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Hilary Duff YA Series, Radiohead Meets Murakami, and Star Trek Zombies: Weekend Reading

As we head off into the weekend, check out that excellent video about the making of a book cover. If you want more weekend reading, here are our favorite headlines from the week.

In an interview, author Dr. Lynn Kern Koegel discussed writing books about autism–explaining how publishers can better serve parents with autistic children.

We reported the fabulous news that Radiohead guitarist and keyboardist Jonny Greenwood is writing the score for a film adaptation of a Haruki Murakami novel

Quirk Books took zombies to the nerdiest of all readers, acquiring Night of the Living Trekkies.

We found out the most “egregious offense” writers commit while pitching agent Michael Bourret.

Actress and musician Hilary Duff inked a multiple-book deal with Simon & Schuster Books.

We interviewed Seth Grahame-Smith about zombies, vampires, and mashup publishing.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.