The classic novel What Maisie Knew by Henry James originally published in 1897 is now being adapted into a modern film version staring Julianne Moore, Steve Cougan and RAWR Alexander Skarsgård. The film is set in contemporary New York and directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel. The script is written by Nancy Doyne and Carroll Cartwright and centers on Maisie, a six-year-old girl caught in the bitter divorce of her mother and father. Her […]
Right now The Abandoned Edge of Avalon by Eden Tyler is free on kindle! Not once in twenty-four years has Alexis slept a dreamless night. She used to relish the visions, but lately they’ve grown dangerous. Darkness is invading her days, showing the true nature of her existence. After a nightmare occurs while she’s not sleeping, she discovers much about her past. Her real mother was killed the day she gave birth, leaving Alexis a […]
Not only is Alex holding a book, but he plays Eric Northman from True Blood, which is based on the books from the Sookie Stackhouse series. See, at The Book Hookup we’re all about books. 😉
Ahhh, the series that brought us all together here at the Book Hookup in the first place…..we couldn’t NOT post about the *cough* books From Entertainment Weekly: In this week’s issue of Entertainment Weekly, the stars of November’s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1 discuss how they approached key scenes in the film, from the tense walk down the aisle to the pillow-shredding honeymoon, to the bloody, ghastly climax.
Like books about Fae? Here’s an e-freebie coming up! Kailin Gow is known for many books including Desire Series, PULSE Series , Wicked Woods Series, and the Frost Series. Celeste has only read the Frost series, which was quite good and some of the characters from The Fairy Rose show up in the Frost series…I would definitely check this book out 🙂 Rose, a young fairy who lives in the glen of fairies or the […]
Cassie Clare posted a Jace POV today on her website which you can read here. The scene is from the Manor House, Chapter 9, in City of Glass. Ms Clare says it’s “intimate”. RAWR!
We’re always looking for that next great read and we’d love to know what books ya’ll read over the weekend! Here’s what’s on our night stands (and keeping us up way past our bedtimes) at the Book Hookup: Celeste read the Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder. In the land of Ixia Yelena escapes execution by accepting to serve the Commander as his food taster for poisons. Yelena gets a new lease on life although […]
The Litbrarians want to be your dealer for some Literary Crack. We want to give away 5 kindle versions of Ethereal, the first book in the Celestra series, by Addison Moore. not sure what it’s about? check out our review here Don’t have a kindle? No worries 🙂 You can still read Ethereal on a kindle app for your PC, phone or ipad! Enter today!! Here are the deets: to qualify you must follow The Book […]
Celeste is on page 115 of the Poison Study (Study #1) by Maria V. Snyder. After some very strong rec’ing by my friend Cyn I caved and started this. Boy, do I regret not reading this sooner. Sucked in immediately. I don’t know what to make of it or what will happen but it is so good and I know this will be a very quick read (and late night ahead).