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‘The Young Messiah’ is capable but doesn’t reach the novel’s heights


The movie adaptation of Anne Rice's 'Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt' covers all the major theological events in the book and is filled with competent acting and directing. But it lacks the sumptuous sensory experience that Rice's beautiful prose brings to the book. Still, the movie touches upon many points both humanistic and religious and would make a good film for families to see together.

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Top 10 reasons why Lestat is the sexiest vampire ever (and why we’re thrilled he’s coming back)


Anne Rice has just announced that she is writing the next book in the Vampire Chronicles, a sequel to Queen of the Damned, to be called Prince Lestat. We're completely thrilled by this as we feel that Lestat is far and away the sexiest vampire ever. As such, we thought we'd have a little light-hearted fun and list the Top 10 reasons why this is so.

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Crucifying Lynn Shepherd for her post about J.K. Rowling will only perpetuate a negative cycle


On Feb. 21 author Lynn Shepherd posted an opinion piece on The Huffington Post in which she pleaded for J.K. Rowling to stop writing books for the adult market. But as I witnessed the severe backlash against Shepherd I felt compelled to defend not just her but anyone who has been viciously attacked on social media in ways that are arguably unfair. This is my defense.

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