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Star Wars

A Solar System Not So Far, Far Away: Star Wars and The Jupiter Pirates


A Solar System Not So Far, Far Away: Star Wars and The Jupiter Pirates

What’s in a name? Jupiter Pirates author Jason Fry discusses how Star Wars influenced his new young-adult space fantasy … and how it didn’t.

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Paranormal

Building Worlds with Words by Dark Eden’s Chris Beckett


Building Worlds with Words by Dark Eden’s Chris Beckett

Read on as Chris talks about what it was like to create the world in which his book, Dark Eden, is set.

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SF & Fantasy

New Release Interview: The Martian by Andy Weir


weir-martianFor it being a barren planet, Mars has been fertile ground for science fiction. And today, a new fantastic novel set on the red planet has published!

The Martian is that book! Make the jump to read an interview author Andy Weir!

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SF & Fantasy

‘Red Rising’ Author Pierce Brown on Dystopia, Science Fiction and Ancient History


‘Red Rising’ Author Pierce Brown on Dystopia, Science Fiction and Ancient History

We’re a little less than a week  from the January 28 release of Red Rising, the groundbreaking science fiction novel of futuristic slavery and revolt from debut author Pierce Brown:

Darrow is a miner and a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he [...]

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SF & Fantasy

In One Week: Red Rising by Pierce Brown!!


brown-redrisingJanuary 28, 2014! Red Rising by Pierce Brown rises!

That’s next week, by the way! And I can already tell that Red Rising will be my debut novel of the year. While reading, it felt like The Lies of Locke Lamora and The Name of the Wind. High praise, I know! Make the jump to learn more!

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SF & Fantasy

Trailer: Jupiter Ascending


A new science fiction movie from the Wachowskis, the creators of The Matrix movies!

Make the jump and watch the first trailer for Jupiter Ascending!

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SF & Fantasy

The Power of Hollywood Over Book Sales


card-endersEnder’s Game by Orson Scott Card is in movie theaters now!

And here is how Hollywood is helping the book industry!

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SF & Fantasy

Five Facts About Futurist Father of Science Fiction, Jules Verne


Five Facts About Futurist Father of Science Fiction, Jules Verne

Father of science fiction Jules Verne has been dead for over a hundred years, but his work remains as popular as ever. His novels 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Round the World in Eighty Days, Journey to the Center of the Earth have all inspired successful movies, and still inspire readers and writers today. (Buy [...]

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Suvudu

The Pick of the Litter: Sci Fi and Fantasy’s Daring and Endearing Dogs


1381954_10151745629488922_1986376538_nI’ve always been a cat person, and came to love dogs late in life. Originally, our dog Pixie was meant to be my wife’s pet, but when I went to the animal shelter and saw Pixie’s big brown eyes, lop-sided ear and tail wagging in a tentative way that seemed to say “You’re new to this, I’m new to this, but let’s see if we can make it work”, I knew I was done for.

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Suvudu

Is Hollywood Science Fiction Anti-Science Fiction?


20100204104618!TerminatorOver at The Awl, writer Ryan Britt has made a compelling argument that for the most part Hollywood’s big SF movies are actually anti-SF. Britt says that if you really look at these movies, you’ll see that most of them focus on technological innovation gone wrong or abused:

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