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Please, Please, Pleaseā€¦

Duana Posted by Duana at April 3, 2014 15:30:37 April 3, 2014 15:30:37

Dear Holly Bario, you smart executive who wisely gave the greenlight to Eleanor & Park… Sometimes I get mad at the concept of word of mouth.  It seems like such an egalitarian but inefficient system.  Like, why do I have to wait that long to find things out that might be awesome, that might have been improving my life all this time? This is how I feel about Rainbow Rowell’s books, and Eleanor & Park in particular. Full Story

My Book Baby & I are going on tour!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 18, 2014 16:14:36 March 18, 2014 16:14:36

Every day, I shoot a live talk show called The Social. But in two weeks, I’m giving birth to my book baby, Listen To The Squawking Chicken. My book baby has dual citizenship. Or you could say I’m having twins. My Canadian book baby will be born April 1 and my American book baby will come out on April 22. Full Story

The Fault In Our Stars first trailer

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 29, 2014 21:16:19 January 29, 2014 21:16:19

The whole world loved that book. And, as I did last year when I first wrote about it after Shailene Woodley was cast as Hazel, I’m sorry, please forgive me. Because I wasn’t as obsessed with it as you were. Is that OK? I hope that’s OK. Full Story

New Adult Books and Phone Sex: Deeper by Robin York

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 28, 2014 21:59:23 January 28, 2014 21:59:23

I wrote about New Adult last week. Click here for a refresher. After that I read another called Deeper by Robin York. The formula is intact –  as you can see by the squicky title – but there’s a lot less eyeroll happening in this story. Full Story

Friday, January 24, 2014

Dear Gossips,

It’s Grammy weekend. It’s also the last weekend before Chinese New Year. Let’s start there. We clean before Chinese New Year. We get rid of the sh-t from the previous year to clear a path for the good luck of next year.  Read Full Intro

New Adult Books

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 21, 2014 21:28:56 January 21, 2014 21:28:56

But first… Have you read Rainbow Rowell’s Eleanor & Park and Fangirl yet? Please do. I’m going to nag you about this until you do. And if we were in person together, I would withhold this list until you proved to me that you did. Thanks for your patience re: my New Adult book binge. Full Story

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Dear Gossips,

I have just entered the third and final trimester of my book pregnancy. And I had promised that I would treat it like a baby pregnancy – be super self-indulgent and talk about it all the time, every page edit was supposed to be a baby kick – so I’m throwing myself a gender reveal party.  Read Full Intro

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Dear Gossips,

Someone yelled at me yesterday for disrespecting the People’s Choice Awards. Here’s why it’s hard to take the People’s Choice Awards seriously: Adam Sandler won for Favourite Comedic Movie Actor.  Read Full Intro

Meet the Dunnes

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 8, 2014 15:38:20 January 8, 2014 15:38:20

David Fincher, who directs the upcoming movie adaptation of Gone Girl, shot the new cover of Entertainment Weekly featuring his two stars Rosamund Pike and Ben Affleck. I love it. I f-cking love it. Right down to the perfect swirling curls of her hair laid out on the slab. The actors’ expressions are also excellent. Full Story

Chickpea soup for Cameron Diaz?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 6, 2014 14:55:34 January 6, 2014 14:55:34
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They’re close friends, Cameron Diaz and Gwyneth Paltrow. G has been advising you what to put in your body for a while now, since the launch of GOOP. Chickpeas and water is what she’s recommending to start your year. Cameron Diaz has just released her first book The Body Book. Cam says she too indulged over the holidays: “We eat pork roast for Christmas, tacos the next day. Full Story

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