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MTV’s Shannara Characters Revealed

MTV’s Shannara Characters Revealed 

MTV have released cast photos of their upcoming “The Shannara Chronicles” series that will be based primarily on Terry Brooks’s The Elfstones of Shannara (book 2 in the Shannara series and hailed as one of Brooks’s best works). MTV describe the series as ‘a story of three young teens destined to complete a heroic quest thousands of […]

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Terry Brooks talks about The High Druid’s Blade

Terry Brooks talks about The High Druid’s Blade 

Having just finished The High Druid’s Blade by Terry Brooks I can confirm that it is a very good read. I’ve only read four of Brooks’s previous books and despite this latest offering obviously being connected and linked into the events of the others, I felt Brooks did a very good job of giving the […]

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THE HIGH DRUID’S BLADE Extract

The High Druid’s Blade by Terry Brooks will published by Orbit Books (UK) and Dely Ray Books (US) on March 11th 2014! As you may recall, we featured it in our top 25 Most Anticipated books and the reason it has so many people so excited is because it is the first stand-alone novel set […]

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First Terry Brooks Stand-Alone Cover Revealed

Earlier today, Orbit revealed the incredible cover art for the latest Shannara book coming to a book shop near you in March 2014. The High Druid’s Blade will be the first of three new stand-alone titles set in the Shannara universe. The UK version of the cover was done by the talented Bastien Lecouffe Deharme and looks […]

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‘Shannara’ Pilot in Development

‘Shannara’ Pilot in Development 

It seems logical that following the success of A Game of Thrones television studios would be jumping on the multi-book series of the fantasy genre, but none have been confirmed to be in development… until now. MTV have revealed that a pilot based on The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks, 22-time New York Times […]

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The Scions of Shannara by Terry Brooks

The Scions of Shannara by Terry Brooks
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We interrupt my regular schedule of reviews to bring up a matter that has caused me to give pause and reflect on things of late. This January (as in the very January we were so ensconced in when I wrote this review) marks my Silver Anniversary alive and kicking on this globe we call our […]

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The Measure of the Magic by Terry Brooks

The Measure of the Magic by Terry Brooks
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Editor’s Note: This review contains some spoilers for the first book. If you haven’t finished the first book in the series, read with caution. The Measure of the Magic is the second in the Legends of Shannara duology. I began reading with perhaps not as much enthusiasm as one should, given this author’s standing amongst […]

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Sometimes the Magic Works: Lessons from a Writing Life by Terry Brooks

Sometimes the Magic Works: Lessons from a Writing Life by Terry Brooks
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And now for something, completely different: Memoirs. Memoirs are windows into the souls of those who write them: glimpses of the mind and anecdotal lessons that can either be funny, sad, inspiring or enlightening. As I’ve said in my first review, Terry Brooks holds a sentimental place in the lump of obsidian that passes for […]

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The Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks

The Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks
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Do you remember the first fantasy novel you ever read? Can you vividly recall how old you were when you first experienced the enthralling magic of an author’s words? Does it still hold its spell over you? For me, that first book is The Elfstones of Shannara. Set fifty years after the Terry Brooks’ premier […]

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