Fantasy News Page 2

This is page 2 of the fantasy book news archives.

Images From Illustrated Edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Revealed (2015-01-19): Scholastic has released some images from the upcoming illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

Barnes and Noble Offering 500,000 Signed First Editions for Sale on Black Friday (2014-11-24): Barnes and Noble asked more than 100 top authors and celebs to sign first editions of their books. 500,000 signed books will be available in bookstores on Black Friday.

Rick Riordan's The Blood of Olympus Gets 3 Million Copy First Print Run (2014-10-04): Disney has announced a 3 million copy first print run for Rick Rioardan's The Blood of Olympus.

Maze Runner Prequel Set for Release in 2016 (2014-09-25): James Dashner announced he is writing a Maze Runner prequel called The Fever Code. It will be released in 2016 by Delacorte.

J.K. Rowling Writes New Story About Off-Stage Harry Potter Character Celestina Warbeck (2014-08-18): J.K. Rowling has written an essay and a song about an obscure Harry Potter character. Celestina the Singing Sorceress has quite a colorful past. And she can really sing.

Mysterious Galaxy to Close Redondo Beach Bookstore Location (2014-06-08): Top Southern California independent bookstore Mysterious Galaxy announced it is closing its Redondo Beach location. The San Diego location will stay open, but will relocate.

Winners of the 2013 Bram Stoker Awards Announced (2014-05-12): The winners of the 2013 Bram Stoker Awards have been announced. Stephen King won best novel for Doctor Sleep

Trailer for The Maze Runner Starring Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario and Will Poulter (2014-03-24): Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario and Will Poulter star in the first full trailer for The Maze Runner, based on the bestselling YA novel by James Dashner.

Trailer for the The Giver Starring Brenton Thwaites, Meryl Streep, Alexander Skarsgard (2014-03-21): Brenton Thwaites, Meryl Streep and Alexander Skarsgard star in The Giver, based on the award winning dystopian young adult novel by Lois Lowry.

Harlequin Announces New Dragon Series From Julie Kagawa (2014-02-14): Harlequin has announced a new dragon series from Julie Kagawa called Talon. The first book will be published in October.

Amazon Editors Reveal Curated List of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (2014-02-09): Amazon editors have revealed a curated list of 100 books to read in a lifetime.

Disney Publishing Announces Waterfire Saga by Jennifer Donnelly (2014-01-23): Disney Publishing has announced the Waterfire Saga by Jennifer Donnelly. The first release, Deep Blue, will be published in May 2014.

Welcome to Night Vale Creators Ink Book Deal With HarperCollins (2013-12-28): Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor signed a book deal with HarperPerennial to write a novel based on their hit podcast, Welcome to Night Vale. It's a mix of comedy, sf and horror.

Disney Publishing Announces Zodiac Novel by Stan Lee (2013-11-01): Disney Publishing Worldwide has announced it will publish a book about the Chinese zodiac by Stan Lee. Andie Tong will illustrate the book.

Scholastic Acquires Inbali Iserles' I Am Fox Series (2013-10-16): Scholastic has announced the acquisition of a middle grade fantasy series called I Am Fox. It will debut in 2015.

National Laydown Date for Rick Riordan's The House of Hades is Tuesday, October 8 (2013-10-05): The national laydown date for Rick Riordan's The House of Hades is Tuesday, October 8. The book will have a 2.5 million copy first printing.

Maggie Stiefvater to Publish Sinner, a Companion Book to the Shiver Trilogy (2013-09-20): Maggie Stiefvater will publish Sinner in the 2014. The new novel is a companion book to her bestselling Shiver trilogy

Little, Brown Announces New Beautiful Creatures Series (2013-09-10): Little, Brown has announced that Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl will pen a new Beautiful Creatures series.

Scholastic to Publish Children's Fantasy Novel by David Baldacci (2013-08-14): Scholastic has acquried a children's fantasy novel by David Baldacci. The Finisher will be published on March 4, 2014

New Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Cover Revealed (2013-08-01): Scholastic has revealed the new cover for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.