| Mar 30, 2010
Attention "Twilight" fans: Stephenie Meyer has a new book coming out.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers will release "The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner" on June 5.
The novella is told from the viewpoint of Bree, a newborn vampire featured in...
| Dec 4, 2010
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One thing to know about our club:Our husbands or fiances were all in a fraternity together at the University of Illinois. We started Intellectu-Gals as a pseudo-excuse to get together, chat and enjoy good food and wine. The enjoying good food and wine...
| Oct 17, 2010
Philomel Books: 456 pp., $17.99
Members of Team Jacob and Team Edward have a new love triangle with which they can take sides. Will it be the ripped-ab intellectual Shay or the smoldering playboy Ren? Readers of the...
| Apr 10, 2011
Sometimes inspiration comes in the unlikeliest places.
While vacationing in Puerto Vallarta in fall 2008, USC professor Deborah Harkness, a historian of science, was consumed with the upcoming bicentenary of Charles Darwin's birth, but the rest of the...
| Jun 25, 2011
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When a thousand people each give $1,000 that equals $1 million. This major capital support campaign of the Costa Mesa Library Foundation — to raise a substantial sum of money for a new central library in Costa Mesa from a large number of residents...
| Dec 4, 2011
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...
| Nov 26, 2009
If you've ever watched a child open the same toy twice during a holiday party because everyone got the same list it can be disappointing for both the gift giver and receiver. To avoid repeat gifts and to find alternatives to the video game systems for...
| Nov 18, 2009
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| Nov 19, 2009
| 4:22 AM
Diane Gomes will be one of the first in line to see "New Moon," the much-anticipated sequel to last year's "Twilight."
"I'm wicked excited," Gomes says.
The Twilight saga has taken the world by storm-- it was a bestselling book that brought adult...
| Nov 21, 2008
HOLLYWOOD -- The wait is over for all those teenage vampire lovers out there.
The much anticipated movie "Twilight" hit theaters Friday, with screaming fans lining up for several hours to catch the first showing at midnight.
Some fans at Universal...
| Oct 22, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Amazon today announced Kindle for PC, a free application that will let readers view full-color photos and use touch screens to browse books, turn pages and adjust font sizes for digital books purchased at Amazon's online bookstore. Coming later this year....