| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Netflix, beating out Amazon.com, will be the exclusive U.S. subscription video-on-demand home to the forthcoming CBS sci-fi drama "Zoo," based on the best-selling novel of the same name by James Patterson.
The Eye last week announced it was picking up...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:39 PM
"I think I'm an okay writer, but a very good storyteller," James Patterson tells Fast Company's Co.Create.
Patterson sat down with the magazine to tell them how he writes. He's the world's bestselling writer; one out of every 17 hardcover books sold...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 3:31 AM
When James Patterson's son, Jack, was 8 years old, he and the prolific author of more than 100 books struck a deal: Jack could forgo chores for the summer if every day he used that time — about 45 minutes — to read from a book.
| Mar 14, 2014
I think I've only read one of his books — the first Alex Cross novel, "Along Came a Spider" — but it's possible that James Patterson is now my favorite author.
The reason? He's giving away $1 million to independent bookstores.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Another bestselling author, another summer series for CBS.
With "Under the Dome" -- based on a Stephen King novel -- having just returned for Season 2, the network is hoping for another hit next year with "Zoo," a thriller adapted from the bestseller by...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Top Reader Requests
Each month the booksellers at the Barnes & Noble at Peninsula Town Center in Hampton gather their Top 5 reader requests in fiction and nonfiction. Here is this month's list:
Top 5 Fiction:
"Mockingjay" by Suzanne Collins
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:13 PM
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| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:15 AM
In 1985, Chicago's tempo was changing. Both politically and culturally, the city on the make was on the move.
Harold Washington, marking two years in office, was weathering the intense difficulties that came with being the city's first African-...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:43 AM
1. "Unlucky 13" by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown, $28). When a killer resurfaces, The Women's Murder Club tries to find her before she finds them. Last week: 1
2. "Field of Prey" by John Sandford (Putnam, $28.95)....
| May 9, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Mariano Rivera can throw a 90 mph fastball, but his brand new memoir "The Closer" is moving much slower for Amazon shoppers. It will take Amazon two to five weeks to ship his book, which was published Tuesday. Yet local retailers have it in stock and...
| Mar 5, 2013
1. "Alex Cross, Run" by James Patterson (Little, Brown, $28.99). In this latest addition in the Alex Cross series, the detective returns to track down a slew of serial killers in Washington, D.C. Last week: —
2. "A Week in...