No contemporary author has seen his work made into more movies and TV shows than Stephen King (and many more, like The Dark Tower, are in the works). The fact that he’s astonishingly prolific is certainly a contributing factor—as is the fact his works, horror and otherwise, tend to feel cinematic even on the page. But…
Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton passed away in 2008, but his found the manuscript for a novel titled Dragon Teeth in his archives, which will be released next year. It is apparently complete enough to be published without major editing or the publisher hiring another writer to finish the novel.
The second installment in Chuck Wendig’s trilogy set after Return of the Jedi, Aftermath: Life Debt follows Norra Wexley and her team as they search for the missing Han Solo. We talked to Wendig about writing the novels, integrating his original idea with the existing Star Wars universe, and the effect of The Force…
Come November, Nintendo will be scratching a lot of nostalgic itches with its miniature NES Classic Edition console that comes pre-installed with 30 retro games. But between catching up on your favorite titles, you can now learn how many of them came to be with a new book that sounds like the perfect sidekick to the…
WHAT THE FUCK IS EVEN HAPPENING.
As the new Star Wars canon expands beyond the movies, Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath trilogy has been the most important source of information about the era between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. At the Star Wars Publishing presentation at Comic-Con, Wendig hinted about what we should expect from Aftermath:…
The world of He-Man and She-Ra has a lot of history, spanning decades of comics, cartoons, toys, and more. But three new books coming from Dark Horse are planning to archive some of that history in stunning style, and we’ve got the first look.
The producers of Broadway’s insanely successful (and oh-so-good) musical Hamilton have decided to turn a YA novel from Neil Gaiman into a TV series—a novel which was optioned by Dreamworks Animation as a movie way back in 2007, and then essentially disappeared.
Terry Pratchett’s young adult Discworld novel is getting adapted by the Jim Henson Company, which means we’ll finally see young witch Tiffany Aching in action.
You’re going to want to clear a bit of time in your schedule for October. That’s when The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2016 collection arrives, and io9 is proud to debut the full list of stories chosen as the year’s best—including one from io9 co-founder Charlie Jane Anders!
Another major Star Wars novel is out, and that means even more revelations about the nascent Star Wars canon that Disney is building for the galaxy far, far away. We’ve read Life Debt, Chuck Wendig’s sequel to Aftermath, and broken down what it means for the state of the Star Wars galaxy.
Everyone who secretly thought that all novels have the same plot can feel vindicated by new research supporting that suspicion. Sort of.
We finally have our first look at Mr. Bones, the battle droid-turned-potentially insane protector of the young Snap Wexley and breakout star of Chuck Wendig’s Star Wars: Aftermath novel. The weird thing is he looks an awful lot like Darth Maul.
This 320 page cover art book is the perfect gift for the Marvel fan in your life, even if that person is yourself.
Today, J.K. Rowling released what is definitely her best work of the recent spate of stories related the wizarding world of the United States. Possibly because it has so many familiar Harry Potter elements: orphans, purebloodism, the power of love, etc.