News roundup: All the books! More from Jennifer Niven, Veronica Roth and CJ Skuse

Want some bookish news? Then you’ve come to the right place.


Today it’s all about the new books. That’s right, just when you thought your TBR might be safe for a little while… When do you learn? It’s never safe.

Jennifer Niven, author of ‘All the Bright Places’ will have second novel, ‘Holding Up the Universe’ published by Penguin Random House in October. 

The Bookseller says “The book is about a girl called Libby Strout, who was once dubbed “America’s fattest teen”. Whilst dealing with her mother’s death, she ends up involved in a cruel high school game, which lands her in group counselling with the “cool and charming” Jack Masselin.”

Max excite?


Veronica Roth, of ‘Divergent’ fame (you know, in case you live under a rock) announces new book. 

‘Carve the Mark’ will be released in January 2017. Want to know more? See the cover? We wrote an article about it, right here. 

adventure time

And finally, CJ Skuse reveals cover for her new book ‘The Deviants’ expected to be released in October 2016 by Mira Ink.


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We have a mighty need…


That’s all we got for you this time. Did we miss anything earth shattering? Tweet us @maximumpopbooks

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