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Mara Wilson Voices Chuck Tingle’s Camp Damascus

For Chuck Tingle’s first full-length, traditionally published novel, Camp Damascus, actress Mara Wilson will be narrating the audiobook. “It’s a joy to bring Chuck Tingle’s work to life,” said Wilson in a statement about the upcoming horror novel. “His writing is frightening, funny, fearless, but ultimately, always sincere.” Audiobook and hardcover editions of the book will be published on July 18, 2023.

Netflix Scraps The Selection Movie Adaptation

After three years in development, Netflix has decided to scrap their adaptation of Keira Cass’ bestselling novel The Selection. The project was set to be directed by Saudi Arabian filmmaker Haifaa Al-Mansour. Katie Lovejoy was going to write the script, and Denise Di Novi and Pouya Shahbazian would serve as producers. However, in a recent blog post, Cass wrote, “Well, friends, it’s time to make it official: Netflix will not be making The Selection Movie…You all have waited so long, and I wish I could give you better news. I do want to thank you though. Your support and enthusiasm have been amazing.”

TIME Names the Best Books of 2023 So Far

With the half-way point of 2023 on the horizon, TIME has named its best books of the year so far. Included on the list are: A Living Remedy by Nicole Chung, King: A Life by Jonathan Eig, Our Share of Night by Mariana Enriquez, Dyscalculia by Camonghne Felix, and Lone Women by Victor LaValle. To see the full list with descriptions, check out the article on TIME‘s website.

Daisy Jones and the Six Merch for Superfans

Pair these Daisy Jones and the Six items with the show soundtrack and convince people they really were the hottest band of the 1970s!