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All Hallow’s Read is Back!

Last year horror author Neil Gaiman created All Hallow’s Read, a day where you give a loved one a horror book in celebration of Halloween. When I wrote about All Hallow’s Read last year it was still a new idea, just something he happened to mention on his Twitter one day, but since then this…

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Your Favorite Vampires in Comic Form!

Every time I visit the local bookstore I head over to the wonderfully wonderful comic book section, turn into a little kid, and get lost in the magical world of comics. While scanning the section on my last trip I was surprised by how many vampire books, movies and TV shows have been adapted into…

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Neil Gaiman’s All Hallow’s Read!

Neil Gaiman, beloved horror and fantasy author, put an awesome idea up on Twitter a few days ago: “This year make Halloween All Hallow’s Read.” Neil suggested giving someone you love a scary book on the 31st. Being the colossal book geek I am, I think that has got to be the best Halloween idea…

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Exclusive Interview with Darren Shan!

I’ve got a hell of a treat for you guys today – an exclusive interview with bestselling author Darren Shan! As a huge Cirque Du Freak fan, you can only imagine how excited I was when he agreed to do an interview with me (there was some happy dancing involved). Shan’s unique vampire mythos continues…

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Cirque Du Freak Isn’t Over Yet! New Book Coming!

I absolutely loved Darren Shan’s Cirque Du Freak series! It is one of the few perfectly unique vampire stories out there; Shan took vampires and made them his own and the result was pure awesome. It sucked when the series ended – but it looks like it’s not entirely over, not yet. That’s right! Another…

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Josh Hutcherson Lined Up for Other Roles… None of Them Steve Leonard

Not that I’m trying to run Josh Hutcherson’s life or anything, but none of the roles he’s lined up for in the next couple of years appear to be his last, as Steve ‘Leopard’ Leonard, in Cirque du Freak: The vampire’s Assistant. Steve is Darren Shan’s best friend, a major character in the Darren Shan…

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What’s Your Favorite YA Vampire Series?

Vampires are everywhere nowadays, especially in young adult fiction. You’ve got a large selection of vampire series to choose from, but which one is your favorite? Check out the list below and let us know which one you love the most. Or if I forgot one, let your voice be heard and fill me in….

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Cirque du Freak: Reminiscing & Reviewing

The Saga of Darren Shan, made into a film… wow. That was all I could think about when the previews first started popping up all over the place. I first started reading the novels way back in 2000, when the first came out. I never actually finished the series, because I’m one of those unfortunate…

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The Vampire’s Assistant

At long last the trailer for the movie adaptation of the popular book series Cirque Du Freak is out. The 12 book series by Irish author Darren Shan is about a boy who is also named Darren Shan (since the series is set in “true story” mode) and his adventures with a wild circus full…

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