All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Book’

Jill Duggar Book About Forgiving Her Sibling: Did She Mean Molesting?

In 2014, the Duggar sisters — Jill, Jinger, Jessa, and Jana Duggar — write a book called Growing Up Duggar: It’s All About Relationships. In the book, the sisters talk about their beliefs and how they live their lives as part of the Duggar family. They say that their life is all about relationships. They break these down into six …

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Anna Kendrick Writing a Book; She Doesn’t Know About What

Anna Kendrick recently announced that she is publishing a book of essays next year. That’s one of the perks of being a celebrity: you can get a publishing offer without ever having actually written anything before. “Obviously I’m hoping to find my own voice, but having never written anything before, I’m not really sure what to expect,” Anna Kendrick says. …

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Maria Bello Viral Piece Becomes New Book

Maria Bello was recovering from a life-threatening illness in 2013 when she made a discovery that changed her life: She was in love with her best friend, a woman named Clare. Maria Bello had already had a son, Jackson, with a man. They were no longer together, but he was certainly a part of her life. But the feelings she …

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Chloe Sevigny Has Love/Hate Relationship with Social Media

Chloe Sevigny has a new book full of photos of herself. But Chloe Sevigny is never very happy with the photo she sees of herself online. While one of these things may seem to conflict with the other, in fact they combine to explain why Chloe Sevigny released that book in the first place. Chloe Sevigny feels that she has …

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Chloe Sevigny Beats Other Publishers with Her Own Book

Chloe Sevigny is “famous for looking cool without looking like she’s trying.” That’s what publisher Rizzoli says about the “muse in the downtown creative scene for over three decades” and her new book called simply Chloe Sevigny. The book is an illustrated chronicle of the evolution of Chloe Sevigny’s unique style throughout her career, from a teenage skater girl to …

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Lena Dunham: When ‘Edgy’ Goes Over The Edge

Lena Dunham is not the victim of a far-right smear campaign. Nor are she and her sister being attacked by a heteronormative culture policing the sexual self-expression of young female children. In actuality, The 28-year-old’s troubles have been brought on by something far less spectacular, but not altogether surprising. Dunham is a shining example of what happens when “edgy” writing …

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Jennifer Lopez Speaks Up About Abuse in New Book

Although she doesn’t claim any physical abuse or name any abuser, singer Jennifer Lopez writes in her new book, True Love, that she felt abused in some of her past relationships. “I’ve never gotten a black eye or a busted lip, but I’ve felt abused in one way or another: mentally, emotionally, verbally.” True Love didn’t start off as a …

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Reeva Steenkamp’s Mother: ‘She Never Slept With Pistorius’

June Steenkamp has had a long time to think about his. It’s been over a year and a half since Oscar Pistorius shot and killed her daughter on Valentines Day. Recently Pistorius was sentenced to five years, but will be eligible for house arrest in 10 months. His attorneys have already said they are considering an appeal of the sentence. …

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Jennifer Lopez To Release First Book In October

Jennifer Lopez is the latest celebrity to write a tell-all book, documenting her struggles and triumphs in life. The book, titled True Love, is due out in October, and has been something that Lopez has put her heart and soul into. “What’s funny is, I didn’t start off the project wanting to bare my soul in print,” Lopez told PEOPLE, …

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Tiger Mom’s New Book Sparks Controversy

Tiger Mom first earned her name and reputation after publishing a book called “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom.” The book described some of author Amy Chua’s parenting techniques and their effectiveness. While many people were impressed by the book and the results of Chua’s methods, others called them cruel and abusive and claimed that they would cause more harm …

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Candace Cameron Bure Talks Bulimia and Nudity

Considering it is Friday, it’s more than apt that former TGIF and Full House star Candace Cameron Bure made her way back into the national limelight today. Bure, who played D.J. Tanner on the ever-popular 90’s sitcom, is set to release her new book, Balancing It All, this January. Her book discusses how she has managed to balance multiple roles …

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Ginger Alden Reveals Cover Of Memoir About Elvis

Elvis fans have something to look forward to next summer, other than maybe a trip to Graceland. Ginger Alden, Elvis Presley’s last great love and fiance at the time of his death, has written a memoir about her relationship with the King from the moment they met to his death in August 1977. The memoir titled Elvis & Ginger: Elvis …

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Gloria Gaynor Releases Book of Inspirational Stories

“I Will Survive” has been the anthem for many a lady (and man) since the 70s for many moments of survival. Now Gloria Gaynor, the legendary singer of the empowering anthem is releasing a book of inspirational stories about surviving titled, We Will Survive. Gaynor, along with her manager Stephanie Gold and co-author Sue Carswell, received multiple submissions of different …

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Sarah Palin Talks About the “War on Christmas”

Sarah Palin was invited to speak at Liberty University’s final convocation of the Fall 2013 semester on Wednesday. During the visit, she spoke out on what she perceives to be a “war on Christmas” while promoting her new book. The new book, Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas hit bookstores in November. There were more than …

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Demi Lovato’s Second Book in the Making

Superstar Demi Lovato has remained in the spotlight for a long period of time, since her days on the Disney Channel. Though her career has skyrocketed, she has also endured many personal struggles along the way. Her book of affirmations, titled Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year, was her first book released on November 19, 2013 as part of a …

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Nelson Mandela Book to Be Completed by Colleagues

A sequel to Nelson Mandela’s book, “A Long Walk to Freedom”, was started by Mandela. However, after numerous hospital stays, and after his last release from the hospital, he will not be able to finish it. According to AFP, Mandela is stable but still in critical condition. His former wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, says that the tubes that run down his …

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Demi Lovato: A New Book and a Purpose

Demi Lovato has been in the spotlight since leaving the Jonas Brothers Live in Concert tour to go to rehab in 2010, and not for much that is positive. But now that the singer has come back to the land of the living after great struggle, she’s ready to tell her story, according to Us Weekly. Not just because she …

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This Sega Genesis Documentary Art Book Needs Your Help On Kickstarter

Before it was a software publishing house responsible for the Total War series and a sad Aliens game, SEGA was the second-biggest gaming hardware manufacturer in the world. Its Sega Genesis console still lives on to this day as one of the best pieces of hardware to ever grace our living rooms, and now somebody wants to publish a book …

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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 her the youngest author to ever win the award, which is the highest literary honor to receive in Great Britain. …

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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 source, “For Dakota, she was sad that Charlie [Hunnam] had to back out but she is very excited to see …

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Bill O’Reilly Plugs Latest “Killing…” Series Books

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 out in September. The muse to writing on Jesus came to the life-long Catholic at night and he points to …

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Courtney Robertson To Release “Juicy” Book

Thirty-year-old Courtney Robertson received the final rose on The Bachelor during season 16. However, she has now traded in that rose for a book deal with HarperCollins Publishers. The book aims to release intimate details about Courtney’s behind-the-scenes involvement with the show. Her persona as a television vixen may have contributed to the title of the book, which will be …

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Trailer For J.J. Abrams Strange Novel “S.” Released Online

Around a month ago, Bad Robot released a trailer for J.J. Abrams’ latest project. At the time it seemed it was for something called Stranger, but no one really knew much else about it… only that it was quite odd. Now we know that it was for a book called S., from Doug Dorst, co-created with Abrams. The latest trailer …

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Princess Diana: Biopic Star Naomi Watts Takes Heat

The biopic is simply titled Diana and it premiered Thursday to controversy that probably ought to have been expected. The star portraying the iconic princess of Wales is Naomi Watts, and Watts seems to be catching most of the lightening. Diana’s death is still very raw and her life, or rumors about it, beforehand drew paparazzi and controversy like few …

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Adam Carolla Lawsuit: Radio Personality Sued By Friend Again

Adam Carolla is now embroiled in another lawsuit being brought against him by the friend who previously brought a lawsuit against the Internet and radio personality. Reuters is reporting that Donny Misraje is suing Carolla for a few pictures included in his memoir “Not Taco Bell Material.” The pictures of Carolla were allegedly taken by Misraje back in the 80s, …

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The Legend Of Zelda: Hyrule Historia Gets A Trailer

Nintendo is known for charting new territory in gaming. The Wii transformed the industry, and the Wii U may just do it again. Beyond game consoles, however, Nintendo is also changing the world of books by creating what may be the world’s first book trailer. Nintendo and Dark Horse Comics will publish The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia early next …

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History Of Gaming Book Looks To Kickstarter For Funding

Did you know that there was an amazing book that detailed the history of gaming from its infancy to the modern day? No, well, that book is now outdated and out of print. The author wants to publish a new edition that covers gaming up to 2011, but he needs your help to do it. Like with any good gaming …

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eBook Readers Staying Home, Forgoing Visits To The Local Bookstore

On one hand, the rapidly growing adoption of eBooks is great. I mean, anyone who has ever played with a Kindle has to be impressed by the convenience of the whole system. In only a few seconds after I decide that I want to read the new Murakami book, I can have it in my hands. Plus, anything that allows …

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Facebook Posts Turned Into A Book

When Cynthia Legette Davis began posting inspirational messages for her Facebook friends in 2010, little did she know the posts would wind up as a book. But that’s exactly what happened. The inspirational Facebook posts now make up Davis’ newest book entitled, “Peace Tips for Life – Ideas and Inspiration for Personal Peace”. “I originally wrote the messages for myself,” …

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Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter Trailer Releases, Grab Your Ax

It was only a matter of time before a movie was made, based on Seth Grahame-Smith’s New York Time’s bestselling book, Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter. The book which spawned this legendary cover (which poses as a decoration in my house). The movie has been in the works for some time now, and now we have an official trailer to enjoy. …

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