If I Stay brings feeling back to the multiplex.
Beanie Sigel will NOT be asked to illustrate 50's book.So did you hear the one where 50 Cent writes a young-adult book about bullying called Playground? No, this one is not a joke. Apparently, 50 wants to explores his inner tween and examine the negative effects of bullying on young people be ... More >>
Is this a wizard-movie poster or an indie-rock publicity shot?Say what you will about fervent Harry Potter fans who are above legal drinking age, but many of them want to use the characters and plotlines in JK Rowling's series to make the world a better place.While they're counting down the month ... More >>
Ellen Hopkins: Humble doesn't want youThe Teen Lit Fest in Humble is a huge deal for renowned writers of young adult fiction and the kids they're writing for. Which is why it's a huge deal that half of the authors have dropped out of the January 2011 festival. It all started when an Humble ISD l ... More >>
Finding a prom dress for a mermaid might be a little difficult
This much fun should be a crime
John Connolly, the Dublin-born author of Every Dead Thing and The Killing Kind, is in Houston today to promote The Gates, his new young adult title. While many of his adult novels are dark thrillers featuring ex-cop Charlie Parker, The Gates is a horror story with touches of comedy that featu ... More >>
Cirque du Freak tries to get in on the trend. Fails.
It's too late, parents....Unless you filled out the proper paperwork offering definitive proof you're a right-wing radical blinded by Fox News, your kid is being subjected to the amazing hypnotic power of Barack Obama at this moment.You can watch here, if you dare.Will you recognize your kids when t ... More >>
The author of Im a Stranger Here Myself pays a visit to Houston
The author of The Stinky Cheese Man explains why all men are knuckleheads
The Blue Willow Bookshop presents a reading of Peter and the Secret of Rundoon
British novelist/essayist Nick Hornby will be in town Sunday to promote his latest novel Slam, a story about Sam, a teenager who gets his first girlfriend pregnant. Houston Press Assistant Night & Day Editor Dusti Rhodes talked to Hornby on the phone about the book (which she highly recommends for b ... More >>
A Houston teen cracks the NYC elite in The Rise and Fall of a 10th-Grade Social Climber
The Blue Willow Bookshop hosts a Harry Potter read-a-thon
When kids and parents press for the hottest book ever, Potter's world turns Harried