‘Assassin’s Creed’ to be turned into YA novel coming September 2016

It’s official: ‘Assassins Creed’ is being turned into a novel and will be written by Matthew J. Kirby, author of ‘The Lost Kingdom’ and ‘Icefall’. And check out that sweet cover:


After the news was announced, Matthew took to his blog to answer the questions we were all dying to know, the first being how did this beautiful thing come to be?! He said, “Well, last year I got an email from an editor at Scholastic, my publisher. They had just partnered with Ubisoft, and they were looking for someone to write an original ‘Assassin’s Creed’ series. They asked if I’d be interested, and I said YES WHERE DO I SIGN.”

And we weren’t the only ones to be freaking out. Some of our fave YA authors were reeling from the news too:

For more, check out Matthew’s blog for all the info you’ll ever need (or be able to get at this stage, quite frankly) here.

‘Assassin’s Creed: Last Descendants will be out September 2016, with the sequel being published just 4 months after in January 2017.

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Written by Laura Fulton

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