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  • Novelist James Patterson preaches the power of kids' books

     Novelist James Patterson preaches the power of kids' books
    James Patterson has written so many books, he's lost track of the exact number. Ask him how many novels he's penned for 2012 alone and he shrugs, then guesses: "Twelve or 13?" Often derided as a "factory" for being so prolific, Patterson has written more...
  • Book review: 'Akata Witch' by Nnedi Okorafor

    Book review: 'Akata Witch' by Nnedi Okorafor
    Akata Witch A Novel Nnedi Okorafor Viking: 352 pp., $17.99, ages 12 and older The protagonist at the center of the young-adult novel "Akata Witch" lives in many worlds. She is, in the truest sense, African American: Nigerian by ancestry, American by...
  • Young adult continues to be the literary world's fastest-growing genre

    Young adult continues to be the literary world's fastest-growing genre
    Thank J.K. Rowling for starting the kid's book craze with "Harry Potter" and Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" saga for perpetuating the trend that has more adults reading children's titles than ever before. The year 2011 has seen an explosion of books...
  • Richard Castle's elaborate fiction

    Richard Castle's elaborate fiction
    Finding "Naked Heat" by Richard Castle simmering on the bestseller list wouldn't be unusual — it's the second in a mystery series, with a sexy cover and a blurb from author Michael Connelly — but for one thing: There is no Richard Castle. He's...
  • Nonfiction film: 'Hey, Boo' spotlights the 'To Kill a Mockingbird' sensation

    Nonfiction film: 'Hey, Boo' spotlights the 'To Kill a Mockingbird' sensation
    Harper Lee was working as an airline reservations agent in New York City, struggling to write a novel tentatively titled "Atticus," when a close friend gave her enough money to take time off and finish her book. Published in 1960 with an initial print run...
  • Not Just for Kids: 'Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life'

    Not Just for Kids: 'Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life'
    Middle School 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...
  • Bestsellers, Sept 26: The girl with the Franzen tattoo?

     
    Jonathan Franzen and his new novel, "Freedom," top our fiction bestseller list for the third week running, keeping perennial bestseller Stieg Larsson at bay. Larsson's Millennium Trilogy is doing fine -- "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" is at......
  • Jon Stewart tops the Oct. 10 L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c Daniel Okrent www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Rally to Restore Sanity This week, talk show host Jon Stewart and "The Daily Show" enter the nonfiction bestseller......
  • Stephen J. Cannell logo tribute on 'Castle'

     
    Fans of Stephen J. Cannell hoping for one last glimpse of his famous closing credits logo in prime time can tune into Monday's episode of "Castle" on ABC at 10 p.m. "We are planning a tribute card," said Andrew W.......
  • Monday's Highlights: 'Sundays at Tiffanys' on Lifetime

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 5 - 11 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Dec. 5 - 11 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at:......
  • Google eBooks bestsellers: getting ahead of 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo'

     
    The Google eBooks bestseller list includes one surprise: debut historical mystery author Gary Corby's The Pericles Commission....