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Jennette McCurdy Announces New Book Club

Jennette McCurdy, bestselling author of I’m Glad My Mom Died, has announced a new book club that she will facilitate on her Instagram account. McCurdy wrote, “I’ll pick one fiction & one non-fiction book each month, post about them, and then eagerly await comments and thoughts from you guys after you read them.” McCurdy’s picks for May are The Anti-Cool Girl by Rosie Waterland and Hang the Moon by Jeannette Walls. If you read along, McCurdy encourages her followers to comment on her post to share their thoughts. She also asks people to tag her in any story posts about the books.

Marvel Shuts Down Production on Blade Due to Writers Strike

Marvel Studios is shutting down preproduction on its vampire thriller Blade. The project, starring Mahershala Ali, was set to begin filming next month in Atlanta. Blade is the first tentpole movie impacted by the strike, which began this past Tuesday. The studio says it will restart production once the strike is over.

Is Taylor Swift Releasing a Memoir This Summer? Fans Think So

Swifties and people all over BookTok are pretty sure Taylor Swift is planning to release a memoir this summer. The theories all started with a TikTok video shared by the owner of the independent bookstore Good Neighbor Bookstore. While the original video was quickly deleted at the request of the publisher, Swiftie fan accounts captured and shared the video. The original post lays out some compelling evidence: there is an unnamed nonfiction book coming out on Sunday, July 9. This release date is two days after the announced release date for Taylor’s version of Speak Now. Fans think Swift herself has also released hints of the book’s release on her Instagram account. But is Taylor Swift releasing a memoir? We’ll find out on June 13th, when the title is announced.

12 Book Clubs’ Excellent Picks for May 2023

Check out what all the online book clubs are reading in May, from dystopian fiction to historical fiction set in old Hollywood.