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[Review] Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews

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Before the Internet gave us wincest, V.C. Andrews’ novels could always be counted upon to give us innumerable hot and forbidden pairings amidst those who share a family tree, in any number of permutations: brother/sister, uncle/niece, step-father/step-daughter.  Though Andrews herself passed away in 1986, over twenty series are now in publication under her name.  Only the first two, the Dollanganger ... Read More »

Urban Fantasy on Fall Television!


So many great shows coming this fall to the small screen! Here’s the sampling of SF/F shows for you to get your schedules ready. Check out TV Guide for the full listing.   Almost Human Fox Premieres: Monday, Nov. 4 at 8/7c Futuristic cop drama from Fringe’s J.J. Abrams and J.H. Wyman. . Dracula NBC Premieres: Friday, Oct. 25 at ... Read More »

Laura Vandervoort cast as Elena for TV’s BITTEN


 As announced today on Kelley Armstrong’s Tumblr, Canadian actress Laura Vandervoort has been cast to play Elena in the TV version of her book, BITTEN. Vandervoort is best known for her roll as Kara-El in the TV series Smallville. Earlier this week Armstrong revealed the filming location of the Bitten TV series: Hespeler, Ontario. The small town will stand in ... Read More »

CW to Reinvent Wonder Woman

I used to love watching Lynda Carter play Diana Prince and her alter ego Wonder Woman. The show was great fun, and like the rest of the world, I’ve been waiting for a remake. Just the other day I was wondering what happened to the Wonder Woman remake someone was working on over a year and a half ago. Then ... Read More »

Kelley Armstrong’s BITTEN is coming to TV!

Good news for fans of Kelley Armstrong’s BITTEN. Canada’s SPACE channel has ordered 13 1-hour long episodes with production to begin in the spring. Link to the press release. Did you know? Back in 2004 Warner Bros. optioned BITTEN, worked out a screenplay and even had Angelina Jolie set to star, but cancelled production of the movie because a couple ... Read More »

Joss Whedon will return for a movie and a TV series

Joss Whedon announced on his website this week that he will return to direct Avengers 2 (as if it was ever in doubt!), and he has signed to develop a “Marvel-themed TV show for ABC.” It’s not a return of Firefly/Serenity, but I guess it will do. Read More »

The Hollows as a TV series is a no-go

This morning Kim Harrison announced the CW has passed on adding The Hollows TV series to their 2012-13 line-up. I’m sorry to hear this. I was looking forward to seeing Rachel, Ivy and Jenks on screen. What do you think? Are we missing out? Or do you prefer to keep the characters as you’ve come to know them in your ... Read More »

Witches of Eastwick the TV series?

Reports are a pilot has been ordered by ABC from Warner Brothers Television for a series based on John Updike’s novel, THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK. No word on casting yet, but Maggie Friedman will be a writer and executive producer. The show will be about three women who discover they have supernatural powers after a strange man comes to town. ... Read More »

Ghost Whisperer paperbacks

Can’t get enough GHOST WHISPERER? Get the books. Book 1 (September 2008) Ghost Whisperer: Revenge by Doranna Durgin Read an excerpt Get it at Amazon Book 2 (October 2008) Ghost Whisperer: The Haunted by Carrie Smith, Becca Smith, Elena Casagrande “Helping earthbound spirits cross into The Light is all in a day’s work for ghost whisperer Melinda Gordon. But now ... Read More »

Hewitt Directs Tonight’s Episode

Tonight on GHOST WHISPERER, Jennifer Love Hewitt makes her directorial debut: “Body of Water” Season 4, Episode 14 : Melinda confronts a crisis that grips the whole town – the unearthing of a grave that leads to a mass haunting. But that’s not nearly as scary to her as the woman who shows up to accept the engagement ring Sam ... Read More »

Hilary Duff to guest star on Ghost Whisperer

According to Entertainment Weekly, 21 year old Hilary Duff will appear on an upcoming episode of Ghost Whisperer. She will play “a ‘beautiful woman of mystery’ who (duh) may or may not have been involved in the death of some dude” Read More »

TV Talk 2008.12.16

* There was no new episode of Ghost Whisperer last week. But here’s what else caught my eye: The holiday sweater episode of What Not To Wear. I hearby swear I will never wear another seasonally-themed sweater again! (Unless it’s really, really special ;o) I watched Fringe for the first time. This was the episode with the gel in the ... Read More »

More About the Ghost Whisperer shake-up

“David Conrad is not dead on Ghost Whisperer, and neither is his character. After the huge amount of speculation regarding the Melinda-Jim relationship, the actor finally speaks out. During a recent interview, Conrad was joined by the show’s executive producer, P.K. Simonds, to discuss the current and upcoming changes on the series.” Read More »

True Blood: The TV series with Fangs

Website: True Blood Seasons/Episodes: Season 1, episodes 12 Season Finale: November 23rd Everybody in the urban fantasy community have been hyped out about the series release of “True Blood” by HBO on the silver screen, so I finally decided to see what the commotion was all about. Any serious Internet surfer has come across adds for “TruBlood”, bottled synthetic blood ... Read More »

Ghost Whisperer Shockwave

Did you see Ghost Whisperer these last two weeks? What a twist! I’m in shock & awe of the writers & producers for having the guts to take the story in that direction. More on the story [MAJOR SPOILERS] at SciFi Wire. I love this: “Unless you’re willing to try to stick it out there and try do something that ... Read More »

How is True Blood?

Suburban Vampire gave us a look at the True Blood opening and a look behind the scenes of the song. Io9 weighed the pros and cons of the pilot episode. And the second episode. But I want to hear what you think. Do you like it? How does it compare to the books? Give those of us who don’t have ... Read More »

Matinee: Big News from LKH; New Twilight Trailers

This week Laurell K. Hamilton made one very big, very veiled announcement: “I’m thrilled to announce that we have joined forces with a first class Writer, Producer, and film studio. The rumors are true – a movie and a possible TV show based on the Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter 16-book series is in the works. Stay tuned to the website ... Read More »

Urban Fantasy on the Tube: What am I missing?

As I have admitted in the past, I didn’t watch Buffy. It didn’t appeal to me at the time. Over the years I’ve seen few UF movies, and nothing on TV until The Dresden Files, which I adored. I thought the cast and crew did a fabulous job of bringing Jim Butcher’s books to life. I’m not sure why the ... Read More »

Thursday Briefs- interviews, news and 25 years of Thriller

BOOKS Nick The SciFi Guy asks 5 questions of Vicki Pettersson. Pop over to see her answers. Harry (DayDreamMuse) interviews Jeaniene Frost. Author Rachel Vincent is giving away a copy of Gena Showalter’s The Darkest Night with some yummy dark chocolate. Stacia Kane is wondering if you all liked her freebie bracelets from the RT convention. Pop over and let ... Read More »

Smurfs! Season 1

The Smurfs season 1, volume 1 is out on DVD. Get plot summaries and more here. Read More »