According to Blume, the book is inspired by a series of plane crashes that took place in the 1950s near her hometown.
The character 'is the only one I feel guilty about,' the author recently wrote in an essay detailing how she plotted her seven-part series and how a story change made this character's death necessary.
'Insurgent' is based off Veronica Roth's 'Divergent' young adult series, which follows Tris, a young girl whose abilities make her dangerous to the government.
'Wings' was followed by John Grisham's 'Gray Mountain' and Anthony Doerr's 'All the Light We Cannot See.'
The plotline of a new book for young adults that's based on Disney's smash hit is causing some to scratch their heads.
'How Human is God' writer Mark S. Smith explains why God is depicted differently in the Old and New Testaments and why he is sometimes shown as an angry figure.
Rowling's mystery series will reportedly be adapted for TV. Two have been published in the series so far and the author says she has more planned.
This past November, author Laura Hillenbrand published a young adult version of her 2010 bestseller 'Unbroken' (itself still on bestseller lists). The book for younger readers is also selling well, though reviewers disagree on whether it's necessary.
'It' will reportedly be adapted as two movies, with 'True Detective' helmer Cary Fukunaga slated to direct the first film, according to 'It' producer Dan Lin.
'Light' was published in May but has stayed visible due to acclaim like a nomination for the National Book Awards. Now many independent bookstores say Anthony Doerr's novel is one of their top sellers.
Melville House will publish the Senate Intelligence Committee's 'Study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program,' otherwise known as the 'torture report,' in paperback format by Dec. 30.
J.K. Rowling, Philip Pullman, Julian Barnes, and others expressed delight when a high court in the United Kingdom struck down a ban on sending books to prisoners.
The radio adaptation of 'Omens' will star actors Mark Heap and Peter Serafinowicz.