Here are five books you need in your shelves and to-read-list this Spring.
The much awaited L.A. Times Festival of Books is coming on April 18 to 19 at the University of Southern California (USC). Here is an update on the participants and the schedule of events.
World-renowned poet and author Dr. Maya Angelou passed away Wednesday morning, May 28.
"Words of Radiance" by Brandon Sanderson top this week's New York Times' bestseller list. "The Bootlegger" by Clive Cussler also entered the list for the first time this week and was placed at number two. "Concealed in Death" by J. D. Robb dropped down to fifth spot. Check out the rest of the list below.
"Words of Radiance" by Brandon Sanderson top this week's Publisher Weekly's bestseller list. "The Bootlegger" by Clive Cussler also entered the list for the first time this week and was placed at number two. "Concealed in Death" by J. D. Robb dropped down to fifth spot. Check out the rest of the list below.
"Concealed in Death" by J. D. Robb dethroned "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt to tops this week's Publisher Weekly's bestseller list. "Private L.A." by James Patterson was placed at number two and Donna Tartt's novel dropped down to fourth spot.
In a surprise turn of events, Donna Tartt's "The Goldfinch", that was featuring in the second half of New York Times' Bestseller List for the last few weeks jumped to the top of the list this week. John Grisham's "Sycamore Row" dropped down to second position and W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV's "Hazardous Duty" came in at number three.
J.K. Rowling has slammed lawyer Chris Gossage with a $1650 fine for revealing she had penned the novel "The Cuckoo's Calling" under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith
Late author John Williams' novel "Stoner" was awarded the 2013 Waterstone Book Prize.
Stephen King's "Doctor Sleep" was placed at the number one position on this week's Publisher Weekly's bestseller list. Nicholas Sparks' "The Longest Ride", which entered the list at the top position last week dropped down to second spot with Sue Grafton's "W Is for Wasted" coming in at number three.
Book Bans Help Protect Teenagers From Tales Of Sex, Drugs and Abuse, American Library Association Says
According to the American Library Association, book censors and bans placed on certain books prevent teenagers from being exposed to tales of sex, drugs and abuses.
Paul Ryan, United States Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district and current chairman of the House Budget Committee has revealed his plans to write a book on the State of Conservatism.
Sue Grafton's "W Is for Wasted" entered Publisher Weekly's bestseller list for the first time this week taking the top position. Lee Child's "Never Go Back: A Jack Reacher Novel" dropped a place from last week to settle at second position with Clive Cussler's "The Mayan Secrets" coming in at number three.
JK Rowling's "The Cuckoo's Calling" topped this week's NPR bestseller list, making it three weeks in a row that the novel as been positioned on top of the list. "The Ocean At The End Of The Lane" by Neil Gaiman took the second position and "And The Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini came in at number three.
In an announcement made over the weekend, officials of the Man Booker Prize announced that the prestigious literary award will also be accepting U.S. authors from 2014.