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Review: Jerry Craft shines on masterful children's book 'New Kid' Special

Acclaimed author and illustrator Jerry Craft won the Newbery Medal for his children's book "New Kid," and rightfully so. Digital Journal has the scoop.

Chinese literary giant dies, aged 94

Fpo - Renowned Hong Kong author Louis Cha, whose epic martial arts thrillers inspired numerous films and sold some 300 million copies worldwide, has died aged 94.

Review: Kevin Dickson and Jack Ketsoyan soar on 'Guilty Pleasure' book Special

Hollywood insiders, entertainment journalist Kevin Dickson, and powerhouse publicist Jack Ketsoyan have released their new book "Guilty Pleasure."

Op-Ed: San Francisco's Matt Richtel rivals Michael Crichton in new book Special

San Francisco - As technology moves quickly into the third decade of the 21st Century, some people continue to fear it. The future is always unknown. But for one writer embracing tech will help us avoid 'blind spots.'

Op-Ed: Writer Martha Conway notes 'genre-bending' new novel Special

San Francisco - San Francisco-based author Martha Conway read from her historical novel "The Underground River" on June 20th at Bookshop West Portal. This reporter talked to her after the gathering.

Morrissey to release debut novel in September

Manchester - Morrissey, better known as a solo singer, animal rights campaigner and lead front man of The Smiths, is to release his debut novel in September.

Review: 'Go Set a Watchman' — An incoherent, frustrating first draft Special

It's a mistake to read Harper Lee's “Go Set a Watchman” as a proper sequel to her 1960 classic “To Kill a Mockingbird." Fans would best approach it as a curio, as a wildly uneven first draft with too few moments of real inspiration.

Harper Lee planned a series of novels

Harper Lee, author of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' and its much anticipated follow-up, never intended to write just one book. A letter outlines at least six different novels that Lee planned to write.

Op-Ed: Zorro novel the first of its kind, for author Isabel Allende Special

Who would think that a swashbuckling character of the 1920's would endure and continue to enthrall audiences to this day. For over 90 years, the story of Zorro has not diminished but endured. This coming May

'Lost' Malcolm Lowry novel published

A recently discovered "Lost" novel by British author Malcolm Lowry has been published. The manuscript was written over seventy years ago.

Chetan Bhagat to promote 'Half Girlfriend' on TV show

Chetan Bhagat, the Indian author who has authored several bestsellers in English, has been attracting a great deal of media attention for 'Half Girlfriend', his latest novel, which is now in the process of being converted into a movie.

Fifty Shades of Grey leading to STD rise in older couples says MD

Dr. Charlotte Jones, chair of the British Medical Association’s GP Committee, said that the success of novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" could be giving older couples more sexual confidence but warned that there is a risk of failing to protect from STDs.

Review: Jennifer Young's 'Thank You For The Music' a good holiday read Special

Edinburgh - Scottish author and writer, Jennifer Young, chats about "Thank You For The Music," her new novel, set in Scotland and on the Balearic island of Majorca. It's a book of romance and relationship choices interwoven with deeper contemporary topics.

Alan Ashe's '10 Seconds at a Red Light' inspires crash victims Special

Author Alan Ashe, an avid cyclist, was asked how he defines himself and his response was, "I'm a cyclist that writes or a writer that cycles. Either way, I get to ride."

An easy way to lose weight: Read a fast-paced novel

With the New Year about to ring in, most have thought about resolutions: losing weight, being on time, being fiscally responsible, and the list goes on.

Dark world of GMO in Kenneth Eade's thriller 'An Involuntary Spy' Special

Los Angeles - How does a genetic biologist working for a large biotech company, developing genetically engineered food, go up against government corruption and fraud when he tries to expose his employer?

Lupe Fiasco tweets novel 'Teriyaki Joe: Neo Harlem Detective'

Rapper Lupe Fiasco has begun writing "Teriyaki Joe: Neo Harlem Detective" via Twitter. He describes it as an "Afro-Futurist novel that will be written entirely on Twitter" and "will be published in chapters."

'The Great Gatsby' opens big but 'Iron Man 3' still wins

With "The Great Gatsby" having a great opening weekend, it wasn't enough to stop the power of "Iron Man 3." But, the box office benefits in a big way as the top two films raked it in and sent the summer box office season sailing.

'The Great Gatsby' arrives but still must battle 'Iron Man 3'

While not being released on the same day, it can not be a good thing for "The Great Gatsby" to play against the still strong "Iron Man 3."

Novelist A.J. Sidransky on his work: Forgiving Maximo Rothman Special

New York - AJ Sidransky's Forgiving Maximo Rothman reminds us that 'life is too short to make enemies of those we love,' and I connected with the novelist to learn more.

Erotic novelist posts ad on the Internet for love affair

A novelist of an exciting new book is seeking some work experience in the love affair department in the hope of getting a taste of the real thing.

Preview of Bettina Wyngaard's new novel 'Vuilspel'

"Vuilspel" (Fowl Play) is Bettina Wyngaard's second novel, recently released onto shop shelves. It features her favorite theme, the rights of women.

Review: Sulha looks into the lives of the Bedouins, novel by Malka Marom Special

Toronto - Malka Marom is a fascinating Canadian-Israeli artist, journalist and producer whose interests and talents cross a spectrum that only some artists dream of experiencing. As a child she had a leading role in the first movie ever filmed in Israel.

Review: Almost Gone by Brian Sousa Special

Brian Sousa's Almost Gone is the story of four generations of a Portuguese family that is as wise as it is heartbreaking.

Suicidal thoughts reflected in Ksenia Anske's debut novel Special

Seattle - More teenagers every day experience suicidal thoughts. Recently in BC, Canada, Amanda Todd took her own life after years of cyber bullying. Ksenia Anske's own experience inspired her to write her soon to be released novel, Siren Suicides.

Op-Ed: UC Berkeley professor turns biographical skills into 'chic lit' Special

Berkeley - With some important biographical works accomplished like the intense "Silenced Voices," University of California professor Inez Hollander has put her writing talents into a new novel called, "Euro Trippy."

Review: Midnight's Children a sweeping love story, history lesson Special

Toronto - Screening at the Toronto International Film Festival, Midnight's Children, based on the Salman Rushdie book, not only looks at a bittersweet love story but also includes some magical elements to teach us about the India-Pakistan divide.

Review: Why on earth is 'Fifty Shades of Grey' so popular?

E.L James' novel Fifty Shades of Grey has passed both Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code" and "The Highway Code" to become the bestselling book and ebook in British history. Your humble male narrator is confused, dear readers.

Emily St John Mandel weaves a mystery with 'The Lola Quartet' Special

Toronto - When author Emily St. John Mandel starts a novel she's not sure where the journey will take her. In her latest, "The Lola Quartet" she takes us on a twisting road from New York City to Florida with her main character disgraced journalist Gavin Sasaki.

Baseball legend Ted Williams makes his return in ‘Extra Innings’

Boston - The year is 2092 and slugger Ted Williams has returned to baseball 132 years after swinging his bat for the last time in the new novel ‘Extra Innings.’
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artwork by Anna Milioutina for Ksenia Anske s debut novel  Suicide Sirens
artwork by Anna Milioutina for Ksenia Anske's debut novel, Suicide Sirens
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Jamaica Inn - is a new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s classic novel for BBC One
Jamaica Inn - is a new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s classic novel for BBC One
Author Jim Cohee talked with professor Lowell Pratt about his novel  The Swan   set in 1957 Indiana....
Author Jim Cohee talked with professor Lowell Pratt about his novel "The Swan," set in 1957 Indiana. Cohee said that there is something magical about the Midwest for storytelling.
Set in Early California  novelist Isabel Allende uses her writing talents and historical research sk...
Set in Early California, novelist Isabel Allende uses her writing talents and historical research skills to build a story about the legendary Zorro. Dozens of movies and TV shows abound about the hero. But little or nothing talks about his early years and where he was born.
Inferno: A mystery thriller novel by American author Dan Brown
Inferno: A mystery thriller novel by American author Dan Brown
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Author Jim Cohee  talked with Lowell Pratt about his new novel  The Swan  about a 10-year-old with a...
Author Jim Cohee, talked with Lowell Pratt about his new novel "The Swan" about a 10-year-old with a vivid imagination as away of dealing with life's hardships.
International bestselling author Sophie Kinsella
International bestselling author Sophie Kinsella
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A signed copy by the author Daphne du Maurier  of Jamaica Inn
A signed copy by the author Daphne du Maurier, of Jamaica Inn

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