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"Death Stranding" Will Be Getting Novels Based On The Game

“Death Stranding” Novels Released In Japan, No Western Date Yet

Earlier this month we announced how Death Stranding would be getting some novelizations. This week, these books finally came out in Japan. Word got out on social media that the first two books had officially dropped, with one of them apparently being written by Kenji Yano under the pen name Hitori Nojima. Best we can […]

We Gave "Hearthstone: Battlegrounds" A Shot During BlizzCon

Review: Dungeons & Dragons – Dungeons & Tombs: A Young Adventurer’s Guide

Earlier this year, Wizards of the Coast and Ten Speed Press unveiled a new line of Young Adventurers Guides for kids to learn about Dungeons & Dragons. The first two, which we reviewed, focused on Monsters & Creatures and Warriors & Weapons. The latest addition to this series came out today with the intriguing title […]

"Mega Man: Robot Master Field Guide" Is Getting A Hardcover Release

“Mega Man: Robot Master Field Guide” Is Getting A Hardcover Release

UDON Entertainment announced that the Mega Man: Robot Master Field Guide will be getting a hardcover edition to be released next year. The guide had already been published once back in 2012 with everything they had on the series at that point, but this edition will include everything from Mega Man 11 as well. The […]

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Castle Talk: Leanna Renee Hieber, Gothic Expert, and the Sanctuary of Spirits

The Castle Talk Podcast chatted with Leanna Renee Hieber while the prolific author was pulled over “in Amish Country” on the way to the Steampunk and Fantasy Showcase in Manheim, PA. Hieber is a creator of what has been termed “Gaslamp Fantasy,” a cousin of steampunk that tends to take place in the Victorian/Edwardian eras […]

New "Star Wars" Book Looks Beneath the Hood of Classic Ships

New “Star Wars” Book Looks Beneath the Hood of Classic Ships

On November 12th Rebel Starfighters Owners’ Workshop Manual  will be released by Haynes Publishing and Insight Editions. These are the same people behind the highly entertaining Millennium Falcon Owners’ Workshop Manual and TIE Fighter Owners’ Workshop Manual. This time around, the creative team behind the book is taking a deep-dive into what makes the star-fighters of the […]


"Star Wars: Resistance Reborn" - Wedge Antilles Is Back! And #SpaceMarried

“Star Wars: Resistance Reborn” – Wedge Antilles Is Back! And #SpaceMarried

It’s time to put on your jumpsuit, grab your helmet, call your R2 unit, and warm up your X-Wing. Rogue Leader is back! Rebel hero and Resistance General Wedge Antilles is headed back to the Star Wars Universe. Del Rey Star Wars has announced that Wedge Antilles will be featured in Resistance Reborn, a Star Wars […]

"Overwatch" Novel "The Hero of Numbani" Debuting In 2020

“Overwatch” Novel “The Hero of Numbani” Debuting In 2020

Overwatch is a massively popular property. Blizzard has licensed the game out for everything from fashion lines to Nerf guns. It looks like the next stop will be the world of young adult fiction. After Polygon spotted an Amazon listing for a novel called The Hero of Numbani slated for 2020, a Blizzard representative confirmed […]


“Permanent Record”: US Government Sues Edward Snowden Over his Memoir

“Permanent Record”: US Government Sues Edward Snowden Over his Memoir

Permanent Record, Edward Snowden’s memoir came out today. It has gone on sale in 20 countries, including the US, UK, Germany and Canada. And just as quickly, the US government has filed a lawsuit against Snowden and his publisher MacMillan Books. Snowden was a contractor for the National Security Agency who leaked highly-classified secrets of […]

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“Permanent Record”: Edward Snowden Memoir Out in September – We Have Questions

On Thursday morning, Edward Snowden announced he wrote a book. Permanent Record will be published by Metropolitan Books, an imprint of MacMillan Publishing. It will be released in 20 countries on September 17th, including the US, United Kingdom, Canada and Germany. Snowden was a contractor for the National Security Agency who leaked highly-classified secrets of […]


Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler's Comic-Con Panel Is "Cursed"

“Cursed”: Frank Miller, Tom Wheeler & Zetna Fuentes Talk Novel/Netflix Series Project

International comic book jack-of-all-trades Frank Miller and writer Tom Wheeler sat down at San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) to discuss their collaboration on Cursed. In an interesting experiment in story development, Cursed is both a Netflix series and a novel, with the two properties developed simultaneously. Wheeler and Miller co-created Cursed, with Wheeler writing the novel and Miller illustrating. […]

SDCC 2019 Harry Potter Fandom Panel - Has The Fandom Outgrown Their Canon?

SDCC 2019 Harry Potter Fandom Panel – Has The Fandom Outgrown Their Canon?

Every year at San Diego Comic-Con, notable figures from the Harry Potter fandom gather to discuss their experiences within the wizarding world. A sort of State of the Union, the panel reflects on the drama, frustration, angst, and transformation within the fandom. This year, the panel unintentionally focused on the fracturing of the already divided […]

Review - Dungeons & Dragons: Young Adventurer's Guides

Review – “Dungeons & Dragons”: Young Adventurer’s Guides

If you’re a younger kid and you first discover Dungeons & Dragons, trying to get into the game and understanding it can be intimidating. I myself, as a person who loves the game and has been playing it for over two decades, can fully admit that I don’t always understand every little thing, not do […]



Ten Speed Press Announces Two New Dungeons & Dragons Guides

Ten Speed Press Announces Dungeons & Dragons “Young Adventurer’s Guides”

During the D&D Live 2019 event this weekend, it was announced Ten Speed Press would be doing some new Dungeons & Dragons books for younger readers. These books are simplified versions of guides you would find in D&D, with content ripped from the Player’s Handbook, Monster Manual, DM’s Guide, and various adventures to show off […]

Review – Marvel: Fearless And Fantastic!

DK Books continue to add to their collection of Marvel tomes as they recently published Marvel: Fearless and Fantastic! Female Super Heroes Save The World. The book is meant to be a look at all of the women heroes who make up the Marvel universe, specifically in the comics and not so much the MCU. […]