Fantasy/SF News

Welcome to the fantasy and science fiction book news section on WritersWrite.com. Here you will find the latest news about fantasy/sf books from our blogs, book reviews and more.

ThinkGeek's April Fool's Day Products Include Where's Barb Book (2019-04-01): ThinkGeek is back when a new batch of April Fool's products. The products include a Stranger Things themed book called Where's Barb?

Scholastic Unveils New Harry Potter Covers by Brian Selznick (2018-05-17): Scholastic has unveiled new covers it will publish for the Harry Potter series. The covers are illustrated by Brian Selznick.

George R.R. Martin Says The Winds of Winter Will Not Be Released in 2018 (2018-04-26): Winter is not coming is the word from author George R.R. Martin. His next novel, The Winds of Winter, will not be coming out this year.

Joss Whedon Exits Batgirl Over Lack of a Story (2018-02-23): Joss Whedon has exited the Warner Bros. Batgirl film project. He was set to be writer and director of the movie.

Harry Potter History of Magic Books to Published in Conjunction With Exhibition (2017-07-19): Two Harry Potter books about the History of Magic will be published by Bloomsbury in October 2017.

James Franco to Narrate Stephen King's The Dead Zone Audiobook (2017-04-22): James Franco narrates Stephen King's The Dead Zone which is being released as an audiobook for the first time.

Wesley Snipes Inks Deal With Harper Voyager for Supernatural Thriller Talon of God (2016-12-12): Action star Wesley Snipes has inked a deal with Harper Voyager who will publish his first sf thriller Talon of God. The book has a female action hero.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Beren and Luthien to be Published by HarperCollins (2016-10-24): J.R.R. Tolkien's classic love story Beren and Luthien will be published by HarperCollins. The story is the basis for the story of Aragorn and Arwen in The Lord of the Rings.

Veronica Roth Ventures Into Science Fiction in Carve the Mark (2016-05-17): Veronica Roth's next series will be science fiction. It starts with Carve the Mark which arrives in stores early next year.

Women Writers Dominate 2015 Nebula Awards (2016-05-16): Women won in all category but one at the 2015 Nebula Awards. The winning novel is uprooted by Naomi Novik.

Don DeLillo's Zero K Arrives in Bookstores in May (2016-04-25): Don DeLillo's new novel Zero K arrives in bookstores in May 2016. It is published by Scribner.

The Iron Fey Series Has Sold Over 1 Million Copies (2016-04-18): The Iron Fey Series by Julie Kagawa has reached the 1 million mark in copies sold. There are seven books in the series.

Scholastic to Publish Assassin's Creed Young Adult Book Series (2016-04-16): Scholastic has announced a collaboration with Ubisoft to publish a young adult book series set in the Assassin's Creed universe.

Scholastic to Launch World of Warcraft Book Series for Kids Ages 8-12 (2016-04-14): Scholastic and Blizzard Entertainment have announced the launch of a World of Warcraft book series for kids ages 8-12. It set for a November 2016 release.

X-Files Young Adult Novels Will Follow Mulder and Scully as Teenagers (2016-04-12): Detectives Mulder and Scully will play teenagers in a new young adult book series coming out in 2017.

First Look at Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Illustrated Edition (2016-04-08): Here is a first look at the upcoming illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. It is illustrated by Jim Kay.

NYT Bestselling Author Lauren Dane Inks Deal With Harlequin (2016-02-24): NYT bestselling romance author Lauren Dane just inked a multi book deal with Harlequin imprints Carina Press and HQN Books.

Sherrilyn Kenyon Sues Cassandra Clare for Trademark and Copyright Infringement (2016-02-18): Mortal Instruments author Cassandra Clare is being sued by bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon who says Clare ripped off her Dark Hunter series to create the Shadowhunter series

Barnes & Noble to Offer 500,000 Signed Books on Black Friday (2015-11-09): Barnes & Noble will offer half a million signed books by over 120 authors on Black Friday.

Dark Horse to Launch Comic Series Based on James Cameron's Avatar (2015-10-09): Dark Horse Comics is launching a comic book series based on James Cameron's Avatar.