• WoT ON PRIME:
    – Teaser Trailer Breakdown

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    WoT ON PRIME A teaser trailer breakdown is on the menu today. I’ve literally watched through this video so many times I think I could recite the scenes now.  But before we jump back into the trailer, can we just take a second or two to squeal a little over…

  • WoT ON PRIME:
    – We Got a Teaser Trailer!

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    WoT ON PRIME has been rather miserly with the sneak peeks behind the scenes of the Wheel of Time adaptation that will premiere before the end of the year. That’s why this message, posted on Instagram two days ago caused such excitement in the fandom. Yep, that’s instagram user @mspike,…

  • CHECK IT OUT:
    – Wheel of Time

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    WHEEL OF TIME is one of my favourite fantasy book series, and I am really excited about seeing this universe come to life on the screen this winter. The Wheel of Time is a series of 14 high fantasy books by American author Robert Jordan. There’s also a prequel and…

  • LET’S READ:
    – New Spring, 2004 (p1)

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    LET’S READ: New Spring is the prequel, or Book 0 if you like, to Robert Jordan‘s high fantasy series, Wheel of Time. There’s a total of 15 books in the series, plus two companion books and a few short stories. To my great disappointment, when I first came across Wheel…

  • THE FIRST DATE:
    – Shadowhunters

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    AS IT TURNS out, Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunter Chronicles have been adapted for the screen twice. First in the film Mortal Instruments: City of Bones from 2014, and then again in the tv-series Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments that premiered in 2016 and ran for three seasons. In this post, I’m about…

  • MAGIC USERS A – Z
    In Books, Films and Games

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    MAGIC USERS A – Z is like a Who’s Who of mages, witches, wizards, warlocks and other magic wielders I’ve come across in storytelling. I list magic users from books, tv-series, films and games, and it doesn’t matter if they are the main characters of the story or not. So,…

  • THE FIRST DATE
    A Discovery of Witches

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    OK, LET ME START by making it very clear that this is not a review. This is a summary of A Discovery of Witches (ADoW), the TV-series based on the All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness. The following are my initial comments based on our first date. In the first…

  • CHECK IT OUT
    The Shadowhunter Chronicles

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    CASSANDRA CLARE’S Shadowhunter Chronicles are the stories behind  Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments. This is a 55-episode (!) Netflix/Disney/ABC production that ran over three seasons. It premiered in 2016 and is available for streaming on Netflix now. I had never heard of the Shadowhunters before, but the title came up while…

  • THE FIRST FOUR
    Let’s Get the Party Started!

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    WELL, KOTTAMMIT! I had no idea there were so many books, films and shows about vampires out there! When I said I’d take a few days to shortlist vampire titles and make my picks, I don’t know what I’d expected, but it sure as Hel wasn’t to be drowning in…