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- Carly, MI
Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
Local true crime author Mardi Link will be featured in a UK documentary television series, Passport to Murder. The episode she will appear in concerns the 1968 murder of the Robison family in Good Hart, MI. Link wrote about the crime in her book, When Evil Came to Good Hart, which was published in 2008.
Watch the Robison episode of Passport to Murder on August 19th, 2016!
Monday, July 25th, 2016
Every six weeks, the experts at NPR Music select six amazing new albums they know their listeners will love. They choose from an array of big names and up-and-coming bands using their musical knowledge and passion for high-quality melodies.
This time, NPR has selected such legends as Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, Jeff Beck, and more. Find them here.
Thursday, July 21st, 2016
The 2016 Traverse City Film Festival marks the 100th anniversary of the State Theatre, making it a special event for movie lovers—and book lovers. This year features several films based on or inspired by books of all genres. From the bestselling Swedish novel, A Man Called Ove, to the startling journalistic investigation of solitary confinement, Hell Is a Very Small Place, these spectacular books have galvanized the imaginations of filmmakers across the world.
The Film Festival runs from Tuesday, July 26th, to Sunday, July 31st.
See the list of books and the movies they've inspired here.
Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
We're gearing up for the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and the Brilliant Books' Midnight Release Party, so the announcement of FOUR new Harry Potter books coming this year has our Harry Potter excitement in full swing.
Here, you will see that even the book covers haven't been revealed yet. Will you can be one of the first to preorder these spectacular new additions to the Harry Potter collection?
Author of the A Court of Thorns and Roses series and the Throne of Glass series, Sarah J. Maas, has sold eight new books to Bloomsbury publishing. You heard that right: You can look forward to eight new Sarah J. Maas books over the new few years!
Learn more here.
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Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
2016 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Longlist Announced.
The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize is awarded to the best debut fiction title published this year. Find the 2016 longlist here!