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Before this week’s Big Twenty article and Book Club podcast hit, we wanted to share all of the biggest fantasy, scifi, and horror news from the last seven days with our visitors from our sister site, Lytherus.com. This was one of Lytherus’ best weeks yet as we covered dozens of breaking news stories, offered exclusive coverage of New York Comic Con, broke news about Hunger Games and the next Percy Jackson movie’s release date! We also released the full trailer for The Avengers, posted a huge batch of Skyrim screenshots and game manual photos, reported on Xbox 720 rumors, and released a huge batch of Hunger Games movie posters! On top of all that, we have over ten fantasy and scifi reviews to help you find some new content to enjoy! All this and more in this week’s “Last Week on Lytherus” news and review!

Head on over to Lytherus to read the full summary article for links to each news post!

Before this week’s Big Twenty article and Book Club podcast hit, we wanted to share all of the biggest fantasy, scifi, and horror news from the last seven days with our visitors from our sister site, Lytherus.com. Doctor Who stole the show over the past week as we broke set videos and images from the upcoming Christmas Special, as well as reviews of the final two episodes in the series; new books were announced in the “Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel” and “Fallen” series; Amazon announced the Kindle Fire tablet; Pottermore beta announces some bad news; and more! We also have this month’s “October Game Releases” list available (and it’s a good month!), in addition to our hilarious and entertaining “Weekend Web” column and our “Weekly Anime News Update”.

On top of all of that, we review a number of awesome content — including The Night Circus (Book), The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Book), new episodes of Supernatural (TV), Hanna (Movie), Devil (Movie), A Game of Thrones (Comics), Abe Sapien, Angels of Faith, Aquaman, Hawkman, and The Flash (all Comics)! Head on over to Lytherus to read the full summary article for links to each news post!

Before this week’s Inheritance Quest character, Big Twenty article, and Book Club podcast hit, we wanted to share all of the biggest fantasy, scifi, and horror news from the last seven days with our visitors from our sister site, Lytherus.com. Another week of fantasy, scifi, and horror blogging — and another summary! Batman finally got knocked from its top spot on our summary list, overtaken for the first time by a plethora of “The Avengers” news — including set photos and videos showing Thor and Captain America battling it out! A freaky trailer for Daniel Radcliffe’s “Woman In Black” was released, Pixar announced two new movies, Call of Duty trailers, and close-up shots of Bane. Pottermore has officially opened its doors and emails are going out to beta registrants! Plus our exclusive interview with E. Archer! All this and more in this week’s “Last Week on Lytherus” news and review! View our full news recap for these stories and more!

Before this week’s Inheritance Quest character, Big Twenty article, and Book Club podcast hit, we wanted to share all of the biggest fantasy, scifi, and horror news from the last seven days with our visitors from our sister site, Lytherus.com. Batman dominated the news yet again with all of the buzz surrounding the recently-revealed Batwing! “Twimore” took over the internet like a viral vampire plague. Hunger Games also hit a few high points with the official release of a still featuring Gale during the Reaping, as well as the announcement of a release date for the second film in the movie adaptation series. Our most-commented article this week was NPR’s list of Top 100 Fantasy and Scifi books — is your favorite on it? Plus we had some incredible video game news, including the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive announcement, DotA 2 screenshot leaks, and more. Plus Riddick 3, World War Z, Pottermore, Bleach, and more! View our full news recap for these stories and more!

Before this week’s Inheritance Quest character, Big Twenty article, and Book Club podcast hit, we wanted to share all of the biggest fantasy, scifi, and horror news from the last seven days with our visitors from our sister site, Lytherus.com. Readers were treated to several surprise announcements, leaks, and revelations this week — mostly within the video game and movie communities. Batman news made the biggest splash this week with its public filming revealing several new characters, costumes and more. Hunger Games also made a bit of a splash with their own filming coupled with a few photo leaks! Blizzard may have accidentally slipped up on their next World of Warcraft expansion, rumored to be “Mists of Pandaria”. Meanwhile, League of Legends: Dominion was announced and previewed in a new trailer, and Borderlands 2 was officially announced following months of rumors about its existence. Check out our full “last week” summary post for all of the latest news and reviews!

Just a quick note to our fans and visitors that this week’s Big Twenty article has been delayed to next week due to Comic-Con coverage and travel constrictions. Our Inheritance Book Club will resume this week with episode five — the end of ERAGON!

In the mean time, we highly recommend catching up on past “Big Twenty” articles as well as past “Book Club” episodes to stay in the loop. We also have a huge amount of Comic-Con 2011 coverage over on Lytherus for fans to read. Stay tuned for more!

Attention gamers: we thought we’d give you a little update on last week’s HUGE gaming news while Shur’tugal is in a bit of a news slump. E3 2011 turned out to be quite the convention for gamers this year with the announcement of the next-gen Wii U console, the PS Vita handheld, a plethora of new games including Halo 4, CoD: MW3, Minecraft for Xbox 360, new Super Mario games, and much more. We realize that there’s a lot of gaming news to sift through after this huge convention, so we’ve compiled the highlights for you in one nifty summary post over on our sister site, Lytherus.com. Check the post out for the biggest and best E3 news!

Inheritance has had quite the presence at this year’s Book Expo America! Christopher was featured in the Random House fall catalogue, offered signed posters to BEA attendees, and most importantly, held a public event at Apple SoHo where he conducted a moderated Q&A, read an exclusive excerpt from Book 4, and autographed books for fans.

We were on hand to cover every aspect of Christopher’s exclusive event and have brought back a summary on his never-before-revealed Book 4 facts, interesting questions and answers, as well as our thoughts on the second excerpt released from Inheritance! Keep reading for all of these exclusives and more. View full article »

Book Expo America is known for its free books, cluster of publishers and authors galore. But one of the most exciting elements of the convention is largely unknown: publishers can throw some truly unique after-parties for their authors, accounts, and media. It’s a great time to mingle with colleagues, authors, and the people responsible for getting the books you read and enjoy out in public.

This year I was invited to the Random House Children’s Books BEA after-party, celebrating this year’s biggest RHCB authors, including Christopher Paolini, in attendance to promote Inheritance (Book 4)! The party was on The Intrepid – a retired aircraft carrier docked in the NY Harbor. Also in attendance were many familiar faces, including Tyra Banks, James Dashner, Lauren Kate, Michael Scott, N.D. Wilson, and more!
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Authors, guest speakers, and attendees for this year’s Book Expo America in New York City are slowly being announced as the convention creeps up on us and among the already-announced authors attending the show is Christopher Paolini. Christopher is headed to the Big Apple to promote the upcoming release of Inheritance! Christopher is currently slated to do a book signing at the Apple Store in New York City during the convention (details after the jump). No other Paolini events have been announced, but we’ll be sure to keep you updated!

Members of the Shur’tugal staff will be in NYC as part of the Lytherus @ BEA team headed to the city to cover all aspects of Book Expo America! Be sure to check Lytherus.com during Book Expo America, happening May 23rd through the 27th for full coverage of your favorite books and authors, including Christopher Paolini! View full article »

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