Just a reminder: Mother's Day is this weekend. At least send a card, folks.
An actual person answers the phone at Carbone and tells you that they book tables 30 days out. The person is even affable. This is notable because Carbone, on the premises of an old Italian-American joint named Rocco?s in Greenwich Village, is e...
If you can’t judge a book by its cover, then can you judge it by its title? I am terrible at coming up with titles for my books. I usually don’t. My editor is the one who has titled all but a few of my books. The other day I was looking at a bestseller Read more...
Walt Disney passed on the chance to excite kids with a special edition of Iron Man for Free Comic Book Day on May 4. Each year, publishers submit issues to be distributed to anyone who wanders into a comics shop that day. Marvel's choice...Show More Summary
Doc Savage was one of the most popular pulp magazine heroes of the 30s and 40s. So much so that his fictional fame lasted for decades as he inspired countless radio, television, and film programs, as well as several comic book adaptations. Show More Summary
I’m in the Phoenix, Arizona area for the entire month of May, in part to prepare for my move there in a few months. I figured that Free Comic Book Day – which also fell on May the Fourth this year – was as good a time as any to begin exploring the geek community [...]
We’ve got more with David Giuntoli, star of NBC’s GRIMM, on what is the big reveal for season two and what we can expect in Season 3, plus Free Comic Book Day fun & profits, Image’s big sales and comics in general with another good month...Show More Summary
A Romney adviser's tell-all about what went wrong with the Romney campaign is being published next week, according to the Boston Globe. The book – “A Bad Day on the Romney Campaign: An Insider’s Account” – is written by Gabriel Schoenfeld,...Show More Summary
Deals: you want 'em, and surprisingly, everyone has 'em. Take a look at some of the latest hotel deals going around the internet today from booking sites, social media sites, flash sale sites and more. Don't forget to scroll down to see the HotelChatter-approved deal either. Show More Summary
Children's Book Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com Arkie Sparkle, Treasure Hunter: Tick Tock was written by Petra James and published by Pan Macmillan Australia (2013.) 7 treasures ?7 continents? 7 days? 7 books ?6 changes of clothes ?5 suspicious sightings ?4 close shaves ?3 wrong turns ?2 maps? 1 treasure hunter ?p.s. Show More Summary
WaPo Book World Editor Ron Charles was having a pretty tough morning. Not only is it dark and dreary out there, but he couldn’t get onto WaPo‘s website. That’s right, before 8:28 a.m., he was locked out of his own paper’s website. Whoever...Show More Summary
Once upon a time, I published a first novel, Land O’ Goshen. After the book appeared, the days clicked happily by, little falling golden dominoes.
The other day, this year’s yellow pages phone book was delivered to my house. You know, that big, heavy book with a bunch of phone numbers in it? Well, that book went right back from whence it came. Into the recycling bin. It’s painful to say, but the phone book is an anachronism. Show More Summary
Another day, another set of new posters for comic book adaptations. Tuesday brings brand new looks at both Robert Schwentke‘s R.I.P.D. starring Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds as well as yet another banner for Zack Snyder‘s Man of Steel starring Henry Cavill, Amy Adams and Michael Shannon. Both posters expand on previous ones, adding action [...]
by Elizabeth Hanes, RN-BSNAs a nurse writer, I receive many press releases every day. Many of these pitches tout products, books or experts on weight loss and related subjects. Since I don’t report on weight loss, I usually toss these...Show More Summary
Their offseason program barely has begun but the Atlanta Falcons already are devising game plans for the upcoming season. “We’ve already put one day in the books, where it was pretty much just about the way we are defending the read-option,” linebacker Sean Weatherspoon told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Show More Summary
Shauna James Ahern's Chile-Lime Shimp recipe in Gluten-Free Girl Every Day is one of eight unique stir-fries in the book. Heavily laced with lime juice and spicy from the ginger and chiles, this shrimp dish is far from chewy and bland. Add a handful of sweet and meaty chanterelle mushrooms and a bunch of bok choy, and you'll have an easy (and pretty healthy) meal in no time.
Just the other day, we learned the details about the DVD/Blu-ray release for the feature adaptation of Isaac Marion's novel, Warm Bodies. And we know that the author, who has already followed up the first book with a prequel novellaShow More Summary
"She's taking a role in the foundation, she's writing books, she's having a little fun being a private citizen for the first time in 20 years." -- Former president Bill Clinton, quoted by the Washington Post, asking for everyone to give her a break over 2016 presidential speculation.
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