The Best Author Photo:Sara Gruen gets a hug!

1 Comment Sara Gruen gets scooped up by Tai. From Shelf Awareness: Sara Gruen with Tai, the elephant portraying Rosie, on the set of Water for Elephants. Gruen is the author of Water for Elephants (Algonquin) and…

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Water For Wednesdays

No Comments No Comments Spotlight on Christoph Waltz You’ve seen him in Inglourious Basterds–for which he won an Academy Award–and he is soon to appear on the big screen again in The Green Hornet. Right now, though,  Christoph Waltz…

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This Summer’s Hottest Frozen Treat!

No Comments No Comments “Extraordinary.”–The New York Times Book Review “Page after page, Stern embraces every outrageous possibility, in lush, cartwheeling sentences that layer deep mystery atop page-turning action atop Borscht Belt humor.”—Washington Post “A funny, profound and virtuosic…

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Water For Wednesdays

No Comments No Comments News from the set! What’s 42 years old, 8 feet 8 inches tall, weighs in at 9,000 pounds, and gets to touch Robert Pattinson? Tai, the adorable Asian elephant, plays Rosie in the film. It’s…

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Water For Wednesdays

No Comments No Comments News from the set! The Benzini Brothers Circus Tent Robert Pattinson runs holding Queenie while filming "The Stampede" scene They’re wrapping the circus set in Piru, CA! Director Francis Lawrence is keeping fans up to…

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Milagro Creek Interview and Excerpt!

No Comments No Comments Author of The School of Beauty and Charm and Polite Society, recipient of a Whiting award in fiction in 1995, and creative writing professor at Kennesaw State University, Melanie Sumner is out with her newest…

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Water For Wednesdays

No Comments No Comments Because the closest I care to get to a circus is Robert Pattinson’s trailer. Water For Elephants: Movie News The buzz surrounding the Water For Elephants film has people asking “Wait a minute–can Robert Pattinson…

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The Frozen Giveaway

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The Ghost Of Milagro Creek – Book Trailer

No Comments No Comments Put on your Southwestern-coming-of-age-mystery hat for The Ghost of Milagro Creek by Melanie Sumner. This story of Ignacia Vigil Romero, a full Jacarilla Apache, and the two boys, Mister and Tomás, she raised to adulthood…

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The N.Y. Times Loves…

No Comments No Comments The New York Times Book Review has only good things to say about Algonquin reads! The Frozen Rabbi by Steve Stern The July 3rd issue of The New York Times Book Review gave a full…

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