Fifty Paddington statues designed by celebrities and organizations will be auctioned off to benefit the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children after being on display in London. The 'Paddington' film will be released in November in the UK and in January in the US.
Hanks said his collection will be related to his collection of typewriters, 'not about the typewriters themselves, but rather the stories are something that might have been written on one of them.'
In a recent survey by industry newsletter Shelf Awareness, the novel 'We Have Always Lived in the Castle' by Shirley Jackson was booksellers' top pick for a great spooky tale.
'Mockingjay' is an adaptation of part of the final book in Suzanne Collins's trilogy.
Dolores Umbridge is a sadistic teacher whom Harry encounters. Rowling posted a piece on the website Pottermore with new information about the character's past and revealed how she was inspired to give the cruel teacher a love of bows and kittens.
Editor Otto Penzler explains how he selected the 'locked-room mysteries' that are included in 'The Black Lizard Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries.'
George W. Bush's biography of his father will be published Nov. 11 by Crown, with a planned first printing of 1 million copies.
Many reviewers found Harris's autobiography entertaining, though some found the format, in which the narrator is referred to as 'you' and the reader chooses what course to take, distracting.
Stine tweeted out a story titled 'What's In My Sandwich?' The author has released narratives through his Twitter account before, including a scary story he shared for Halloween in 2012.
This collection of 19th-century ghost tales includes works by Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Henry James.