Book Radar

A New Zora Neale Hurston Novel in 2018 and More News

Welcome to another Monday, book lovers! I have paused my reading in order to share a few great things with you today. I hope you also had a wonderful weekend, and that you’re reading something marvelous! Enjoy your upcoming week, and be excellent to each other. – xoxo, Liberty

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Deals, Reals, and Squeals!

the darkest mindsAmandla Stenberg to star in Fox’s adaptation of Darkest Minds.

FX to develop Welcome To Night Vale podcast for television.

New novel from Zora Neale Hurston to be published in 2018.

John Legend to produce Long Way Down for Universal.

Netflix’s Marvel’s Jessica Jones has set a premiere date for the second season.

Willa Fitzgerald joins the cast of The Goldfinch.

Reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey will publish a book about the recent sexual abuse and harassment allegations that have rocked the country.

Ernie Cline is writing a sequel to Ready Player One.

burial ritesJennifer Lawrence to star in the adaptation of Hannah Kent’s Burial Rites.

Emily Rios joins cast of If Beale Street Could Talk.

A Well-Read Black Girl anthology is on its way!

She-Ra, Princess of Power, is coming to Netflix, with Noelle Stevenson attached.

PRH to publish first all-female Doctor Who short story collection.

Cover Reveals

Here’s the first look at the cover of The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay. (William Morrow, June 26, 2018)

Penguin Teen reveals the look at a YA summer release: Lies You Never Told Me by Jennifer Donaldson. (Razorbill, May 29, 2018)

And WOW this cover of The Heart Forger by Rin Chupeco! (Sourcebooks Fire, March 20, 2018)

Sneak Peeks!

the terrorHere’s the teaser trailer for AMC’s adaptation of Dan Simmon’s The Terror.

And the first look at the trailer for Every Day.

And here’s the official trailer for Ready Player One.

Here’s the latest Annihilation trailer. WTF is happening?!?

Book Riot Recommends 

At Book Riot, I work on the New Books! email, the All the Books! podcast about new releases, and the Book Riot Insiders New Release Index. I am very fortunate to get to read a lot of upcoming titles, and I’m delighted to share a couple with you each week!

the lost girls of camp forevermoreThe Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore by Kim Fu (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, February 13, 2018)

Any of you get to go to summer camp? I never did, which might explain why I can’t pass up novels that take place at camps. This is a wonderful one, about a group of girls at sleepaway camp who are stranded on an island during a kayaking trip, and how that one night will shape their lives forever.

the merry spinsterThe Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror by Mallory Ortberg (Holt Paperbacks, March 13, 2018)

Delightful dark tales with a feminist twist from the always wonderful Ortberg. This collection features new takes on classic stories, injected with wit, mischief, and a dash of psychological horror. Perfect for fans of Angela Carter, Kelly Link, and Catherynne Valente.

And this is funny.

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