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2011-12-30 21:30:00

BookRix is thrilled about the December release of R. Lynn´s eagerly awaited book, Descendants. It is currently available across the web for purchase! Munich, Germany (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 On 12/19/2011 BookRix was excited to announce the release of R. Lynn´s highly anticipated first novel, ℠The Descendants Saga´. By tapping into BookRix´s flourishing online community, Lynn successfully marketed herself and her book by engaging users and captivating a large fan...

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2011-05-10 14:00:00

University at Buffalo study finds assimilated narratives open brave new worlds to us and in us Bad news for muggle parents! A new study by psychologists at the University at Buffalo finds that we more or less "become" vampires or wizards just by reading about them. The good news is that, although we might think our teeth are a little sharper after a session with "Twilight," reading satisfies a deeply felt need for human connection because we not only feel like the characters we read about...

2011-02-04 18:55:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Think you've got what it takes to play the male lead in Screen Gems' film adaptation of Cassandra Clare's best-selling series, Mortal Instruments? If you can play age 18-25 and think you're right for Jace Wayland, you just might land the part through Sony Pictures Entertainment's Face of the Fan®, an initiative for finding new talent, which has launched a casting call for the film. By visiting www.FaceOfTheFan.com, users...

2010-08-05 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, has announced it will publish City of Lost Souls and City of Heavenly Fire, the fifth and sixth installments in Cassandra Clare's bestselling young adult fantasy series, The Mortal Instruments, which currently has more than 3 million books in print. City of Lost Souls will publish in hardcover in May 2012, and City of Heavenly Fire will publish in hardcover in September...

2010-04-13 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What does it take to get a song placed on a Twilight soundtrack? Most bands figure its all about music business connections, but one band is trying to find out if fans can make a difference. Op-Critical, a highly acclaimed alternative group from Maryland was challenged by a fan to "write a song that would convey the seductive nature of the Twilight movies while being universally loved." So out of the ether came "Twilight Angel," a tune so...

2010-03-04 10:36:00

AMARILLO, Texas, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAST) announced today that March starts the countdown toward the biggest release week that gamers and vampire reading enthusiasts have seen since the 2009 releases of HALO 3 ODST and Twilight on DVD. No matter what fans like to sink their teeth into, Hastings customers are gearing up for exciting spring break Midnight Release parties for God of War III and the Twilight: The Graphic Novel on Monday,...

2009-11-18 08:00:00

OLYMPIA, Wash., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine yourself experiencing more in Washington - wine tasting in the state's acclaimed wine country; relaxing in Spokane's finest luxury hotels; skiing at Mission Ridge, a practice location for the U.S. ski team; getting back to nature in the Columbia River Gorge; taking in views of Puget Sound from Seattle's vibrant waterfront; or visiting Forks, the home of "Twilight." Today, all of these adventures are a little closer with the launch of...

2008-09-25 21:00:25

By Amy Moellering By Amy Moellering LIVERMORE -- Relationships with siblings are often the longest lasting relationship during a person's lifetime. But what if one of the siblings has a disability? How does that affect them? Jace King, 13, and Taylor Cross, 19, are brothers who have the usual sibling struggles, but with the added challenge of Taylor's autism. "For nine years they were estranged and often couldn't even be in the same room together," said their mom Keri Bowers. And then...

2008-08-06 09:01:04

It's the yearning. In an American culture drenched in sexually charged ads, movies, music and books, the "Twilight" series of romance novels by Stephenie Meyer are surprise hits, subverting expectations and hearkening to a more innocent time. Yes, the ingredients seem ripe for steaminess a la "Gossip Girl" _ Bella, the central character, a typical high school prom-going girl; Edward, the gorgeous hunk who turns out to be a vampire; and Bella's close friend, Jacob, a strikingly handsome...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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