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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 Weasley and Hermione Granger ended up romantically involved. While many loved the ending, more people were upset that Hermione did …

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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 to enjoy with the mister or missus on Friday night. If you happen to live in San Antonio, you might …

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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 Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. On to write the script is Neil Scovell, who actually helped Sandberg on the book. From …

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Ebook Readers Still Love to Turn a Real Page

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 the precipice of a revolution – the freedom to never again have to comb through a dusty book in its …

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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 been her 82nd birthday. Fossey spent close to two decades studying gorillas before her untimely and brutal death. Fossey was …

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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 is none other than Agent Scully herself. Gillian Anderson is set to pen one of Simon451’s inaugural titles – A …

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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. Variety reported the news accompanying that of the third and final season of Sorkin’s HBO show The Newsroom. Sony’s interest …

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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 of Barnes & Noble. The board must have liked Huseby’s work as he’s now been promoted. Barnes & Noble announced …

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Wendy Williams Announces New Romance Novel ‘Hold Me In Contempt’

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 famed radio personality took to Twitter and Facebook to share the intriguing news with fans. In her message, she stated …

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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 debut in London’s West End. First, J.K. Rowling was responsible for one of the most popular and best-selling young adult …

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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 take place on the UK stage. A collaboration with noted stage producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender, the new Harry …

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‘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 it is the studio that will be developing the story as a TV series, which will be executive produced by …

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