The Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia A. McKillip

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Finished once again with that Harry Potter novel?  What if I told you that I have an old-school novel with fantastic animals, including a greedy dragon, a talking boar, and a giant killer falcon? If that sounds fun, try The Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia A. McKillip. It’s a story of magic, romance, and revenge. It also has one of the strongest female protagonists I’ve seen yet.

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Robot for Hire: Made to Kill

Take your favorite retro-futuristic movie. Now take the robot that’s inevitably in that movie, and put him in The Maltese Falcon. Give him a private investigator’s license and make sure his secretary-with-the-sass is actually a supercomputer (and definitely the shot-caller in the operation). Then add some vintage Hollywood scenery and glamour to the mental picture and you’ve got the feel of Made to Kill by Adam Christopher.

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“IT” Director in talks to take on Dracula Origin film

This week the remake of the Stephen King classic mini-series and novel It releases to the theaters. While many were unhappy to see someone else don the clown make up of the character Pennywise. Made famous by Tim Curry’s portrayal of the character. The film has been getting rather good reviews from critics, and seems to be the first film to help come out of the 2nd half summer slump. When you have a film that is looking to trend. Well ,then you tend to have more projects offered in the waiting. It’s director Andy (Andrés) Muschietti has found himself in that wonderful situation.

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