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Lucy Boynton to Lead Adaptation of Best-Selling Romance Novel One Day in December

Netflix is adapting Josie Silver’s best-selling romance novel One Day in December into a series, and Lucy Boynton is attached to lead. Boynton is also set to executive produce alongside Drake Doremus and Contenta Superba’s Joel Stillerman. Doremus and Stillerman are developing, and Doremus will write and direct the project. One Day in December is still in early development stages, but more details should be announced soon.

Rare Early Letter from Jane Austen to Her Sister Will Go on Display

A letter from Jane Austen to her sister will be going on display at the author’s former home. In the letter, dated 1798, Austen shares domestic news and neighborhood gossip with her sister. The letter is one of approximately 160 letters by Austen that survive, and one of the earliest in existence. It will be part of an exhibition at Austen’s home Chawton, Hampshire. The exhibition, which opens on March 22, explores Austen’s relationship with her sister.

Brandy Colbert Reveals Cover of New YA Novel The Blackwoods

Brandy Colbert has shared the cover of her new YA novel The Blackwoods. The cover features an illustration by Poppy Magda by Colagene and is designed by Corina Lupp. The novel comes out from Balzer + Bray on October 3 and is available for preorder now.

Less is More: Minimalist Covers of 2023

Minimalist design is all about subtlety and conveying meaning with shapes and colors. Here are some great minimalist covers of the year.