Book Bytes is a monthly feature I created to share news in the world of YA!
Each month posts can contain anything from new cover/title reveals, book-to-movie news, even the latest book deals!!
1.Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda Finds A Director!
Becky Allbertali’s debut novel Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, was optioned to be a movie back in 2015! As of September 6, Greg Berlanti, best known for producing/writing for popular DC shows on The CW/CBS such as Legends Of Tommorow, Supergirl, The Flash & Arrow is now set to direct Simon Vs.
Additional info can be found on The Hollywood Reporter article Here!
2.Everything,Everything Officially Filming
The month of September has been filled with behind the scenes pictures from Everything Everything’s movie set!
No release date has been announced yet, so for those of you who haven’t read Nicola’s novel, what are you waiting for? Now’s the perfect time to read it!!
3.Throne Of Glass Headed To Hulu
As of September 7, Sarah J. Maas, author of the NYT Bestselling Throne Of Glass + ACOTAR Series announced her novel Throne Of Glass is in the works to become a TV show for Hulu!
A writer/company/producer are attached to the project, Queen Of Shadows (the show’s title according to news sources)
Additional info can be found on Deadline’s article Here
4.Red Queen Coloring Book
The NYT Bestseller Red Queen have a coloring book!
Announced September 21, this coloring book will contain “scenes and quotes from the series depicted within the pages“
Its set to be released December 20, 2016!
5. Heist Society Movie Updates
Ally Carter author of the Gallagher Girls, Heist Society + Embassy Row Series, recently announced that her novel Heist Society, currently under option with Elizabeth Banks & Mark Handleman at Lionsgate to be adapted as a film, will undergo script rewrites.
As of September 22 The Hollywood Reporter stated screenwriter Dylan Meyer will “take a second pass at the script.”
Dylan Meyer is best known for her work as a screenwriter on the Netflix film XOXO.
6.Seeker By Veronica Rossi Cover Reveal
Hypable revealed the cover of Seeker, the sequel to Riders. Announced September 30, the article from Hypable contains not only the cover, but also an official summary+excerpt!
Seekers is set to be released May 16, 2017.
What Book News Have You Heard? 🙂