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A Game of Thrones

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In September 2011, about 5 months after HBO’s TV series Game of Thrones debuted, Dynamite Entertainment began releasing the comic series A Game of Thrones, adapted by Daniel Abraham, with art by Tommy Patterson. The indefinite article is significant: unlike the TV series–which is attempting to adapt the entire A Song of Ice and Fire [...]

The Winter Palace: A Novel of Catherine the Great

The Winter Palace

The Winter Palace became a bestseller in Eve Stachniak’s native Canada during its first week of publication. Stachniak believes that is partly because, as far as she knows, it is the only historical novel about Catherine the Great in any language. How is that possible?! Stachniak has long been fascinated by Imperial Russia, has the [...]

A Dance with Dragons

A Dance with Dragons

from guest blogger, Karyn Silverman: Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series, whether through the books themselves or through Game of Thrones, the HBO series based on the books. After a long wait (five years, give or take, not that anyone [...]

The Glass Demon

The Glass Demon

Helen Grant’s debut, The Vanishing of Katharina Linden was an Alex Award winner last year, and one of our own Best Adult Books 4 Teens 2010. (You can read the blog review here.) Needless to say, there has been a great deal of anticipation for her second novel, which does not (in the least!) disappoint. [...]

Beautiful Malice and the Edgar Awards

Beautiful Malice

The 2011 Edgar Award nominees, honoring the best in mystery writing, were announced today. I was happy to see The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton on the shortlist for Best Novel. If you know mature teens who are true mystery fans, a few of the other best novel nominees might be good suggestions. In fact, most [...]