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Moki is a freelance writer, editor and blogger who is a self-proclaimed geek and fangirl. Her love of books began at the age of 9 when she picked up Mark Twain's The Prince and the Pauper off the mini library shelf in the back of her classroom. Until then she had only looked at books with pictures (mostly of horses and ponies) but something made her want to try out a "grown-up" book that day and soon she discovered the joy of getting caught up in a story purely from the written word. Becoming a writer happened much later in life but it is still that first "real" book that can be credited with creating a love for words that made her want to write some of her own.

Fox Shooting PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS: THE SEA OF MONSTERS

Percy Jackson and The Olympians - The Sea of Monsters

Fox 2000 is hard at work on PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS: THE SEA OF MONSTERS, according to Collider. Word is that the film (a sequel to last year’s Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief) could start shooting as early as next summer with Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski (1408) on board to adapt the second novel in Rick Riordan’s fantasy series. However, […]

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Tim Burton and Josh Brolin Team up for THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME

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THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME is coming to the big screen once again and this time it’s coming with Tim Burton and Josh Brolin. The Hollywood Reporter says that Warner Bros. is developing the project with Burton and Brolin. They are also bringing along Kieran and Michele Mulroney, who wrote the upcoming Sherlock Holmes sequel for the studio. Hunchback is an 1831 novel by Victor […]

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HarperCollins Limits Ebook Lending from Libraries

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Publisher HarperCollins made more than a few librarians angry when they announced a significant revision to lending terms for ebook circulation. According to LibraryJournal.com, the publisher announced that new titles licensed from library ebook vendors will be able to circulate only 26 times before the license expires. Mention of the new terms was first made in a letter from OverDrive CEO Steve Potash to customers: […]

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Universal Pictures Acquires TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDER, SPY

Tinker Tailor Solder Spy

Universal Pictures has acquired domestic distribution rights to TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDER, SPY, according to Deadline.com. They’re getting a great deal, too, considering who’s attached to the film. The Tomas Alfredson-directed adaptation of the John Le Carre novel stars brand new Oscar winner Colin Firth, as well as Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong and Ciaran Hinds. The story is set during the Cold War and […]

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James Franco to Play Title Role in OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL

James Franco

Looks like James Franco is going to continue to be one very busy guy for a while. After not only co-hosting last night’s Oscar’s, he’s also got yet another new project on his hands. Deadline.com reports that Franco’s reps and Disney have closed his deal to play the title role in OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL. Franco will be reuniting with his Spider-Man director Sam […]

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Paramount Acquires Rights to OLD MAN’S WAR

Old Mans War

Paramount Pictures has announced their acquirement of the screen rights to the John Scalzi novel series OLD MAN’S WAR, according Deadline.com. Wolfgang Petersen is reportedly attached to direct and David Self will be adapting the story into a what is being described as a large-scale science fiction project. Producing the project will be Scott Stuber through his Stuber Pictures banner along with Petersen. On the […]

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New E-Book Lending Program Launched by Open Library

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Open Library (a group of more than 150 libraries led by the Internet Archive) has announced its latest plan to lend e-books, according to Publishers Weekly. The website plans to begin with a collection of mostly 20th century books over 80,000 strong. Under the program, users will be able to borrow up to five e-books at a time, for up to two weeks. Readers can […]

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Nancy Drew Interactive Books Come to iPhone and iPad Users

Her Interactive Nancy Drew

Listen up, Nancy Drew fans. I’ve got some great news for you. According to Yahoo! News your favorite girl detective is now making her way onto iPhones and iPads. Her Interactive, a game developer for the Mac and iOS platforms that is geared towards young women and teenage girls, launched a new series centered on the Nancy Drew mysteries. Both versions are available now on […]

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Michael Bay Brings ZOMBIES VS. ROBOTS to Big Screen

Zombies vs Robots

If you’re anything like me there’s a chance that you probably can’t get enough of zombies. After hit films like Zombieland and hit TV shows like The Walking Dead, it seems the that the undead are everywhere and now, according to Deadline.com, yet another zombie comic is heading to the big screen. News is that the comic ZOMBIES VS. ROBOTS (created by Ashley Wood and […]

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Steve Carell Takes on Serious Role in DOGS OF BABEL

Steve Carell

Looks like funny guy Steve Carell might be ready to take another turn at a serious role. The Hollywood Reporter reports that the actor has attached himself to star in DOGS OF BABEL, a drama adaptation for Mandate Pictures. Carell will also reportedly produce the project, along with David Heymanof Heyday Films, Corey May andDooma Wendschuh of Sekretagent Productions. The novel (written by Carolyn Parkhurst) […]

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