New Book Releases September 2010

| Sep 1 | 3 Comments

September is here and that means the beginning of the fall publishing season. There are new books coming from John Stewart, James Patterson, and Janet Evanovich, plus two big authors—Audrey Niffenegger and Diana Gabaldon—are releasing graphic novels in September. The upcoming book I’m looking forward to the most is David Sedaris’ new book of animal fables, which will be out at the end of the […]


James Patterson and Stephenie Meyer Top Highest Paid Authors List

| Aug 24 | 0 Comments

James Patterson and Stephenie Meyer

Forbes magazine has compiled a top ten list of the highest paid authors in 2010 and the two names at the top of the list come as no surprise. Prolific author James Patterson is the top earner at $70 million. Stephenie Meyer is in second place with $40 million. The list was compiled using data from the past 12 months ending June 1st. Stephenie Meyer’s […]


New Book Releases August 2010

| Aug 1 | 1 Comment

The upcoming August book releases are a mix of blockbusters, beach reads, and, toward the end of the month, a few heavier books that signal the transition into fall. The highly anticipated third book in the Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay, is out this month, as well as new books from Charlaine Harris and James Patterson. So take a look that the August releases I think […]


James Patterson Sets eBooks Sales Record

| Jul 10 | 2 Comments

Prolific author James Patterson has sold more ebooks than any other author. This according to his publisher, Hachette Book Group, who claim he has sold over 1 million ebooks—a new record. There is no independent data on ebook sales, so this is based on Hachette’s own numbers. According to, Patterson had this to say about ebooks: “Things have really changed in the digital space. […]


James Patterson Aiming For International Book Market With New Series “Private”

| Jul 8 | 1 Comment

James Patterson already rules the American book market, but apparently he has his sights set on global domination. Patterson recently launched a new series that revolves around an international private investigation firm called Private, and is run by ex-CIA agent Jack Morgan. According to The Wall Street Journal, Patterson is partnering with authors worldwide to make Private an international franchise. This is how the process […]


WITCH AND WIZARD By James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet [Review]

| Jun 21 | 1 Comment

Witch and Wizard is a book by James Patterson for young readers (grades 5-9). It tells the story of a brother and sister pair, Whit and Wisty. While the adults of their world were busy not paying attention to the nightly news, a new government (New Order) got elected right under everybody’s noses. The bad news is this new government is basically like the Gestapo. […]


THE 9TH JUDGMENT by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro [Review]

| Jun 8 | 0 Comments

The Women’s Murder Club has busted some pretty nasty criminals in their day, but the serial killer terrorizing San Francisco in The 9th Judgment is probably the worst they’ve ever seen. Dubbed the “lipstick killer” because of the messages he leaves at crime scenes, the sadistic psycho targets mothers and their young children. It’s a brutal scenario even for James Patterson. In contrast, the other […]


New Book Releases June 2010

| May 28 | 0 Comments

With new releases by Stephenie Meyer, James Patterson, Nelson Demille, and Danielle Steel, June is another huge month for books. Take a look at the upcoming June releases I think you’ll be interested in. Bullet (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series) by Laurell K. Hamilton Available June 1, 2010 (Order on Amazon) From the publisher: The music came back up and the next group of little […]


Summer Books 2010 Preview

| May 19 | 1 Comment

Some of the most highly anticipated books of the year are coming this summer and I can’t wait to get my hands on them. Here’s a list of the blockbuster books that you will want to take to the beach with you this summer: Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris Available May 4, 2010 (Order on Amazon) From the publisher: After enduring torture and […]


New Book Releases April 2010

| Apr 5 | 0 Comments

Take a look at some upcoming book releases I think you’ll be interested in: The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O’Connor McNees Available April 1, 2010 (Order on Amazon) From the publisher: In the bestselling tradition of Loving Frank and March comes a novel for anyone who loves Little Women. Millions of readers have fallen in love with Little Women. But how […]