Win not one but three whole books by the legendary Tamora Pierce. Pierce's Beka Cooper series is a thrilling visit to the world of Tortall that we first fell in love with via Alanna's adventures in 'The Song of the Lioness.'Read More
There are a lot of great movies and shows that are coming out in 2018, but in addition to visual media, books and graphic novels are also going to be killing it next year.Read More
Amazon is going to use The Lord of the Rings series as their way to create their own Game of Throne-style series, by allowing themselves to explore the vast universe of Middle-Earth. While is this ... definitely a choice one could make, I find myself wondering why couldn't those millions of dollars have been used to create an adaption that was more—I don't know—obscure. Less known. Less already adapted into multiple massive blockbusters.Read More
Yo, Lionsgate: Maybe Turn These YA Books Into Movies Instead of Making More Hunger Games or Twilight
We here at The Mary Sue believe that there are quite a few more Young Adult novels that deserve a look from Lionsgate.Read More
Tamora Pierce’s feminist fantasy shoots love and empowerment straight into the hearts and minds of her readers. I love all of her books, but Song of the Lioness, The Immortals, and Protector of the Small quartets are particularly special to me; after all, I’ve been reading them since I was 10. But as deft as she is at crafting her heroines, Pierce makes a point of including supporting, feminist, male characters in her stories as well, and soon, we'll get to know one of them a little better.Read More
Here is a look at some of the plucky teen and tween heroines that have inspired me over the years!Read More
A.k.a. the bad-ass sci-fi and fantasy tools that we all wish we owned
In no particular order, here are my personal favorite weapons used by bad-ass women in genre fiction. Whether you're fighting a dragon or a zombie or a literal God, you have to bring the right tools, and these are the best I've seen wielded by ladies of fantasy and sci-fi.Read More
It's an actual travesty.
Tamora Pierce has written dozens of incredibly-beloved medieval fantasy books about young women doing amazing things. So why, in this era of wildly-successful YA and fantasy book adaptations, do Pierce's books remain un-filmed?Read More
And he's at Dragon Con, nonetheless.
Super-rad cosplayer Casey Renee Cosplay isn't cool with how jerky Daenerys's dragons have been as of late, so she imagined a world where our Khaleesi is Mother to the cutest dragon of all - How to Train Your Dragon's Toothless! (via Fashionably Geek)Read More
Breathe deep. Seek peace.
TAMORA PIERCE, HOLLYWOOD!Read More