Read Dennis Lehane’s lips: no new Patrick and Angie. Oh, and he talks up THE GIVEN DAY a great deal with USA TODAY’s Bob Minzesheimer.

The paper does its fall preview and also chats with Wally Lamb about his long-awaited new novel THE HOUR I FIRST BELIEVED.

The Metro Times profiles Detroit’s “Queen of Noir”, Megan Abbott.

Metro UK catches up with James Lee Burke now that SWAN PEAK is out in Britain.

Gibson Square Press will publish THE JEWEL OF MEDINA. Controversy be damned.

Perseus makes digital distribution using print-on-demand technology more of a reality.

Jeff Trachtenberg at the WSJ looks at the publishing side of Stephenie Meyer’s decision to junk MIDNIGHT SUN and guess what? She’s not under contract to Little, Brown anymore. Not officially, anyway…

Publishers Marketplace unveils the beta version of Bookstore Maps, combining Google Maps with bookstore locations (and much more.)

If the NY Sun doesn’t get additional funding by the end of the month, it is toast.

I predict this headline will not prove to be the case for Guillermo del Toro.

RIP, Bill Melendez.

And finally, more proof of Tesla’s genius.