Harry Potter: 6 Differences From Book to Screen


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New Harry Potter Book & Series Special at Kindle


The links below are to articles reporting on a new Harry Potter book and a Harry Potter series special at Kindle.

For more visit:
http://the-digital-reader.com/2016/02/10/eighth-harry-potter-book-announced-first-seven-now-available-as-a-15-bundle/
http://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/new-harry-potter-book-will-be-released-july-31
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/feb/10/new-harry-potter-cursed-child-eighth-book-july-play-script
http://www.teleread.com/publishing-and-writing/harry-potter-and-the-cursed-child-script-e-book-due-out-july-31-2016/

George R.R. Martin Determined to Finish New Game of Thrones Book by 2016


TIME

For years, George R.R. Martin hasn’t even been able say he’s going out for a taco without impatient fans crying, “Finish the book, George!”

But with the upcoming fifth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones expected to catch up to many of the storylines in his A Song of Ice and Fire saga, the author has started telling himself: You know what? It’s really time to finish that book…

Having The Winds of Winter published before season 6 of Thrones airs next spring “has been important to me all along,” says the best-selling New Mexico author. “I wish it was out now. Maybe I’m being overly optimistic about how quickly I can finish. But I canceled two convention appearances, I’m turning down a lot more interviews—anything I can do to clear my decks and get this done.”

In one intriguing new wrinkle, Martin says he just came up with…

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George R. R. Martin: Chapter Released from Upcoming ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ Book


The link below is to an article concerning the release of a chapter from the upcoming ‘The Winds of Winter,’ from the series ‘A Song of Ice and Fire,’ by George R. R. Martin.

For more visit:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/02/winds-of-winter-sansa-chapter_n_6993344.html

George R. R. Martin: More News


The link below is to another article with news on George R. R. Martin’s hit series ‘A Song of Ice & Fire,’ as well as news on ‘A Game of Thrones.’

For more visit:
http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/06/03/george-r-r-martin-ice-and-fire-publishing-plan-game-of-thrones/

George R. R. Martin: A Song of Ice & Fire News


The link below is to an article that reports on some news concerning the series ‘A Song of Ice & Fire’ by George R. R. Martin – though it tends to be more speculation than news.

For more visit:
http://www.hypable.com/2014/06/02/anne-groell-george-r-r-martin-the-winds-of-winter-2/

J.K. Rowling and the next Harry Potter Spinoff – Fantastic Beasts


The link below is to an article that reports on a new Harry Potter spinoff series based on J. K. Rowling’s ‘Fantastic Beasts.’

For more visit:
http://mashable.com/2014/03/31/harry-potter-spin-off-trilogy-three-films/

Article: Tom Clancy Has Died


By now most people familiar with books and authors will know that Tom Clancy has died. Tom Clancy wrote the Jack Ryan series of novels, including ‘The Hunt for Red October,’ ‘Patriot Games’ and ‘Clear and Present Danger.’ He was perhaps the author I favoured most and he will be sadly missed.

The links below are to articles that report on the life and death of Tom Clancy.

For more visit:
http://www.npr.org/2013/10/02/228485169/tom-clancy-dies-left-indelible- mark-on-thriller-genre
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/10/02/228457438/tom-clancy-master-of-military- techno-thrillers-dies
http://www.npr.org/2013/10/03/228815430/remembering-tom-clancy-faulkner-in-a-flak-jacket
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/10/03/228758394/book-news-tom-clancy-remembered-as-the-father-of-a-genre
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/03/tom-clancy-top-five-novels
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/gamesblog/2013/oct/03/tom-clancy-video-games
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/03/tom-clancy-novelist-business-franchise
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/02/tom-clancy-dies-aged-66