Book News: Record-Breaking Graphics

Book News: Record-Breaking Graphics


Teens dethrone queens, comedians attempt drama, and China strikes a book deal.

teenmomTeen Mom Farrah Abraham is writing an erotic novel. She swears it will be bigger than 50 Shades of Grey.


50shadesToo cocky? Maybe not: these days, 50 Shades has lost some of its flair and is quite likely to be left behind in random hotel rooms.


havenMoving on to a different kind of “graphic,” Haven‘s 3rd-season DVD comes with a 16-page limited-edition comic partially bridging the gap between last season’s finale and September 13’s upcoming premiere.


mikeIf you’re more into comedy than supernatural drama, you may be pleased to know that off-Broadway sleepwalker Mike Birbiglia has been cast in the film adaptation The Fault in our Stars, John Green’s inspirational YA.


212Speaking of inspirational, self-help imprint Simple Truth has just been acquired by Sourcebooks. The imprint is best known for author Sam Parker’s 212: The Extra Degree, which shows companies how to achieve record-breaking results.


guinnessMeanwhile, the Guinness Book of World Records has just signed a deal with China’s largest ELT publisher, prompting the Chinese to come up with a new record of their own.

This article originally appeared on Zola Books.