How Children Made James Patterson A Bestseller!

How Children Made James Patterson A Bestseller!

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Over the years, James Patterson has become a household name.   Books-turned-movies like Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross) and Along Came A Spider, in addition to several other books-turned-TV-shows have made him a New York Times bestseller many times…MANY.   It’s no surprise that he’s back in the running again this week, except with something a little different. Big Words for Little Geniuses was released last week for hardcover, on September 4th, and this week it’s a bestseller!   Image Via MasterClass   This children’s book is full of impressive illustrations by Hsinping Pan. All manner of words from A to Z guarantee children …

James Patterson Goes After Amazon-Like Company in New Book

James Patterson Goes After Amazon-Like Company in New Book

  Though he won’t say it outright, James Patterson is taking Amazon and its CEO Jeff Bezos to task in his new book ‘The Store’. Patterson, the best-selling, multi-millionaire author of mystery series like the Alex Cross detective novels and the Women’s Murder Club, said he is not out to get Amazon as much as “this whole area of monopolies and megalomaniacs… techy billionaires who are kind of running the world now.”   Image courtesy of James Patterson    Patterson voiced his displeasure at Amazon’s dominance of the publishing industry, as well as its overtures into supermarket ownership and Bezos’s …

Great Upcoming Crime & Mystery Books

Great Upcoming Crime & Mystery Books

A chilling crime or mystery novel is the perfect pair for the chilly fall and winter weather, and there are plenty of great books to fit the bill this season. We’ve put together this list to clue you in to the best new crime and mystery books slated for release in October and November. Which one are you most excited for?   The Best American Mystery Stories 2015, edited by James Patterson Part of the Best American series, this collection of short fiction has something for every mystery fan. Master storyteller James Patterson selected and edited the compilation, and contributing writers …

Great Upcoming Crime & Mystery Books

Great Upcoming Crime & Mystery Books

A chilling crime or mystery novel is the perfect pair for the chilly fall and winter weather, and there are plenty of great books to fit the bill this season. We’ve put together this list to clue you in to the best new crime and mystery books slated for release in October and November. Which one are you most excited for?   The Best American Mystery Stories 2015, edited by James Patterson Part of the Best American series, this collection of short fiction has something for every mystery fan. Master storyteller James Patterson selected and edited the compilation, and contributing writers …

James Patterson Receives Prestigious Literarian Award

James Patterson Receives Prestigious Literarian Award

The National Book Foundation is a big deal when it comes to handing out awards. Its annual Literarian Award for Outstanding Service honors one beloved writer who has given the world a lifetime of exceptional work. Previous winners of this esteemed prize include Maya Angelou, Dave Eggers, and Terry Gross. This year, the Foundation is giving this honor to James Patterson. Patterson has been writing acclaimed books for almost 40 years. Some of the 68-year-old author’s most well-known contributions to the literary world include The Thomas Berryman Number, Alex Cross, Maximum Ride, and Zoo, the latter of which was recently adapted …