Spare me your "alternate endings"...
The latest addition to Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles has the potential to bring her back the sympathy of her fans. "Blackwood Farm" is enthralling, southern, rich and - fresh.
Daily Variety reports that the (Dahl) estate gave the final go-ahead after learning the studio's choice of director. Burton, whose eccentric creative vision dovetails with Dahl's, also produced 1996's version of the author's James and the Giant Peach.
Another entry in the Brust-o-rama, this one spoiler-free.
One of the sci-fi author's fantastic creations is a reality enjoyed by thousands.
One of the later books in the Vlad Taltos series, and second in a series of reposted Steven Brust reviews.
Matrix-like philosophical ideals behind Frank Herbert's classic best selling scifi trilogy on DVD.
The first of the Vlad Taltos books, a highly addictive fantasy series with wonderful First Person Smartass narration.
Her son came home from school with (grab your smelling salts) a Bible!
The most surprising thing about this book is its source. John Barnes is best known for writing some deeply unpleasant science fiction. This is an author whose works prompted someone on rec.arts.sf.written to devise the rule that "John Barnes books containing forcible sodomy are bad." And yet, he wrote this delightful little fantasy romp. Go figure.