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Anne Rice Reveals The Book Covers For The US & UK Versions Of ‘Prince Lestat’

Undead

Back in March, author Anne Rice announced the resumption of her book series The Vampire Chronicles with the forthcoming release of her new novel Prince Lestat. Today we get our first look at the book covers for the US and UK versions of the book, due out in October. Fans of Rice‘s Vampire Chronicles (like ME!) are chomping at the bit to get their hands on this new Lestat book so this look at the book covers should be a nice treat. More »

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Watch: George R.R. Martin Has Two Words (And One Finger) For The People Who Doubt He Will Finish Writing The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Book Series [UPDATED WITH VIDEO]

"I find that question pretty offensive"

Many people do not believe that George RR Martin will live long enough to finish writing the final books of his very popular Game of Thrones books so much that they keep asking him about it. In response to those people who doubt that he will live long enough to write his books, Martin has only two words (and one finger) for them. Can you guess what his message to the doubters is? Click below to find out if you are correct. More »

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J.K. Rowling Has Released A NEW ‘Harry Potter’ Story For Any/Everyone To Read

Read an excerpt NOW

Back in December we learned the exciting news that author JK Rowling is working on a theatrical stage play that will feature her beloved characters from her Harry Potter book series. Today, tho, Rowling has another amazing gift for us. JK has penned a NEW short story that features Harry Potter and his famous friends from Hogwart’s School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and has released it for all to read online. The story, as told by The Daily Prophet’s gossip correspondent, Rita Skeeter, is a report from the 2014 Quidditch World Cup Finals that focuses on the attendance of Harry Potter and his friends at the tournament. Potter, now almost 34 years old, is an auror and … well, you have to read the full short story to learn more. Click below to read an excerpt from this fun new Harry Potter story and then carry on to read the short story in full. More »

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#ThrowbackThursday: This Is What The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’ Looked Like Back In 2009

Babies

Way back in 2009, the vast majority of us had no idea what Game of Thrones was nor did we know many of the actors who would go on to star in the HBO series Game of Thrones. But, back then, production was underway to bring GoT to the small screen and a young cast of actors were hired to star in the show. For #ThrowbackThursday today, I present to you a pair of photos of some of the GoT actors posting with author George RR Martin at a book signing back in ’09. GoT fans, you have to see these photos. More »

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For $20K, George R. R. Martin Will Write You Into A ‘Game Of Thrones’ Book . . . And Then Kill You Off

Save the Wolves

Author George RR Martin, the man responsible for creating the AMAZING world of Game of Thrones, is raising money for the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary and The Food Depot of Santa Fe and he is offering a few really unbelievable once-in-a-lifetime prizes in order to generate as much money as he can for the cause. In a newly released video for this fundraising campaign, Martin explains, first, his devotion to this wolf sanctuary and then explains how YOU can help with your donations. At different price points, different prizes are being offered … t-shirts, signed books — even one of George RR Martin‘s hats. But the biggest prize of all comes at a very hefty donation price point. For $20,000. Martin will write you into one of his GoT books and then kill you off in spectacular fashion. So, uh, does anyone have $20K that I could borrow? More »

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Here Is The Cover Of Amy Poehler’s New Book ‘Yes Please’

Due out in October

Amy Poehler has FINALLY decided to write a memoir and today we get our FIRST LOOK at the cover of said book. Yes Please is scheduled for release on October 28, which is a very long time to wait … but those of us who know and LURVE Amy, we know that it will be worth the wait. Amy announced the forthcoming release of her book on the Today show earlier this morning so you’re gonna wanna click below to see the cover of Yes Please and watch Amy’s videotaped book announcement. More »

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First Look: Here Is The Cover Of Neil Patrick Harris’s New Book

'Choose Your Own Autobiography'

Yesterday we learned that Jennifer Lopez is readying the release of her first book and today we learn that actor Neil Patrick Harris has got a book of his own on the way as well. NPH has released the book cover for his forthcoming autobiography that is made to look like one of those Choose Your Own Adventure books that we grew up with as kids. Click below to see the cover of Neil‘s Choose Your Own Autobiography, learn more about the book and find out how you can pre-order your copy. More »

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Jennifer Lopez Is Publishing Her First Book This Fall

'True Love'

Jennifer Lopez has a new album titled AKA coming out next month and later this year, she will become a published author. True Love is the title of J. Lo‘s debut novel and it will be published in October by Penguin Group. The book is kind of like a memoir and will cover the years of J. Lo‘s life where she was transitioning as an artist and a new mother … which actually sounds much more interesting than if it were a fictional novel or something. Click below to see the cover of True Love and get your first look at J. Lo‘s first book. More »

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Here Is The Cover Of ‘Game Of Thrones’ Author George R. R. Martin’s New Book

BUT, it's not the book you're hoping for

The cover of George R.R. Martin‘s newest book has been unveiled but, alas, this new book is not the one that fans have been waiting years for. Martin owes us the next installment of the A Song of Ice and Fire book series but is not yet ready to release it. Instead, he is ready to bring us a coffee table book titled The World of Ice & Fire that contains “lots of stunning artwork, and tons of fake history”. GoT fans will likely snap up copies of this book as soon as it hits stores but, damnit, I want the next installment of the GoT book series. More »

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Jason Priestly Dishes On Shannen Doherty, Brad Pitt And MORE In His New Memoir

Out May 6

Beverly Hills, 90210 star Jason Priestly is readying the release of his first memoir next week and as you can imagine, he dishes on all the best goss from his hey day on 90210 … including stories about his co-stars on the show. Us Weekly magazine managed to get their hands on excerpts from the book which they graciously share with all of us. In addition to telling a not-so-surprising story about how bitchy Shannen Doherty was back in the day, he also talks about his days living with Brad Pitt as roommates. Oh man, I bet this book is so good! Check out the excerpts below for a taste of what’s included in the book. More »

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