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Stacy Reid’s Sinful Wallflowers Series Being Adapted for TV

Stacy Reid’s Sinful Wallflowers historical romance series is being adapted for television. The series is being adapted by Sologne Angelique Productions, and CEO Sologne Schumacher said she plans to work with Reid on the adaptation. “Our company’s mission is amplifying the voices of historically excluded creators, and given Stacy Reid’s gifts as a storyteller, we knew she was someone we wanted to work with,” Schumacher said. “When I read the Sinful Wallflowers series, I knew these were characters the world needed to see.”

Heartstopper Season 2 Has Wrapped

Netflix announced on Twitter that the second season of Heartstopper has officially wrapped. The series is based on Alice Oseman’s bestselling graphic novels. The streaming service has yet to announce a release date for its second season. But we do know that the series is already renewed for season 3, so there’s plenty of Heartstopper to come.

AudioFile Names Its Best Audiobooks of 2022

AudioFile has named its best audiobooks of 2022. The list recognizes audiobooks in nine categories: fiction, nonfiction and culture, mystery and suspense, memoir, biography and history, science fiction and fantasy, romance, young adult, and children and family listening. “AudioFile’s list might share many of the same categories as other ‘best’ lists, but our list is all about audio performance and listening experiences,” AudioFile founder and editor Robin Whitten said. “We look at the narrators as the ones who make the magic of an audiobook, so they are celebrated in our lists.” Whitten also noted that “variety of style in the audio program is also an important criterion.” You can see the full list of winners at the AudioFile website.

The “Culture War” Designation is Journalistic Negligence: This Week’s Book Censorship News

A look at this week’s book censorship news and why using the phrase “culture war” with book bans is factually inaccurate.