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J.K. Rowling Is Preparing To Bring Harry Potter To The Stage J.K. Rowling Is Preparing To Bring Harry Potter To The Stage

Listen up Harry Potter fans, big news is here. J.K. Rowling is working on a stage play about the beloved character of Harry Potter, featuring a story that fans have never been exposed to before. The upcoming stage production will …

J.K. Rowling Is Collaborating on a Harry Potter Play J.K. Rowling Is Collaborating on a Harry Potter Play

Already over a year in the works, a new chapter to the Harry Potter oeuvre is coming to a theatre probably-not-so-near you. J.K. Rowling has announced that she is currently working on a new Harry Potter project, one that will …

‘Hatching Twitter’ Series Picked Up By ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Studio Lionsgate ‘Hatching Twitter’ Series Picked Up By ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Studio Lionsgate

Back in October, we heard that unnamed studios were expressing interest in developing either a movie or a television series based on Nick Bilton’s book Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal. Lionsgate announced today that …

Teach Your Kid About 3D Printing With This Children’s Book Teach Your Kid About 3D Printing With This Children’s Book

Generally speaking, children books are intended to teach a lesson of some sort. They can also be used to inspire our children to follow their dreams. A new book from Carla Diana does both. A new children’s book called Leo …

Amazon’s Best-Selling Book of 2013 Is Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’ Amazon’s Best-Selling Book of 2013 Is Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’

If you’re thinking about buying Dan Brown’s new thriller Inferno for the voracious reader in your family, you’re not alone. Amazon has just published their 2013 Best-Selling books list, and Brown’s 6th novel sits at the top. Apparently, it was …

Nick Offerman Gave An ‘At Google’ Talk Nick Offerman Gave An ‘At Google’ Talk

Nick Offerman, best known as Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreation, wrote a book called Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man’s Fundamentals for Delicious Living. The book covers most of the topics you would want a book written by Ron …

There’s Going to Be a ‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’ Movie There’s Going to Be a ‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’ Movie
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In my-heart-initially-sings-with-joy-and-then-is-quickly-crushed-with-a-collapsing-blow-of-cynicism-news, Alvin Schwartz’s classic 1981 “children’s book” Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is being turned into a movie. According to Deadline, CBS Films has pounced on a concept from writers Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan, who you …

The ‘Funniest Person On Twitter’ Talks At Google The ‘Funniest Person On Twitter’ Talks At Google

Comedian Rob Delaney, who has been called “the funniest person on Twitter” by Comedy Central, and one of the “50 funniest people” by Rolling Stone, recently gave an “At Google” talk. The company has now made the hour-long talk available …

Elf on the Shelf: A Sequel to the Popular Book is Released Elf on the Shelf: A Sequel to the Popular Book is Released
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With Christmas just around the corner, get ready for your Facebook feed to be taken over by pictures of the Elf on the Shelf. In case you aren’t aware of what The Elf on the Shelf tradition involves, parents use …

Beatles Historian Mark Lewisohn Talks At Google Beatles Historian Mark Lewisohn Talks At Google

Mark Lewisohn is considered the world’s leading Beatles historian. He has written many reference books about the band, including Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years, which is the first in a biographical trilogy. Lewisohn discusses this highly regarded book …

Derek Jeter Launches His Own Line Of Books Derek Jeter Launches His Own Line Of Books

Well it is certainly not often that we hear about an athlete doing something like this, but in an odd move, Derek Jeter has turned to literature. The all-star baseball player revealed that he would be launching his own line …

Fair Use Prevails As Google Wins Book-Scanning Case Fair Use Prevails As Google Wins Book-Scanning Case
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So, you know that book-scanning legal battle that Google has been fighting for the past eight years against the Authors Guild? Google just won. In a New York court, Judge Denny Chin ruled that Google can continue its book-scanning ways …

Barnes & Noble Kicks Off The Holidays With Discovery Friday, Duck Dynasty Beards Barnes & Noble Kicks Off The Holidays With Discovery Friday, Duck Dynasty Beards

Are you going to do some holiday shopping with Barnes & Noble over the next two months? Is a member of your family a Nook fiend? Well then, you may want to check out the bookseller’s pre-Black Friday shopping event. …

Amazon Releases The Best Books Of 2013 List Amazon Releases The Best Books Of 2013 List

As we approach the end of 2013, we’re getting into top 10 list season. Today, Amazon annouonced its selections for the Best Books of 2013. “This year offered a stellar list of books to choose from, both fiction and nonfiction,” …

Read an E-book a Month Early with Amazon’s New Kindle First Program Read an E-book a Month Early with Amazon’s New Kindle First Program

In its attempt to boost the brand value of the Kindle (and sweeten the Amazon Prime deal as well), Amazon has just announced a new initiative called Kindle First, which will give readers early access to a selection of e-books …

Ringo Starr, Former Beatle, Releases “Photograph” Album Ringo Starr, Former Beatle, Releases “Photograph” Album

Ringo Starr (a.k.a. Richard Starkey) is one of the best-known British musicians around, as well as performing as the drummer for the legendary 1960′s pop band The Beatles. Apart from his success with The Beatles, Starr spawned a solo career …

Corey Feldman Opens Up On Abuse During Childhood Corey Feldman Opens Up On Abuse During Childhood
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Former 80′s child star Corey Feldman has opened up on the horrific sexual abuse both he and fellow star Corey Haim suffered as kids. Feldman and Haim both starred in The Lost Boys and License to Drive together. Feldman discusses …

McDonald’s Happy Meals Will Include Books? McDonald’s Happy Meals Will Include Books?
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McDonald’s has announced that they will start putting books in their happy meals. This is an interesting change for the fast food conglomerate to make, after just giving away plastic toys for much of their company’s history. McDonald’s is hoping …

Netflix Is About To Get More Goosebumps Netflix Is About To Get More Goosebumps
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Back in August, Netflix announced the addition of all episodes of Goosebumps to its streaming catalog. That’s 74 episodes. Today, we learn that Netflix is going to be getting even more Goosebumps next week. On Tuesday (10/15), Neflix will get …

Amazon Upgrades Whispersync For Voice For Kindle Books, Expands Available Titles Amazon Upgrades Whispersync For Voice For Kindle Books, Expands Available Titles
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Amazon announced today that it has launched some upgrades to its Whispersync for Voice technology to make it easier for people reading Kindle books to switch between reading and listening to the Audible audiobook version on a smartphone or tablet. …

Pulitzer Finalist Dave Eggers Denies Plagiarizing Ex-Facebooker’s Memoir Pulitzer Finalist Dave Eggers Denies Plagiarizing Ex-Facebooker’s Memoir
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Last summer, Katherine Losse published a memoir called The Boy Kings: A Journey into the Heart of the Social Network, which chronicled her time spent working for Facebook. The book made some waves, as it painted the early days of …