Arthur C. Clarke Books Released in eBook Format

Written by Ella Thomson on Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

35 of Arthur C. Clarke‘s books are now being released for the first time ever in eBook format in the United States by publisher RosettaBooks.

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“Mortal Instruments” eSerial Announced

Written by Ella Thomson on Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

For those who love The Mortal Instruments, author Cassandra Clare is collaborating with fellow YA authors Sarah Rees Brennan and Maureen Johnson on a short story serialization called The Bane Chronicles and will follow the Magnus Bane character.

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Tom Cruise Defends “Jack Reacher” Casting

Written by Ella Thomson on Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Jack Reacher fans have been up-in-arms ever since Tom Cruise was cast as the character. The main reason? Because Reacher is written as 6’5″ and over 200 lbs., whereas Cruise is 5’7″ (at best) and trim. “You know, [Lee Child] created the character, I had my own opinion that I didn’t say to Lee and […]

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Despite Hillerman’s Death, Leaphorn & Chee Live On

Written by Ella Thomson on Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

We have gotten messages asking us about the potential continuation of the Leaphorn and Chee series after the unfortunate passing of author Tony Hillerman, and we are pleased to announce that the series will be continuing under Anne Hillerman, daughter of Tony. Also, Anne will be expanding the role of Jim Chee’s girlfriend, Bernadette Manuelito.

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Scott Lynch Puts Sexist Critic In Place

Written by Ella Thomson on Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Fantasy author Scott Lynch was criticized recently for including a black middle-aged female pirate captain in his 2007 novel Red Seas Under Red Skies by some moron. However, unlike many, who might just shake it off, Lynch felt the need to put this bigoted and/or sexist idiot in his place.

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Dean Koontz Re-Ups With Random House

Written by Ella Thomson on Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Dean Koontz is staying put, extending his deal with Random House; specificially their Ballantine Bantam Dell imprint. The prolific author has signed on for six more novels and will continue to be edited by Tracy Devine.

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Rowling, James Miss Out On “Bad Sex” Award

Written by Ella Thomson on Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

The 2012 Bad Sex Awards shortlist is out and many were expecting J.K. Rowling and E.L. James to be included in the list. Senior editor at the Literary Review, Jonathan Beckman, said that even though they got more than enough nominations for Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy, her writing is not nearly bad enough to qualify… […]

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“The Last Man” and Several Other Recent Book Releases

Written by Ella Thomson on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Some of the year’s top bestsellers from the best authors around are coming out this season, so readers everywhere are obviously very excited. Here are some of the latest major releases from this week and last… Mitch Rapp returns for the 13th time in The Last Man. An invaluable CIA asset has gone missing, and […]

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New Books For Approaching Holiday Season

Written by Ella Thomson on Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Well, with Halloween tonight, we have under two months till December 25th, which means lots of new books starting to come out! There’s pretty much something for everyone this week – mysteries, young adult, fantasy, sci-fi, suspense, Christmas… so you might want to have a quick browse and see if there’s anything that catches your […]

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New Harry Hole Novel Coming Fall 2013

Written by Ella Thomson on Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Random House Group UK has announced the publication of a new novel featuring Harry Hole by Norwegian author Jo Nesbo. The novel will be titled Police and will be published by the Harvill Secker imprint in Autumn 2013. The book will pick up where the previous book, Phantom left off.

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