What happened to the third acorn? Warwick Davis on Willow.
A beautiful fantasy short illustrated film. Dragons and wizards and true love.
Portrait of the Book As Golem, a poem by Jane Yolen, in honor of National Poetry Month.
Science fiction and fantasy books kids should be reading in school, parts one and two. I know a lot of these are assigned in school, but I think some suggestions, like Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale would get some school boards up in arms.
Moving beyond Tolkien in your fantasy mythology, Juliette Wade recommends nine authors who mine different cultural backgrounds.
Which books you need to read to prepare for their upcoming screen adaptations. I’m surprised it doesn’t mention Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones movie, which just had it’s second trailer released last week.
Apple banned the sci-fi comic Saga from being sold in its iTunes store over a gay sex scene. Saga by Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples has earned lots of positive reviews, including from our own Brad. ETA the resolution, in which apparently the internet causes communication problems.
And don’t forget to vote in The Book Smuggler’s “Old School Wednesday Readalong” for what to read in May.