Sherlock Holmes: Books, Movies and Video Games

Sherlock Holmes is one of the most well-known literary characters. The character and the stories about him are in the public domain and have been since the 1980s (some stories were not in the public domain in the U.S. until 2013). The author, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, published most of the stories about Sherlock in a newspaper called The Strand.  Sherlock Holmes is referenced in many different mediums and also adapted into many different mediums.

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AsapScience: Answers to the World’s Weirdest Questions, Most Persistent Rumors & Unexplained Phenomena

AsapScience is a YouTube channel that was created by Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown.  They use their channel to educate people about science by answering some of the everyday types of science questions.  Mitch and Greg eventually decided to write a book, including some of the questions they answered in their videos, as well as new ones that are exclusive to the book.  If you haven’t checked out their videos yet, head on over to their YouTube channel.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was released on July 31, 2016 and is the final story in the Harry Potter series.  While J.K. Rowling had said that she wouldn’t write anything else after the seventh book, this story eventually came about.  It is in the format of a script and is meant to be performed as a play.  Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is currently playing at the Palace Theatre in London, England.

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The Fangirl’s Guide To The Galaxy

The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy is a non-fiction book written by Sam Maggs.  It is a great book for all geek girls and aspiring fangirls alike.  If you’re new to the fandom world, it gives you great ideas where to start, and if you’re more familiar with it like myself, it can open up your fandom world even more.  If you’re an expert?  Well, it’s still a very entertaining read.

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Magnus Chase: The Sword of Summer

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard is the newest series from Rick Riordan.  The first book in this series is called The Sword of Summer.  It focuses on the cousin of Annabeth Chase who is the son of Norse God, Freyr, the god of fertility.  The series is heavily influenced by Norse mythology, just as the Percy Jackson series was influenced by Greek mythology and Heroes of Olympus relied on both Greek and Roman mythology.

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