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The Miss P Trilogy Checks Out With Library of Souls

It is true we live in a strange world, but the imagination of author Ransom Riggs is particularly peculiar. In Book Three of his first series of novels (nicknamed Miss P by his fans), he has created an astounding one where children with… Continue Reading →

Tim Burton Produces a Peculiar Adaptation

Per Matt Describing a beloved book of the Miss P trilogy to someone new to the material can be quite daunting. A story about time-traveling mutants hiding from monsters during World War II may sound bizarre, but it’s only a… Continue Reading →

The Art of Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

It’s hard to imagine that a story about unusual children with strange abilities, written as a scary fairy tale combining real-life creepy vintage photographs with a fictional story wasn’t tailor-made for Tim Burton, but sometimes reality is stranger than fiction. Expertly written… Continue Reading →

Searching for a True Adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Per Matt Much like the Zombies’ never-ending hunt for their next victims, I’ve been on a voracious, never-ending hunt for great undead literature. I’ve got a pretty good track record for finding some great books (along with a few ridiculous carcasses)… Continue Reading →

From Bestseller to the Big Screen: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Per Matt Beginning today, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies receives the big-screen treatment it always deserved, but back in 2009, its success was hardly guaranteed. Quirk Books gambled on a relatively then-unknown author to combine the classic Jane Austen Elizabethan… Continue Reading →

William Shakespeare’s Tragedy of the Sith’s Revenge

Per Matt Rounding out the prequel trilogy, ‘Tis the War of Stars, Episode Three. As if the story, written by Shakespeare, Revealeth the Dark Side, doth he, with much fear. Evil steppeth into thine spotlight, Mayhap to challenge the Jedi… Continue Reading →

Previewing Dragon Con 2015

Per Matt With Dragon Con almost here, it’s about time to release your inner geek!

William Shakespeare’s Star Wars Interview: Ian Doescher

Per Matt A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, Quirk Books mashed-up Star Wars, as if it were a play. A new genre was launched, like the Bard, it was made, Brilliant is the story, Ian Doescher… Continue Reading →

William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return

Per Matt Thus arriveth Star Wars’ final chapter of the original trilogy, William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return is a fun read, verily. There’s more iambic pentameter, dare I say, Vocally describing actions from a galaxy, far, far away.

Horrorstor

When a book opens with, “It was dawn, and the zombies were stumbling through the parking lot… Later they’d be resurrected by megadoses of Starbucks, but for now they were the barely living dead,” I knew I was going to… Continue Reading →

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