A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News
The White Ravens, a prestigious catalogue of the best children’s books around the world, has honoured ten Canadian books, as well as one Canadian illustrator published through the US, on this year’s list. Find out which books made the cut here. Congratulations authors, illustrators and publishers!
Author Lauren Oliver says goodbye to Lena, the protagonist from her Delirium trilogy, with a heart-felt letter.
Although rumours have been circulating for quite some time, Shailene Woodley (who will be playing Tris in the upcoming Divergent film) has been given the part of Hazel in the film adaptation of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars.
Chris Columbus (who you may know from directing the first two Harry Potter movies, not from discovering the New World) has taken to writing a novel. House of Secrets, which Chris co-wrote with Ned Vizzini, will be available April 23,2013. You can read the story behind the book’s creation in this interview with The Huffington Post.
The TV show Once Upon a Time (a show I am totally obsessed with despite its inconsistent production of great episodes vs. poor ones) is being made into a book series!