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  • Author J.K. Rowling may have retired from writing Harry Potter books, but don’t count it out entirely in the future. In an interview on TODAY, Rowling hinted that she could possibly return to the series one day if the mood struck her.

  • Penguin Random House is introducing a new feature for Amtrak riders: free eBook excerpts from select titles on the Acela Express.

  • There's good reason to get hopes up. On the evidence of not only 'True Blood' but other book series-to-small-screen transfers such as 'The Vampire Diaries' and 'Dexter,' a link to a larger, high-profile entertainment property has big benefits on the publishing side of the equation.

  • Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson has signed a memoir deal with 37 INK, an imprint of the Atria Publishing Group. Henson has become well-known for her roles on The Curious Case of Benjamin Button movie and the Empire TV series. With this book, she plans to discuss her childhood and her career path.

  • People throughout human history have invented a great number of deities from Zeus to Odin to Allah. One creative has decided to put a new spin on the book of Genesis by replacing every reference to the name God with that of controversial hip hop star Kanye West.