Books Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Author turns new page with movie version of 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    ... Given the proliferation of zombies in pop culture, it's hard to say how "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" (Quirk Books) would be received as a new novel today. But if the film version is any indication, my guess is that it would be perceived as ...

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  2. Confronting Loss While Scaling 'The High Mountains Of Portugal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | National Public Radio

    When Yann Martel gave us the international sensation Life of Pi in 2001, readers discovered a novelist-alchemist, capable of spinning gold out of improbable characters and anomalous scenarios. A tiger and a teenager awash together on the deep blue sea for 227 days? Only Martel could charm us into that suspension of disbelief, making the unlikely tale into fable rather than fluff.

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  3. Youngsters enjoy spell-binding Harry Potter night at The Hive in WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Worcester News

    THERE was magic afoot at The Hive in Worcester as dozens of excited youngsters gathered in their finest wizarding garb for the Harry Potter Book Night. On Thursday evening 55 children and 35 adults, many in dressed as their favourite Hogwarts characters, came together to enjoy a host of fun magic-themed activities.

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  4. Who will be the next "big name" joining Top Gear?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Radio Times

    It was obvious really. Joey was the fastest Star in a Reasonably Priced Car and he's a self-confessed car nut so he was clearly always going to be first choice to join Chris Evans on BBC's 'Top Gear AC' .

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  5. 'Big Short' is latest movie keeping Wall St. wolves at bayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | New York Daily News

    Cash 'n' carry: Jonah Hill , Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie and Jon Bernthal in Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street." Between Republican Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, the socialist seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, beating up on Wall Street appears to be striking a chord with some voters.

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  6. a Pride and Prejudice and Zombiesa is fun, but lacks biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | HeraldNet

    Author Seth Grahame-Smith has dined out on the winning combination of stitching together two incongruous things, one high-brow, one low, and letting the concept do the heavy lifting. "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" gave readers, and then movie-going audiences, an axe-twirling Honest Abe.

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  7. Find your next best friend at fundraising eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | HeraldNet

    These puppies will be among those being shown for adoption at the Everett Animal Shelter's fundraising "Shakaroo" concert on Feb. 13 at the Everett Performing Arts Center. These puppies will be among those being shown for adoption at the Everett Animal Shelter's fundraising "Shakaroo" concert on Feb. 13 at the Everett Performing Arts Center.

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  8. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Comedy-horror fails to die, fails as filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Globe and Mail

    ... near the cash register at your local Urban Outfitters and other hipster-kitsch purveyors for years, next to Quirk Books' line of other mashups, such as Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters or Android Karenina . Far as I know, none of those titles ...

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  9. Movie review: 'The Choice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NorthJersey.com

    Sparks writes the novels and Hollywood makes the movies, and just about every time out, you get your sun-dappled Carolina romance and your PG-13 sex scenes and your crusty but lovable elderly folk and your cute reaction shots of kids and dogs - and somebody's gonna wind up in a coma or revealing a tragic past or otherwise looking death in the eye. Who can forget "Message in a Bottle" , with Kevin Costner as a widower who also loses his son before the dang movie is over? Then there's "Dear John" , with Channing Tatum as a Special Forces soldier who is gravely wounded, two characters with forms of autism, and another character with terminal lymphoma.

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  10. Movie review: 'Pride and Prejudice ZombiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NorthJersey.com

    Directed by Burr Steers. Produced by Marc Butan, Sean McKittrick, Brian Oliver, Natalie Portman, Annette Savitch, Allison Shearmur and Tyler Thompson.

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  11. Bella Heathcote stars as a zombie killer in "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies."Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Detroit News

    Review: 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' a killer time Jane Austen meets the undead in this spirited take on the classic novel. Check out this story on detroitnews.com: http://detne.ws/1T1E4Bz From its first kill, a POV-shot of the decapitation and subsequent squishing of a zombie head, "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" is a bloody good time.

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  12. Wait for spring with a stack of really good paperbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Six weeks, more or less, until spring. Who's counting? I am, but I have a stack of books to see me through.

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  13. 'The Choice': A mediocre Nicholas Sparks weeperRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Philly.com

    There's something comforting about watching a movie that comes from noted schlock master Nicholas Sparks. Two attractive people will find each other in coastal North Carolina, fall in love, overcome the obstacle that stands in the way of their love, experience tragedy, and, at some point, get drenched in some sort of sexy rainstorm.

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  14. Love, betrayal and the undead are the focus in Pride and Prejudice and ZombiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Examiner.com

    Author Seth Grahame-Smith shook up history and literature with his mash-up novels and his popular Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter already made its way onto the big screen with a film of the same name in 2012. Now his other popular mash-up Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is rising off the page and onto the big screen, but can it capture the historical and horrific magic of the novel or will it be a period piece that should have been left buried? Pride and Prejudice and Zombies follows the classic Jane Austen tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge, an army of undead zombies.

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  15. Alan Cumming's Sappy Songs Album Released TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... written for The New York Times, Newsweek, Harper's Bazaar, Out, has a bi-monthly column for Globe and Mail, and two books; Tommy's Tale and his New York Times bestselling memoir, Not My Father's Son. A tireless champion for LGBT civil rights and ...

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  16. Author turns new page with movie version of 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Channel3000

    ... Given the proliferation of zombies in pop culture, it's hard to say how "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" (Quirk Books) would be received as a new novel today. But if the film version is any indication, my guess is that it would be perceived as ...

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  17. Austen meets the undead in macabre 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Deseret News

    "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" is witty, fun and clever. It's also hampered by its own limitations.

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  18. Atticus Finch redeemed: New survey shows we can't help but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Salon

    ... this is not a poll of publishing professionals or literati, but of readers who also love the "Hunger Games" books and "The Lord of the Rings," with Katniss and Frodo Baggins coming out right behind Atticus Finch. But Harper Lee's first book was not ...

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  19. Harry Potter fans enjoy a magical night out at Newcastle's WaterstonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Chronicle Live

    ... imagination which created such an enduring world of magic. "My daughter is nine and wasn't around when the books first came out but she absolutely loves them," she said. She thinks the Kindle has proved "almost a fad" as books generally are more ...

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  20. Harry Potter fans set for a night of fun and games around OxfordshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Oxford Times

    LITTLE witches and wizards in Oxfordshire are preparing to don their robes and enter the magical world of Hogwarts for Harry Potter Book Night. Venues across the county are laying on a spellbinding array of activities, games and ghoulishly good fun today as part of a national celebration of the bestselling book series.

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