| Jul 22, 2012
The Girl With Borrowed Wings
Dial: 290 pp., $17.99; 290 pp., for ages 12 and up
Ever since Stephenie Meyer's"Twilight" grew into a worldwide phenom, paranormal romance has been...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Amazon has a plan to monetize fan fiction: It's called Kindle Worlds. On Wednesday, Amazon announced a new scheme in which writers of fan fiction can self-publish and sell that writing with the sanction of the original copyright holder.
The idea is that...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 4:32 PM
"Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer comments on the hardships of fame that Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are forced to deal with....
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:55 PM
"Byzantium" is a very different sort of vampire drama for director Neil Jordan, whose undead were so fabulously rich and fashion-forward in "Interview With the Vampire" so many years ago.
This vision of the immortal has more of an Irish fable quality,...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:19 AM
"G.I. Joe: Retaliation" provides the expected heavy dose of testosterone-fueled action. Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis and Channing Tatum play the hard-charging hunks with comic book style. They are joined by hot babes Adrianne Palicki and Elodie Yung,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 8:07 AM
"The Host" is for people who couldn't handle the whirlwind pace of events in the "Twilight" trilogy and who prefer a love triangle unafraid to redefine, for a new generation, the word "lollygag."
It features several shots of Diane Kruger (as a capital-S...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Midway through my conversation with Imagine Dragons lead singer Dan Reynolds and his wife, Aja Volkman, in Nellcote's private dining area last week, Volkman — whose band, Nico Vega, opened for Imagine Dragons earlier that night at the House of Blues...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 2:34 PM
David Otunga had little time to order food Friday during lunchtime at Howells & Hood in the Tribune Tower — not with his hectic press tour running late and a live TV appearance up next — so the Elgin native and WWE Superstar settled for just a...
| Oct 17, 2010
Philomel Books: 456 pp., $17.99
Members of Team Jacob and Team Edward have a new love triangle with which they can take sides. Will it be the ripped-ab intellectual Shay or the smoldering playboy Ren? Readers of the...
| Dec 4, 2011
Thank J.K. Rowling for starting the kid's book craze with "Harry Potter" and Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" saga for perpetuating the trend that has more adults reading children's titles than ever before. The year 2011 has seen an explosion of books...
| May 29, 2012
| 9:32 PM
It's well-known, now, that the latest pop culture phenomenon -- the "Fifty Shades of Grey" erotica trilogy -- originally began as "Twilight" fan fiction, with Edward and Bella in the leading roles....
| Jul 19, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Authors Charlaine Harris, Stephenie Meyer, James Patterson, Nora Roberts and Stieg Larsson have each sold more than 500,000 ebooks for the Kindle, Amazon.com announced today. This was just one piece of news in a very positive release today from the......