Posts tagged with prequels

Aug 20 2019

More magic (this time with rules)


People informs me that HBO Max has greenlit a series based on Rules of Magic, the prequel to Alice Hoffman's novel Practical Magic. Set in the 1960s...

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Apr 22 2019

Weekly Book Giveaway: The Mystery Knight, by George R.R. Martin


This week's Book Giveaway is The Mystery Knight, a graphic novel adaptation of one of the Dunk and Egg novellas from George R. R. Martin’s A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms. (It's a distant prequel to the events in Game of Thrones.) A full review will follow shortly, and this giveaway will run through 5/15/19...

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Mar 10 2014

Weekly Book Giveaway: The Kill Order by James Dashner


This week's Book Giveaway is James Dashner's The Kill Order, the prequel to his bestselling Maze Runner series. I've never read the Maze Runner books, but I'm choosing to believe that makes me the ideal person to review a prequel (no preconceptions!), rather than, y'know, totally unprepared. My review should go up this evening...

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Aug 14 2012

The Boxcar Children, pre-Boxcar


Holy cats: seventy years after its debut, the Boxcar Children series is getting a prequel. Newbery Medalist Patricia MacLachlan, author of Sarah Plain and Tall has written The Boxcar Children Beginning: The Aldens of Fair Meadow Farm, due out September 1st...

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Jul 18 2011


After avoiding it for some time, I finally watched the trailer for the upcoming Planet of the Apes prequel, Rise of the Planet of the Apes. (For those of you wondering what the literary connectio...

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Apr 7 2011

Or you could buy two candy bars instead

Fans of Carrie Ryan's zombie-apocalypse series The Forest of Hands and Teeth take note: Random House released Hare Moon yesterday, an ebook prequel written by Ryan. The story is only available in...

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