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!!
Alexandra Bracken’s Passenger duology will come to an end with Wayfarer releasing January 3, 2017!
As of November 4, Bracken revealed her tour dates for the upcoming novel and will be joined by Susan Dennard, author of Truthwitch + the upcoming novel Windwitch.
2.Roshani Chokshi Book-Deal
NYT Bestselling author of The Star-Touched Queen Roshani Chokshi, had a new trilogy acquired by St. Martins titled The Gilded Wolves.
With plans for a Fall 2018 release, this trilogy is set in a darkly glamorous Paris and “Follows a charismatic but cursed heir of a massive fortune as he plots to steal one of three ancient and powerful artifacts of fate. He and his crew will navigate the elite gatherings of secret occult societies, traveling through Paris’ catacombs where they must confront their worst secrets as well as a destiny they never imagined” (Source: PW)
3. A Criminal Magic Bought By CW
Lee Kelly’s YA Historical Fiction/Urban Fantasy is set in 1926 Washington D.C. where magic is illegal!
According to Deadline as of November 11, The CW picked up the novel and is set to be an hour-long drama from the team who brought iZombie.
However according to the article the show will be: “Set in present-day Los Angeles, it revolves around two warring street gangs who fight the cops and each other to corner the market on the most lucrative contraband of all: magic. A young woman hiding spectacular magical powers and an undercover cop must try to survive this glamorous world of speakeasies, crime and danger. “
4.Before I Fall Movie Trailer
Lauren Oliver’s 2010 novel Before I Fall movie trailer debut November 17! The movie is set to be released March 3, 2017 and stars Zoey Deutch as the main character Samantha Kingston!
EpicReads also revealed the Movie-Tie in edition cover + cast list which you can check out on their blog!
5.Lin Manuel Miranda set to adapt Patrick Rothfuss’s The Kingkiller Chronicles
“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is set to adapt the trilogy along with Rothfuss for TV w/ Lionsgate!
Miranda is set to compose original music for this project as well!
6. Everything,Everything 2017 Release Date
The adaptation of Nicola Yoon’s Everything,Everything is set to be released: May 19, 2017!
Amandla Stenberg is set to play Maddie and Nick Robinson is set to play Olly!
What Book News Have You Heard?