- On NPR's Books page, Nancy Pearl offers a list of lesser-known summer reads, because summer's not over yet.
- Elaine Koster, the publisher and literary agent who gave Stephen King his big break, has died. Read more here.
- Speaking of King, the author/director/you-name-it will be guest-starring on Sons of Anarchy when it returns for its third season in September.
- Elle Magazine's site features a list of August book releases readers may find handy; Amazon.com also has a list of new and upcoming releases here.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls by Steve Hockensmith (Fiction)
If I Stay by Gayle Forman (YA fiction)
Tweak by Nic Sheff (Memoir)
Skinned by Robin Wasserman (YA fiction)