Celebrities Who Are Book Nerds

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In the past, we’ve shown you LitStackers a brief glimpse of some of classic Hollywood’s most eager bookish celebrities. Now, here’s a few shots of some of the “younger” generation’s biggest book nerds. Some of these may surprise you. Some, not so much. Feel free to tell us all about your favorite celebrity book nerds [….]

Upcoming Spring/Summer Books to Film Adaptations

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It seems, (in this editor’s opinion anyway), that there are a lot of really great books being made into films. We see it everywhere– Walking Dead (based on the Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard comic), Game of Thrones, (based on George R.R. Martin’s ‘A Song of Ice and Fire‘ series) and certainly in [….]

USPS announces how to obtain your First-Day-Of-Issue Harry Potter 46 Forever Stamps

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From Mugglenet: The United States Postal Service (USPS) is releasing a new Harry Potter 46c Forever stamp for the upcoming holiday season. While there have still been no images of the stamps made available yet, the USPS has announced in a recent bulletin that they will be releasing the ‘Potter‘ themed stamps beginning on November 19th. Prices are 46 [….]

Pretty Cool Literary Tattoos

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Contrariwise is a cool site. It houses some of the best and, okay, let’s be honest, some of the lamest literary tattoos fellow bibliophiles have gotten. What do you think of the following, LitStackers? Would you ever brave the needle and brand your body with the words of your favorite books? We want to hear [….]

LitStaff Pick: The Books That Got Us Hooked Us on Reading

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There’s nothing quite like that first book. You know the one. It holds a distinct place in your memory because that first book is the one that made you love reading. You realized, when you turned the very last page, that the utter disappointment you felt didn’t come from an unsatisfying conclusion or the characters [….]

J.K. Rowling Shares Handwritten Annotations in ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’

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From Mugglenet: What a week for Harry Potter fans! After MuggleNet posted about J.K. Rowling’s handwritten spreadsheet, we now have yet more handwritten material from J.K. Rowling, this time in the form of annotations in a copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, as featured in The Guardian. Occurring on the title page, one [….]