Doctor Who Villains Getting Their Own Stories In New Book Series

Doctor Who Villains Getting Their Own Stories In New Book Series

A short story collection set in the Doctor Who universe titled Twelve Angels Weeping will feature classic villains of the cherished British television series, reports Radio Times.   Dastardly foes of the regenerating Time Lord to be featured in the story collection include the robotic Cybermen, telepathic Ood, and the genocidal Daleks. No word on the Weeping Angels, but seeing as how one is featured on the cover, it would be a good bet that those time eating horrors are lurking around.   Image Via Rebloggy   Written by Dave Rudden, each story will revolve around one of the aforementioned monsters as they encounter some …

Netflix Announces ‘Stranger Things’ Books Set to Release, Coming This Fall

Netflix Announces ‘Stranger Things’ Books Set to Release, Coming This Fall

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Netflix has just announced a new series of books centered in and around the eerie, dark, illuminating world of Stranger Things we all know and love (and it sounds insanely rad)!   As of now, three books have been stated as being in the works and are set to release this fall.   via GIPHY   The books will include a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of the popular Netflix series entitled Stranger Things: World Turned Upside Down: The Official Behind-The-Scenes Companion, a “gift” book aimed at younger fans detailing a fresh, inside look at the Upside Down, and a prequel novel written by author Gwenda Bond (Girl …

This New Novel Is Set Within the ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ World

This New Novel Is Set Within the ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ World

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Now, if you’re at all like me, then you already know that Buffy the Vampire Slayer is one of the greatest series to ever grace modern television. This layered, genre-bending series about a cheerleader-turned-heroine helped pave the way for a generation of girls who believed that they, themselves, could fight the monsters under the bed; a generation of girls who knew exactly how powerful they were.        ***Buffy Spoilers*** . . . . . . . . . . . .   Even without the very clear feminist foundation, Buffy had such intense, powerful messages hidden beneath the plot lines of monsters, demons, and vampires. …

The Author Who Holds the World Record for Most Publications Is Not Who You Think It Is

The Author Who Holds the World Record for Most Publications Is Not Who You Think It Is

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The most published author of all time has officially been declared by The Guinness Book of World Records (and, surprisingly, it’s not the king of fiction himself, Stephen King) as none other than the founder of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard.   Take a second to breathe that in; it’s shocking, alarming, and even a little unsettling, I know.    Over the past few years a plethora of Scientology documentaries have been released on HBO, Netflix, Amazon, hulu, and more, making L. Ron Hubbard a bit of a household name.    But, if you happen to be unfamiliar with Hubbard, or Scientology in general, here are some of the basic things you …

Black Mirror Fan? You’ll Love Theses Books Challenging Modern Society

Black Mirror Fan? You’ll Love Theses Books Challenging Modern Society

There are a few things that remain the same every time I am subjected to an episode of Black Mirror, the hit TV show blending science fiction and horror to appeal to our deep rooted anxieties about modern society. The first being that I must be feeling pretty head-strong to agree to watch an episode in the first place. You don’t want to be in a fragile state with only your pillow to hide behind. Second, each time the episode is over and the deed is done and we can all finally go back to a less terrifying existence, I scan the room for my friends …