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HARRY POTTER: THE CREATURE VAULT To Be Released

HARRY POTTER: THE CREATURE VAULT To Be Released

Harry Potter fans such as ourselves are having quite a year with all of the new and exciting announcements and additions to our favorite wizarding world.  The most recent news to break is that a new book entitled Harry Potter: The Creature Vault will be hitting shelves this October.  It's being published by Harper Collins and it's part of the Harry Potter behind the scenes looks at the film series.  The encyclopedia will be a total of 208 glorious pages long and here is the official synopsis: Dementors Tell Me More!
THE HOBBIT: Thorin’s Key Necklace

THE HOBBIT: Thorin’s Key Necklace

This necklace by niquegeek is modeled after Thorin Oakenshield's key (used to open the hidden door in Erebor) from Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy.  It's 3D printed from stainless steel and you have the option of ordering it on a chain or a black cord.  The necklace is retailing for $27 and you can purchase it here.   (via Geeky Merch) Tell Me More!
DOCTOR WHO: Novella’s To Be Re-Released With Costume Covers

DOCTOR WHO: Novella’s To Be Re-Released With Costume Covers

This beautiful new edition of Doctor Who novellas was produced by Puffin UK and is expected to be released in the US on November 18th.  The new covers are modeled after each of the Doctor's famous attire.  We've written about the short stories in the past, as they're penned by some amazing authors such as Neil Gaiman, Eoin Colfer, and Richelle Mead.  You can order the slipcased set on Amazon for only  $18.83. (via Nerd Approved) Tell Me More!
HARRY POTTER Studio Tour To Add Dark Arts Section

HARRY POTTER Studio Tour To Add Dark Arts Section

For the first time since the Harry Potter Studio Tour opened in London in March of 2012, it's being expanded to include a Dark Arts section.  The tour will now include the Death Eaters HQ beginning on Tuesday October 14th.  Props included inside will consist of Charity Burbage suspended overhead, Nagini on the table, the Hand of Glory, and the Vanishing Cabinet.  There will also be Dark Arts activities held October 17th through November 3rd where you'll be able to see the Halloween feast and Tell Me More!
GAME OF THRONES Christmas Lights

GAME OF THRONES Christmas Lights

Nothing says Christmas like death and destruction so it was only a matter of time before someone invented Game of Thrones House Crest Christmas Lights.  The string of lights includes the crests of Houses Stark, Baratheon, Lannister, and Targaryen.  The lights come equipped with four extra bulb and one fuse.  They can be used inside or outside and the set measures 10 feet long.  You can preorder them now from Entertainment Earth for $19.99.  Same are expected to ship in October. (via Geek Tell Me More!
LORD OF THE RINGS: Frodo & Gandalf At Bag End Cake

LORD OF THE RINGS: Frodo & Gandalf At Bag End Cake

This Lord of the Rings cake is everything!  It features little chibi versions of Frodo and Gandalf standing outside Bilbo's Hobbit Hole at Bag End.  The cake was created by Julia Hardy  and what began as a 9 inch cake expanded to covering a 14 inch cake board throughout the creation process.  The cake almost looks like a diorama, as Bag End is inserted into a leafy green hill at the rear of the cake.  The detail is incredible!  There's a grey stone path leading to the front door which is the Tell Me More!
LORD OF THE RINGS: Hobbit Hole Inspired Necklace

LORD OF THE RINGS: Hobbit Hole Inspired Necklace

This adorable Hobbit Hole inspired necklace looks exactly like Bilbo Baggins' door at Bag End.  This Halfling Door Locket necklace was handmade and designed by Nedda Szylewicz and is available for purchase on shanalogic.  The necklace is currently on sale for $21.99, and each of the doors is made of an antiqued bronze and hand painted.  The pendant opens by the knob and has space to hold a tiny secret letter or a photo. (via Geeky Merch) Tell Me More!
Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett’s GOOD OMENS To Be Adapted For Radio

Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett’s GOOD OMENS To Be Adapted For Radio

Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter is one of our favorite Neil Gaiman works.  The book was co-written by Gaiman and Terry Pratchett and it follows the story of Crowley and Aziraphale who are attempting to kill the Antichrist in order to avoid the apocalypse.  BBC Radio will be adapting the novel into a six part audio series to be directed by Dirk Maggs (who also directed the audio series of Neverwhere).  Voice actors attached to the project include Mark Heap (Aziraphale), Tell Me More!
Neil Gaiman’s HANSEL & GRETEL To Be Made Into A Movie

Neil Gaiman’s HANSEL & GRETEL To Be Made Into A Movie

On October 28th, Neil Gaiman's graphic novel adaptation of Hansel & Gretel will be released for all to read.  Apparently, Neil's adaptation is so good that prior to it's release, it's already being turned into a film.  The graphic novel tells the classic fairy tale of Hansel and Gretel in Neil's own words with illustrations by Lorenzo Mattotti.  As reported by Variety, producer Juliet Blake has purchases the rights to turn the graphic novel into a live-action film. (via io9) Tell Me More!
NEIL GAIMAIN’S All Hallows Read 2014 Posters Released

NEIL GAIMAIN’S All Hallows Read 2014 Posters Released

We've been covering Neil Gaiman's brilliant All Hallows Read idea for several years now, but if you haven't yet heard about it, the basic idea is Halloween with books, not necessarily instead of candy, but at least in addition to it.  This way you're sharing ideas and stories you love with others who will hopefully love and appreciate them as well.  Blogger Intbride has been creating posters for the event since 2011 and she's just released the 2014 designs.  As she points out on her site, none Tell Me More!