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Sci-fi fantasy novel ‘Seeker’ receives movie treatment

Arwen Dayton's science-fiction and fantasy novel "Seeker", primed for cinematic conversion, is now in the hands of Callie Kloves, the scriptwriter behind Warner Bros' big "Jungle Book" project. With the "Seeker" trilogy tipped as the next big thing in young adult fiction, hot on the heels of breakaway successes "Twilight" and... Read More

A woman reads a book at her open air bookstore in Skopje, Macedonia, yesterday. – Reuters pic, April 25, 2014.

A woman reads a book at her open air bookstore in Skopje, Macedonia, yesterday. – Reuters pic, April 25, 2014.

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