Deal News: FOREVER, INTERRUPTED to be a feature film starring Dakota Johnson

9781476712826_FINALDakota Johnson—star of the upcoming movie version of Fifty Shades of Grey—is attached to star in Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Forever, Interrupted (Atria Books/S&S 2013).

Gidden Media and Good Universe are teaming to make the movie, about a young woman whose whirlwind marriage is cut short when her husband dies. In coming to terms with the loss, she forms an unlikely relationship with her mother—who doesn’t know of her existence.

Read more at The Hollywood Reporter.

Congratulate Taylor on Twitter.

Read the book before the movie!

Deal News: Jael Ealey Richardson’s THE STONE THROWER Picture Book to Groundwood

jael_richardsonGroundwood Books publisher Sheila Barry has acquired world rights to Jael Ealey Richardson’s picture book THE STONE THROWER, with illustrations by Governor General’s Literary Award winner Matt James.

The book, based on Richardson’s memoir of the same name, is due out in February 2016. Congrats Jael!

The book will be inspired by her dad’s personal story of becoming the first African American Rookie of the Year in the CFL.

Congratulate her on Twitter.

Happy Book Birthday: Taylor Jenkins Reid’s AFTER I DO

Reid_After I Do cover revHappy Book Birthday to Taylor Jenkins Reid and her new novel AFTER I DO!

From the author of Forever, Interrupted comes a breathtaking new novel about modern marriage.

When Lauren and Ryan’s marriage reaches the breaking point, they decide to take a year off in the hopes of finding a way to fall in love again. There is only one rule: they cannot contact each other. Aside from that, anything goesAFTER I DO is a love story about what happens when the love fades. It’s about staying in love, seizing love, forsaking love, and committing to love with everything you’ve got.

It’s the story of a couple caught up in an old game—and searching for a new road to happily ever after.

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Cover Reveal: THE WELLNESS KITCHEN

Adobe Photoshop PDFTHE WELLNESS KITCHEN: Fresh, Flavorful Recipes for a Healthier You has a cover!

This farm to table cookbook will be coming out December 2014 via Adams Media.

A self-described “foodie” and one of America’s most respected dieticians, Paulette Lambert is passionate about showing people how to cook for health and eat with pleasure. Her new book, THE WELLNESS KITCHEN: Fresh, Flavorful Recipes for a Healthier You, offers fresh and flavorful food that also reflects the best research-based findings for optimal health. Designed to tempt any palate, these mouthwatering recipes conform to the nutritional guidelines developed by the FDA and accepted by the nation’s top health experts. Continue reading