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eBook Deal: Anne Rice’s ‘Prince Lestat and The Realms Of Atlantis’ For $.99
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Anne Rice Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis

The Kindle ebook edition of Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis, Anne Rice‘s latest novel and continuation of her popular Vampire Chronicles series, is on sale right now for only $.99!

The book was released for Kindle and in Hardcover in November 2016 and is the author’s follow-up to her 2014 novel Prince Lestat.

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Book Spotlight: Dragon Age Adult Coloring Book
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Dragon Age Adult Coloring Book
Paperback
Illustrated by Pablo Churin, Juan Frigeri, Gabriel Guzman, Fernando Melek, and Facundo Percio
Dark Horse Comics
Release Date: February 7, 2017
Cover Price: $14.99

Complete with quotes and some breathtaking artwork, the Dragon Age Adult Coloring Book has everything you would expect and more. Almost four dozen striking pieces to color, each with exquisite detail.

There’s not a lot more I can say about this other than it is bound to please any Dragon Age fan.

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Disney In Depth: Book Review: Maps Of The Disney Parks
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Maps of the Disney Parks
Hardcover
Text By Kevin and Susan Neary
Maps Curated by Vanessa Hunt
Publisher: Disney Editions
Release date: October 18, 2016

How would we live without maps? They give us direction and purpose. Some lead us down new paths. Others familiarize us with common settings. The park maps we snatch upon entering any of the Disney theme parks accomplish just this. Even more, the meta atmosphere of Disney often means there are maps within maps. Thankfully a new book from Disney Editions titled Maps of the Disney Parks compiles both the dated and novel park maps, as well as maps featured within the park settings.

Duo Kevin and Susan Neary, along with Disney Imagineer Vanessa Hunt, have produced a wonderful publication of lush visuals galore that should nicely complement your edition of Hunt’s Poster Art of the Disney Parks.

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Book Spotlight: The Dark Days Pact (A Lady Helen Novel) By Alison Goodman
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The Dark Days Pact
A Lady Helen Novel, Book 2
Hardcover | Paperback | Audiobook
by Alison Goodman
Viking Books | Penguin Teen
Release date: January 31, 2017

The Dark Days Club, last year’s debut of the Lady Helen novels, topped my list of favorite books for the year and earned a spot on our Winter Reads list. Set in 1812 England, the book introduced readers to Lady Helen Wrexhall, an 18-year-old ward of her aunt and uncle whose late mother was deemed a traitor. Helen has little interest in finding a suitable husband, as is expected of her; instead, she’d rather explore her family history and help her best friend, who’s suffered through an indecent experience. But soon, she discovers that she has incredibly rare powers, which leads her to the Dark Days Club, which has others like her who dedicate their lives to hunting demons known as Deceivers.

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TV Series Based On Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s ‘Good Omens’ Coming
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Good Omens

Amazon Studios has announced that they have ordered Good Omens, a TV series adaptation of the late Terry Pratchett (“Discworld” book series) and Neil Gaiman‘s (American Gods) Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch.

The adaptation will be a limited comedy series, which will run for six hour-long episodes. It will premiere in 2018 exclusively on Amazon’s Prime Video all around the world, and will air on the BBC in the UK sometime after its Prime premiere. Co-producing is BBC Studios along with Narrativia, the production company launched by Pratchett in 2012, and Gaiman’s The Blank Corporation, in association with BBC Worldwide.

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‘Exorcist’ Author & Screenwriter William Peter Blatty Has Died
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William Peter Blatty The Exorcist

Not the news horror fans wanted on Friday the 13th for sure, but the man responsible for creating the greatest horror story of the 20th century has passed away. William Peter Blatty died last night in a hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, according to his wife of 33 years Julia Alicia Blatty, who confirmed to CNN. He was 89.

The acclaimed writer, director, and screenwriter died of multiple myeloma, a form of blood cancer. William Friedkin, who directed the film version if Blatty’s most infamous work, The Exorcist, posted the news to his Twitter account.

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Disney In Depth: Previewing Disney’s 10 Most Exciting 2017 Projects
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A new year is here. That means an abundance of new content from The Walt Disney Company across its many divisions, from film and music, to television and the theme parks. What is most worth seeing and experiencing?

Here’s my picks for Disney’s 10 Most Exciting 2017 Projects!

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UK’s Agatha Christie Stamps Contain Hidden Clues From Her Classic Mysteries
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UK Royal Mail Agatha Christie stamp

A few months ago, the U.K.’s Royal Mail released a set of stamps inspired by the works of Agatha Christie, one of the greatest mystery writers of all time, in honor of the 100th anniversary of her first detective story – The Mysterious Affair at Styles, which introduced Hercule Poirot, the famous fictional Belgian detective. But these are no ordinary stamps.

Each of the six designs is based on one of Christie’s popular novels and each contains hidden clues pertaining to its respective title — Murder on the Orient Express, The Body in the Library, And Then There Were None, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, A Murder is Announced, and the aforementioned The Mysterious Affair at Styles.

Check out images of all six designs here below.

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Book Review: Creepy Christmas: A Merry Macabre Coloring Book
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Creepy Christmas: A Merry Macabre Coloring Book
Paperback
By Sam Shearon
Publisher: Vesuvian Books
166 pages | 8.5 x 0.4 x 11 inches
Release date: October 18, 2016

It’s Christmas time, so I should be wrapping gifts and baking cookies, but instead, I’ve been coloring in my new Creepy Christmas coloring book!

That’s right, author and artist Sam Shearon has injected some terror into this holiday season with his adult coloring book Mister Sam Shearon’s Creepy Christmas: A Merry Macabre Coloring Book. Well, actually, as the book tells us, the creepy aspect has always been a part of the season, with tales of legendary creatures like Krampus, Wendigo, and the Abominable Snowman. For the traditionally innocuous elements, such as toys, snow globes, and even Rudolph, Shearon converts them into terrifying yet somehow still festive depictions just begging to be colorized.

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Book Review: Extreme Makeover By Dan Wells
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Extreme Makeover: A Novel
Hardcover | Paperback | Kindle
Written by Dan Wells
Tor Books
Release Date: November 15th, 2016

The never-ending quest for eternal youth and beauty is the bread and butter of the beauty industry, and it looks like NewYew is the company that has hit the winning jackpot. Their secret weapon (literally) is scientist Lyle Fontanelle, who has developed a lotion that can cause a body to create more collagen, good for burn victims, and Lyle hopes, eventually… cancer patients. But the corporate bigwigs want to push through with the testing and manufacturing against Lyle’s better judgment. An accidental lapse in safety protocols cause the lotion to be tainted. During the test run, most of the subjects start turning into Lyle, and one man starts turning into his assistant (a woman). That doesn’t end pretty. The tainted lotion overwrites one’s DNA, and the quick knowledge spread of the lotion’s capabilities start spiraling the drain, leading all to want an Extreme Makeover by Dan Wells.

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