The beginning of the week is always flush with the latest bookish news as the world wakes up after a luscious #socksunday, or whatever literary types do at the weekend.
So we’ve gathered together all the best bits so you can digest it all in one piece. NEWS-NOM!
‘Shades of London’ and ‘Let It Snow’ co-author reveals new YA mystery trilogy.
Reported on EW, “‘Truly Devious’ is a murder mystery and ghost story with a setting as chilling as its plot: An elite, though possibly haunted, boarding school called Ellingham Academy.” We’re sold! But unfortunately you have to wait until late 2017 for the first book.
Holly Bourne’s new book title revealed… By accident?
— rebecca hill (@rebeccashill) March 22, 2016
The Bookseller reveals title of Holly Bourne’s final instalment to the ‘Normal’ series. Unwittingly or nay, we’re happy to have a title, and the author doesn’t seem to mind us knowing either.
— Holly Bourne (@holly_bourneYA) March 22, 2016
‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ tie-ins from Scholastic and HarperCollins
Publications to include movie tie-ins for ‘Fantastic Beasts’ as well as the other Harry Potter films. They will include interviews with the cast as well as behind the scenes ‘making of’ features. Potterheads rejoice!
The YA Book Prize shortlist has been announced!
Authors shortlisted include Holly Bourne, Patrick Ness, Frances Hardinge and Melinda Salisbury. You can read the full shortlist here.
And that’s you all caught up! Many exciting books coming your way soon. Which are you most looking forward to? Tweet us @maximumpopbooks
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- Feminism, YA and ultimate book boyfriends: #HollyTakeover stormed Twitter!
- ‘Broken Sky’ by LA Weatherly is looking mighty fine on Instagram