Book Reviews

James Cameron is Writing an “Avatar” Prequel Novel

Posted: February 17, 2010 at 1:04 pm   /   Book Reviews, Local, Movie News

Those of you who fell in love with James Cameron’s hugely successful Avatar, and are a bit depressed the story is over can feel a little bit better today. Avatar producer Jon Landau told MTV that James Cameron is currently writing a prequel novel. “Jim is going to write a novel himself,” the film’s producer, […]

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J.D. Salinger Author of ‘Catcher in the Rye’ Dies

Posted: January 28, 2010 at 2:00 pm   /   Book Reviews, Local

Very few people have been more elusive of fame than author J.D. Salinger. Known for writing the beloved “Catcher in the Rye” which in his lifetime sold over 60 million copies worldwide. Salinger shunned a media controlled life, and became a recluse to hide from the fame brought to him from his famous book.  The […]

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‘Hobbit’ begins casting this week!

Posted: December 8, 2009 at 12:49 pm   /   Book Reviews, Local, Movie News

I’m sure the wait is killing many of you. It is hard to believe it has been six years since the last Tolkien film. I had fully expected The Hobbit to be rolling into theaters by this time. Although lawsuits and busy directors have set it back. So, unfortunately we have another couple years to […]

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Movies Boost Book Sales, according to USA Today

Posted: August 8, 2009 at 11:33 am   /   Book Reviews, Local

This week, ReviewSTL was holding two contests at the same time to win passes for movies that were adapted from bestselling novels. The movies are “JULIE & JULIA,” based on books written by Julia Child and Julie Powell, and “The Time Traveler’s Wife,” written by Audrey Niffenegger.” According to a report by USA Today, three […]

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Win a FREE copy of the TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE, now on paperback!

Posted: August 5, 2009 at 1:39 pm   /   Book Reviews, Contests, Local

Now available in paperback from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt! New York Times Bestseller “The Time Traveler’s Wife,” is the story of Clare, a beautiful art student, and Henry, an adventuresome librarian, who have known each other since Clare was six and Henry was thirty-six, and were married when Clare was twenty-three and Henry thirty-one. Impossible but […]

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Stephanie Meyer’s “Twilight” Accused of Plagerism

Posted: August 5, 2009 at 11:04 am   /   Book Reviews, Local

Well, it seems this happens almost any time a series of books becomes immensely popular. The lawsuits come piling in to ride the coattails of the success enjoyed by someone else. This time the author in question is Stephanie Meyer, the author of the Twilight book series which is the latest craze for teen readers. […]

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