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Review of Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton

Tooth and Claw, one of Jo Walton’s earlier novels, won the 2004 World Fantasy Award. Though it is often compared to Jane Austen’s work, the author cites Victorian novels in general and Anthony Trollope’s Framley Parsonage in particular...Show More Summary

GIVEAWAY: Win a Pair of Tickets to See Girl on the Train in Theaters and a Movie Prize Pack!

Visit the Official Site Like on Facebook Follow on Twitter & Instagram Fantasy Book Critic is excited to partner with Universal Pictures to offer our readers an amazing giveaway. The Girl on the Train, which is based off of the thriller by Paula Hawkins, is scheduled to be released in movie theatres across the country on October 7, 2016. Show More Summary

Interview with S. C. Flynn (Interviewed by Mihir Wanchoo)

Official Author WebsiteOrder Children Of The Different HEREStuart C. Flynn is a blogger who has done over 100 interviews with folks all over the blogosphere. He also recently released his debut novel CHILDREN OF THE DIFFERENT, which is a post-apocalyptic story set in Australia. Show More Summary

Christmas in the Great Hall

Fans of the Harry Potter series have frequently wished they could dine in the magical Great Hall of Hogwarts. In the book the food magically appears and the characters have a variety of delicious food to pick from. The good news is starting October 6th fans will be able to purchase tickets to have a...read more!

R. Scott Bakker's GREAT ORDEAL released in UK

The Great Ordeal is out today (well, 29 September, which is in an hour or so) in the UK and Commonwealth territories from Orbit. The book was previously released by Overlook Press in the United States in July. The Great Ordeal is the...Show More Summary

Noma Dumezweni on ‘Cursed Child’, Playing Hermione, and Meeting Emma Watson

The charming and charismatic Noma Dumezweni (Hermione in the play production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts 1 & 2) recently sat down with Paul Wontorek of Broadway.com for an interview where Noma discussed meeting Emma Watson, the secrecy leading up to the Cursed Child‘s production, and more. Of meeting Emma, Noma said: “I...read more!

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now download Octavia E. Butler's Bloodchild and Other Stories for only 1.99$ here.Here's the blurb:Six extraordinary stories from the author of Kindred, a master of modern science fiction—including a Hugo and Nebula award–winning novella.Octavia E. Show More Summary

Chains of the Heretic

Jeff Salyards' debut, Scourge of the Betrayer, did show some potential. But its relatively short length, uneven pace, and lack of worldbuilding precluded that novel from being a truly satisfying read. All in all, it felt as though it was only part of a book, with a somewhat arbitrary ending that did nothing to close the show with any kind of aplomb. Show More Summary

WASTELAND 3 announced

inXile Entertainment have announced development of Wasteland 3, the sequel to their 2014 post-apocalyptic RPG Wasteland 2. Like its predecessor, this game will be crowdfunded. The head of inXile Entertainment, Brian Fargo, formerly worked for Electronic Arts, where he made the original Wasteland back in 1988, and then founded Interplay. Show More Summary

Warner Brothers release new trailer for FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM

Warner Brothers have unveiled their final full trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first in a prequel trilogy to the Harry Potter series. Written by J.K. Rowling and directed by regular Potter director David Yates, the film will be released on 18 November.

Cover art for NEW YORK 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson

Orbit Books have released the cover art for Kim Stanley Robinson's next novel, New York 2140: A Novel. The new book will be set in New York in 2140 and will depict how the city is adapting to being partially submerged. The cover art is by Stephan Martiniere. Show More Summary

Hermione’s ‘Deathly Hallows’ Home for Sale

Hot on the heels of 4 Privet Drive being listed, the house used as Hermione Granger’s family home in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 has gone up for sale. The six-bedroom home, located in the Hampstead Garden area of London, is being sold for the first time in sixty years and is...read more!

Final “Fantastic Beasts” Trailer and MORE!

The final trailer for J.K. Rowling’s new Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them films is here! It is 2 minutes and 30 seconds packed with new and exciting material for the upcoming film. Reguardless of whether or not someone is a Harry Potter fan, the film just looks like it is going to be a...read more!

Exclusive First Look at Tom Felton’s in CW’s “The Flash”

Entertainment Weekly has shared a first look at Tom Felton in CW’s The Flash, which returns for its third season on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. ET. Felton won’t make an appearance in the season premiere, but according to the show’s executive producer Todd Helbing, Felton’s character Julian Dorn will act as a rival, of sorts,...read more!

GUEST POST: To Mythos or not to Mythos By. C.T. Phipps

I had a very difficult choice when I was writing my novel Cthulhu Armageddon and that was whether to make it a Cthulhu novel altogether. This isn't because I didn't want to play around with H.P. Lovecraft's creations, I most certainly did, or that they weren't an essential part of my story, they were. Show More Summary

‘Chamber of Secrets’ Illustrated Edition: Lockhart Unlocked!

Last week, Scholastic and Bloomsbury gave you the chance to win your very own copy of Jim Kay’s illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets leading up to the release of the book on October 4th, in their exclusive competition via Unlock Lockhart. Show More Summary

Daniel Radcliffe On “Imperium”, “Game of Thrones” and More

Two new UK releases, The Swiss Army Man (released on September 30) and Imperium (released on September 23), mean that Daniel Radcliffe is currently doing rounds in the British press. He has chatted with BBC about Brexit and Trump fears, with Independent about his new films and Harry Potter, with Metro about his favorite Alan Rickman memory, and...read more!

Emma Watson at the United Nations

As reported earlier this year, Emma Watson is currently taking a year off filming and acting to focus her attention on her role as Women’s Ambassador to the United Nations. Over the last week, Emma and her HeForShe campaign for equality, and other women-focused projects, have released campaign videos and more. Emma gave a small...read more!

Fantastic Beasts Merch is Here!

The official Harry Potter shop has revealed Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them merchandise! Though the items are now all available for preorder, the items may not be shipped out for sometime–probably after the release of the film on November 18. However, Harry Potter fans, get your wallets out and experience the feeling of...read more!

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now download Stephen King's Lisey's Story for only 1.99$ here.Here's the blurb:The “haunting…tender, intimate book that makes an epic interior journey” (The New York Times), Lisey’s Story is a literary masterpiece—an extraordinarily...Show More Summary

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