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Thursday, May 17, 2018

2018 British Book Award Winners...

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Read all about it here.
Here's a sneak peek:

Overall Fiction and Debut Fiction of the Year:
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Fourth Estate Fiction Book of the Year:
Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor

Crime & Thriller Book of the Year:
The Dry by Jane Harper

Lifestyle Book of the Year:
5 Ingredients by Jamie Oliver

Click the link above to see the rest of the winners

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

RIP Tom Wolfe...

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Tom Wolfe, a pioneer of the "new journalism" style of writing passed away yesterday at the age of 87. 

This white-suited author is known for his many books, not the least of which includes,
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
The Right Stuff
Bonfire of the Vanities 
I Am Charlotte Simmons
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Click here to go to his website. 
Click here for up to the minute news on Tom Wolfe.
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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Nancy Drew fans...!

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Sophia Lillis (last seen in the movie, It) will play Nancy Drew in an upcoming movie version of Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase. Ellen DeGeneres will be one of the producers. 
Read more about the movie here!

Sophia Lillis will also appear in the HBO series, Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn and she will reprise her role as Beverly for IT 2.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Art of Racing in the Rain is set to hit the big screen--all star cast!

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The 2008 Garth Stein bestseller, The Art of Racing in the Rain, will make it to the big screen soon! Joining Milo Ventimiglia above will be actress Amanda Seyfried! Ventimiglia will play race-car driver Denny Swift and Seyfried will play Denny's wife Eve. 

The Art of Racing in the Rain  synopsis:
Evaluating his life on the eve of his death, atypical canine Enzo considers the sacrifices his master, Denny Swift, has made in his pursuit of becoming a professional race car driver; the painful custody battle between Denny and his in-laws, and the dog's own efforts to preserve the Swift family