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We’re Getting a HUNGER GAMES Prequel!: Today In Books

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We’re Getting a Hunger Games Prequel!

The odds were apparently in our favor (sorry, not sorry!): in 2020 we’ll be getting the prequel to┬áSuzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games. The novel will be set 64 years before the trilogy and we only have to wait until May 2020! Hopefully soon we’ll get a title and cover reveal.

Language Wars!

The Guardian has taken a look at 19 historical language wars ranging from anger over misspelled signs, Ebonics labeled a language, and the use of “literally” as the opposite of the meaning. An interesting and entertaining read perfect for my Monday stress.

First Look: West Side Story Film

Inspired by Romeo & Juliet, the original West Side Story film is getting a new musical remake directed by Steven Spielberg, set to hit theaters December 18, 2020. You can check out the cast and first look photo here.