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Toni Morisson’s New Novel ‘God Help The Child’ Arrives In April

Toni Morisson’s New Novel ‘God Help The Child’ Arrives In April

By Val Powell December 3, 2014

It’s going to be a long six-month wait for fans of the prolific author Toni Morrison. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced last Tuesday that Morrison’s new book “God Help the Child,” will be released next year on April 30. The …

Candace Cameron Bure Says Family Matters More Candace Cameron Bure Says Family Matters More

Candace Cameron Bure has come a long way since her leading role in the 1990’s hit show “Full House” and it seems that she may have picked up on some of those theatrical family values. Most of you may remember …

Unpublished J.D. Salinger Stories Posted Online Unpublished J.D. Salinger Stories Posted Online

Three unpublished short stories, that were previously only available to read at academic institutions, have been leaked online this week and have shown up on websites such as Imgur and MediaFire. The late writer, J.D. Salinger, who died in 2010 …

J.D. Salinger Stories Are Leaked Online J.D. Salinger Stories Are Leaked Online

Three unpublished stories by the late reclusive author J.D. Salinger were leaked online this week, sending the literary world into a frenzy. Apparently Thanksgiving got a little bit busier as people scrambled to get their hands on a copy of …

J.R.R. Tolkien Biopic Film Is In The Making J.R.R. Tolkien Biopic Film Is In The Making

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Have you ever wondered what went on in the mind of the man who created the popular Lord Of The Rings and The Hobbit novels? There is now a film in the works that is being developed about the well-known …

Doris Lessing , Author, Dies At Age 94 Doris Lessing , Author, Dies At Age 94

Dori Lessing, a Nobel Prize winning author, has died. She was 94, and perhaps most well-known for her novel The Golden Notebook. Her books were known to reflect her journeys across the former British empire. She was born Doris May …

Man Booker Prize: Eleanor Catton Wins The Award Man Booker Prize: Eleanor Catton Wins The Award

The Man Booker Prize of 2013 was awarded to Eleanor Catton. Catton is a lives in New Zealand, and only 28 years old. She was born in Canada, but moved to New Zealand at the age of 6. This makes …

Dakota Johnson Still Committed to “50 Shades” Dakota Johnson Still Committed to “50 Shades”

Dakota Johnson, 24, is not standing idly by while producers of the Fifty Shades of Grey adaptation search for her new leading man. According to Hollywood Life, the actress is looking to join the hunt. They report from an industry …

Bill O'Reilly Previews Latest Nonfiction Series Book Bill O'Reilly Previews Latest Nonfiction Series Book

Political commentator and author Bill O’Reilly gave an early plug for his latest nonfiction history book during an interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes this weekend. He also detailed the third, and latest, book in his nonfiction series, Killing Jesus, just …

Maya Angelou Talks About Her Childhood
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It can be hard to accurately express feelings on Mother’s Day, and who better to take up the task than a poet? Maya Angelou has just released her seventh autobiography, titled Mom & Me & Mom. The book chronicles the …

Reagan Daughter's Lesbian Novel Published on Kindle
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It turns out that not even having a U.S. president for a father can guarantee a publishing contract. This week, Patti Davis, born Patricia Reagan, self-published a novel in the Kindle book store. Titled Till Human Voices Wake Us, the …

A.B.C. Whipple Dies; Author Was 94

Addison Beecher Colvin (A.B.C.) Whipple, author and journalist, has died. The Associated Press reports that Whipple died on Sunday, March 17 from Pneumonia. Whipple is, perhaps, best known for his work as a Pentagon correspondent for Life magazine during World …

A Twitter Rant Gone Bad

I am not an author. I’m a blogger. If I say something that someone disagrees with they can let me have it in the comments section of the blog. At that point, the decision needs to be made how, or even better if, I should fire back. In most cases, I make the decision to let bygones be bygones because comment crossfire usually ends badly (or at the very least awkwardly) and it doesn’t accomplish much in the end. As long as there are no off color comments regarding direct family members or my heritage, I can take it.