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BOOK NEWS FOR SEPT 10: DOUBLE IDENTITY, DARK TOWERS & 10 GREATEST FANTASY WRITERS

Source: tor DOUBLE IDENTITY NOVEL “Double identity” is a name I’ve given to a genre of books that people don’t tend to group as a genre. In fact, it’s a trope that can be used in any genre, but I think it’s interesting to consider these books together and see … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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MOVIE NEWS FOR MAY 1ST: BATMAN, THE HOBBIT, MEGAN FOX AND MORE

New Batman Movie Is Coming in 2012 www.daemonsmovies.com: A release date has officially been set by Warner Bros. for the sequel to the blockbuster Batman film “Dark Knight.” The third film in the “Batman Begins” series is expected to hit theaters on July 20, 2012. Christian Bale, the actor in … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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OBS PRESENTS:FAN ART MADNESS: OBS STAFF PICKS EDITION

Welcome again to another Fan Art Madness. This week Katie and I have a very special edition. We will be featuring fan art picked by our one and only OBS Staff  members and the first one is OBS founder Dawn, with one of her all time favorite series Lord of … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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MOVIE NEWS FOR APRIL 14TH IRON MAN 2, THE AVENGERS, HERE THERE BE DRAGONS

Amazing new INTERACTIVE Iron Man 2 trailer! Paramount has released a cool interactive version of the Iron Man 2 trailer, with places to find out more about what’s in it, below. Hot spots in the trailer, which we’ve seen previously, now allow you to read about new characters Justin Hammer … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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MORE WOMEN ENTERING SCI-FI, FANTASY, CRIME NOVEL WORLD

www.fredericknewspost.com: According to a recent list posted on mania.com, the top 10 fantasy writers of all time are men. J.R.R. Tolkien, author of “Lord of the Rings,” and Robert E. Howard, creator of “Conan the Barbarian,” top the list. A similar list, “All-Time Top 20 Science Fiction Novels,” on Amazon.com … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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BOOK NEWS OCT 17TH

We have all sorts of books news for today for all those book lovers, don’t forget to give OBS you opinions! 🙂 Kids’ books face a rough path to the big screen msnbc.com: Novels, like the Harry Potter series or the works of Roald Dahl (including “The Fantastic Mr. Fox,” coming … Continue reading

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THE CHILDREN OF HURIN BY J.R.R. TOLKIEN

www.blogcritics.org: An author’s talent may never be more obvious than when they continue to release new works after they’ve died. Many authors’ works continue to be sold after their deaths, but the fact that a book never before seen can be released after the departure of its author was a thought … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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THERE AND BACK AGAIN – THE EVOLUTION OF LORD OF THE RINGS TO D&D AND BACK

by Garry Gordon on West Palm Beach DVD Examiner J.R.R. Tolkien, author of the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy, invented the realm in which all modern fantasy fiction is based on or in opposition to. This article tastes a few random samplings of products, that tried to capture the sense of … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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RON PERLMAN: IT WOULD BE NICE TO APPEAR IN ‘THE HOBBIT’

by Charles Mihelich on collider.com Charles Mihelich had a chance to speak with Ron Perlman.  Perlman talked about not being interested in what people say on the internet and never reading blogs because he doesn’t want anyone to dictate his own opinion of himself and his craft.  It came as … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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CASTING THE HOBBIT: THE TOP 5 CHOICES FOR BILBO BAGGINS

ReelzChannel’s Kristin Elliot compiled this list of Choices for the role of Bilbo: The Hobbit’s executive producer Peter Jackson has said he’s holding off on casting decisions until the first draft of the script is done. But that hasn’t stopped the rampant buzz about who will take on the role … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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