| Oct 27, 2010
| 3:50 PM
"Little Vampire Women"
By Louisa May Alcott and Lynn Messina
HarperTeen, 320 pages, $8.99
"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies"
By Jane Austen and Seth Graeme Smith
uirk Books, 319 pages, $24.95
"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter"
By Seth Grahame Smith...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 1:11 PM
God knows it's not easy being Sookie Stackhouse. The telepathic barmaid at the center of so many supernatural occurrences in the sleepy burg of Bon Temps, La., seems to spend most of her time fending off murderous attackers or the romantic advances of...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:34 PM
In a city where you can cruise down Lincoln Avenue for a bite at the Lincoln Restaurant (paying the check with currency featuring a picture of you know who), then go shopping in Lincoln Park before meeting a friend in Lincoln Square, it's impossible for...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:55 PM
All summer long, Printers Row invited kids ages 5-16 to send in book reviews. Here's what young Chicago-area writers had to say. We've left the reviews mostly unedited to let the charm shine through. Watch for more to come.
"Frog and Toad All Year" by...
| Oct 11, 2010
| 6:22 AM
Super heroes, zombies and vampires descended on the Big Apple this weekend, as the 2010 New York Comic-Con rolled into town. The annual convention salutes the hottest trends in comic books, movies, video games and pop culture.
Stars of the CW Network's...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 11:02 AM
The vampires, werewolves and, um, fairies of "True Blood" will be back on HBO June 26, the network has announced.
HBO also set the return dates for "Curb Your Enthusiasm" (July 10) and the final season of "Entourage" (July 24). Check out the details...
| May 20, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Guys with fangs are so last year. This fall, witches are taking over.
You'll find them on HBO's "True Blood," where Sookie will face down a coven this season. They'll be casting spells on their fellow high school students in the CW's "The Secret Circle,"...
| May 14, 2011
| 5:15 AM
Knott's Berry Farm will add three new mazes and a new scare zone for Halloween Haunt 2011, according to theme park officials.
Photos: View concept art of all 13 mazes and four scare zones for Halloween Haunt 2011
The 39th annual Knott’s Scary Farm...
| Feb 19, 2011
There's something inspiring — for old-fashioned booklovers — about an early scene in Deborah Harkness' novel "A Discovery of Witches." Magical creatures gather as a woman opens a legendary, lost book.
Never mind that most of these creatures...
| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
| Jul 29, 2012
Shadow of Night
Viking: 584 pp., $28.95
Writing second installments of planned trilogies is harder than you think. There has to be enough background from the first novel — but...
| Jul 15, 2011
A bad moon rose on the Emmy hopes of vampires and zombies, the female breakout star of "Glee" struck a sour note, FX's top motorcycle mama ran out of gas, and "The Closer" couldn't close a nomination after last year's victory.
Several of TV's most high-...