Marianne Williamson

Playster, the all-inclusive, global media and entertainment platform, announced it has signed a content agreement withHarperCollins, one of the world's leading book publishers, to feature its U.S. catalog on the Playster service. The agreement will provide Playster members with more than 14,000 titles within HarperCollins' catalog. Currently in BETA, Playster gives users unlimited access to movies, TV, music, video games and books for one low monthly subscription price.

The Quill Awards were handed out in New York City this week during a ceremony its producers hope will eventually be to books what the Oscars telecast is to motion pictures. A star-studded roster of authors were on-hand Tuesday night to scoop up their prizes at the event, held at the American Museum of Natural History. The awards were taped for a one-hour broadcast that will run on NBC on Oct. 28. Tyler Perry’s “Don’t Make a Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings: Madea’s Uninhibited Commentaries on Love and Life” was honored with the night’s top prize as the Quill Book of the Year. Author

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