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Here's this from Access Hollywood: "Actress-producer Krysten Ritter is becoming a novelist. Crown Archetype told The Associated Press on Wednesday that it had acquired Ritter's "Bonfire," a psychological thriller about an environmental lawyer and a company accused of dumping toxic chemicals. The book is scheduled for publication on Nov. 7. Ritter said in a statement that she welcomed the chance to "explore a character journey" and likened the writing process to studying an acting part. Ritter is known for her starring role in the Netflix series "Jessica Jones." Her other credits include "Breaking Bad" and "Woke Up Dead." We'll let you know as soon as the book is available! Watch Jessica Jones on Netflix. It's amazing.
Jodi Picoult's Small Great Thingsis about to get some serious star treatment! Viola Davis and Julia Roberts are set to play the roles of Ruth Jefferson and Kennedy McQuarrie in Picoult's latest bestseller.
In this Picoult book, parents-to-be at a hospital "insist that one of the nurses be reassigned; they are white supremacists and Ruth is black. The hospital complies, but Ruth is the only nurse available when the baby goes into cardiac arrest, and her caution about rushing to the baby's aid leads to tragedy—and a trial. What's crucial is the unfolding of a deeper understanding between Ruth and her (white) public defender, who's initially reluctant to make race an issue." - Library Journal