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Twitter user Shelley Zhang has a friend that was attempting to read the Harry Potter series for the first time. No shame in that! It’s never to late to join the club. The only problem is that this friend decided to procure his copy of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix from what I can only assume is some sort of shady online black market for nefarious bookworms. That would explain the hilarious text message exchange he and Shelley had about plot points: [click to continue…]

Callie Bates debut novel The Waking Land was released today, and fantasy fans might want to add it to their reading list. [click to continue…]

After 40 years, the Shannara series is coming to an end. The beginning of the end started today with the release of The Black Elfstone: The Fall of Shannara. It’s the first book of a four part conclusion to Terry Brooks’ legendary Shannara series. [click to continue…]

If you are a fan of manga, you’re probably familiar with the name Mark Crilley. If that’s the case, you’ll want to check out his latest book Manga Art: Inspiration And Techniques From An Expert Illustrator. The book just dropped today, and it’s loaded with gorgeous art and info about how each work was created. Take a peek at some of the pieces in the book below. [click to continue…]

J.R.R. Tolkien’s new book Beren and Lúthien arrives today, 100 years after the story was first conceived. The book was edited by Tolkien’s son Christoper (age 92) and illustrated by Alan Lee, who won an Academy Award for his work on Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings film trilogy. [click to continue…]

C.A. Higgins’ Radiate, the final book in the Lightless Trilogy, is out today. Fans of the series will likely find that Radiate is a satisfying conclusion—but there were definitely a few issues. [click to continue…]

The adult coloring book craze has waned a bit, but we’ll say “better late than never” when it comes to a Labyrinth version. But that’s not all! Comic series Cursed Pirate Girl is delivering a coloring book of its own. [click to continue…]

A year ago we learned that Andy Weir was working on a book that involved a crime spree on the moon. Needless to say, we were intrigued by the idea of moon crimes. Now we know that the book will be entitled Artemis and it will be out in November. We also know a lot more about the plot. The synopsis reads: [click to continue…]

Robin Hobb’s conclusion to the Fitz and the Fool trilogy, Assassin’s Fate, is available starting today. I haven’t had a chance to read this one yet, but I have my copy and I can’t wait to crack it open. You know anything by Robin Hobb is going to be brilliant. [click to continue…]

There are two bits of interesting Harry Potter news to report today. First off, the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play has finally settled on a date for its Broadway debut at the Lyric Theatre: April 22, 2018. Tickets will go on sale sometime this fall, and they will undoubtedly sell out in an instant. So keep tabs on the Cursed Child Twitter page for info.

The second bit of news is that Pottermore has announced that an official Wizarding World Book Club is coming soon. [click to continue…]