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Bestselling author V.E. Schwab agrees to 7-figure book deal. Her next novel comes out in 2025

NEW YORK (AP) — Bestselling author V.E. Schwab has a 7-figure book deal. Tor Books, a Macmillan imprint, announced Wednesday that it has agreed to terms on a $2 million contract for a new work from the science fiction/fantasy novelist.
Federal appeals court weighs challenge to Iowa ban on books with sexual content from schools

Federal appeals court weighs challenge to Iowa ban on books with sexual content from schools

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for LGBTQ+ youth, teachers and major publishers asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to affirm a lower court order that blocked key parts of an Iowa law banning books depicting sex acts from school libraries and classroo
Jennifer Aniston launches children's book series with best 'friend' Clydeo the dog

Jennifer Aniston launches children's book series with best 'friend' Clydeo the dog

NEW YORK (AP) — Inspired by her beloved dog, Jennifer Aniston will soon become a children's author.
More Canadians getting reading material for free: survey

More Canadians getting reading material for free: survey

TORONTO — A survey from publishing industry non-profit BookNet Canada suggests a growing number of Canadians are getting their books from a free source.
Book Review: 'Margo’s Got Money Troubles’ tells a tale of modern love and success

Book Review: 'Margo’s Got Money Troubles’ tells a tale of modern love and success

The cover art and title of “Margo’s Got Money Troubles” don’t quite convey the wild ride readers who crack open this new fiction from Rufi Thorpe will take.
Book Review: Yume Kitasei explores space in a heist-driven action adventure novel

Book Review: Yume Kitasei explores space in a heist-driven action adventure novel

Grad student Maya Hoshimoto is having a hard time settling down on Earth after a thrilling career as an art thief, stealing looted objects and returning them to their people.
Winfrey picks David Wroblewski's 'Familairis' for her book club

Winfrey picks David Wroblewski's 'Familairis' for her book club

NEW YORK (AP) — Author David Wroblewski has reached special status among contemporary authors: a two-time selection for Oprah Winfrey's book club.
Griffin Dunne finds balance between madcap Hollywood adventures and family tragedy in new memoir

Griffin Dunne finds balance between madcap Hollywood adventures and family tragedy in new memoir

NEW YORK (AP) — Griffin Dunne says he’s grateful his parents raised him with what he affectionately calls “benign neglect" in 1970s and '80s Los Angeles because it encouraged creativity and risk-taking that led to some wild experiences he chronicles
Book Review: Glamour and tragedy intertwine in Griffin Dunne’s memoir ‘The Friday Afternoon Club’

Book Review: Glamour and tragedy intertwine in Griffin Dunne’s memoir ‘The Friday Afternoon Club’

Actor and producer Griffin Dunne grew up in New York and Los Angeles with the glitterati all around. His father, Dominick Dunne, a television executive and film producer when Dunne was young, liked to hobnob with the rich and famous.
Book Review: Katie Ledecky dishes on what makes an Olympic legend in ‘Just Add Water'

Book Review: Katie Ledecky dishes on what makes an Olympic legend in ‘Just Add Water'

Katie Ledecky didn’t dream of becoming an Olympian as a kid. It was just something she and her brother, Michael, did at a pool in Maryland that she describes as “maximum chill.
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