Thursday, August 26, 2010

[News and Notes] August 26, 2010

A few news items you might have missed:

Publisher’s Weekly reports comedic actress, Betty White, has signed a two-book contract with Putnam Publishing. View the details here.

In 1995, Betty White published Here We Go Again: My Life in Television.

The final book of Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games series, Mockingjay is on it's way to our library shelves. The first two novels of the series are: The Hunger Games (2008) and Catching Fire (2009). Visit the author's website to learn more about this highly-acclaimed trilogy.

James Patterson tops the 2010 list of highest-paid authors, according to View the full article

The 10 highest-paid authors, listed by ResourceShelf, are:
1. James Patterson, $70 million
2. Stephanie Meyer, $40 million
3. Stephen King, $34 Million
4. Danielle Steel, $32 million
5. Ken Follett, $20 million
6. Dean Koontz, $18 million
7. Janet Evanovich, $16 million
8. John Grisham, $15 million
9. Nicholas Sparks, $14 million
10. J.K. Rowling, $10 million


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