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  1. Fifty Shades of Grey author EL James joins rich listRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Hereford Times

    ... although the full film is not expected until February 2017. Barbara Taylor Bradford, who has sold more than 30 million books worldwide, is the second richest author with A 149 million, while Lord Archer is third with A 140 million. ...

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  2. 'Casual Vacancy' no ordinary jaunt to countrysideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | The Columbian

    There's nothing many Americans like more than a good wallow in the sylvan coziness of the British countryside. Murder mysteries, period dramas, fantasy epics, modern adult romance - all benefit from gentle hills dotted with ancient churches, rivers winding past storybook villages and conversations prefaced by "I'll put the kettle on."

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  3. Did you see Harry Potter flying to school in a Ford Anglia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Examiner.com

    Most of us have seen Harry Potter's car fly, or read about it in JK Rowling's books. Nice illusiona Harry Potter's Ford Anglia was later stolen from a film studio in St. Agnes, Cornwall, UK, because one Muggle wants to wait no longer for the industry to 'get off the ground'.

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  4. Students try their hand at fanfiction after being inspired by the Essex Book AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Inspired by the Essex Book Awards, Moulsham High School students organised their own writing competition based on the increasingly popular idea of fanfiction. Moulsham's recent winner was Year 7 student May English who based her winning entry on the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling , and second place was awarded to Year 9 student, Maria Najlah, who wrote a story based on the hit Disney movie Frozen.

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  5. Fifty Shades of Grey: EL James makes Rich List after racy novels amass A 75m fortuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | The Daily Record

    ... is the second highest grossing release of the year so far. Barbara Taylor Bradford, who has sold more than 30 million books worldwide, is the second richest author with A 149 million, while Lord Archer is third with A 140 million. ...

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  6. Best-sellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Myrtle Beach Online

    2."Leaving Berlin," by Joseph Kanon Faced with deportation, a young Jewish writer turns CIA agent in his native Berlin during the Cold War. 3."The Harder They Come," by T.C. Boyle An aging ex-Marine struggles with his drug farming son's involvement with right-wing anarchists.

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  7. Former CBS Reporter Sharyl Attkisson: - White House Used to Calling The Shots'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Breitbart.com

    Former CBS investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson told a roomful of conservatives and libertarians on Friday that the Obama administration is the most controlling and least transparent administration in decades. "The White House, in my view, is used to calling the shots," she said at the 2015 RightOnline conference sponsored by Americans for Prosperity.

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  8. A God in Ruins' by Kate AtkinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Boston.com

    By definition, a story of survival - and especially a story of surviving World War II - is an unlikely one. Kate Atkinson's best-selling and award-winning "Life After Life" began with the birth and death of Englishwoman Ursula Todd in 1910, strangled by her own umbilical cord.

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  9. Library NewsRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Reinbeck Courier

    The following people won books or DVDs in our drawing for National Library Week: Kay Weiss, Theresa Heithoff, John Allen, Tony Lyon, Marlene Sager, Connie Miller, June Mittler, Elinor Johnson, Joanne DeLaHunt, Angie Tessau, Jeanne Gutknecht, Marion Boyer, Ron Petersen, Carolyn Roberts, Janet Schildroth and Barb Wildman. Children's Book week is May 4-10.

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  10. Gaiman's latest disturbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Erie Times News

    His collection of "short fictions and disturbances" -- most previously published, among them several award-winners -- is "Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances," a title not to be confused with the trigger for which Roy Rogers' horse was named but the trigger that summons something that should be accompanied by the theme from "Jaws." The master of the first-person macabre seems to be channeling Shirley Jackson one minute, Arthur Conan Doyle the next and Edgar Allan Poe overall.

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  11. Reporting: ImmigrationMIGRANTS Oppose Immigration Cap in the UkRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... and journalist Stieg Larsson. Larsson died of a massive heart attack in 2004 at the age of 50, leaving behind three books that have gripped the world in a frenzy unknown since J. K. Rowland started writing about a kid named Harry Potter. The books ...

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  12. 'Outlander' Writer on Jenny's "Intimate" Birthing Scene, How 'The Sopranos' Inspired Jamie's StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... pregnancy, because the birthing scene really layered the relationship between Jenny and Claire and bonded them. In the books they call the midwife and Claire has her Gone with the Wind moment of, "I don't know nothin'about birthin' no babies!" ...

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  13. Michelle and Mandi on 'Outlander': The WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | USA Today

    ... and a few days later, only Ian returns. Jamie has been kidnapped by the Redcoats. And for those who have read the books, you know the dark turn the story is about to take. Three episodes left in season one. I may not survive it! Michelle: This ...

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  14. a Q&a with Sue Monk KiddRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Post and Courier

    Sue Monk Kidd will return to Charleston this week to talk about her new novel, “The Invention of Wings,” which is based in part on the life of Sarah Grimke. She spoke recently about the sisters and their legacy.

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  15. Grimke sisters to be honored in a city they grew to loatheRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Post and Courier

    The following events are scheduled to honor Sarah Grimke and Angelina Grimke Weld. All are open to the public unless noted: 6 p.m.: An Evening with Sue Monk Kidd , Avery Research Center, 125 Bull St. On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, there will be two-hour walking tours of historical sites connected to the Grimke sisters.

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  16. Upcoming revival screenings at the Colony Theater in RaleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Examiner.com

    It's time once again for Triangle area film fans to take note of the upcoming features in the Golden Age , Cinema Overdrive , Cool Classics , and Harry Potter series at the Colony Theater in North Raleigh. First up, the Golden Age series, which spotlights Hollywood classics from the '20s through the '60s, is screening Howard Hawks' classic 1940 rom-com "His Girl Friday," starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell on Wednesday, May 6th.

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  17. Illinois Review at Right OnLine 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Illinoisreview

    Hundreds of conservative and libertarian bloggers converged on Washington DC this weekend to hear from journalist and author Sharyl Attkisson, David Rowan, Editor in Chief of WIRED Magazine and dozens of familiar names such as Ed Morrissey of Hot Air, Guy Benson of Townhall, Gateway Pundit Jim Hoft and James O'Keefe of Project Veritas. Ms. Attkisson kicked off Friday night's evening session with stories of how the powerful in D.C. are manipulating major networks to spin stories as they want them told, and encouraged aspiring journalists to dig and research for the truth, even if the powers-that-be resist and discourage.

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  18. 'The Girl on the Train' holds on for another week for book salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Examiner.com

    ... number one book, The Liar by Nora Roberts drops to number five. For Kindle sales, it's made up of mostly Kindle First books . Sue Grafton's new book, X , knocks Memory Man out of the top spot for Nook sales and essentially out of the top five all ...

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  19. 5 Bits Of 'Harry Potter' Magic That Actually Exist NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Switched

    If you're still crying about the fact that no letter appeared on your 11th birthday to invite you to your true Hogwarts destiny, we can relate. But thanks to the magic of technology , us ostracized Muggles aren't as far away from glory as our ancestors may have been.

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  20. J.K. Rowling Just Apologized For Killing Off One Particular Harry Potter CharacterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Cinema Blend News

    Spoiler alert in case you still haven't gotten around to reading the Harry Potter books! Today marks the 17th anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts. To honor the occasion, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling took to Twitter to offer an apology to fans for killing off on particular character.

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