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BOOK ADAPTATIONS: A TO Z

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Alisha Don’t feel like reading the book and rather watch the movie? Well here is an A to Z of book to movie adaptations! A: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter – Starring Benjamin Walker as Abraham Lincoln and Dominic Cooper as Henry Sturges. B: Beastly … Continue reading

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AFFORDABLE AND FUN E-READS: UK FANTASY EDITION

Last week we had Sci Fi e-books for our UK readers, and this week we have fantasy! Enjoy! Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith £0.99 While Abraham Lincoln is widely lauded for saving a Union and freeing millions of slaves, his valiant fight against the forces of the undead … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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HOT MOVIE NEWS LINKS FOR FEB 19: HUNGER GAMES, SUPERMAN, HANSEL & GRETEL AND MORE

Mary Elizabeth Winstead (“Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”) will play the first lady in the period vampire adventure “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.” reuters Hansel and Gretel will be shot in 3D  with a budget of $60 million and it is now slated to hit theaters in March of next year. … Continue reading

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BOOK HOTLINKS FOR FEB 14TH: FOREVER EXCERPT, E-BOOKS, VAMPIRE FICTION GAME, TOLKIEN, AND MORE

Maggie Stiefvater reads from FOREVER via Maggie Stiefvater Forever is the third book in the Wolves of Mercy Falls series (after Shiver and Linger) and will be out July 12th. I cannot recommend Shiver enough. The Pitfalls of E-Book Buying: What to Look Out for Before You Purchase via PC … Continue reading

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MOVIE HOT LINKS FOR FEB 14: ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER, VAMPIRE, DARKCHYLDE AND MORE

DO NOT, go into VAMPIRE expecting a movie about a vampire. Instead, understand that this is a movie about a serial killer; a very handsome and very considerate serial killer. Sundance 11 Review of ‘Vampire’ – bloodydisgusting Exclusive Interview – Anthony Mackie on Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter – “The great thing … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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BOOK REVIEWS: ‘ABRAHAM LINCOLN – VAMPIRE HUNTER’ BY SETH GRAHAME-SMITH

Written by OBS Staff Member Angie I can honestly say that this was one of the best books I’ve read this year. I’m a big fan of  historical fiction and this story definitely hits the mark. In Seth Grahame-Smith’s “biography” of Abraham Lincoln, we learn of a different side of … Continue reading

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MOVIE HOT LINKS FOR FEB 3: CAP AMERICA EDITION OF EMPIRE, THE STAND FILM AND MORE!

Reelmovienews.com: Empire Magazine Sci-Fi Issue Features Captain America What do you think of this cover? I do have to say, Chris Evans looks pretty good as Cap! I usually go for the more bitter and twisted and damaged superheroes, like Bats and Ironman – but the more I hear about … Continue reading

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HOT MOVIE LINKS 23-12: HUNGER GAMES, AVATAR AND MUCH MORE!

The la times have an exclusive look at how casting for The Hunger Games Katniss Everdeen is going! Check it out here Hmmm. There have been quite a few names thrown around on who should play Katniss- especially with the critical acclaim the books have received. Who would you like … Continue reading

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MOVIES NEWS NOV 3 PART ONE: HORROR FILM POSTER BAN, TOM HARDY MAY BE CAST IN ABRAHAM LINCOLN VAMPIRE HUNTER MORE

Source: gonzomedia THE LAST EXORCISM POSTER BAN ASA rules campaign was ‘likely to cause offence and distress’ and was ‘unsuitable to be seen by children’. Poster ads for horror film The Last Exorcism, which featured an image of a girl in a blood-soaked dress, have been banned after almost 80 complaints … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR OCT 30: ABRAHAM LINCOLN VAMPIRE HUNTER, AVATAR 2 AND MUCH MORE!

Fox Sets ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ to Hit June 2012 Source: firstshowing.net I’m not sure why, but all the news coming from the movie studios today involves announcing major release dates. Universal secured a big batch of 2012+ dates for their projects, including The Bourne Legacy, Snow White and the … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR AUGUST 11: ABRAHAM LINCOLN – VAMPIRE HUNTER AND DRIVE ANGRY

Timur Bekmambetov To Direct ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,’ Probably Next Source: moviesblog.mtv.com This news actually broke two days ago, but I haven’t gotten to it until now. Still, great to hear. Timur Bekmambetov, whose particular aesthetic and sense of action turned the (very loose) adaptation of Mark Millar comic “Wanted” … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS MARCH 20TH: BEAUTIFUL CREATURES & ABRAHAM LINCOLN VAMPIRE HUNTER

Beautiful Darkness There’s exciting news for all the fans of Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, the official site has just announced the date of its sequel “Beautiful Darkness” release, it hits stores October 26. 2010. Be sure to mark that down on your calendars. Some secrets are … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS: SETH GRAHAME-SMITH, GENRES OF SEQUELS & SCIFI/FANTASY MIGHT BE EACH OTHER

Source: wired INTERVIEW WITH VAMPIRE AUTHOR SETH GRAHAME-SMITH To be more precise, Seth Grahame-Smith is not himself a vampire (to the best of my knowledge -I didn’t think to ask him that), but the best selling author of several mashups featuring zombies and vampires, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and his … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR MAR. 9TH: SCI FI YOU SHOULD BE READING, DWARVES, NEIL GAIMAN, AND MORE

S.E.G.O. — Science Fiction You Should Be Reading by Devilstower at Daily Kos There’s an old saying about the golden age of science fiction — it’s twelve. That is, twelve is the age where readers seem most willing to take the Door into Summer, to try and visualize a tesseract, … Continue reading

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TONIGHT: ZOMBIES AND VAMPIRES AND LITERATURE, OH MY: SETH GRAHAME-SMITH AT THE BRATTLE

By Kerry Skemp at the Bostonist An Evening with Seth Grahame-Smith Brattle Theatre (40 Brattle Street, Cambridge) Monday, March 8 6 to 8 pm $5 tickets from the Harvard Coop Much as Somerville is the birthplace of the Monster Mash, Seth Grahame-Smith is the pioneer of the Monster Movement in … Continue reading

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BOOKS NEWS FOR FEB. 26TH: CHARLAINE HARRIS, KIM HARRISON, GRAPHIC NOVEL AWARD, AND ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER

‘True Blood’ Creator Next Subject Of ‘Female Force’ Bio Comics By Rick Marshall at MTV News It’s a big week for “True Blood” author Charlaine Harris in the comics world, with an announcement earlier this week that her popular Harper Connelly series was receiving a comic book adaptation. Now, we … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FEB 09: ‘ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER’ AND WILLIAM TENN

Farewell, William Tenn www.wired.com: Fans of classic science fiction will be saddened to hear that one of its most imaginative writers has passed. In the 1950s and 1960s, William Tenn stood with pioneers like Theodore Sturgeon in creating vivid scenarios of mind-blowing alien worlds in novels and stories that illuminated emotional, … Continue reading

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN AS A VAMPIRE HUNTER

via huffingtonpost Our greatest vampire hunter? Thousands of books have been written about Abraham Lincoln, but none, until now, has dealt with his skills as a vampire hunter. Say what? Read more here… I am definitely going out and getting this book. It is such a twist on the current … Continue reading

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SCI-FI NEWS FOR OCTOBER 1ST

Below are a couple of sci-fi articles: (scifiwire.com) Here’s how you can appear in HBO’s A Game of Thrones Lena Headey. Sean Bean. Peter Dinklage. They’ve all been cast in HBO’s A Game of Thrones pilot, an adaptation of the fantasy novel by George R.R. Martin. Now add to that … Continue reading

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