For generations, the princes of Ilara have married the most beautiful maidens from the ocean village of Varenia. But though every girl longs to be chosen as the next princess, the cost of becoming royalty is higher than any of them could ever imagine . . .
For fans of Sarah J. Maas and Three Dark Crowns comes a new YA fantasy series intertwining politics, forbidden romance, and the power of sisterhood.
Hey Hey Hey YA Fans!
Let’s dig into the latest in YA book news from the last few weeks. With summer coming to a close and publishing ramping up for a busy fall season, we’ll be seeing more news hitting soon.
Here’s something I’d love to know: What are some of the YA books you hope will be adapted? Since we’ve had so much adaptation news this year, I’m curious what titles haven’t been talked about for the big or small screen that you’d love to see. Hit reply and let me know. I might round ’em up!
- The new Disney streaming platform has already canceled its first series, the YA villains series based on Book of Enchantment.
- The trailer for season two of Impulse, based on the YA book by Steven Gould. Available in October from YouTube Premium.
- The YA book Bloodleaf might be coming to the big screen.
- Huge news: Jason Reynolds will be working with Ibram X. Kendi to adapt the adult book Stamped for a YA audience.
- A new book in the Gemma Doyle series by Libba Bray?
- Anyone else have February 12, 2020 marked on their calendars for the sequel to To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before hitting Netflix?
- The pilot for the adaptation of One Of Us Is Lying has been ordered by NBC’s streaming service.
Back In The Day…
Since the news is light this week, how about a quick blast from the past when it comes to YA books? Here’s a peek at the books that hit shelves 5 years ago, 10 years ago, 20 years ago, 30 years ago, and 40 years ago!
[Image of a tweet from user @ellle_em that reads “Your YA fantasy series name is “A [last place you went] of [your birthstone] and [current weather condition]”]
Mine is “A Kitchen of Sapphire and Breeze.” Yours?
Thanks for hanging out and we’ll see you again next week!