Good news for adult coloring book (okay, any coloring book) fans! On November 5, Warner Brothers will release a Harry Potter Colouring Book. It’s coming out in the UK, but Amazon will also ship to the US.
Daniel Handler (“Lemony Snicket”) and his wife have donated $1 million dollars to Planned Parenthood, announcing that their good fortune “should be shared with noble causes.” The social media reaction appears to have been largely positive, but this could still be a controversial move in an America still strongly divided on the issue of abortion and Planned Parenthood’s role in it.
CBS has announced a Nancy Drew television series. The show is supposed to feature a thirty-something Drew who works as an NYPD detective in modern-day NYC, but fans of the super-sleuth are skeptical that anything about the show will scream “Nancy Drew” besides the protagonist’s name.
Stephanie Meyer announced yesterday that she is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Twilight by releasing a gender-swapped version of the book. Featuring Bella as the vampire is supposed to convince critics that Bella is not really a “damsel in distress,” just an ordinary human unlucky enough to be surrounded by people with superpowers. But will any of the critics even read Life and Death?
Middle grade author Lauren Magaziner has announced she will be signing (free!) ARCs of her upcoming novel Pilfer Academy this Sunday at NY Comic Con.