Johnny Depp is starting his own publishing imprint with HarperCollins. What kind of books are you hoping to see from him? On our wish list: A pirate eyeliner make-up manual (just because you have scurvy, doesn’t mean you can’t look good) and a collaboration with bff Tim Burton.
In celebration of Teen Read Week, David Lubar shares the history of young adult fiction in five paragraphs & YALSA shares teen’s picks for the Top Ten Books of 2012! Which of your favorites did they miss?
Google revealed some never before seen pictures of their data center. Oooo, so fancy!
The Guardian challenged 21 authors to write a story on Twitter using 140 characters or less. Do you think you could do any better?
What a week for interviews! John Green talks about what’s inspiring his work right now, J. K. Rowling chats with Jon Stewart about everything from Luke Skywalker’s lady problem to politics in The Casual Vacancy (don’t forget part 2!), and a jar of nutella interviews a fake Nobel Prize. That last one gets a little dramatic, but don’t worry, there’s a surprise happy ending.
Check out this list of the grossest and most grotesque vampires from folklore. We think Edward may have had a harder time with the ladies if he was just a disembodied head.
Last, but certainly not least, here are some kittens learning about physics. Because who doesn’t love a good cat video?