Friday, September 5, 2014

Book News You Can Use 9/5/14

Relax in Paradise Joan RiversCharles Bowden and A. J. Langguth.

Labor Day is over which means lists of fall's anticipated books will be making their arrival.  Here is USA Today's.  And Jason Mott got featured in Wednesday's book section!

A teacher in Maryland was suspended from his teaching job for writing a book about a school shooting.  The school district said that is not the case.

Here are 10 things that happen when you can't put down a good book.

Sony Pictures has hired someone to find books and develop them into TV shows and movies.  That sounds like a cool job!

I'm still trying to figure out why there is a 50 Shades of Gray movie.  Why are there plans for a sequel and why is Kendall Jenner possibly up for a role?

Speaking of those who hustle on a regular basis, Nick Cannon is coming out with a poetry book for children.  And what's going to happen with that children's book he was working on with Mariah since they are separated?

In today's "What took you so long?" news, LeVar Burton is coming out with his first children's book.

You will see more of R. L. Stine's works on screens soon with a Mostly Ghostly movie out on DVD this week and a Goosebumps movie next year.  Can we get a Fear Street movie?

A comic artist has paid tribute to Dr. Seuss in a new book.

Maya Angelou's writings will be featured on an upcoming hip-hop CD.

Margaret Atwood is writing a book that is scheduled to be published in 2114. Yes, that is 100 years from now.

Looking for a place to buy books?  Don't want to go to a chain store or Amazon?  This directory might help!

What happens to your e-books, music, apps and other digital materials when you die?  The state of Delaware may have come up with an answer.

This 5-year-old has restored my faith in humanity.

The picture with Joan's quote comes from Cosmopolitan.

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