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Cover art released for Penguin Horror series curated by Guillermo del Toro -- EXCLUSIVE

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Filmmaker and horror aficionado Guillermo del Toro has produced a new scary series — of books. The mind behind Pan’s LabyrinthHellboy and this year’s Pacific Rim partnered with Penguin Classics to curate the Penguin Horror hardcover series, featuring his favorite horror, sci-fi, fantasy and paranormal stories.

“To learn what we fear is to learn who we are,” del Toro wrote in his series introduction, an essay titled “Haunted Castles, Dark Mirrors: On the Penguin Horror Series.”

EW obtained the exclusive cover art for each of the six books. Designed and illustrated by Penguin Art Director Paul Buckley, the neon ink covers highlight significant imagery from each.

The series includes: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson, The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories by H.P. Lovecraft, The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe, Haunted Castles by Ray Russell (a Penguin Classics debut), Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and American Supernatural Tales with stories by Stephen King, Shirley Jackson and more.

Scroll down to see more cover art: READ FULL STORY

See the cover for Soman Chainani's 'The School for Good and Evil' sequel -- EXCLUSIVE

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The sequel to Soman Chainani’s The School for Good and Evil doesn’t hit shelves until April 15, but we’ve got an exclusive first look at the cover of A World Without Princes today. Take a look at the snazzy new art, and then read on for our chat with Chainani about his series, the movie adaptation, and what you can expect from his much-anticipated sequel. READ FULL STORY

'Fifty Shades of Chicken' publishers to release 'Walking Dead' parody cookbook

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The zombie apocalypse may be looming after all: The monster fad is about to invade your kitchen.

From the publishers of Fifty Shades of Chicken comes The Snacking Dead (Oct. 29) a parody-within-a-cookbook featuring recipes and food photography of 50 eerily delicious finger foods. Not only is the recipe book stuffed with snack ideas such as Guac and Load Guacamole, Sticky Ribs, and Cold-Blooded Ice Cream Sandwiches, it also shares tips for cooking in tricky and direful situations and features a zombie story in addition to the photos and snacks.

This exclusive cover art may look more gruesome than appetizing. But if the walking dead do ever plague the world, some snacking secrets may come in handy so you don’t become one yourself.

The Snacking Dead by D.B. Walker (see what they did there?) is on sale this October.

New 'Half-Blood Prince' cover revealed! Plus: Illustrator Kazu Kibuishi talks bringing books' magic to life -- EXCLUSIVE

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Dumbledore and Harry stand solemnly along the rocky shores of an ominous cave — readying themselves to destroy one of Voldemort’s Horcruxes. Sadly for mega fans worldwide, this isn’t a sneak peek at a new Harry Potter book, but it sure looks like one.

Author and illustrator Kazu Kibuishi, known for his graphic novel work on Flight and Amulet, continues his tenure as Harry Potter cover artist with the moody paperback cover for J.K. Rowling’s penultimate novel in the series. The cover is being revealed currently by Scholastic at Comic-Con in San Diego, but you’re seeing it online here first!

EW asked Kibuishi about following Mary GrandPré’s footsteps and his process for illustrating the covers for the beloved fantasy series: READ FULL STORY

See the cover of 'Grasshopper Jungle' by Andrew Smith -- EXCLUSIVE

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In a young-adult literature landscape that can sometimes feel generically dystopian, author Andrew Smith has always delivered something wildly different. Smith’s The Marbury Lens followed a boy whose magic glasses allowed him to see an almost unbearably grotesque other-world; his most recent, Winger, gave us an uncommonly funny, envelope-pushing teen narrator. His seventh YA novel, Grasshopper Jungle (out Feb. 20, 2014), goes far into the absurd but promises to run as deep as this other novels. Seriously, check out the official plot description: READ FULL STORY

Third 'Wildwood Chronicles' book cover art revealed, plus an excerpt -- EXCLUSIVE

The adventures of seventh-graders Prue and Curtis are about to continue. The adolescent duo travels even deeper into the dangers of the Impassable Wilderness in the third installment of the Wildwood Chronicles, Wildwood Imperium.

The fantasy world of war-torn creatures, mystics, and magic is a literary collaboration created by The Decemberists singer-songwriter Colin Meloy, and his wife, acclaimed illustrator Carson Ellis. The first novel in the children’s book series, Wildwood, was published in 2011 and graced the New York Times best-seller list.

Ellis worked closely with Meloy to develop more than 80 illustrations for the series, including all of the distinct cover art.

Take a first look at Wildwood Imperium‘s cover, and an exclusive except from the third installment of the Wildwood saga, available February 2014: READ FULL STORY

See the cover of Veronica Rossi's 'Into the Still Blue' -- EXCLUSIVE

The final installment of Veronica Rossi’s Under the Never Sky trilogy hits shelves Jan. 28, 2014. And while there’s a long wait for the conclusion to Rossi’s much-loved YA series—it has already sold into 25 countries and been optioned for a film by Warner Brothers—we can at least reveal the cover of Into the Still Blue in an effort to hold you over. Check it out after the jump. READ FULL STORY

Paperback version of 'Steve Jobs' to feature young Jobs on cover

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After almost two years since the release of the hardcover book, Simon & Schuster is due to publish the paperback of Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs this fall. But don’t mistake the cover photo for a clean-shaven Ashton. The paperback cover art will feature 29-year-old Jobs in the same fashion as the hardcover’s iconic black-and-white portrait. READ FULL STORY

See the cover of 'The Bane Chronicles' No. 3 -- EXCLUSIVE

Vampires, Scones, and Edmund Herondale, the third installment of The Bane Chronicles (co-written by Cassandra Clare and Sarah Rees Brennan) debuts next week. But today, we can exclusively reveal the cover. In fact, EW will be revealing the all the covers for the remaining stories in the-serialization—one a month until January 2014. Check it out after the jump. READ FULL STORY

The final Gallagher Girls book: Ally Carter shares the title and the cover! -- EXCLUSIVE

It will be a bittersweet day when the last installment in Ally Carter’s Gallagher Girls series hits shelves: On one hand, we can’t wait to see what happens next. But on the other… It’s the end! [Cue torturous sobs] That day is still a ways away, but today we can exclusively reveal the title and cover of the final book. Readers, it will be called… United We Spy!

Writing the conclusion to a series is always an emotional undertaking for an author, and Carter was no exception. We reached out to the writer via email to ask about her thoughts on putting the series to rest. “I can’t believe the sixth — and final — Gallagher Girls book is here,” she wrote. “I’ve been working on this series and living with these characters since 2005. Saying goodbye to them has been bittersweet, but I’m so grateful to be able to give the series a proper send-off. So few authors have that luxury. Will the ending make readers cry? I don’t know. All I can say is that this author cried buckets.”

Read the official description, then check out the cover below: “Cammie Morgan has lost her father and her memory, but in the heart-pounding conclusion to the best-selling Gallagher Girls series, she finds her greatest mission yet. Cammie and her friends finally know why the terrorist organization called the Circle of Cavan has been hunting her. Now the spy girls and Zach must track down the Circle’s elite members to stop them before they implement a master plan that will change Cammie—and her country—forever.” READ FULL STORY

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