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HOUSE OF NIGHT: MARKED BOOK CLUB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR JUNE 2011

Open Book Society is pleased to announce our newest book club for June 2011. We actually have two for this month, but each are so special we’ll announce the other later today. First up, we will be featuring Marked from the House of Night series, the vampire fantasy novels by … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR JUNE 2ND: LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE, NEW VAMPIRES, BONESHAKER, AND MORE

It’s launch day for new science fiction magazine Lightspeed By Annalee Newitz at io9 Indie SF publisher Prime Books is publishing a new online magazine of science fiction and essays called Lightspeed. Edited by John Joseph Adams, formerly of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Lightspeed aims to “push the envelope.” Now … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR MARCH 26TH: HISTORICAL TIMELINE OF VAMPIRE NOVELS, CHARLAINE HARRIS, AND SCI FI BOOK COVERS

Historical Timeline Of Vampire Books via Books for Sale It was in 1047 AD where the word “Vampire” is first documented. After the first documented account of the word, almost 800 years will pass before the first vampire books ever written would be published. It is 1819 and the beginning … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR MAR. 5TH: STEAMPUNK, NECROMANCER, JEWISH FANTASY AND MORE

Steampunk: 20 Core Titles By John Klima at Library Journal Steampunk is everywhere, from movies like Sherlock Holmes and Howl’s Moving Castle to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and an art exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science in Oxford, England. A subgenre of science fiction, it typically … 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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