July 6, 2012

[Friday Links] The Youngest Kardashian Sisters Are Writing a Dystopian Novel

See the cover for The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling - scheduled for release on September 27, 2012. Price set for the eBook: $19.99. I know, right?

The popularity of Fifty Shades has pushed similar ebooks up the bestseller list and made them irresistible to Hollywood producers.

A new edition of Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway will be released next week and will include Hemingway's 39 alternate endings.

Marvel planning Guardians of the Galaxy movie for 2014.

Lost writer/producer Damon Lindelof teams up with author Tom Perrotta to co-write new HBO series The Leftovers - based on Perrotta's 2011 book.

An autobiography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of Little House on the Prairie, is being published for the first time next summer.

Jenner sisters from Keeping up with the Kardashians are supposedly writing a dystopian novel (the first in a possible series) that Karen Hunter Publishing, an imprint of Simon and Schuster, will publish next summer. 

Geography Club, the film adaptation of Brent Hartinger's YA novel, begins production.

Summer's hidden gems, according to NPR.

Niall Leonard, husband of Fifty Shades author E.L. James, gets a book deal from Random House for a YA novel he wrote in a month.


  1. Those Kardashians know how to market themselves, don't they?? I think I would want to read their book just to see what if it was any good or not.

  2. The Kardashians are writing a book... which actually means someone else will be ghost-writing their book, right?

  3. That last blurb and link concerns me greatly. Seems if there is hype around a person or family, their loved ones can get on too.