Fantasy/SF News Page 2

This is page 2 of the fantasy/sf book news archives.

Game of Thrones Coloring Book Coming Out This Fall (2015-07-09): A Game of Thrones coloring book is scheduled to be released this fall. The book features forty-five illustrations.

DreamWorks Acquires Rights to Michael Crichton's Novel Micro (2015-07-02): DreamWorks has acquired the rights to Michael Crichton's novel, Micro. The novel was completed by Richard Preston after Crichton passed away.

Orbit Acquires Two New Science Fiction Novels by Ann Leckie (2015-05-26): Orbit has acquired two new science ficiton novels by award-winning author Ann Leckie.

Laini Taylor Inks Deal for New Fantasy Trilogy (2015-05-17): Laini Taylor, author of The Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy just signed a three book deal with Little, Brown for a new fantasy series.

Archie, Betty and Veronica Will Battle the Sharknado This Summer (2015-04-18): Archie Comics is doing a crossover edition with Syfy this summer in honor of Sharknado 3. Archie, Veronica, Betty and Jughead will battle flying sharks in a special edition.

Scholastic Releases Cover of New Illustrated Edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2015-03-27): Scholastic has released the cover of the upcoming illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

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

Star Wars Returns to Marvel With Release of New Star Wars Comic Series (2015-01-09): The original Star Wars characters will star in the new Star Wars comic which will be released by Marvel. The first issue is expected to sell one million copies.

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 Nebula Awards Announced (2014-05-17): The winners of the 2013 Nebula Awards have been announced. Ann Leckie won Best Novel for Ancillary Justice

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

Del Rey and Disney Announce Adult Star Wars Novels (2014-04-28): Del Rey and Disney announced a series of new adult novels based on Star Wars. The books will be canon. The Legend series is not canon, but will stay in print.

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.