• Books That a Movie Could Never Do Justice To (Though Some Have Tried)

    **This is a guest post by J. Patrick Black, the author of Ninth City Burning. More info below.** The book was better. It’s the perennial reaction of, well, just about anyone who has read the book, almost regardless of what that book happens to be. Most people who utter...
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    15 Best New Fantasy and Sci-Fi Books to Read in January 2017

    While 2016 certainly had its low points, the book world thrived, giving readers some of the best novels of the past few years. The Obelisk Gate continued The Fifth Season trilogy, The Last Mortal Bond stuck the landing with the conclusion of its trilogy, and The Big Book of Science Fiction gave us an anthology that...
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    Star Wars Kama Sutra: Extremely Unofficial and Highly Unauthorized

    Star Wars Kama Sutra. Extremely Unofficial, Highly Unauthorized. Absolutely hysterical. The positions that are found in The Extremely Unofficial and Highly Unauthorized Star Wars Kama Sutra are not to be attempted at home, or in your office, or anywhere else that your kinky nerd brain can think of. Luke Skywalker has all of...
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    Retro Sweaters Lookbook: The Perfect White Elephant Gift

    Maybe you’re attending a White Elephant gift exchange and looking for a last-minute contribution, or maybe you’re a sweater enthusiast looking for an awesome book to display on your coffee table. Either way, the Retro Sweaters lookbook is for you. This glorious, vintage-style book...
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    19 Best Gifts for Book Lovers

    If you’re looking for the perfect gift for the bibliophile in your life, the obvious answer is, of course, more books; however, that can be tricky if you don’t know what they’ve read, what they already have, or what they may be...
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    Best New Fantasy and Sci Fi Books to Read in December 2016

    If you’re looking for a Holiday gift for the reader in your life, any of the books listed here would be an excellent choice. This month’s list is a little later than usual, owing to the fact that I’ve been unable to tear myself away from Final Fantasy XV and 
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    Upcoming Fantasy and Sci Fi Books: November 2016

    The cold weather is coming for most of us, and if you’re like me, that means hibernating until spring with a stack of books. If you’ve been keeping up with my monthly recommendations, chances are you’ve got a lengthy TBR list already; however, let me add a few more...
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    Upcoming Fantasy & Sci Fi Books: October 2016

    In September, we became the youngest pit fighter in Sharakhai history with Of Sand and Malice Made, we continued on our journey in The Invisible Library series, and we were invaded by aliens in Ninth City Burning — safe to say we had a busy month in books. And while there might not...
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    The Masked City by Genevieve Cogman Review

    A few months ago, I reviewed The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman. It was easily one of the best books I’ve read this year, so naturally, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on its sequel, The Masked City. When I did, I wasn’t...
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    Top New Fantasy & Sci Fi Books: September 2016

    **Update: We’ve compiled our list of the most anticipated upcoming fantasy & sci-fi books of October 2016. As summer draws to a close and we look ahead towards fall, pumpkin spice lattes and leaves changing are not all we have to look forward to; there is a slew of...
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    The Official World of Warcraft Cookbook

    One of my favorite aspects of any RPG is cooking, and that rings especially true for World of Warcraft. Going out, hunting down talbuks for that succulent raw talbuk meat, casting a line in the water for some fresh fish to make some grilled saberfish, and picking those fresh herbs...
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    In Defense of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

    When it was first announced that not only would there be another Harry Potter story, but that it would be in play form and only debut in London, there was considerable disappointment from Harry Potter fans around the world for whom the trek to England...