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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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Our Top Picks from Comic-Con’s Trailer Frenzy

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Our heads are still spinning from lollapalooza of entertainment excitement that is San Diego Comic-Con. We were on the edge of our seats every time we heard the word “trailer.” It was too hard to actually pick a favorite, or even agree on which one was the best, so the BookTrib team decided to do a roundup of the best trailers that dropped. You”ll be shocked, be excited, be held in suspense! Benedict Cumberbatch greeted fans in a video instead of showing up for the Sherlock panel – which he kindly apologized for—but make sure you watch until the end. Did he just say what I think he said? Is Moriarty back?! Guess we’ll have to wait to find out.…

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Goosebumps Movie Trailer Makes Adults Weak at the Knees

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My family moved around a lot when I was a kid. As such, I didn’t keep too many possessions. Two things that were absolutely essential for me, though, were a comforter and a set of books.  But not just any comforter and set of books. A Goosebumps comforter and set of books. No lie, I kept that comforter until high school, only abandoning it when I simply couldn’t fit beneath it anymore. The books are with me to this day and every once in a while I still crack one open and dive into the wonderful mind of R.L. Stine. A few weeks ago, I was thrilled to find that my beloved series is making a return to the big…

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