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The shortlist for Tournament of Books have been announced and yet again I have read zero. How did you do?

Jessica Jones is renewed for a second season!

Looking for a map to fictional London?

Bookriot shares their most anticipated reads for 2016.

The resurgence of the housewife novel is upon us!

Earlier this month George R.R. Martin stated that his book – when finished – could be published in three months. Tor takes a look at the publishing process and how – or if – this could work.

Neil Patrick Harris will take on the role of Olaf in Netflix’ A Series of Unfortunate Events.

These four personality types will definitely derail your literary event.

Moira Walley-Beckett, writer of Breaking Bad, will also pen the Anne of Green Gables series. Together with Nancy Drew, Flavorwire asks what these plucky heroines still have to offer.

A while ago we found out Romania reduces sentences for prisoners who write books while in Prison. They’ve adjusted their rule a little though…

Guillermo del Toro is trying to kill us. He will take on the adaptation of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.

And to finish off:  This was a pretty bad week for awesome people. As we’ve all heard, David Bowie and Alan Rickman died.

Read on how science fiction influenced David Bowie, so you’ll believe in the power of books, especially over the coolest people.


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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