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BOOK INSPIRED COSTUMES FOR HALLOWEEN: OBS SPEAKS OUT

Halloween is just around the corner, is everyone ready? Do you have everything to go with your costume? Do you have the candy prepared? Yes. No. Well, even if you’re not going to any Halloween parties on the 31st or before that day, there are some who will get dressed … Continue reading

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES: DREADFULLY EVER AFTER (PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES, BOOK #2) BY STEVEN HOCKENSMITH: BOOK REVIEW

Steven Hockensmith Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dreadfully Ever After Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Book #2 Review Brought to you by OBS staff member Angie PP&Z: Dreadfully Ever After is the sequel to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. It takes place 4 years after the end of the previous … Continue reading

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AFFORDABLE AND FUN E-READS: UNDER $5 EDITION

I usually do e-books under $3, but when really good books are floating around under $5, I want to share them. So here are some Best Selling books under $5 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith $4.79 “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a … Continue reading

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES BOOK CLUB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR JUNE 2011

So we made you sweat it out a bit before revealing second OBS Book Club for June. Well here it is…Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, a mash-up of Jane Austen’s classic tale. Written by Seth Grahame-Smith, who added ninja and zombie elements for a truly fun read. Set in the Regency-era … Continue reading

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES (PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES #1) BY JANE AUSTIN & SETH GRAHAME-SMITH: BOOK REVIEW

Jane Austin Seth Grahame-Smith Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Book #1   Review brought to you by OBS staff member Angie   When I first saw this book it was difficult to not take notice. There is a lovely young lady on the cover and … Continue reading

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MOVIES NEWS FOR JULY 27TH, PART 1: THOR, THE AVENGERS, SPIDERMAN, AND CAPTAIN AMERICA

We have a ton of movie news today, so check back! Kenneth Branagh & Kevin Feige THOR Interview by Christina Radish at Collider Along with Marvel’s Kevin Feige, director Kenneth Branagh is the man behind bringing Thor to life on the big screen. Following the highly anticipated Marvel panel at … Continue reading

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL

Source: usatoday Author Seth Grahame-Smith launched a phenomenon with Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, his clever twist on the Jane Austen classic. (Grahame-Smith’s follow-up, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, was released this month.) The success of Zombies has been so huge that a film adaptation is in the works. In May, Del Rey takes the … 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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BOOK NEWS FOR MAR. 1ST: JEWISH NARNIA, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, INCARCERON AND MORE

Why Is There No Jewish Narnia? by AslansLily at Alsan’s Country In the latest issue of the Jewish Review of Books, Michael Weingrad asks just this question. He notes that although C. S. Lewis was a Christian, his wife was a converted Jew and one of his stepsons is now an … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR FEB. 19TH: VAMPIRES, JULES VERNE, ANDROID KARENINA, AND WHY FANTASY MATTERS

For Love Of Do-Good Vampires: A Bloody Book List by Margot Adler at NPR Even here at NPR, if you look at the archives, there have been at least 20 recent stories about vampires. What is it about our society now — the zeitgeist, the spirit of the times — … Continue reading

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BOOK FACE OFF:ZOMBIES WINNER!

We have winners for the Zombie Book Face off: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies! And OBS reader skyla11377  has won a copy! “I Voted For Pride And Prejudice And Zombies By Jane Austen And Seth Grahame-Smith Because I Loved The Original Book Pride And Prejudice By Jane Austen And Thought … Continue reading

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LAST DAY TO VOTE AND WIN FOR BOOK FACE OFF: ZOMBIES

Voting ends tonight for the January book face-off, and so does your chance to win a copy of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies! Go the forum and let us know which book you picked and why, and you could win! The check back tomorrow for the winners! Breathers: A Zombie’s … Continue reading

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VOTING AND CONTEST REMINDER: BOOK FACE OFF ZOMBIES

We’re halfway through January, so you have two weeks left to vote for your favorite zombie novel and have a chance to win a copy of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies! Here’s your options: Breathers: A Zombie’s Lament by S. G. Browne Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR JAN. 2ND: NEW EVERNIGHT AND PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES, AND DOOMED EARTH

New Evernight Book: Hourglass preview Love the Evernight series? The third book, Hourglass, comes out March 9th, but you can read the first 15 pages right now. Here’s the summary from Claudia Gray’s site: “After escaping from Evernight Academy, the vampire boarding school where they met, Bianca and Lucas seek … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR DEC. 16: NEW TRAILERS FOR ALICE IN WONDERLAND & ROBIN HOOD, PLUS VAMPIRES, THOR, HOBBIT, ZOMBIES, AND INFLUENTIAL SCI FI

From Mike Scalise at Movie Fone: ‘Alice in Wonderland’: Even More Wonderfully Weird in Full-Length Trailer When the first trailer for Tim Burton’s live-action take on Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ premiered at Comic-Con in July, it seemed like Burton had all the pieces in place for another goth-stained, Burtonesque … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR DEC 11TH

Natalie Portman to star in, produce ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’; movie of best-selling book www.nydailynews.com: Natalie Portman is taking on zombies – and Jane Austen.Portman is set to star in and produce a film based on the best-selling book, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,” reports Variety.com.The mash-up book by … Continue reading

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SEXY VAMPIRES, SCARY ZOMBIES, AND…BUDDHISM?

Vampires and Zombies for October 6. Enjoy! Via Alyse Wax at Fearnet.com: Top 10 Sexiest Vampires Vampires are pure seduction.  Let’s face it; there hasn’t been an ugly vampire since Nosferatu.  Or maybe Paul Reuben’s vampire in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie.  But for the most part, vampires are … Continue reading

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ZOMBIES ARE NOT THE NEW VAMPIRES: THEY DON’T SUCK

by Sarah Ball at blog.newsweek.com: Haven’t you heard? Zombies are the new vampires. First it was the hit literary mash-up, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Last month it was Jennifer’s Body. Today, there’s Zombieland. Starz premieres Zombiemania this month, reviving all the old zombie classics (Night of the Living Dead, … Continue reading

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huffingtonpost.com: EXCERPTS FROM THE NEW BREED OF SUPERNATURAL JANE AUSTEN SPIN-OFFS

“Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” – “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains. Never was this truth more plain than during the recent attack at Netherfield Park, in which a household of 18 was slaughtered and consumed … Continue reading

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