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Googler Rachel Searles Writes Sci-Fi Novel Googler Rachel Searles Writes Sci-Fi Novel

Googler Rachel Searles has a new sci-fi book out called The Lost Planet. Matt Cutts points us to it, and has only good things to say about it: Amazon has a pretty substantial preview. Searles is from the search quality …

John Steinbeck’s 112th Birthday Celebrated With Google Doodle John Steinbeck’s 112th Birthday Celebrated With Google Doodle

Google is celebrating the works of author John Steinbeck with a doodle today, which would have been his 112th birthday. He died in 1968 at the age of 66 from heart disease and congestive heart failure. Steinbeck is one of …

David Fincher Reportedly In Talks To Direct Steve Jobs Movie [Updated] David Fincher Reportedly In Talks To Direct Steve Jobs Movie [Updated]

Update: The Hollywood Reporter now says Fincher is off the project. The writer/director team behind Mark Zuckerberg movie The Social Network might just be teaming up again for the next Steve Jobs movie. Writer Aaron Sorkin has been attached to …

Mein Kampf Copies Signed By Hitler To Be Auctioned

Now that the Christmas shopping season is over, most people don’t have to constantly worry about getting a gift for that certain someone who just seems to have it all. For those of us who want to get some early …

Netflix Expands Scholastic Partnership With ‘Clifford The Big Red Dog’ Netflix Expands Scholastic Partnership With ‘Clifford The Big Red Dog’

Netflix and Scholastic announced an expansion of their partnership today giving Netflix exclusive streaming rights to the children’s favorite Clifford the Big Red Dog. The show will hit Netflix on February 14th, which just happens to be the same day …

J.K. Rowling Second Guessing Harry Potter Ending

Seven years after the Harry Potter saga came to an end, author J.K. Rowling has revealed some interesting information. For those of you who followed the series to its completion, you already know that two of the main characters Ron …

Amazon: These Are The Most Romantic American Cities

Romance is in the air, or so says the people paid to market Valentine’s Day to Americans. Over the next few weeks, you’ll be bombarded with ads to pick up some chocolates, maybe some flowers or even a romantic comedy …

Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ to Become a Movie Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ to Become a Movie

Lean In…the movie? It appears that it’s coming soon to a theater near you. Deadline is reporting that Sony Pictures has acquired the rights to Lean In: Women, Work, And The Will to Lead – the 2013 book penned by …

Ebook Readers Still Love to Turn a Real Page Ebook Readers Still Love to Turn a Real Page
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Ebooks still haven’t killed off print books, just in case you were wondering. Years ago, when ebooks and ereaders first began to climb in popularity, a common question was “will ebooks kill print?” Some people thought that we were on …

Dian Fossey (Of ‘Gorillas In The Mist’ Fame) Gets A Google Doodle Dian Fossey (Of ‘Gorillas In The Mist’ Fame) Gets A Google Doodle

Dian Fossey, the famed zoologist and gorilla researcher known for her book, Gorillas in the Mist (which was turned into a movie starring Sigourney Weaver as Fossey), is the subject of a worldwide Google doodle today on what would have …

Gillian Anderson Is Writing a Sci-Fi Trilogy

Publisher Simon & Schuster has just announced a new science fiction endeavor, an imprint called Simon451 (a clear homage to Ray Bradbury’s classic novel Fahrenheit 451) – and one of the first authors to sign on to the new division …

Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Film Is Now Scripted Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Film Is Now Scripted

First he brought the story of Facebook to the big screen. Next, he’s bringing the story of Apple. Aaron Sorkin, screenwriter of The Social Network, has reportedly turned in his script for an upcoming movie about Steve Jobs to Sony. …

Michael P. Huseby Appointed CEO Of Barnes & Noble Michael P. Huseby Appointed CEO Of Barnes & Noble

Back in July of last year, Barnes & Noble announced that its former CEO, William Lynch, was to resign immediately. The resignation set off a huge executive shuffle with Michael P. Huseby being named CEO of Nook Media and President …

Wendy Williams Announces New Romance Novel ‘Hold Me In Contempt’
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Everyone knows her as Wendy Williams, the talk show host. Now, everyone will get to meet Wendy Williams, the author. According to Examiner, on Thursday, Jan. 2, Williams the upcoming release of her new book, Hold Me In Contempt. The …

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

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
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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 …