| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:37 PM
1. "Notorious Nineteen" by Janet Evanovich (Bantam, $28). Stephanie Plum is back on the case and searching for a missing man who has been accused of embezzling millions from an assisted-living facility. Last week: —
| Jul 29, 2012
"Odd Apocalypse," bestselling suspense author Dean Koontz's fifth novel in his Odd Thomas series about a fry cook with paranormal abilities, hits bookstores on Tuesday. The prolific 67-year-old novelist lives in Newport Beach with his wife, Gerda, and...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Thanks for entering the Montgomery County Fair Prize Giveaway Contest!
(You have 24hrs from the date listed to claim your prize by calling 202-298-1650)
Scott Mohnkran, Germantown, MD, Vampire Diaries Season 2 on Blu Ray
| Aug 7, 2012
| 12:27 PM
In Jim Weaver’s 15 years as athletic director, Virginia Tech has played three regular-season football games against Southeastern Conference opponents. Weaver hopes to make future SEC encounters annual events not only for the Hokies but also the...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 11:44 AM
"The Racketeer" by John Grisham, Doubleday, 340 pages, $28.95.
Malcolm Bannister, a former attorney, is now serving a 10-year sentence in federal prison for racketeering. He was innocent. His wife divorced him and he is afraid that his 6-year-old son...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 1:58 PM
The way Sheri Koones looks at it, the next real estate status symbol will be a minuscule heating bill.
"It's the new bragging rights," said Koones. "People used to brag, I have granite countertops. Today I think it's going to be a lot more substantial...
| Oct 4, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
What an odd title “The Paperboy” is for a movie with so little story.
Technically there's a plot, in which Jack (Zac Efron) helps his older brother Ward (Matthew McConaughey), a reporter for the Miami Times, investigate...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 10:13 AM
John Grisham — “International best-selling author of 23 novels!” the stadium announcer boomed out moments earlier — took his seat in Row B, alongside the Cubs dugout at Wrigley. Next to him, Michael Harvey, the best-selling crime...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:07 PM
John Grisham and Tom Clancy in the same house? It’s possible, if newly confirmed merger talks between the publishers of the mega-authors are confirmed.
Pearson, which owns Clancy publisher Penguin Group, issued a statement Thursday saying that it...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 8:41 AM
World Book Night is coming to the U.S. in 2013 with the imprimatur of James Patterson and Ann Patchett. The bestselling authors are serving as honorary chairs for the single-day book giveaway in which half a million books will be distributed for free....
| May 22, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Saturday at the Windy City Story Slam’s fourth All-City Championships, six finalists—who emerged victorious from a lineup of a dozen top local storytellers at last week’s kick-ass semifinals competition—take the stage to see who...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Jack Andraka, a 15-year-old kid from Maryland, just won the world's largest high school science competition by creating a new test for pancreatic cancer, one of the nastiest and most lethal forms of the disease.
According to various news reports, the...