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ICYMI: ‘The Wheel Of Time’ Series Based On Robert Jordan Books Ordered By Amazon
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Robert Jordan Wheel of Time

For anyone who missed the news, it was reported recently that Amazon has ordered The Wheel of Time, a new series based on the Robert Jordan book series of the same name.

While exciting news for fans, they will no doubt take it with a massive grain of salt. Adaptations of Jordan’s book series have been in the works for a very long time, including a movie adaptation at Universal a decade ago. But things haven’t worked out, for a variety of reasons including legal complications. Will this be the one?

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Book Spotlight: Tor Minis, New Small-Format Hardcover Editions
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Tor Minis From the Two Rivers

Tor Minis
Miniature Hardcover Series
Six Months, Three Days, Five Others by Charlie Jane Anders
Edgedancer by Brandon Sanderson
From the Two Rivers by Robert Jordan
Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
Wild Cards I: Volume One edited by George R. R. Martin
Old Man’s War by John Scalzi
Publisher: Tor Books
Release Date: October 17, 2017

Nothing says Happy Holidays at my house like receiving books as a gift. In this same spirit, Tor Books has seen fit to create smaller format editions of some great science fiction and fantasy stories.

I am going to give you a quick run down of the six books already available in the Tor Minis series. Hang on tight, there is a lot to take in!

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Robert Jordan’s ‘Wheel Of Time’ Coming To TV With A Major Studio
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Robert Jordan Wheel of Time

Years ago, I started reading a little series from an author that had previously written some of my favorite post-Robert E. Howard Conan novels. The premise was a simple one, but as I read further into the books, they became far more intricate and seemed to expand beyond my wildest dreams. I speak, of course, of Robert Jordan‘s The Wheel Of Time series.

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Audiobook Preview: Brandon Sanderson’s Calamity (The Reckoners Book 3)
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Brandon Sanderson's Calamity header

The good folks at Audible have been kind enough to give us access to the first (almost) fifteen minutes of Brandon Sanderson‘s new Reckoners audiobook, Calamity. The audiobook releases on the same day as the hardcover, February 16, 2016.

You can listen to the 15-minute audiobook preview here below.

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‘Wheel Of Time’ TV Pilot ‘Winter Dragon’ Airs On FXX In Secret; Episode Now Online
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Wheel Of Time Robert Jordan

As a shock to nearly everyone, a pilot episode for Winter Dragon, a potential TV series based on the epic Wheel Of Time fantasy novels by the late Robert Jordan, aired on FXX in the early morning hours today and is now online (watch it here below).

With no promotions or warnings, viewers who caught the 30-minute pilot on FXX in the middle of the night were surprised that such a series existed and that it was debuting, including Robert Jordan’s Estate, which made a statement that the project was done without their knowledge or involvement.

It turns out, the pilot, which starred Billy Zane, is not an FXX series. It aired on the network in a paid spot — kind of like the way an infomerical does — purchased by Red Eagle Entertainment, the pilot’s producers who needed to get it on the air.

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$3 eBook Deal: Robert Jordan’s ‘New Spring’ (Wheel of Time)
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Robert Jordan Wheel of Time New Spring ebook

Part of today’s Kindle ebook deal of the day over at Amazon is the Wheel Of Time novel New Spring by Robert Jordan on sale for only $2.99 (that’s 63% off the regular price of $7.99).

Note – this deal is valid only for today, Thursday, September 12, 2013, until 11:59pm PST.

If you’d like to purchase a physical copy of New Spring, you can get the hardcover for $17.20.

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Robert Jordan’s ‘Wheel Of Time’ Series To End In 2013 With ‘A Memory of Light’
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A Memory of Light

If you’ve been waiting for a release date for the final volume of the popular fantasy series, Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time, your waiting has come to an end. Tor Books, the publisher of the series, has revealed that A Memory of Light will be released on January 8, 2013. The last book in the series is written by Brandon Sanderson, working from extensive notes, outlines, and some finished script by original series writer Robert Jordan. This final novel brings the series to an end almost 23 years after the first volume, The Eye of the World, was released on January 15, 1990.

The Wheel of Time is one of the most popular fantasy series of the last quarter century, with thirteen novels and more than 44 million copies sold. The series has spawned a prequel novel, a comic book series, role-playing games, and a host of other merchandise, as well as a rabid fan base who have been waiting for decades to read the end of the saga.

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$.99 eBook Deal: Robert Jordan’s ‘From The Two Rivers’ (The Eye of the World, Book 1)
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Wheel of Time

Tor has dropped the price on the ebook for From The Two Rivers to only $.99. The book is part one of The Eye of the World, the first novel in Robert Jordan‘s popular Wheel of Time series.

If you’d like to own a physical copy of From The Two Rivers, the book is also available in paperback for only $5.99; if you want to get The Eye of the World in paperback, it’s only $6.99. Both titles are currently part of Amazon’s 4-for-3 promotion, where you can purchase four select items for the price of three (see the Special Offers and Product Promotions section of the product pages).

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eBook Deal: Robert Jordan’s ‘The Eye of the World’ (The Wheel of Time, Book 1)
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Eye of the World - Wheel of Time

Amazon is currently running a special on The Eye of the World ebook for the Kindle for only $2.99.

Originally released in 1990, The Eye of the World is the first installment in Robert Jordan‘s lengthy and awesome Wheel of Time book series.

I’m not sure how long this deal with last, so I highly recommend grabbing it while it’s greatly reduced. Wheel of Time is one of my favorite fantasy series and with a price like this, even though I own two copies of the book already, I’m going to get in on this deal too. Text-to-Speech is enabled for this ebook, which is a bonus — either listen along as you read or do what I do and just listen while you exercise. And it’s like a 1,000 pages long, so you get a lot for three bucks.

If you’d like to own a physical copy of The Eye of the World, the book is also available in paperback for only $6.99. The paperback edition is currently part of Amazon’s 4-for-3 promotion, where you can purchase four select items for the price of three (see the Special Offers and Product Promotions section of the product page).

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Comic Review: Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time: The Eye of the World #4
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Wheel of Time #4Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time: The Eye of the World #4
Written by Robert Jordan
Script by Chuck Dixon
Art by Chase Conley
Colors by Nicolas Chapuis
Letters by Bill Tortolini
Published by Dynamite Entertainment
Price $3.99
Release date: August 11, 2010

We may be only a few months away from a new Wheel of Time book, but if you’re like me, you’re always looking for an excuse to re-read the earlier books in the series. Dynamite Entertainment has been giving us just that excuse with their translation of the first book in the series, The Eye of the World, into comic form. Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time: The Eye of the World #4 continues the story, with this issue covering chapter 7 of the original novel.

Now, I’m not what you would call the biggest fan of adapted works, but this one has been very decent so far. One thing you can say for it is that it is a direct adaptation that doesn’t stray from the source material. All of the dialogue is straight out of the book, and the plot follows along without any surprises. Chuck Dixon has done his job to translate the book from the written page to the comic. Dixon is able to make the story flow on the page, without making it feel too dry or wordy. Having read the source material so many times, I almost wish there was at least some differences, nothing major, but a nice side plot or something would be okay.

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