Literary high priestess Lorna Goodison has a great new book in stores. By Love Possessed, a collection of her stunning short stories, has been published by Amistad Books and is already the subject of glowing reviews from critics. “[It’s] a matchless mosaic portrait of a rapidly vanishing time and place,” proclaims Elle magazine, while Essence notes that the book “introduces characters that will sustain your interest far more than novels with twice the length and none of the panache of Goodison’s sparkling prose.”
Hold on to your stilettos! Simon & Schuster announced on Thursday that it will publish Lauren Weisberger’s sequel Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns, scheduled for an April 2013 release. Who can forget Meryl Streep’s fabulous portrayal of the deliciously wicked Miranda Priestley in The Devil Wears Prada, Weisberger’s original bestseller? Years later, we’re still quoting her.
Stephen King fans, listen up. The horrormeister’s new book, Joyland, will be out June 13 – but only as paperback.