Three new books out that you UF fans might be interested in. I included Amazon links but if you have a local bookstore, I’m sure they’d be more than willing to help you, too.
Actually, the first is an online novel by Jackie Kessler. She’s publishing the newest Hell on Earth installment here
. Check it out
Secondly, our Reluctant Adult pal, Stacia Kane
is debuting a very unique, very darkly wonderful new series with Unholy Ghosts
And at the risk of being redundant, my pal Charlaine Harris has released the newest Sookie, Dead in the Family
. If you haven’t seen it, she’s #1 on the NYT bestseller list along with just about every other list in the world!!! Brava!
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Last weekend I was in Fairplay and I came back with almost 14000 words written and the glow that comes with accomplishment. These retreats renew spirit and mind. Waking into the Hand Hotel is like coming home. The staff, the magician of a manager, Mike, the sun room we gather in each morning—I wouldn’t change a thing. Every time Monday rolls around and it’s time to go, we leave reciting the same mantra…until next time.
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I suppose this shouldn’t surprise us—
Salary dispute holding up 'Twilight 5' announcement
Mon May 10, 2010 @ 07:33PM PST By Matthew Bellon
EXCLUSIVE: Summit Entertainment is working furiously to close the talent deals required to split Stephenie Meyer's fourth "Twilight" novel into two films. But an unlikely roadblock is holding up an announcement -- and could even lead to cast changes for the series' final installment.
Director Bill Condon is also on board, but "Summit is having a harder time locking in some of the franchise's secondary characters. Deals for Peter Facinelli (who plays Carlisle Cullen) and Billy Burke (Bella's father, Charlie Swan) are done, but we're told the actors who play the Cullen kids (especially Kellan Lutz and Ashley Greene) are trying to sink their teeth into bigger paydays that, at least at this point, the studio behind the billion-dollar franchise is unwilling to provide. 'We may have a situation where one of them is thrown out on the street to make a point,' says a source close to the dealmaking," the Hollywood Reporter
# # # #Bad Days in Literature
quiz. Didn’t get too many right, but it was fun to take. Makes me realize I’m reading UF almost exclusively now and that I’ve pretty much forgotten all the classics I read in college. Anybody get them all right?
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Author J.A. Konrath made news
this week with his announcement that he’d made a deal with Amazon to publish his next book in the Jack Daniel’s Series, Shaken. He’s never been shy about his feelings that ebooks are the future of publishing or that he’a made more money on ebooks than on his print novels. Food for thought.
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From USA Today
For those who can't get enough of HBO’s True Blood, which returns for a third season in June, a six-issue comic book miniseries from IDW Publishing will make its debut at the San Diego Comic-Con in July.
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Which is a nice segue into Mario’s launch party on Tuesday for Killing the Cobra. I’m sure he’ll have lots of pictures for us on Monday and he was his usual charming self. It was an evening of fun and I brought home something special (besides the comic, of course.) From In Case of Attack.com
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