Maryland Teen Wins James Patterson Contest

Written by Brandon Williams on Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Olivia Ferrante DiRuffano, a 17 year-old prospective author, recently won a contest to have her work published in a book by James Patterson. She says she’s wanted to be an author since she was in Grade 6. She found out she won the Nevermore Fanfiction Writing Contest in June. “I had to resist the urge […]


Order of David Ellis Books

David Ellis is an American novelist of legal thrillers. His series character is Jason Kolarich. He is also a co-author of James Patterson‘s. His novels have been translated into nine languages. As a lawyer, Ellis prosecuted and convicted Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, which he based the novel Breach of Trust on. He currently serves as […]


Forbes Releases Top 15 Authors By Earnings

Written by Jenny Brady on Friday, August 10th, 2012

Forbes has released its list of the World’s Top-Earning Authors. On this year’s list, James Patterson reigns supreme by a wide margin, followed by Stephen King. The top 15 top-earning authors are listed below:


Plenty Of Book Releases For This Week, Including James Patterson & Chelsea Cain

Written by Julie Vegas on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

It’s the weekday all readers look forward to – Tuesday! Why’s that, you ask? Because of all of the book releases! This week, hitting shelves will be books from authors James Patterson, Chelsea Cain, W.E.B. Griffin, Christina Dodd and the pseudonymous Richard Castle. Keep reading to find out all of the details on all of […]


James Patterson Ends “Maximum Ride;” Starts New Series

Written by Jenny Brady on Monday, August 6th, 2012

With the release of Nevermore, James Patterson has concluded his eight-book long Maximum Ride YA fantasy series. Nevermore‘s cover includes an “RIP” stick on the cover to make it 100% clear to readers that this is the end. “I know some kids are going to be crying at the end,” Patterson said. “But it’s over,” […]


New James Patterson Graphic Novel Planned

Written by Ella Thomson on Sunday, July 15th, 2012

Those who enjoy the graphic novel adaptations of James Patterson‘s Daniel X and Maximum Ride series will be pleased to learn that his upcoming novel Zoo will be receiving similar treatment.


New Books Out This Week From Patterson & Coulter

Written by Julie Vegas on Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Surprise, surprise! Another James Patterson novel is out! But what else can you look for when you hit your local bookstore or add your items to your cart? Let’s see what we’ve got in store for you this week…


James Patterson Donates $60K/Year To University

Written by Dan Malone on Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

James Patterson has made yet another generous donation, this time to Michigan State University. It comes in the form of $60,000 per year in scholarships in the Urban Educators Cohort Program in order to prepare teachers for service in urban areas. The main requirement is that the students choose English or language arts as a […]


James Patterson Continues Charitable Ways

Written by Brandon Williams on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

James Patterson has been very charitable as of late. He is going to donate 3,000 books to the Los Angeles Unified School District. This means that 60 high schools in the school district will each receive a box of Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment books and the 77 middle schools will each get a box […]


James Patterson’s “Private” To Make Jump To TV

Written by Ella Thomson on Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

James Patterson has struck a deal with Sonar Entertainment to develop his Private series as a television show. Screenwriter John McLaughlin is to write the two-hour premiere. Patterson will serve as executive producer on the show. “My ultimate goal is to tell stories in television that fans love and want to come back to again […]