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A NEW book by The Simpsons' creator Matt Groening traces the history of everyone's favourite four-fingered family from Springfield. MEET Brooke Hemphill, the 'straight' Sydneysider who kissed a girl and liked it so much she spent the next year living as a lesbian.
The 2014 Stephenie Meyer Days celebrate the Twilight saga of novels and books set in Forks. Here is the schedule: Today 8 a.m. - Geocaching hunt begins.
Harry Potter is the bestselling book series of all time, and the books are a lot of fun, but there could be more to the story of the boy who lived. Some recent studies have shown that reading the magical tale can increase empathy toward others.
As the anticipated adaptation of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is based on a textbook, penned by the fictional Newt Scamander, Harry Potter fans only have a limited amount of information to go on as it relates to the plot of this feature trilogy. We know it begins in the 1920s, which is when Newt was researching Magical Beasts for the book he would go on to publish.
In the world of Harry Potter, a witch or wizard's Patronus is a very personal and powerful thing. Conjured by a mixture of magic and a person's happiest memory, the energy force takes the form of an animal, which can be guided to ward off Dementors and Lethifolds.
When you set out to find a career, it seems there are two warring camps you have to decide between: doing something you love or doing something that pays well. The dream, of course, is to find something that fulfills both goals, and it is possible.
Today marks thirteen years since the devastating terrorist attack of 9/11. Great changes have been made recently in international politics, and today, a tragic reminder, provides an opportunity for us to reflect on such changes.
As a nation, we used to be really into codes and messages hidden inside of American symbolism, which turned Dan Brown's 2003 novel The Da Vinci Code into a mega-bestseller. But times have changed, and now we're totally into the government treating our privacy like garbage.
Vanessa Hudgens goes to Broadway, J.K. Rowling reveals her Patronus - plus updates on The Vampire Diaries , Hilary Duff and Aaron Carter, and Lily Collins! Vanessa Hudgens is going to Broadway! It was revealed earlier that the High School Musical alum will star in the revival of the Broadway musical Gigi , the same play that gave birth to Audrey Hepburn's career in 1951 and was turned into a musical in 1973. Written by Colette, Gigi chronicles a young lady's coming-of-age story and search for love in Paris.
An open house will kick off Stephenie Meyer Day/Bella's Birthday Weekend celebrations at the Forks Chamber of Commerce's Visitor Center, 1411 S. Forks Ave., from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today. The public is invited for photo opportunities with the Olympic Coven in the rainforest, outside the city sign, with Bella's trucks, with Charlie's police cruiser and more.
Will the ghost of William Wallace finally see the British thrown out of his country once and for all? If the latest polls on the outcome of the September 18th referendum on Scottish Independence are any indication, Scots are in a dead heat over the political and economic future of their country. Last weekend for the first time, polls showed that the majority of voters in Scotland were leaning towards independence.
If you don't want your kids to grow up to be jerks, make sure that " Harry Potter " is a part of their lives. New research from an Italian university suggests that J.K. Rowling's wizardly world helps kids to be more empathic.
SUSAN BOYLE: Singer SuBo, 53, said: "I am a proud, patriotic Scot, passionate about my country. But I am not a nationalist."
New York, Sep 10 : Do you know which book is the most loved one in the Facebook community? It is the Harry Potter series. This is the result of a meme that floats in your Facebook news feed where your friends list "10 books that have stayed with them in some way".
Welcome to Bookchat where you can talk about anything...books, plays, essays, and books on tape. You don't have to be reading a book to come in, sit down, and chat with us.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 08:58 pm
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