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February 26, 2010

News Roundup: February 26

Selected entertainment news including the death of Growing Pains‘ Andrew Koenig.

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February 21, 2010

News Roundup: February 21

Selected entertainment news including a look back at New York Fashion Week.

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February 12, 2010

News Roundup: February 12

Selected entertainment news including Alexander McQueen’s death.

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February 7, 2010

News Roundup: February 7

Selected entertainment news including the Google book settlement.

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February 4, 2010

Giveaway: Susan Arnout Smith’s Latest Thriller

Current Vine and Minotaur Books are giving away two copies of Out at Night (2009), the latest novel by thriller author—and the Vine’s guest bloggerSusan Arnout Smith. The novel is the second to feature crime scene tech Grace Descanso, who joins the investigation into a professor’s death. Along the way, she uncovers a far-reaching conspiracy with agriculture at its center.

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February 4, 2010

Guest Post by Susan Arnout Smith: “Into the Dark: Writing Out at Night”

Author Susan Arnout Smith’s latest thriller, Out at Night (Minotaur Books, 2009), blends crime investigation with the timely issue of genetically modified foods. (Click here for how to win a copy of the book, courtesy of Current Vine and Minotaur Books.)

Below, in a guest post exclusive to the Vine, Smith writes of the issues at the heart of her novel.  

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January 22, 2010

News Roundup: January 22

Selected entertainment news including Conan O’Brien’s exit from The Tonight Show and the continuing addition of performers to the Haiti telethon.

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January 15, 2010

News Roundup: January 15

Selected entertainment news including the creation of a multi-network telethon to aid Haiti.

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August 13, 2009

Ridley Pearson Discusses Killer Summer

By Denise Tong

Ridley PearsonThe title of Ridley Pearson‘s latest crime novel, Killer Summer (Putnam, 2009), might well dsecribe the past several weeks for the author. Since its publication on June 30, the novel’s swift pace and deft twists have earned it kudos from outlets such as Kirkus Reviews and Publishers Weekly, as well as raves from numerous book blogs.

Summer brings back Pearson’s beloved character Walt Fleming, sheriff of Sun Valley, Idaho. Walt is in charge of protecting Sun Valley’s high-class annual wine auction, but quickly winds up trying to outfox a brilliant criminal who has planned an incredible heist.

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July 22, 2009

Candace Bushnell and Jennifer Weiner at the 92nd Street Y: September 8

Authors and friends Candace Bushnell (Sex and the City; Lipstick Jungle) and Jennifer Weiner (Good in Bed; In Her Shoes) will participate in “Sex and the City and Best Friends Forever,” an event at the 92nd Street Y, on Tuesday, September 8 at 8:15 p.m. In addition to discussing writing, the authors will also engage in good old-fashioned girl talk. Visit the Y’s event page for details and to purchase tickets.

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