| 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.
| 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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| May 22, 2011
Act of Passion
New York Review Books: $14.95 paper
Though successful at his work and family life, a doctor grows dissatisfied and restless and thinks a casual affair is the perfect answer—until the consequences are far...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 2:15 PM
Looking for something to do this week? Check out our list of everything going on from 12/5-12/11.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
New Year’s Eve
The Young Turks (series debut; 7 p.m.; Current)
| Jun 16, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Originally released to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the publication of Lee's enduringly popular novel, this documentary compiles comments by many notables about the impact they felt from the story of Southern lawyer Atticus Finch and his handling...
| Jun 26, 2011
The Worst Years of My Life
James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts, illustrations by Laura Park
Little, Brown: 284 pp., $15.99, ages 12 and up
Middle school is an awkward other-world — a purgatorial pit stop between childhood and...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 12:06 PM
To kids who watch the "Madagascar" movies, Cedric the Entertainer is Maurice, the aye-aye. To those who kick back at comedy clubs, he's an original from "The Kings of Comedy."
He's also hosting and producing NBC's "It's Worth What?" Tuesdays.
| Aug 18, 2011
| 12:34 PM