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Watch the trailer for Charlaine Harris' next series 'Midnight Crossroad' -- EXCLUSIVE

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Now that Charlaine Harris has killed off her Sookie Stackhouse series, she’s starting over with a brand new rural Gothic trilogy, starting with Midnight Crossroad, coming May 6. Last November, Harris gave EW a little tease into the upcoming novel:

The Midnight books are about a group of people, all of them with secrets, drawn to a remote and rural crossroad in Texas. Some of them are people I’ve wanted to revisit from other, older, series, and some of them are people my readers have never met before. There are supernatural elements in the Midnight books, but they’re not as focused on the otherworldly as my Sookie Stackhouse novels. It’s refreshing and revitalizing to be doing something so new and different.

Now EW has the exclusive trailer for Midnight Crossroad — which looks a little like the opening credits to a True Blood-like TV show. Check it out below. READ FULL STORY

See inside 'True Blood: Steve Newlin's Field Guide to Vampires' -- EXCLUSIVE

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Earlier this year, Reverend Steve Newlin met his untimely fate on True Blood. But before it all came to an end, Newlin compiled a field guide full of information about the Creatures of Satan: their strengths, their weakness, their bylaws and, of course, how to kill them. Eventually, Pam and Eric got their hands on the journal. They went through and rewrote all the things that Steve got wrong. The end result? True Blood: Steve Newlin’s Field Guide to Vampires (And Other Creatures of Satan), which hits shelves Nov. 26.

Written by True Blood associate producer Gianna Sobol and Michael McMillian (a.k.a. Steve Newlin), the book is full of re-created letters, postcards, handwritten notes, and even McMillian’s own doodles as Steve Newlin. “It’s kinda like a True Blood wiki in a published form through the eyes of some of the funnier characters on the show,” McMillian told EW earlier this year. Here, we’ve got an exclusive first look at the book’s illustrated “How to Kill a Vampire” guide. What do you think, Shelf Lifers?

See the cover of Charlaine Harris' new novel 'Midnight Crossroad' -- EXCLUSIVE

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Now that Charlaine Harris has driven a stake into her Sookie Stackhouse series, she’s starting over with a brand new planned trilogy. Midnight Crossroad, coming in May 2014, will kick off the series. Harris gave EW a little tease into the upcoming novel: READ FULL STORY

'Dead Ever After': Charlaine Harris on Sookie Stackhouse's final chapter -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

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Ready your tissues, Sookie Stackhouse fans! Though True Blood is still going strong (hey, Billith!), Charlaine Harris’ long-running book series chronicling the adventures of a mind-reading barmaid and her (many) supernatural lovers is finally coming to an end this May with Dead Ever After. We spoke to Harris about her future plans, saying goodbye to Sookie, and, most importantly (for this reporter anyways), what’s been going on with the Viking Vampire God known as Eric. But before you read our interview, check out an exclusive trailer for Sookie’s 13th and final outing, narrated by Ms. Harris herself! READ FULL STORY

Weekend Book Pick: Miss 'True Blood'? Try Alaya Dawn Johnson's 'Moonshine'

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It’s hard work to find a good book. A book requires more commitment than either a movie or TV show and picking out the right one takes time. Well, I’d like to do my best to ease that burden. In this new weekly column, I’ll recommend a reading pick based on popular movies, TV shows, or best-selling books. Some of the recommendations will be old, some new, and some in between, but all will be good. I promise!

The choice: Moonshine by Alaya Dawn Johnson

You’ll like this if: You’re a fan of True Blood.

What it’s about: First published in 2010, Moonshine follows Zephyr Hollis, a social activist and part-time speakeasy singer living in New York City in the 1920s. Sounds straightforward, right? But this isn’t your regular ol’ 1920s because Zephyr lives in a past where vampires are out of the coffin and part of everyday (or rather every night) life. When she’s not fighting for vampire rights, Zephyr works as a teacher for the disadvantaged inhabitants of the Lower East Side. Unsurprisingly, being a champion for social justice doesn’t pay well, and when the mysterious Amir offers to pay her to help him locate a vampire mobster, she is unable to turn him down. (The proverbial offer she can’t refuse — that’s right, Moonshine‘s also for fans of The Godfather.)

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Top 10 'True Blood'-iest recipes in the 'True Blood' cookbook

True Blood may have wrapped its fifth season this past weekend, but that doesn’t mean you’ll have to be True Blood-less for long. As we previously reported, the show is releasing a cookbook inspired by the series.

True Blood: Eats, Drinks, and Bites from Bon Temps won’t be out until after Labor Day weekend, so unfortunately you’ve have to make do without Sookie Stackhouse’s What a Fried Chicken at your barbecues. But we thought we’d give you a little taste of what to expect in advance of the cookbook’s Sept. 5 release, so we’ve put together a list of the top 10 True Blood-iest recipes in the True Blood cookbook. READ FULL STORY

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