YA Book News
THIS WEEK IN…
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Amber R. Duell’s Dream Keeper book trailer just released! The book came out January 29th!
eBooks are putting a huge hit on library budgets. Read more about that here.
Let it Snow is becoming a movie on Netflix! If you’re unsure of what book I’m referring to you can read a synopsis over on Goodreads. It’s a book filled with holiday romance written by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle! And the main girl from The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has been selected as part of the cast. A new and coming up actress I can’t get enough of!
Anne Hathaway will be starring in the new adaptation of The Witches. She’s in my top favorite actresses, but this movie is scary af. Will you be going to watch it?
A+E Studios just partnered with Swoon Reads publishing house to start producing TV shows/films for hot YA books.
If you haven’t heard yet (seriously, where have you been?) Leigh Bardugo’s Shadow and Bone & Six of Crows series will be adapted into an eight episode series on Netflix! Honestly, guys, this is not long enough of a series, but I’ll take anything we can get! So for those of you who haven’t read both series (Six of Crows is on my TBR...DON’T GIVE ME THAT LOOK!) go get your hands on them pronto so you can prepare for the official release of the show! You can even read King of Scars to hold you over until we get more news on the project!
Beth Revis revealed the cover of Bid My Soul Farewell, the sequel to Give the Dark My Love.
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Fierce Reads posted the dates for the upcoming Monsters and Sirens Tour so mark your calendars for when Tricia Levenseller will be traveling with her recently published book Warrior of the Wild! Find out more details about the author at her website.
There’s a tour for the book, Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson which has poetry all about her history as a rape survivor
Christopher Paolini is going on tour for his latest novel, The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm. It takes place in the world of his previous The Inheritance book series.
Leigh Bardugo will be touring as well for her latest book in the #Grishaverse, King of Scars (previously mentioned).
Susan Dennard is going on a book tour for her most recent release of Bloodwitch.
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Wick and Fable have announced that they have brought back their FREE SHIPPING on $100+ orders for the US!
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#Bookflix displays are a thing. People are creating display cases of the hottest books out! Similar to Netflix they showcase: NEW RELEASES, TRENDING NOW, AWARD WINNING BOOKS, & SUGGESTIONS FOR YOU. Check some of them out on Instagram + Twitter!
And that’s it for this week…What are you most excited for? Personally, I CANNOT WAIT FOR THE SHADOW AND BONES X SIX OF CROWS CROSSOVER. YES PLZ!!!