Author Archives: Andrew Hall

This Week in Mormon Literature, November 9, 2013

The release of the film adaption of Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game is the big news of the week. Reviews are mixed, generally people think parts feel rushed, but rate it at least a competent adaption. Some of the reviewers … Continue reading

Posted in This Week in Mormon Literature | 2 Comments

This Week in Mormon Literature, October 21, 2013

The Saratov Approach is the most critically appreciated Mormon-themed movie we have seen in several years, and it looks like it is doing well in its limited opening in Utah. Lots of new national YA books this week, and a … Continue reading

Posted in This Week in Mormon Literature | 2 Comments

This Week in Mormon Literature, September 30, 2013

I feature the @MormonShorts twitter feed, blog authors wax lyrical about the inner workings of Ender’s Game and the Allred’s recent comic book FF, three new memoirs by women (two of them ex-Mormons), new national novels by Larry Correia, Peggy … Continue reading

Posted in This Week in Mormon Literature | 5 Comments

This Week in Mormon Literature, September 10 2013

Mormon artists won three Hugo Awards, including two for Brandon Sanderson. Mormons were all over the Hugos. Rhemelda Publishing is going out of business. Salt Lake ComicCon saw lots of Mormons speaking and premiering works, including two movies. Larry Correia, … Continue reading

Posted in This Week in Mormon Literature | 10 Comments

Cedar Fort cancels publication of a novel over homosexuality in author bio

Cedar Fort Publishing & Media, an independent publisher located in Springville, UT, has decided to cancel publication of a YA fantasy novel rather than include a line in co-author Michael Jensen’s bio that would have read, “He lives in Salt … Continue reading

Posted in This Week in Mormon Literature | 10 Comments

This Week in Mormon Literature, August 17, 2013

This is an abbreviated Week in Review, mainly collecting Austenland movie reviews, and passing on a few news pieces, like more OSC controversy, some SF and comic news, and a preview of Plan-B Theatre’s “Year of Eric Samuelsen”. I am … Continue reading

Posted in This Week in Mormon Literature | 1 Comment

This Week in Mormon Literature, August 12, 2013

Lots of new short stories, lots of plays at fringe festivals, several straight-to-DVD films released, and more Ender’s Game at #1 on the paperback list. News and blog posts Rachel Ann Nunes reports, “Beloved author Anita Stansfield has Celiac Disease, … Continue reading

Posted in This Week in Mormon Literature | 5 Comments

This Summer in Mormon Literature, June-July 2013

Amy Harmon’s A Different Blue marks the start of a new era. It is the first self-published LDS-authored novel to reach the NYT and USA Today bestseller lists. Comic-con gives a new opportunity for Ender’s Game foes and friends to … Continue reading

Posted in This Week in Mormon Literature | 8 Comments

This Week in Mormon Literature, June 8, 2013

The winners of the Mormon Lit Blitz were announced, LDS Publisher revealed her secret identity, a new Orson Scott Card Ender prequel (as Ender’s Game itself hits #1 on the Mass Market Paperback Bestseller list), and okay reviews of the … Continue reading

Posted in This Week in Mormon Literature | 4 Comments

This Week in Mormon Literature, May 25, 2013

The Mormon Lit Blitz is going on this week. The New York Times produced an in-depth article on the BYU Animation program, its success in placing graduates with Hollywood studios, and the issues of how Mormon values play in the … Continue reading

Posted in This Week in Mormon Literature | Leave a comment