Michelle Weingartz

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Alienware's Alpha game console is ready to invade your living room

Eager to get a truly TV-oriented gaming PC without waiting until the official Steam Machine launch in 2015? Alienware is more than happy to oblige: at long last, it's shipping the Alpha console. You can now shell out $549 or more to get a living room-friendly Windows PC with a custom interface …

LittleBigPlanet 3’s charm, depth make it the PlayStation 4’s first must-own game

<i>Check out our Reviews Vault for past game reviews.</i><p>LittleBigPlanet 3 is the least cynical game you’ll play this year.<p>This new installment in the adorable platformer/creation engine series, out now for the PlayStation 4 (reviewed copy) and PlayStation 3, is the biggest entry yet. Additions include …

JK Rowling's Fantastic Beasts to shoot in UK at home of Harry Potter

JK Rowling's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is to shoot in the UK at Warner Bros's complex in Leavesden, Hertfordshire.<p>The announcement was made by the culture secretary, Sajid Javid, at a creative industries event in London and subsequently confirmed by the Hollywood studio on Thursday. …

Harry Potter Has World Cup Fever

Harry Potter Has World Cup Fever<p>https://www.birchbox.com/magazine/article/harry-potter-has-world-cup-fever-too<p>Birchbox United States<p>website

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After Harry Potter's life as an adult, what Dorothy did next | Victoria Coren Mitchell

A grown-up Harry Potter features in a new JK Rowling story. What about other literary children?<p>According to newspaper reports, there may be cracks in Harry Potter's marriage. Why, you might wonder, are newspapers speculating about the fictional adulthood of a fictional child?<p>The answer begins with …

The Prince

• <b>Author:</b> Kiera Cass<p>Don’t miss this captivating novella set in the world of the #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series!<p>Go behind the scenes of the competition with this story from the point of view of Prince Maxon.<p>Before America Singer was chosen to compete in the Selection, there was another …

Eragon

• <b>Author:</b> Christopher Paolini<p>Fifteen-year-old Eragon believes that he is merely a poor farm boy—until his destiny as a Dragon Rider is revealed. Gifted with only an ancient sword, a loyal dragon, and sage advice from an old storyteller, Eragon is soon swept into a dangerous tapestry of magic, glory, …

13 Things J.K. Rowling Told "Nickelodeon Magazine" In 1999

Harry Potter was first published in June 1997. These were some of the author's initial thoughts only two years after her series was introduced to the world.<p><b>1. On writing stories when she was young:</b><p>"The earliest was when I was six. It was about a rabbit called Rabbit who got the measles and was …

The Razer Junglecat could be the best iOS game controller yet

But the whole concept still has some issues<p>iOS Game controllers have always seemed like a good (if niche) idea, providing powerful controls for games without covering most of your iPhone's screen. But they've mostly been unusably large, or just plain unusable. Razer's new Junglecat, however, looks …

Harvest Moon’s deeper message: a story of life and death

<i>Story of Seasons</i> is the latest game in Marvelous AQL's farming simulation series, Harvest Moon. It's not being published under the Harvest Moon title because of Natsume's ownership of the intellectual property, but it is a Harvest Moon game at its core. This means it's about running a farm, …

LittleBigPlanet 3 gameplay video and interview, E3 2014

<i>LittleBigPlanet 3</i> was one of the bigger surprises from Sony's press conference. Sony Computer Entertainment senior producer Tom O'Connor runs senior editorial producer Griffin McElroy and senior reporter Colin Campbell through a single-player level and gives a rundown of the new playable characters.<p>…

The Sims 4 video and impressions, E3 2014

<i>The Sims 4</i> isn't trying to reinvent the long-running simulation franchise, but rather, deepen some of its lifelong mechanics. The big new element is emotion, which can unlock unique interactions for your Sim to take part in — like angry push-ups, or sad gardening. (Note: Sad gardening wasn't …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Aug<p>19<p>Sun<p>Tall Heights<p>Virginia Credit Union LIVE! at Richmond Raceway, Richmond, VA<p>Aug<p>19<p>Sun<p>Chris Hennessee<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, …

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Angry Birds Epic for Android launching June 12 around the globe

Rovio’s next big game in the Angry Birds series is an RPG style game called Angry Birds Epic, launching tomorrow, June 12 for Android.<p>Angry Birds Epic has been floating around for a couple months now, on iOS in a small test group of countries, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The June 12 launch …

The Guard

• <b>Author:</b> Kiera Cass<p>Don’t miss this captivating novella from the world of the #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series! Set just after the Selection is narrowed down to the Elite, this story gives readers a glimpse into the heart and mind of America’s first love.<p>Before America Singer met Prince …

Get to know Humphrey the hamster – in pictures

Humphrey is the world's wisest and unsqueakably wonderful hamster and he also writes books – with a nose twitch of help from author Betty Birney, who also helped Humphrey write the words for this hamstertastic gallery!

Cress

• <b>Author:</b> Marissa Meyer<p>In this third book in Marissa Meyer's bestselling Lunar Chronicles series, Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, now with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together, they’re plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and prevent her army from invading Earth.<p>Their best hope lies …

Cinder

• <b>Author:</b> Marissa Meyer<p>Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl. . . .<p>Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a …

Robin Stevens' top 10 boarding school stories

I went to boarding school for the first time when I was eleven. "Oh dear," said my mother's American friends. "Do you not love her?" This, of course, was pre-Harry Potter. These days, they'd be more likely to ask my mother when they'd found out I was a wizard.<p>It's interesting that boarding school …

Double, double toil and trouble: Witches in literature | On Our Minds

<b>The Harry Potter series:</b> Because of course. Hermione and Bellatrix 4-ever. (See what I mean about liking the bad ones, too?)<p><b>Practical Magic by Alice</b> …

Books

The One

• <b>Author:</b> Kiera Cass<p>The captivating third book in Kiera Cass’s #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series<p>America Singer searches for her happily ever after in this swoon-worthy YA dystopian romance, perfect for readers who loved Veronica Roth’s Divergent, Lauren Oliver’s Delirium, or Renée …

BEA 2014: The Illustrators' Studio Crawl: A Photo Essay

With booksellers from all over the country gathering in New York City for BEA, what better time for the ABA and the CBC to organize a tour of the …

Winning Google Doodle Is 11-Year-Old's Imagined Water Purifier

A New York student draws an imaginative contest entry.<p>Monday's featured Google Doodle in the United States is a highly imaginative animation of a fanciful water purification system that was drawn by an 11-year-old student for a contest run by the search engine giant.<p>The animation features a winged, …