Summer on the Splot may have ended. . . well, a while ago, but that doesn't mean it's the end of our great celebrity coverage! POP-Corn writer extraordinaire Gerri Miller has been out on the town getting shout-outs (and book recommendations) from all your favorite stars. You can always catch the latest celebrity videos in the STACKS Video Hub. But in case you missed them. . .
Gerri caught up with Selena Gomez and the Disney D23 Expo where she let us in on how she creates her character, Alex Russo on Wizards of Waverly Place:
Also hanging out at the D23 Expo was Nicole Anderson. Nicole might not be a household name yet, but it's okay because she has the best job in the world. She gets to spend all day with the Jonas Brothers, playing Macy Misa on J.O.N.A.S. But when she's not acting, Nicole loves to read:
The boys were more forthcoming about what they're reading. So if you ever need something to talk about with Sterling Knight, from Sonny with a Chance, – first off, lucky you! – but secondly, it's good to know you can always strike up a conversation about The Boy Who Lived. Sterling re-read the Harry Potter books this summer to get ready to see the movie. Check it out:
Lucas Cruikshank from "The Fred Show" is also a Harry Potter fan:
If you're more into sci-fi mysteries than fantasy, Trevor Gagnon, who is in The New Adventures of Old Christine and the movie, Shorts has a book recommendation for you. He loves Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix:
And last, but not least, is Jason Dolley, from Corey in the House:
He loves the adult classic Sherlock Holmes series by Arthur Conan Doyle. If you're not quite up to reading them, you can also check out the series Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars by Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin (suggested for 3-5th grades). Both series are filled with mysteries and intrigue.
For more book recs from celebrities to you, make sure to keep your eyes peeled to the STACKS Video Hub!
And just 'cause I'm curious, what books would you recommend to your favorite stars?
—Carly H., STACKS Staffer