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BOOK NEWS ROUNDUP: A Jumanji First-Look; Ghost Rider on Agents of SHIELD; Bruce Springsteen’s New Memoir

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Time for a mid-week book news roundup! Each week BookTrib is bringing you quick commentary regarding news from across the web, from TV to comics to books galore, if it has a literary twist– it’s on our radar. Take a look at this week’s book-related picks: Jumanji is happening folks, deal with it. Chris Van Allsburg’s 1981 children’s picture book sure has had an exciting run, and it’s still inspiring new works 36 years later. The 1995 film starring the late Robin Williams, Bonnie Hunt and a young Kirsten Dunst, became an instant classic; one I wish they never touched—but still, a continuation is underway. The newest film will star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and everyone’s (OK, my)…

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Dwayne Johnson rocks it in San Andreas

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I can tell you from personal experience that the bond between a father and daughter is unique, profound and indelible. Is it strong enough to make a father miss the big game in order to attend a dance recital? Yes. Will it convince a father to wear a frilly pink hat and take part in a tea party with a bunch of stuffed animals? Sure. But the real question is this: will it send a dad across the length and breadth of a fiery landscape riddled with collapsing buildings, shattered highways and shifting tectonic plates in order to save his little girl? You’re damn right it will. That unbreakable bond between dad and daughter lies at the heart of San…

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Want to look divine? How to dress like a Greek god or goddess

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The first time I saw The Rock I thought – this guy was made to play Hercules. And I was right! Hercules, starring Dwayne Johnson, is out July 25 and judging by the trailer it looks to be an ass-kicking good time:   I’m hoping the movie will help usher in a new ancient-Greece trend – nothing screams summer like a maxi-style toga or a twisting snake bracelet. So in the spirit of Greek myths, here are five modern looks inspired by your favorite goddesses (and Hercules himself!):   Aphrodite Aphrodite by rachelcarterya featuring an asos bag Obviously the goddess of love and beauty has to wear pink. And one of her symbols is the scallop shell, represented in this…

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