I’m playing a little catch up from the weekend and yesterday so this posting includes a recap from the past few days. Enjoy!
I want to congratulate Stephenie on her fourth (out of four) New York Times Best Seller! The Host is the #1 best-selling fiction book for the week of May 18, 2008. While this is not her first time in the #1 spot, The Host is included in the adult (as opposed to YA) hardcover fiction group, which represents the highest level of competition. The Host also ranked #1 on the Publishers Weekly Best-Seller List and on the Wall Street Journal Best-Seller List. Congratulations, Steph!
Melissa Marr was a guest blogger on Witchy Chicks where she talked about her writing process.
Gladiolii reviews Frostbite by Richelle Mead.
Sidhevicious reviews The Darkest Night by Gena Showalter.
Joss Whedon is interviewed by NY Entertainment Magazine:
If you’re a (talented, cute, snarky) actor in search of a tough-love mentor, you could do worse than Joss Whedon. The creator of Buffy, Angel, and Firefly admits he was cajoled to finally return to television, and delay a film project or two, by protégé–Buffy nemesis Eliza Dushku. A marathon lunch at the Ivy last year yielded the idea for Dollhouse, the memory-swiped-operative-chicks show that premieres on Fox in January. “I was mentioning writers, but Eliza kept saying ‘Don’t you want to do it? Don’t you want to do it? Look how cute I am!’ And she’s really cute,” allowed the strawberry-blond auteur at last night’s after-party for the Fox upfronts at Wollman Rink.
Agent Savant has some interesting data and information on romance publishing posted from a recent speech given at a RWA Conference in San Diego. The article addresses trends, opinions and statistics. Definitely an interesting read.
Here is the cover for Cheyenne McCray’s Dark Magic, the fifth book in the Magic series.