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Barack and Michelle Obama Signs Book Deals with Penguin Random House

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Barack and Michelle Obama signs book deal According to The Hollywood Reporter, the former president and first lady of the United States, Barack and Michelle Obama, have signed a book deal with Penguin Random House. Although the official details weren’t disclosed there are reports that the bidding went above $60 million. 1 million books will be donated […]

Cohen Media Group Acquires the Rights of ‘Maiden Voyage’ by Tania Aebi

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Deadline reported, Cohen Media Group has acquired the rights of ‘Maiden Voyage’ by Tania Aebi. It’s a memoir that was pitched as Young Adult by screenwriter Joel Silverman. You can read the premise of the novel below:  As a troubled New York City teen in the mid-1980s, Aebi channeled her struggle to find herself into […]

Celebrities Attend Author M.J. Dougherty Book Launch for “Life Lessons from a Total Failure”

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HNS attended the book launch for Actor/ Author M.J. Dougherty’s debut novel “Life Lessons from a Total Failure” and spoke with the author himself as well as fellow celebrities who came out to support the event. The event benefitted The Trevor Project and all proceeds from books sold at the event went to support this very important cause. […]

American Library Association Annual Conference 2016

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The 2016 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference & Exhibition was held in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center from June 23 – 28. The ALA is the oldest and largest library association in the world and holds its Annual Conference & Exhibition each summer. As the world’s biggest library event, it brings together […]

Blu-ray/DVD Review: The Divergent Series: Allegiant

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We are huge fans of The Divergent Series and were beyond excited when Lionsgate gave us a chance to watch and review the Blu-ray/DVD of The Divergent Series: Allegiant. The Blu-ray/DVD comes out TOMORROW, July 12th and you can get your copy HERE. Also, if you haven’t yet seen the film (Where have you been?!) you can […]

Pretty Little Liars: Episode 7×03 “The Talented Mr. Rollins” Promo

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Freeform has released teaser photos and a video preview of this week’s Pretty Little Liars episode titled “The Talented Mr. Rollins.” Check it out below and be sure to tune in on Tuesday! Episode synopsis: The PLLs attempt to rescue Ali from the psychiatric hospital in “The Talented Mr. Rollins,” an all‑new episode of Freeform’s […]

Awesomeness Films Acquires Rights to YA Novel ‘Our Chemical Hearts’ by Krystal Sutherland

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According to Deadline, Awesomeness Films has bought the rights of YA novel, Our Chemical Hearts. It’s the upcoming debut of Krystal Sutherland who has been pegged as the next John Green. You can read the synopsis of the book below: The story follows a boy named Henry Page who has never been in love despite the […]

Miniseries ALIAS GRACE Casts Sarah Gadon As Star

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Netflix period miniseries Alias Grace has cast Sarah Gadon (11.22.63) as its star. Alias Grace is based on the 1996 award winning novel by Margaret Atwood. Sometimes I whisper it over to myself: Murderess. Murderess. It rustles, like a taffeta skirt along the floor.’ Grace Marks. Female fiend? Femme fatale? Or weak and unwilling victim? […]

Exclusive Photos from YA Book Convention – YALLWest!

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HNS got to attend the West Coast’s top YA book convention – YALLWest! Check out our exclusive photos from the event below and stay tuned for exclusive interviews with some of our fave YA authors. YALLWest 2016 ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 16 YA authors Richelle Mead & Kami Garcia at a panel. […]

A First Look of ‘The Fever Code’ by James Dashner

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EW shares an exclusive clip of James Dashner, author of The Maze Runner talking about his inspiration for the series and more. They also shared an excerpt from The Fever Code which is a prequel novel. This is set to hold all of the answers about the trilogy.. Synopsis: Once there was a world’s end. The […]