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This week's New York Times Bestsellers (November 13th)

In hardcover:Stephen King and Owen King’s Sleeping Beauties is down three positions, ending the week at number 7. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.In paperback:Stephen King's It maintains its position at number 3 (trade paperback). Show More Summary

BABYLON 5: Season 3, Episodes 1-2

6 hours agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

Season 3: Point of No Return “The Babylon Project was our last, best hope for peace. It failed. “But, in the year of the Shadow War, it became something greater: our last, best hope for victory. “The year is 2260. The place: BabylonShow More Summary

9 New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ MinaLima Prints Revealed!

Nine previously unseen Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them prints by MinaLima will be released today (17th November), in celebration of the one-year anniversary of the film. True to MinaLima’s style, the prints aren’t just beautiful to look at – the genius is in the finer details of each piece. Show More Summary

Fantastic Beasts 2 Title Announced!

We finally have a title for the second Fantastic Beasts film! Yesterday, Warner Bros teased us with a shot of two wands – one of these is, of course, the Elder Wand, which we know Grindelwald stole when he was young and eventually loses to Dumbledore. The wand on the right, however, is pretty sleek, sophisticated and mysterious....read more!

Peter Newman contest winner!

To help promote the release of Peter Newman's The Seven (Canada, USA, Europe), this winner will receive a full set of the series, compliments of the folks at HarperVoyager. The prize pack includes:- The Vagrant- The Malice- The SevenThe winner is:- Tommy Morrison (Khartun on Reddit), from Amarillo, Texas, USAMany thanks to all the participants!

Red Dwarf XII

15 hours agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

The mining ship Red Dwarf continues on its long quest to return home, its dysfunctional crew consisting of the last human being alive, a hologram of his superior officer, a neurotic cleaning droid and a lifeform descended from the ship's cat. Show More Summary

Idea: why not adapt Guy Gavriel Kay's novels for the screen?

Fantasy is big right now. We've heard lots of news about Amazon's new Lord of the Rings TV project, Game of Thrones is wrapping up but will have spin-offs, Netflix is producing a Witcher TV show, Showtime are doing a Name of the Wind prequel show, Starz have American Gods and even Spike TV is still trying to make Shannara happen. Show More Summary

Anniversaries of first two Harry Potter film release dates

Any excuse for a party, right?  Especially when the party has a Harry Potter theme.  With so many book and movie release date anniversaries to celebrate (and more releases on the horizon), you can have one practically every week. The first film adaptation, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s/Sorcerer’s Stone was released in the UK and...read more!

The new LORD OF THE RINGS TV deal, explained

It's been a busy week or so for Tolkien and TV fans trying to parse the extraordinary news that Amazon TV are developing a television series based on The Lord of the Rings. In the light of more revelations, it may be useful to take stock of what is going on and what might and will happen next. Show More Summary

Christopher Tolkien resigns as head of the Tolkien Estate

In news which suddenly explains a lot of what's been going on in the last week or two, it's been confirmed that Christopher Tolkien, the third son and literary executor of J.R.R. Tolkien, has resigned his position as head of the Tolkien Estate at the age of 92. Show More Summary

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now get your hands on the digital edition of Iain M. Banks' The Hydrogen Sonata for only 2.99$ here. There is a price match in Canada.Here's the blurb:The New York Times bestselling Culture novel...The Scavenger species are circling. Show More Summary

AMC to air Dan Simmons' THE TERROR in Spring 2018

AMC's drama series The Terror, based on the Dan Simmons novel, is provisionally scheduled to air in April 2018. It will air on AMC in the United States and on Amazon in most of the rest of the world. AMC are working on The Terror as an anthology format, similar to Fargo or American Horror Story. Show More Summary

Theater Round-Up: A ‘Cursed Child’ Award, Christmas Benefit Concert, ‘King Kong’ Musical, and More!

In this week’s theater news, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child picked up yet another award, Anthony Boyle announced plans to appear in Belfast for a Christmas benefit concert, Jack Thorne’s King Kong musical set a premiere date, Jim Broadbent is named as the star of a new play from Martin McDonagh, and Sonia Friedman,...read more!

Ideas for the new LORD OF THE RINGS TV series

Amazon have confirmed they are collaborating with Warner Brothers, New Line Cinema and the Tolkien Estate on a new Middle-earth TV show set between The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Lots of ideas have been floated about what the show could be about, so I've come up with a few possibilities (click for bigger versions). Show More Summary

Star Trek: Discovery - Season 1.0

Stardate 1207.3: 11 May, 2256. The USS Shenzhou stumbles across an immense, ancient Klingon ship. The confrontation ends in violence and the outbreak of full-scale war between the United Federation of Planets and the Klingon Empire.Show More Summary

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now download Jim Butcher's Cold Days for only 1.99$ here. There is a price match in Canada.Here's the blurb:After a brief interlude in the afterlife, Harry Dresden’s new job makes him wonder if death was really all that bad in...Show More Summary

BBC’s ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ Documentary Releasing As DVD

BBC Two’s Harry Potter: A History of Magic will release on DVD this month, so if you couldn’t watch live on BBC or want to own a physical copy of the documentary, you’re in luck! The documentary aired last month and introduced us to some of the fantastic items on display at The British Library’s History of Magic exhibition,...read more!

LORD OF THE RINGS prequel TV show greenlit by Amazon

Further to the story from last week, Amazon TV have formally greenlit the Lord of the Rings TV series being shopped around by Amazon. Expanding on the more confusing parts of the deal, the new TV series will not, as previously reported be a remake of Peter Jackson's film trilogy. Show More Summary

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now download Frank Herbert's Dune Messiah for only 1.99$ here. There is a price match in Canada.Here's the blurb:Book Two in the Magnificent Dune Chronicles—the Bestselling Science Fiction Adventure of All Time.Dune Messiah continues the story of Paul Atreides, better known—and feared—as the man christened Muad’Dib. Show More Summary

David Walton contest winners!

Our winners will get their hands on copies of David Walton's The Genius Plague, courtesy of the folks at Pyr. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.The winners are:- Guillermo Cantu, from Hidalgo, Texas, USA- Carrie Dollar, from Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan, USAMany thanks to all the participants!

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