Those of you who love James Cameron’s exotic world of Avatar will be happy to hear that, in addition to the three planned sequels, four new novels are also in the works. Teaming up with sci-fi author Steven Charles Gould (Jumper), Cameron plans to expand the world of Avatar not only in his films, but in these companion novels as well. Few details are available at the moment, but we’ll certainly hear more about both forms of media over the coming years, with the movie sequels set to come out in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Cameron is currently writing the screenplays for the films, along with Josh Friedman (War of the Worlds), Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver (Rise of the Planets of the Apes), and Shane Salerno (Savages, Salinger). Hit the jump for the full press release.