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Wrapping Up San Diego Comic Con 2017

San Diego Comic Con 2017 has come to a close, and all five days passed in a flurry of excitement and activity! Potter fans were able to follow many of their favorite Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts alums throughout the convention as they participated in panels to promote upcoming projects. David Tennant attended for Duck Tales...read more!

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now download Rogues, an anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, for only 1.99$ here.Here's the blurb:A thrilling collection of twenty-one original stories by an all-star list of contributors—including a new A Game of Thrones story by George R. Show More Summary

GIVEAWAY: Win a Copy of Serafina and the Splintered Heart by Robert Beatty

Follow the Serafina series on Facebook and Instagram Follow the author on Twitter Follow Disney-Hyperion on Twitter and Instagram Fantasy Book Critic is excited to partner with Disney-Hyperion to offer this amazing giveaway for Serafina and the Splintered Heart. Show More Summary

2017 Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off Giveaway Part VII (by M. D. Presley)

We’ve reached the final week of our SPFBO giveaway, but as we round the last turn as we hurtle towards the Grand Prize of over 40 books, there’s still plenty of goodies to grab along the way. Four winners will be treated to today’s haul,...Show More Summary

This week's New York Times Bestsellers (July 17th)

In hardcover:Dean Koontz’s The Silent Corner is down one spot, finishing the week at number 9.Diana Gabaldon's Seven Stones to Stand or Fall is down eight positions, ending the week at number 13. For more info about this title: Canada,...Show More Summary

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now download Mark Lawrence's Prince of Fools for only 2.99$ here.Here's the blurb:The Red Queen is old but the kings of the Broken Empire dread her like no other. For all her reign, she has fought the long war, contested in secret, against the powers that stand behind nations, for higher stakes than land or gold. Show More Summary

BABYLON 5 Rewatch: Season 1, Episodes 17-18

A17: Legacies Airdates: 20 July 1994 (US), 29 August 1994 (UK) Written by D.C. Fontana Directed by Bruce Seth Green Cast: Alyt Neroon (John Vickey), Alisa Beldon (Grace Una), Security Man (Richard Henry), Cart Owner (Patrick O’Brien),...Show More Summary

News from San Diego Comic Con’s Saturday Panels!

It was another busy day at San Diego Comic Con Saturday–and especially so for Potter alums and their fans, who had the exciting opportunity to hear big news first and view exclusive footage at panels for Justice League, Star Trek: Discovery, and The Flash. Ezra Miller–Justice League The Justice League panel wasn’t held until Saturday afternoon, but that...read more!

Daniel Radcliffe turns 28! Happy Birthday Dan!

Oh, be still my beating heart. Dan’s been an absolute treasure ever since becoming our favourite wizard. He’s been, (for this Leaky reporter at least) my main crush since The Sorcerer’s Stone premiered way back in the Stone Ages. (Joking, it was only 2001, BUT STILL).  To celebrate that he’s turning 28 this year I thought...read more!

Updated on THE WINDS OF WINTER and FIRE AND BLOOD

After a very lengthy spell of silence on the subject, George R.R. Martin has finally provided an update (if a short one) on two A Song of Ice and Fire projects, including The One That Everyone Wants To Know About. Artwork by Chase Stone, from The World of Ice and Fire. Show More Summary

A History of Middle-earth Part 2: The Siege of Angband

Part 1 can be found here. The First Age of the World began with the rise of the Sun and Moon for the first time, lighting up the skies over the lands of Aman and Middle-earth, making dark creatures fear the light and tremble at the wrath of the Valar. Show More Summary

BABYLON 5 Rewatch: Season 1, Episodes 15-16

A15: Grail Airdates: 6 July 1994 (US), 15 August 1994 (UK) Written by Christy Marx Directed by Richard Compton Cast: Aldous Gajic (David Warner), Deuce (William Sanderson), Jinxo (Tom Booker), Ombuds Wellington (Jim Norton), Mirriam Runningdear (Linda Lodge), Ambassador Kosh (Ardwight Chamberlain), Mr. Show More Summary

‘Harry Potter’ Guests at London Film & Comic-Con!

A UK fan with no hopes of attending San Diego Comic-Con this weekend? No worries! London Film and Comic-Con will take place next weekend at the Olympia Conference Centre in London, and will host an amazing line-up of guests, including multiple Harry Potter alumni! Special guests from the Harry Potter films include James & Oliver Phelps (the Weasley twins), John...read more!

Pottermore announces release of Animated ‘Philosopher’s Stone’ on Amazon Kindle

Ron can stop prodding Dean Thomas’s photo of West Ham now because Muggle books now feature moving pictures.  Well, eBooks, anyway. According to Pottermore, Jim Kay’s 2015 illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone will be released on Amazon Kindle on September 5—with a twist:  Some of the illustrations will be animated so they...read more!

Updates from San Diego Comic-Con!

Potter fans may not have a Harry Potter or Fantastic Beasts panel to look forward to this year, but that doesn’t mean they won’t have the chance to celebrate the best fandom of them all (if we do say so ourselves). According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Hilton Bayfront Starbucks has been transfigured into a complete...read more!

‘Deathly Hallows': 10 Years Later

On February 1st, 2007, it was announced that the final Harry Potter book would be released on July 21st of that same year. That day alone was a special occasion; Leaky reported the news and a special episode of PotterCast was released that same day. March 28th gave us our first look at the cover art, along with a...read more!

GIVEAWAY: Win Four Hogwarts House Patches from PBTeen!

A set of four special-edition Hogwarts House patches have been created by PBTeen to celebrate the release of their Harry Potter themed home décor, in partnership with Warner Bros Consumer Producers. These patches are available to those attending...Show More Summary

Weekly ‘Harry Potter’ Actor Round-Up: Bonnie Wright at the Wizarding World, TV Updates from Tennant, Gleeson, Coltrane & More

This week we’ve seen Warner Bros announce plans to bring the Wizarding World to major shopping centres, an interview with costume designer Jany Temime, Potter actors Bradley and Broadbent in Game of Thrones, more previews of Jim Kay’s...Show More Summary

2017 Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off Giveaway Part VI (by M. D. Presley)

Closing out our second week of the SPFBO giveaway, we again bring together three digital books from one blog’s selections: Fantasy Faction. With divergent settings ranging from Elven farms to sprawling fantasy epics, to even some Romans thrown in, this giveaway promised over 1,000 pages for four winners to while away their summer with. Show More Summary

First previews for PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING

The first promo material has been unveiled for Pacific Rim: Uprising, the sequel to the 2013 movie where giant robots punched giant monsters in the face and was way more fun than it should have been. Uprising is set ten years after the first movie, with Earth facing a renewed Kaiju threat. Show More Summary

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