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Annihilation set to be adapted into a movie starring Natalie Portman!

Annihilation set to be adapted into a movie starring Natalie Portman!

If you hadn’t already heard it around the interwebz, The first book in Jeff VanderMeer’s astoundingly creepy, and Nebula Award-winning, Southern Reach series, Annihilation, is set to be adapted into a film by acclaimed screenwriter and director Alex Garland, and apparently Natalie Portman is in talks to star! It’s definitely been one of my favourite […]

Game of Thrones Season Five Episode Ten Recap

Game of Thrones Season Five Episode Ten Recap

This blog is published after Game of Thrones first airs on Showcase, Monday at 11am AEST (Encore 7.30pm AEST) and contains spoilers. Think you know GOT? You know nothing! Is everyone dead? Is anyone really dead? Join us as we recap the finale while charting the ever-declining familiarity between A Song of Ice and Fire and […]

WIN a copy of An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir!

WIN a copy of An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir!

We’re giving you the chance to win one of seven copies of the hottest debut this year – Sabba Tahir’s grim fantasy Voyager YA novel, An Ember in the Ashes! Set in a vividly imagined world dominated by a brutal Roman-like Empire that has systematically enslaved entire nations, we’re thrust into a time when the […]

Game of Thrones Season Five Episode Nine Recap by Seaton Kay-Smith

Game of Thrones Season Five Episode Nine Recap by Seaton Kay-Smith

This blog is published after Game of Thrones first airs on Showcase, Monday at 11am AEST (Encore 7.30pm AEST) and contains spoilers. This recap is written by the awesome Seaton Kay-Smith author of A Fistful of Clones! As I waited for the ninth episode of the fifth season of Game of Thrones to start, the penultimate episode, […]

The Golden Wheel Spider and the Cartwheel Spider

The Golden Wheel Spider and the Cartwheel Spider

I have a confession to make; even though I am a zoologist, I am frightened of large, hairy spiders. I’ve always had this theory is was the way they walk … and now I know this is the truth of the matter. There are two African spiders that can cartwheel or roll in certain situations, […]

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