New "Halo" Novel Release Date Announced

Halo fans will want to put down their game controls and head out to their local bookstores early next year.   [Read more...]

Downtown LA Intersection Renamed For Sci-Fi Author Ray Bradbury

Science fiction author Ray Bradbury was a regular at Clifton's Cafeteria on Broadway, and was known for writing on the public typewriters in the Central Library.   [Read more...]

Remembering Ray Bradbury

One of the genre's greats and a staunch defender of public libraries, Ray Bradbury, has passed away.  He was 91. Bradbury was a prolific writer, publishing 27 novels and short story collections during his career.  His classic Fahrenheit 451 is required reading for most high school students.    In addition, Bradbury gave us The Martian Chronicles, Something Wicked […]

John Hornor Jacobs: Rationalizing the Zombie

Horror novelist John Hornor Jacobs spent some time deep in the throes of darkness while writing his zombie novel This Dark Earth (due out in July 2012). While he was down there, he began to wonder what he would need to do to really survive a zombie uprising. His thoughts are posted over at Suvudu: […]

Tor to Drop DRM From E-Books

Tor/Forge, one of the largest sci-fi and fantasy publishers, will drop DRM from its e-books by July of 2012, the company announced in a press release today.

The move could be a signal to other publishers to drop the use of DRM on its e-books as well.   [Read more...]

Win An Autographed Copy of "Dead of Night"

St. Martin's Griffith is giving away 10 signed hardcover copies of the novel. You can enter to win the book HERE.   [Read more...]

NPR Looking for Top Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novels

Got a favorite genre novel?  NPR wants to hear about it. The news broadcaster is looking to compile a list of nominees that can be whittled down into the best examples of the genres. Here's the guidelines for nominating: 1. Limit yourself to five titles per post. Don't hesitate to nominate a book that someone […]

"A Dance With Dragons" Release Date Announced

Fans of George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Fire and Ice" mark your calendars. The fifth installment in the epic fantasy series has a release date. "A Dance With Dragons," the fifth volume in the series will hit stores on July 12, 2011. Entertainment Weekly broke the news on their site and says the latest […]

Poisoned Pen Halloween Author Event

The Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale will be hosting a Halloween event this coming Sunday, October 24, featuring five authors and a Halloween Costume contest! James A. Owen (The Shadow Dragons, The Dragon's Apprentice), Larry Correia (Monster Hunter International, Monster Hunter Vendetta), Weston Ochse (Empire of Salt), Sam Sykes (Tome of the Undergates), and S.S. Wilson […]

Winners: The Hunger Games

Congratulations to our Hunger Games winners! The Grand Prize Winner, receiving a $25 Visa Cash card and a paperback copy of The Hunger Games is: Mark B of Springville, UT The runner-up winners, each receiving a paperback copy of The Hunger Games are: Joe K of Dale City, VA Bruce H of Montgomery, AL Tara […]

McIntyre Talks about Writing "Trek" Novels

Best-selling and award-winning author Vonda N. McIntyre has penned some of the best loved original "Star Trek" novels as well as the adaptations for several of the big-screen adventures. "David Hartwell invited me to write a 'Star Trek' book for Pocket Books, which had recently obtained the license to publish original 'Star Trek' novels. He […]

"The Strain" Contest

To celebrate the release of "The Strain" in paperback, we have five (5) copies of the book to give away. They have always been here. Vampires. In secret and in darkness. Waiting. Now their time has come. In one week, Manhattan will be gone. In one month, the country. In two months—the world. An epic […]

Contest: The Hunger Games

The Dragon Page is pleased to present a giveaway promoting the paperback release of The Hunger Games! Coming to paperback on July 6th! In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capital surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capital is harsh and cruel and keeps […]

Naked Heat preview now on

For all the Castle fans out there, there's a preview of the next book in the Nikki Heat series, Naked Heat, available at As of today, Chatper 1 is available for a free download: Last year, ABC and Hyperion books gave us the first 10 chapters for free, prior to the book's release […]

Remembering Frank Frazetta

Pioneering fantasy artist Frank Frazetta passed away Monday at the age of 82, reports the Associated Press.   [Read more...]

Contest: Morpheus Road winner

We are happy to announce the grand prize winner of the Morpheus Road giveaway: Chris A. of Playa del Rey, CA Chris will receive this prize pack: * Five books from the Pendragon series, (Books 1-5) * Copy of Morpheus Road: The Light Congratulations, Chris!