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HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Law of Innocence” by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown) 2. “A Time for Mercy” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “The Return" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing) 4. "The Sentinel” by Child/Child (Delacorte) 5.
'Wonder Woman 1984' to debut in Canadian theatres, but not on streaming, on Dec. 25

'Wonder Woman 1984' to debut in Canadian theatres, but not on streaming, on Dec. 25

TORONTO — "Wonder Woman 1984" will make history in the United States when it becomes the first superhero blockbuster to debut simultaneously in theatres and on a streaming platform, but for Canadians, the viewing options won't be so revolutionary.
Brandi Carlile memoir 'Broken Horses' coming in April

Brandi Carlile memoir 'Broken Horses' coming in April

NEW YORK — Grammy winner Brandi Carlile has a memoir coming in April. Her publisher calls the book an “evocative and piercingly honest” journey through the life that has shaped her “very raw art.
Taraji P. Henson tells New Jack Swing backstory in podcast

Taraji P. Henson tells New Jack Swing backstory in podcast

LOS ANGELES — Taraji P. Henson remembered wearing her favourite outfit to a music festival where some of the biggest New Jack Swing tunes were being performed from Bell Biv Devoe’s “Poison” to Tony! Toni! Tone!’s “Feels Good.

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1. “The Law of Innocence” by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown) 2. ”Diary of A Wimpy Kid: The Deep End” by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books) 3. “Greenlights” by Matthew McConaughey (Crown) 4. “I Would Leave Me If I Could” by Halsey (Simon & Schuster) 5.
Review: 'Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity' a cut above in hack-and-slash genre

Review: 'Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity' a cut above in hack-and-slash genre

In the long-running and beloved "Legend of Zelda" franchise, "Breath of the Wild" has a comfortable place among its finest games. A launch title for the Nintendo Switch in 2017, "Breath of the Wild" had considerable critical and commercial success.

Cuban actor Broselianda Hernandez found dead in Miami Beach

MIAMI — An actor who worked for more than two decades in television, theatre and films in Cuba was found dead along the shoreline of Miami Beach with no apparent signs of foul play, police said Thursday.

Ruff story: Picture book to honour Biden dogs Champ and Major

NEW YORK — The publishing world has a new pet project: A picture book about the Biden family dogs, the German shepherds Champ and Major. Dial Books for Young Readers announced Thursday that “Champ and Major: First Dogs” will be published Jan.
New Orleans: Coronavirus nixes Mardi Gras-season parades

New Orleans: Coronavirus nixes Mardi Gras-season parades

NEW ORLEANS — The raucous Mardi Gras parades where riders on elaborate floats toss trinkets to adoring throngs have been cancelled in New Orleans because the close-packed crowds could spread the novel coronavirus.
Singer Bobby Brown's son found dead at Los Angeles home

Singer Bobby Brown's son found dead at Los Angeles home

LOS ANGELES — Bobby Brown Jr., the son of singer Bobby Brown, was found dead at a Los Angeles home Wednesday. He was 28. Los Angeles Police spokesman Officer Jeff Lee said officers were responding to a medical emergency when they found Brown Jr.