Emma Frost, who created the Emmy-nominated miniseries The White Queen, has been tapped to adapt The Finisher, Columbia Pictures’ adaptation of the YA book by David Baldacci. Read more here.
“The Finisher is a fantastical, awe-inspiring, action-packed adventure that will pull the reader into Vega Jane’s Wormwood and hold him, captivated, enthralled and experiencing a range of emotions that surely will have him hooked, like a greedy fish on a line.” Read the full review here.
Ellington (CT) Middle School book blogger Daniel J. writes, “Read The Finisher by David Baldacci because out of all the books in the world, this is the best.”
Author David Baldacci’s books have sold more than 110 million copies worldwide. Now he turns his gifted and charmed pen to writing for young people, with his first fantasy young adult novel titled The Finisher. Read more and listen to the Bob Edwards Weekend show here.
Thriller writer David Baldacci talks with Chapter 16 about his new young-adult novel, journeys of heroic proportions, and reading as a synonym for thinking.
David had the opportunity to chat with an amazing group of librarians and independent booksellers about The Finisher. Here’s YA librarian Pamela Thompson’s summary of the conversation.
Bestselling author David Baldacci is known for his crime mastermind and books like “King & Maxwell” and “The Target,” but his most recent work, The Finisher, is a fantastical foray. Baldacci will visit the Nashville Public Library on July 10 for the Salon@615 series to talk about his newest book, but here’s a little insight about his first experience in fantasy for young readers.
Here’s a first look at the jacket of The Escape, the new David Baldacci thriller featuring John Puller, a combat vet and investigator in the U.S. Army’s Criminal Investigation Division.
It’s due Nov. 18 from Grand Central Publishing.
View the interview here.
The new story collection FaceOff sounds as if it’s about hockey, a sport that rarely makes the best-seller list. But FaceOff, which lands on USA TODAY’s Best-Selling Books list at No. 43, involves no goalies or penalties for high-sticking. It does feature unsolved crimes that unfold in 12 stories, edited by best-selling thriller writer David Baldacci. Read more here.