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The A.V. Club is teaching you were to start reading into the strange world of China Miéville. Having just started reading The City and The City I’m happy to find out that I’m doing it right!

More proof that J.K. Rowling isn’t done yet with the Harry Potter universe. A new short short story about a new wizarding character is now online at Pottermore. Will this finally mean that a new book is on its way? Please?

Authors are having fun with Goodreads! Lauren Oliver has launched a Ghostly Goodreads Challenge in honor of publishing her new book. For every 10 people who add her book to their shelves, she’ll post part of an original ghost story. Social Media marketing done right!

Anyone who has seen the adaptation of Vampire Academy assumed that the rest of the series would not be made. The studio agreed, but the film makers are holding out hope. To help them you can donate to their indiegogo campaign. Would the second movie be equally hilarious?

Oh my! Sporty people also love to read. Watch this video about how a football player joins an all-female book club. I can’t decide if I hate or love this article.

America and Britain are catching up with the new Murakami book, but not everyone is as positive about the latest work. The Atlantic wrote a very interesting piece about how he might actually be a bad writer, but one that we can’t help but love.

Always had an interest in the commercial whaling business? Clickhole will tell you all about it. You probably wonder what this still has to do with books

I love seeing author’s houses and unfortunately this only happens when they are on sale. Let’s all take a look at Salinger’s Cornish house and feel bad we don’t have the money to buy it.

These authors know the score. We all love cat video’s, but why do we love them so much? Instead of writing their silly novels, a group of authors will research this question and put it in a book for you.

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Bored to Death book club is set up by two sisters who love to read and have nothing better to do than to start a book club.

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