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George R.R. Martin Wants You to ‘Fuck Off’

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

In his latest attempt to reclaim his personal life, George RR Martin tells impatient Game of Thrones fans to ‘Fuck off.’ News by Bree Ogden Image from Tages Anzeiger's video interview, via the Guardian In his latest attempt to reclaim his personal life, George R.R. Show More Summary

Warren G. Harding's Harlequin-Worthy Letters

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

After the expiration of a 50-year agreement to have them sealed, letters from former President Warren G. Harding to his mistress have been released. News by Peter Derk Most of us probably have a few love notes or dirty letters hanging around. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'The Queen of the Tearling' by Erika Johansen

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Regardless of whether it lives up to the hype, 'The Queen of the Tearling' deserves better than to be lauded only as a Frankenstein product of popular literature. Review by Leah Dearborn Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of...Show More Summary

Book vs. Film vs. Mini-series: 'Rosemary's Baby'

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Rosemary got pregnant. Again. This time, on TV! How does this new incarnation fare against its big screen predecessor, and the novel that started it all? Column by Christopher Shultz Disclaimer: I assume most people nowadays are familiar with the twist ending to this narrative, so I discuss it freely here. Show More Summary

All Growed Up: New Harry Potter Story Published by J.K. Rowling

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

J.K. Rowling has published a new Harry Potter story on Pottermore. News by Riki Cleveland Harry Potter fans everywhere are losing their collective minds over news that J.K. Rowling has published a new short story featuring The Boy Who Lived. Show More Summary

Clive Barker's 'Nightbreed' Rises From The Grave

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Clive Barker's 'Nightbreed' will be re-released on DVD and Blu-Ray in October and is being adapted into a TV series. News by Peter Derk After a troubling couple of decades, Clive Barker's Nightbreed will finally get the first class treatment...Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'The Walk Home' by Rachel Seiffert

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Rachel Seiffert made a huge impression with her debut 'The Dark Room', but does her latest novel live up to that early promise? Review by Cath Murphy Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: The Walk Home Who...Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Forensic Songs' by Mike McCormack

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Mike McCormack's second short story collection is a chilling portrait of the "humanity" that's to come. Review by Christine J. Schmidt Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Forensic Songs Who wrote it: A...Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'The String Diaries' by Stephen Lloyd Jones

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

A mainstream page-turner about a shape-shifting killer chasing love across the ages. Also, the people trying to get away from him. Review by Joshua Chaplinsky Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: TheShow More Summary

New Trailer For David Fincher's 'Gone Girl'

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

A full-length trailer for the David Fincher adaptation of Gillian Flynn's 'Gone Girl' has hit the web. News by Peter Derk A full-length trailer for Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl, as adapted by David Fincher, hit the web today. Check it out. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'California' by Edan Lepucki

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

In dystopian America, a couple flees what used to be L.A. for the wilderness, and, along the way, stumble upon weird connections to their past and make difficult decisions about their future. Review by Ryan Peverly Bookshots: Pumping...Show More Summary

5 Classic Authors Who Hated Their Book Covers (and One Who Got His Ass Kicked as a Result)

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Some classic authors who ridiculed designers, drew up legal clauses in the wake of bad covers, and, yes, even called publishers “fucking pigs.” Column by Robert Bieselin In recent columns, I’ve given book cover designers a shit-ton of credit. Show More Summary

Culling Your To-Be-Read List

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Simple steps to tame the beast that is your to-read list. Column by Peter Derk Because I make poor financial decisions—such as purchasing inflatable pickles and American flag fanny packs—I found myself needing to downsize apartments in a bid to get my spending under control. Show More Summary

August Book Club Selection: 'A Swollen Red Sun' by Matthew McBride

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

August's selection for the LitReactor Book Club is 'A Swollen Red Sun' by Matthew McBride. News by Joshua Chaplinsky Every month here at LitReactor, we celebrate reading with a new selection in our Book Club. For August we will be reading...Show More Summary

Confessions of a New Adult Addict

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Why I just can't get enough of the New Adult genre. Column by Riki Cleveland It’s no secret that I love Young Adult novels. I mean, reading about the firsts in life just gives me that little thrill and brings me right back to my ownShow More Summary

The Arrest Us! Submission Window Is Closed—But The Reading Period Continues...

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

The writing part is done. Let the reading part commence. Er... continue. Whatever. News by Rob Hart The submission window for Arrest Us! is officially closed. And damn, did you folks deliver. In total, 154 stories were submitted to our crime fiction writing challenge over the course of June. That doesn't mean the fun is done. Show More Summary

The Five Predicted Outcomes of Hachette vs. Amazon

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

There are plenty of ideas about what will happen as a result of the Hachette and Amazon negotiations. We breakdown the most common predictions. Column by Daniel Hope The latest chapter in the tale of Amazon Vs. Everything You Hold Dear...Show More Summary

My Cats Never Learned to Read: An Interview with Christopher Moore

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Christopher Moore stops by and talks writing, marketing, and the importance of research. Interview by Max Booth III Max Booth III: First, I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to answer these questions. I heard you recently got married—congratulations! Christopher Moore: Thanks. Show More Summary

Pew Research Center's 7 Wonders Of The Library World

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Pew Research Center has released a list of seven surprises found in their most recent survey of library users. News by Peter Derk The Pew Research Center has released what they're calling seven "surprises" about libraries as discovered by a recent survey. What are they? 1. Show More Summary

LitReactor Community Spotlight: June 2014

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

The official LitReactor community update for June, 2014. Column by Nathan Scalia June has been a hot month here. Seriously, I'm sitting here in my leopard-print autographed underwear writing this, because the air conditioner in my car doesn't work, and I just drove home. Show More Summary

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