E.L. James’ Husband Signs Book Deal

Written by Julie Vegas on Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

The husband of E.L. James, Niall Leonard, has signed a deal with Random House Children’s Publishing to write a gritty young adult novel titled Crusher. It’s a crime thriller about a teen in London accused of murdering his stepfather.

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Jane Austen’s 200 Year-Old Ring Set For Auction

Written by Julie Vegas on Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Wouldn’t it be nice to find out you happened to be the owner of a ring that once belonged to legendary author Jane Austen? The ring is gold with a blue stone and had been passed down from generation to generation. Descendants of Austen are looking to auction the ring off for approximately £30,000.

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News on More “Fifty Shades” Books & The Movie

Written by Julie Vegas on Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

E.L. James is considering a second Fifty Shades trilogy – this time through the eyes of Christian Grey. The original trilogy was written through the viewpoint of Anastasia Steele, so this would be a totally new spin on the Fifty Shades series.

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Bond To Be Middle-Aged; Which Characters Will Appear in William Boyd’s Novel?

Written by Julie Vegas on Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

The next James Bond novel will see an aged version of the super-spy, who has a more realistic love life. William Boyd intends to explore Bond as a human being with more realistic viewpoint. “He is a middle-aged man, a middle-aged spy, and that’s one of the things that interests me,” Boyd said. The currently […]

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Significant Other Says Larsson Would Be “Furious” At Ghostwriter

Written by Julie Vegas on Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Eva Gabrielsson says that her long-time partner Stieg Larsson would be furious if his final novel in the Millennium series was finished by a ghostwriter. Gabrielsson had hoped to finish the novel herself as to keep it faithful to Stieg’s original idea. Unfortunately, because they were not married, Larsson’s family is not allowing her to […]

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Next “Wimpy Kid” Book Titled

Written by Julie Vegas on Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Jeff Kinney‘s seventh Diary of a Wimpy Kid book now has a title – The Third Wheel. The cover has been revealed as well, which is brown in colour. The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series has nearly reached four million copies in UK sales.

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Friends and Fans Comment on the Passing of Ray Bradbury

Written by Julie Vegas on Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Names such as Steven Spielberg, Stephen King and even President Barack Obama were among those who commented on the popular sci-fi author Ray Bradbury’s passing on Tuesday. “He was my muse for the better part of my sci-fi career,” Spielberg wrote. “He lives on through his legion of fans. In the world of science fiction […]

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Terry Pratchett Not Afraid of Death Itself

Written by Julie Vegas on Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Alzheimer’s sufferer Terry Pratchett says he’s not afraid of dying, but he is afraid of dying badly. He says, “I am scared of dying badly. But then I think that is something most people (are scared of).” Despite the disease, Pratchett remains busy. He’s written a novel inspired by the Charles Dickens character Artful Dodger […]

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Calvin & Hobbes Collection Coming To Paperback

Written by Julie Vegas on Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Good news for Calvin & Hobbes fans! This November, The Complete Calvin & Hobbes will be making its way to the paperback format. Rather than the three-volume set of the hardcover, the paperback will be made up of four volumes. The set comes with a slipcase with Calvin and Hobbes on the cover.

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Stephen Hunter’s “The 47th Samurai” To Be Adapted To Film

Written by Julie Vegas on Thursday, June 7th, 2012

New Regency has picked up the rights to the Stephen Hunter novel The 47th Samurai. Titled “The Sword,” the screenplay will be written by Robert Kamen with Lorenzo di Bonaventura producing. The novel is apart of Hunter’s Bob Lee Swagger series. Another book in the series, Point of Impact was adapted into the movie Shooter, […]

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