So says People, which delivered the news that Mama Spears's manuscript -- put on hold after the teenaged Jamie Lynn Spears got preg -- will be published this fall. Originally titled Pop Culture Mom, the book is now called Through the Storm: A Real Story of Fame and Family in a Tabloid World, which seems both overly dramatic yet somehow more appropriate.
Image via the NY ObserverOh, GOD. Oh god oh god oh god. I have so many conflicting thoughts and emotions swirling over Leon Nefakh's latest 3-page New York Observer profile. It's about Sloane Crosley, a 29-year-old Vintage book publicist who had a collection of personal essays published this past April.
Yes, well, we were supposed to blog about the Michael Chabon and Howard Zinn readings but we'll get to that later.
Fall Out Boy and Ashlee Simpson man-whore Pete Wentz is shopping around a novel entitled Rainy Day Kids. Gawker's anonymous source reports:
"It's among the most self-indulgent whiny trying to be smart and artsy high school creative writing class crap I've ever read."
Didn't get a chance to post about this last week, but better late than never. Straight from Publisher's Lunch:
Children's: Young AdultGrammy-nominated musician Avril Lavigne's MAKE 5 WISHES color manga books, in which an introverted teenager gets a series of wishes granted by a demon go bad and then meets her hero -- Avril Lavigne, who helps her find the courage to conquer her own personal demons, to Betsy Mitchell at Del Rey Manga, for publication in April 2007 and July 2007, by Terry McBride at Nettwerk Management (world).