I am bringing back this old feature. Today I will be posting some update! Riley Sager will be doing a new book. He announced on Instagram! Here are the screen shots Katherine center posted this today. Omg I loved this book!Read More
Book News (TV/Movie- Book Adaptions)
This book is so different it seems from his first book called “The Silent Patient.” I actually cannot wait for this novel.
I cannot wait for this one. I am trying to get an ARC of it now. This is one that I need to read!
Ring Shout by P. Djeli Clark is being adapted into a series. It is a dark Fantasy historical novel. Kiki Layne may be the lead on the project. Poppy Wars by Rebecca F. Kuang is being adapted for a series for TV. Dark Matter by Blake Crouch is being adapted Read more
Angie Thomas’ new book “Concrete Rose” just released the cover! “The Reformatory” by Tananarive Due is going to be adapted for TV. “The Final Girl Support Group” by Grady Hendrix will also be adapted for TV. JRR Tolkien estate will be releasing an unpublished collection of writings! “The Nature of Read more
She is the author of “Waiting for Tom Hanks” and “Not Like the Movies.” I read both and loved them. I cannot wait for this book! I LOVE LOVE the cover too.
For my checklist of all of King’s novels, check out this blog post. Stephen King: The Ultimate Works Check List for download
The adaption of “Trickster” will be on the CW in January. It is based on the series by a First Nations writer. Christine Herman’s “The Devouring Gray” MIGHT see an adaption soon. Renee Ahdieh’s “The Wrath and the Dawn” is being adapted into a TV series. It is a fantasy Read more
Johnny Depp will no longer play Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts film franchise. The film will now be delayed for release. What a bummer…. I have been waiting for a long time for this film. Terry Pratchett’s novel “The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents” from the Discworld series is Read more
Mudbound co-writer, Virgil Williams, will adapt S.A. Cosby’s Blacktop Wasteland. “The White Tiger” with Priyanka Chopra Jonas, based on the novel by Aravind Adiga is going to be adapted. The new trailer hit already for it. Midnight Sky, George Clooney’s new work will be adapting from “Good Morning, Midnight by Read more
Jane Harper’s “The Dry” is being adapted to a film. I reported on this earlier. But I have more information now. It will be starring Eric Bana. It will start in Australia on Jan 1st. If you live in the US, you will have to wait a little longer. Bill Read more
Survive the Night I love Riley Sager. I know a lot of people do not like his slow burn thrillers, but I just love them! Every summer when I go on vacation in July, I am always trying to snag his new book! This summer will not be different! I Read more
Angie Thomas’s On the Come Up will have Wanuri Kahiu as a director who is also working on the adaption of The Black Kids. Elouise Norton Detective Series by Rachel Howzell has been optioned for TV. Disney is doing an adaption of Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone. Even Read more
Armie Hammer reads from Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier . The movie starring Mr. Hammer is on Netflix on October 21st! I just finished this book and loved it. You can see my review here. Review of “Rebecca” by Daphne du Maurier Happy watching and reading, Book Nerds!
Emma Roberts is producing V.E. Schwab’s “Teen Vampire” Series. It is a short story anthology called “Vampires Never Get Old” is heading to Netflix. The show will be called “First Kill.” Americanah series as previously reported on my blog is not moving along for HBO Max. Lupita Nyong’o has dropped Read more
“The Memory Police” by Yoko Ogawa is getting adapted thanks to Amazon. It is a surveillance-state dystopian society. “Memorial” by Bryan Washington will become a TV series! A new movie called “Come Away” which has features of Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan is coming soon. It stars Angelina Jolie. Read more
I read her book “Beach Read” and loved it! I am anticipating the release of her new novel called “People We Meet on Vacation.” YAY I cannot wait for this book! Head over to Netgalley right now to request a copy! Happy reading, Book Nerds!
An Adaption on Hulu of Agatha Christie’s Marple series will be on British ITV TV. Layne Fargo’s book “They Never Learn” is being adapted for TV. Julie Murphy, who wrote the book “Dumplin,” will be working on a project for Disney. She is working on “If the Shoe Fits” a Read more
A Netflix Adaption of “Ada Twist, Scientist” by Andrea Beaty and Illustrator David Roberts. It is a children’s book. It will be produced by Higher Ground (company by Barak and Michelle Obama). “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue” by V.E. Schwab is getting an adaption. The author will even be Read more
“The Test” by Sylvain Neuvel novella will be adapted into a movie starring John Boyega “The Jealously Man” by Jo Nesbo is being adapted for Amazon. It is set for William Oldroyd to direct. William Oldroyd to direct the film Amazon is also adapting “I’ve Got Your Number” by Sophie Read more
Jennifer E. Smith’s “Hello, Goodbye, and Everything In Between” will be adapted. It will star Jordan Fisher. Book three of the “You” series by Caroline Kepnes cover is revealed. “You Love Me” is the new title. ” Devastation Class” by Glen Zipper and Elaine Mongeon is going to be adapted Read more
I love her books! Her new book called “Malibu Rising” is coming out 5/25/21! I know it seems like a long way off, but…you can pre-order it! It is about 4 siblings who are famous and throw a party. But in 24 hours, their lives change forever! It is about Read more
In sad news: The author of “Forrest Gump” passed away. Winston Groom was 77 years old. Chris Pine and Thandie Newton will be adapting Olen Steinhauer’s “All the Old Knives.” It is a spy novel. It will be by Amazon Studios! “Fair Warning” by Michael Connelly will be adapted to Read more
A Netflix adaption of “No One Gets Out Alive” by Adam Nevill is almost ready to stream! The Kane Chronicles by Rick Riordan (fantasy adventure novels with Egyptian Mythology) is being adapted in a film for Netflix! His other books will be a series on Hulu. So get ready to Read more
Emma Roberts is going to adapt “Tell Me Lies” by Carola Lovering to Hulu! She is going to keep adapting books in the future! An Adaption of Cinxin’s Liu’s “The Three Body Problem” will be worked on soon. Netflix is adapting “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will Read more
First look at Dune movie to be released soon. See below! John Green’s new book is going to be Non-fiction essay collection from his podcast The Anthropocene Era. He is famous for writing the hit books “The Fault of Our Stars,” and Looking for Alaska.” The book will be titled Read more
Kiera Knightley will be starring in the adaption of “The Essex Serpent.” Al Roker production company is going to adapt Beverly Jenkin’s “Blessings” series into a TV show called “Hopetown.” This is about a wealthy African American woman who buys a childless town with the intention of turning it into Read more
Peacock has given a series adaptation to One of Us Is Lying, based on the YA novel by Karen M. McManus. They ordered eight episodes. Caster by Elsie Chapman is getting an adaption made! It will be a movie and is in production now! Netflix will be adapting into a movie Read more
It will be a monthly book subscription for $25. It will have 5 celebrities or “luminaries” who will choose the books. The first round of celebrities are Stephen CurryMalala YousafzaiSusan OrleanRichard BransonJoseph Campbell Foundation Here is a link for more information on the book club. https://www.oprahmag.com/entertainment/a33623165/literati-celebrity-book-clubs/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Today%20in%20Books&utm_content=Final&utm_term=BookRiot_TodayInBooks_DormantSuppress
HBO Max is adapting “Unpregnant” by Ted Caplan to a film! You can stream it on HBO on 9/10/20! Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire fame) will be starring and producing an adaption to Alka Joshi’s “The Henna Artist.” I read this book, and I thought it was fantastic! it will be Read more
OMG! Reese Witherspoon is starting a YA book club that will announce a pick the middle of every month! Reese just keeps giving us great books to read! I am a fan of YA novels as well as adult novels. So this will be a treat! Here is her announcement. Read more
‘The Turnout’ will adapted to TV From Author Megan Abbott! Hulu is adapted a movie from Clive Barker’s “Books of Blood” LeBron James and Universal are teaming up for a movie of the graphic novel “New Kid,” by Jerry Craft. I read this book a while back and it was good! Candice Fox’s “Crimson Read more
Sharon Stone will have her memoirs coming in March! This should be a juicy book! “Mexican Gothic” us being adapted by Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos as a series for Hulu! Mexican Gothic, by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Weird Al is writing a book due out in October 2020. Black & White Read more
The YA novel ” They Wish They Were Us” Jessica Goodman is getting an adaption! Sydney Sweeney is producing and starring in this novel! Stephen King will be releasing a new book in March. It is a crime novel called “Later.” It is about Jamie Conklin, a boy whose unusual abilities could Read more
Matthew McConaughey has a memoir that will release this fall. The actor turned a diary that he had over 35 years ago into a book! “Greenlights”will be released October 20, 2020. Alright, alright alright…I will read it! The short story “Sinkhole” by Leyna Krow will be getting the film adaptation Read more
Netflix will be adapting Mark Greaney’s novel “The Gray Man.” It will star Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans. Netflix also is adapting Rumaan Alam’s “Leave the World Behind.” The adaption will star Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington! Sandhya Menon’s “When Dimple Met Rishi” will be adapted to Netflix this fall! Read more
Chelsea Clinton’s new book will cover women in sports! Her new picture book called “She Persisted” is a series that will honor athletes. Alex Trebek’s memoir will cover topics like his cancer and hospice. Keanu Reeves is heading into comic books! His new comic called “BRZRKR” will be an action Read more
Lately there has been a string of good book news to report! Kristin Hannah has a new book coming out! Can anyone say “OMG!” He book is called “Four Winds” and it is set in 1934 Texas! It is set to release Feb 2021. Thank you to St. Martin’s Press! Read more
Lovecraft Country is coming to HBO. Pick up the book before the wait times are ridiculous! Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead) is going to be writing a fiction novel about “hope and growing up.” Pretty excited about this as I am a huge TWD fan! Mariah Carey is writing her Read more
Book News! I love reading about all the news surrounding books. I decided to make this a new feature on my blog. If I hear of any adaptions to TV, movies, or upcoming new releases from authors that I love….I am sure to blog about it. Here is some really Read more