Outlander season 5: Jamie Fraser to kill Murtagh? Fans spot worrying book clue

Starz began adapting Diana Gabaldon’s epic series of novels in 2014, and dedicated viewers have trawled through the original Outlander books for any pointers about what’s to come in the upcoming season.  BBC’s Doctor Who may have the upper hand on shocking time travel twists after its last episode but Outlander’s expansive historical action and […]

Game of Thrones: Major book character was cut from HBO series – here’s why

This is where he encountered Prince Doran Martell (Alexander Siddig), and many fans speculated that Doran’s eldest child, Arianne, would be involved, after playing a major role in the books. Instead, her sibling in the book, Trystane (Toby Sebastian), was involved, but this didn’t stop book readers from being disappointed by the absence of Arianne. […]

‘Why should we line your pockets?’ Piers Morgan RIPS APART McCollum over Peru 2 book

Piers Morgan, 54, and his Good Morning Britain co-host Susanna Reid, 48, was joined by Michaella McCollum to recount her experience of being imprisoned overseas for trying to smuggle one and a half million pounds worth of cocaine through Jorge Chávez International Airport in Lima, Peru. After the guest claimed she “didn’t know” what she […]

TVLine Items: FBI Recruits Bones Vet, VMAs Book Taylor Swift and More

Bones vet John Boyd is sticking to what he knows best: The actor, who played FBI Agent James Aubrey on the Fox drama, will recur during Season 2 of FBI as Agent Stuart Scola, our sister site Deadline reports. Boyd’s character is described as a handsome, smart and irreverent fed who has a prior relationship […]

The Walking Dead season 10 spoilers: Rick Grimes to LIVE after major comic book twist?

The Walking Dead season nine ended with the survivors going up against the Whisperers. The show debuted the iconic villains from the comics: a group of survivors who disguise themselves in the skins of walkers they’ve defeated. This allows them to hide in plain and to sneak up on unsuspecting victims. However, the introduction of […]

Book Excerpt: A Woman Grapples With the Mystery of Her Mother

Throughout our lives, we’ll encounter colleagues, significant others, and friends who seem impossible to know – but often, the people we understand least are the ones we knew first. Such is the case of Deborah Burns, who grew up in privilege in the 1950s grasping for the attention and approval of her mother, a wealthy […]

Book Excerpt: A Woman Grapples With the Mystery of Her Mother

Throughout our lives, we’ll encounter colleagues, significant others, and friends who seem impossible to know – but often, the people we understand least are the ones we knew first. Such is the case of Deborah Burns, who grew up in privilege in the 1950s grasping for the attention and approval of her mother, a wealthy […]

Book Excerpt: Exploring the Emotional Fallout of WWII in ‘All Ships Follow Me’

The seemingly uncomplicated good vs. evil narrative and the complexity of subsequent conflicts, coupled with boomer nostalgia, has allowed modern viewers and readers to view WWII through rather rose-colored glasses; it was “the last good war” we’re told. But in this instance, “good” does quite a bit of heavy lifting. All Ships Follow Me: A […]

Classic Songs Reimagined as Vintage Pulp Book Covers

You’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but sometimes the book (or exploitation movie trailer, or hair metal album cover) comes out the winner – a good, lurid book cover sometimes makes promises the prose itself can’t keep. That’s why pulp covers are such a blast, and have become so beloved, clever […]

Book Excerpt: A Woman Will Stop at Nothing to Be ‘The Perfect Girlfriend’

Winter is finally (FINALLY) beginning to morph into spring, and it’s never too early to start piling up your beach reads. And we’ve got a recommendation: Karen Hamilton’s The Perfect Girlfriend (out this week from Graydon House), the story of a young woman willing to go to any lengths – and I do mean any – to […]