from next year’s The Darkling Child. Enjoy!

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Rumor: Christina Chong Joins Cast of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’


According to The Guardian, there’s been another actor cast in the hotly anticipated seventh film in the Star Wars saga: Christina Chong. While the story seems to be legitimate, I’m hesitant to say it’s confirmed.
The Guardian reports that movie and entertainment site Latino Review broke the story, which, in turn, credits the tip to “sources”. [...]

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Go ‘Ape’ With These New Books!


Go ‘Ape’ With These New Books!

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes climbed its way to the top of the box office last weekend, and it doesn’t look like it’s coming down any time soon. With over $75 million in gross profits and rave critical reviews from the majority of critics, (Rotten Tomatoes: 91% fresh, Metacritic: 79%) it is fair [...]

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‘The Martian’ Superfan Maps Character’s Journey Across Planet


‘The Martian’ Superfan Maps Character’s Journey Across Planet

Australian software developer Tom Horn really, really loved Andy Weir’s The Martian. (So would you! Read it!) He loved it so much that he mapped out  main character Mark Watney’s journey across Mars with real images of the Martian landscape. Check it out here!
Nice work, Tom!
More about The Martian:
Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became [...]

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