James Patterson News

Top Reads: J. R. Ward's THE KING Jumps to Top of New York Times Bestellers, Week Ending 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2014

Since there's no end-all-be-all 'best seller' list, BWW Books has rounded up both The New York Times' top sellers as well as Amazon's - providing you with your one-stop look at this week's top reads! (more...)

James Patterson Reveals Tips on How to Write an 'Unputdownable' Story
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

James Patterson is an American author largely known for his novels about fictional psychologist Alex Cross, the protagonist of the Alex Cross series. Patterson also wrote the Michael Bennett, Women's Murder Club, Maximum Ride, Daniel X, and Witch and Wizard series, as well as many stand-alone thrillers, non-fiction and romance novels. His books have sold more than 300 million copies. (more...)

Chicago Tribune Announces James Patterson Winner of Young Adult Literary Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

CHICAGO, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Chicago Tribune announced today that James Patterson is the winner of its 2014 Young Adult Literary Award, in recognition of his efforts to encourage, inspire and motivate children to read. The annual award acknowledges the power of literacy in the lives of young adults specifically. (more...)

Top Reads: Nora Roberts' SHADOW SPELL Jumps to Top of New York Times Bestellers, Week Ending 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

Since there's no end-all-be-all 'best seller' list, BWW Books has rounded up both The New York Times' top sellers as well as Amazon's - providing you with your one-stop look at this week's top reads! (more...)

'Beyond the Lords & the New Creatures' Featured at 2014 Texas Library Association Show, Now thru 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Author Forrest Parker's book, 'Beyond the Lords & the New Creatures' (published by iUniverse), will be featured at the 2014 Texas Library Association conference, which will take place in San Antonio, from today, April 8-11. The Texas Library Association holds a conference every year, which reaches upwards of 6,000 people on average. This year's conference will feature several keynote speakers, including James Patterson and Henry Winkler, and aims to promote new and established authors alike. (more...)

Top Reads: DIVERGENT Series Dominates Amazon Best Sellers, Week Ending 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2014

Since there's no end-all-be-all 'best seller' list, BWW Books has rounded up both The New York Times' top sellers as well as Amazon's - providing you with your one-stop look at this week's top reads! (more...)

Forrest Parker's Book to be Featured at 2014 Texas Library Association Conference
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Author Forrest Parker's book, 'Beyond the Lords & the New Creatures' (published by iUniverse), will be featured at the 2014 Texas Library Association conference, which will take place in San Antonio, from April 8-11. The Texas Library Association holds a conference every year, which reaches upwards of 6,000 people on average. This year's conference will feature several keynote speakers, including James Patterson and Henry Winkler, and aims to promote new and established authors alike. (more...)

Top Reads: Robyn Carr's THE CHANCE Tops New York Times' Fiction List, Week Ending 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2014

Robyn Carr's THE CHANCE claimed the No. 1 on the New York Times' fiction list for the week ending March 16, 2014. THE CHASE by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg took the second slot, while Debbie Macomber's FRIENDS - AND THEN SOME took No. 3 this week. (more...)

P M. Don's “The Capitol of California: Raymond Buchannon” is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014


Top Reads: J. D. Robb's CONCEALED IN DEATH Tops New York Times' Fiction List, Week Ending 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 09, 2014

Since there's no end-all-be-all 'best seller' list, BWW Books has rounded up both The New York Times' top sellers as well as Amazon's - providing you with your one-stop look at this week's top reads! (more...)

Lorena Angell Launches Kickstarter for New Young Adult Fantasy Book
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

Lorena Angell, Indie author, announces a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the editing and printing of A DIAMOND IN MY POCKET, book one of her four-book Young Adult fantasy series, 'The Unaltered.' (more...)

'Beyond the Lords & the New Creatures' to be Featured at 2014 Texas Library Association Show, 4/8-11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Author Forrest Parker's book, 'Beyond the Lords & the New Creatures' (published by iUniverse), will be featured at the 2014 Texas Library Association conference, which will take place in San Antonio, from April 8-11. The Texas Library Association holds a conference every year, which reaches upwards of 6,000 people on average. This year's conference will feature several keynote speakers, including James Patterson and Henry Winkler, and aims to promote new and established authors alike. (more...)

THE CHOCOLATE SHOW! to Open Off-Broadway on Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Off-Broadway's tastiest new musical The Chocolate Show! opens tonight, Valentine's Day, February 14 at 7pm at the 47th Street Theatre, 304 West 47th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. Audiences at the opening night performance will each receive the world's most expensive chocolate truffle by chocolatier Fritz Knipschildt. The Chocolate Show! is written by Alan Golub (book, music and lyrics) & Laura Goldfader (book and music), with direction by Dan Foster, choreography by Grady McLeod Bowman and under the music direction of Jeffrey Klitz. (more...)

Top Reads: LONE SURVIVOR Takes New York Times' Non-Fiction List, Week Ending 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 09, 2014

Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson's LONE SURVIVOR climbed to the top of the non-fiction list this week, with Robert M. Gates' DUTY in second, and Solomon Northup's TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE in third. (more...)

Top Reads: Oscar Nominees Climb New York Times' Nonfiction List, Week Ending 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 02, 2014

On the Amazon side, Robert Michael Gates's DUTY rose to the top of this list, withTartt's THE GOLDFINCH taking the second spot, and John Green's THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, soon coming to the big screen, rounding out the top three. (more...)

THE CHOCOLATE SHOW! Begins Performances Off-Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Performances of Off-Broadway's tastiest new musical The Chocolate Show! begin Saturday, February 1 at 8pm with an official opening set for Valentine's Day, February 14 at 7pm at the 47th Street Theatre, 304 West 47th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. The Chocolate Show! is written by Alan Golub (book, music and lyrics) & Laura Goldfader (book and music), with direction by Dan Foster, choreography by Grady McLeod Bowman and under the music direction of Jeffrey Klitz. Tickets for The Chocolate Show! are $39.50 - $59.50 and can be arranged online at www.ticketcentral.com or by calling 212.279.4200 or at the TicketCentral Box Office located at 416 West 42nd Street. The 47th Street Theatre box office (304 West 47th Street) will open 30 minutes before each performance. (more...)

Goodreads Reaches 100,000th Author
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Goodreads has just announced that it's Author Program has just reached a major milestone- hitting 100,000 auhors involved. Paticipants include such authors as: Khaled Hosseini, Neil Gaiman, Amy Tan, Helen Fielding, James Patterson, Cassandra Clare, Rick Riordan, Jodi Picoult, Stephen King, Margaret Atwood, John Grisham, Nicholas Sparks, L.J. Smith, and David Baldacci. (more...)

Goodreads Reaches 100,000 Authors in Goodreads Author Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Goodreads now has 100,000 authors in its Goodreads Author Program. Some of the authors include: Khaled Hosseini, Neil Gaiman, Amy Tan, Helen Fielding, James Patterson, Cassandra Clare, Rick Riordan, Jodi Picoult, Stephen King, Margaret Atwood, John Grisham, Nicholas Sparks, L.J. Smith,David Baldacci. (more...)

Top Reads: Donna Tartt's THE GOLDFINCH Rises to the Top of Amazon, Week Ending 1/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 05, 2014

On the Amazon side, Donna Tartt's THE GOLDFINCH rose to the top of this list, with Ian Smith's SUPER SHRED taking the second spot, and Veronica Roth's DIVERGENT, soon coming to the big screen, rounding out the top three. (more...)

Top Reads: Markus Zusak's THE BOOK THIEF Climbs to Top of Amazon Best Seller List, Week Ending 12/29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2013

On the Amazon side, Markus Zusak's THE BOOK THIEF, recently adapted for the big screen, climbed to the top of the list, with O'Reilly and Dugard's KILLING JESUS taking the second spot, and Krauthammer's THINGS THAT MATTER rounding out the top three. (more...)

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