Horror Writer Jack Ketchum Dies | Book Pulse

Horror author Jack Ketchum has died, Grist Mill Road builds holds, and Meryl Streep is set to star in the second season of Big Little Lies.

Remembering Ursula K. Le Guin | Book Pulse

Appreciations for the late Ursula K. Le Guin are pouring in, the Oscars make literary news, and My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout is being adapted into a play.

Oscar Books It and Authors on Air | Book Pulse

The Oscar nominees feature plenty of book adaptations and the finalists for The National Book Critics Circle Awards are announced.

Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News | Book Pulse

Danielle Steel leads the holds count this week with Fall from Grace , Elena Ferrante’s first column in The Guardian is out, and two websites take readers behind the scenes in book jacket design and audiobook narration.

The Art of Craft | Wyatt’s World

While January still motivates readers to begin (or at least ponder) fresh approaches, consider displaying a wide range of books on the nature of craft.

New Bestsellers | Book Pulse

The Wife Between Usby Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen and When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timingby Daniel Pink hit the bestseller lists. Elena Ferrante becomes a columnist for The Guardian. Author Peter Mayle has died.

The Great American Read; Fire and Fury on the Small Screen | Book Pulse

PBS announces The Great American Read and Fire and Fury heads to TV.

The Frankenstein Bicentennial | Book Pulse

Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein while more modern classics head to the screen.

Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News | Book Pulse

City of Endless Nightby Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child leads holds this week while The Largesse of the Sea Maiden: Storiesby Denis Johnson gets review attention. New trailers are out for two book adaptations.

Varied Firsts of the New Year | Wyatt’s World

These authors offer fresh perspectives for 2018 with stories that kick off new series, provide novel takes on long-established genres, and will likely launch the writer to new heights.