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Walt Gragg, Author of ‘The Red Line’ and BookTrib Contributor Announced Winner at 2017 Best Book Awards

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We would like to congratulate author and BookTrib contributor Walt Gragg on his win at the 2017 Best Book Awards. Gragg took home the prize in the Fiction: Thriller/Adventure category for his book, The Red Line. The Red Line is a military Thriller where on the verge of World War III, a resurgent Russian Empire launches a deadly armored attack on Germany. With a powerful cast of characters and an engaging story line drawn from Gragg’s own experiences in Vietnam, The Red Line has been winning over readers and Hollywood.  Gragg shared with BookTrib, recently, that the book has been optioned for a miniseries.   You can read Walt’s work on BookTrib on his contributor’s page.   CONGRATULATIONS, WALT!!!  …

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A Demonic Book List for Fox’s The Exorcist Miniseries!

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Halloween is coming early! Lately, it feels like everything is being remade for television, from Lethal Weapon to the Divergent movies (apparently). So, when we heard that Fox was remaking The Exorcist as a miniseries, we were a bit dubious. Seriously? You’re remaking what is thought to be the greatest horror film of all time, based on one of the scariest novels of all time, which was inspired by a real-life case of demonic possession in 1949? You’ve got to be kidding. Then, we saw the trailer:   Wait, was that Geena Davis? And Cameron from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off? And spooky child exorcisms in orangey-lit settings? And weird birds crashing into windows?? And the old-school theme music from the…

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Patti Smith’s ‘Just Kids’ to Premiere on Showtime

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Last year we wrote about rock icon Patti Smith’s memoir Just Kids, which detailed one of the more infamous times in American rock history and charted the legendary relationship between Smith and photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. The book was a critical and commercial success for Smith, who has been rumored to have been working on a cinematic interpretation of the memoir for some time now. And now, thanks to a message from Smith and Showtime President David Nevins, we know exactly what the next chapter will hold for Kids. Smith will be working with Penny Dreadful’s John Logan to release the memoir as a miniseries on Showtime. This news comes on the heels of the announcement of Kids’ follow-up novel, M…

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