Category Archives: Books

Matt Craven Joins HBO’s Adaptation of ‘Sharp Objects’ by Gillian Flynn

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According to Deadline, Matt Craven has been added in the growing cast of HBO’s adaptation of Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn. It’s the upcoming eight-episode drama, set to be directed by Jean Marc Vallée while the script is pen by Marti Noxon. Craven will play, a police chief of a small Missouri town named Vickery.  The adaptation […]

Roshani Chokshi Talks About Her Latest Novel ‘A Crown of Wishes’

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The Star-Touched Queen is one of Hollywood News Source’s favorite YA read last year. We were dazzled by the lush writing, skillful plot, and the slow-burn romance. Now, Roshani Chokshi returns with her sophomore novel, A Crown of Wishes. It’s the most awaited companion sequel of The-Star-Touched Queen.  Today, we have Chokshi who’ll be spilling some insider’s scoops about […]

HNS Book Review: Another Word for Happy by Agay Llanera

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Title: Another Word for Happy Author: Agay Llanera Genre: Young Adult Pages: 104 Year:  2016 Publisher: Indie Source: Purchased Amazon l B&N l Book Depository l Goodreads Synopsis: What does it take to come out of the closet? Since he was thirteen, Caleb has always known he’s gay. Now a college freshman, he falls in love for […]

Amy Pascal to Adapt Laura Dave’s Upcoming Novel ‘Hello, Sunshine’

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Deadline reported, the rights of Laura Dave’s upcoming novel Hello, Sunshine has been acquired by Amy Pascal. Josh Singer and the author is set to write the script while Rachel O’Connor will produce along with Pascal. The book follows Sunshine Mackenzie, a lifestyle guru who has a huge fanbase because of her Youtube cooking show. She has a bestselling […]

Taylor John Smith Joins the Cast of HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects’

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According to Deadline, Taylor John Smith has been added to the cast of Sharp Objects. It’s the upcoming eight-episode drama series of HBO based on the book of Gillian Flynn. Written by Marti Noxon and directed by Jean Marc Vallée, Sharp Objects stars Amy Adams who’ll be playing Camille Preaker.  Smith is set to play John Keene, who is the brother […]

Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman acquire rights to ‘Lincoln In The Bardo’

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Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally acquire the rights Lincoln in the Bardo! Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman have acquired movie rights to Lincoln In The Bardo, the bestselling novel from George Saunders that hit shelves last month. The pair will produce the adaptation with Saunders, and no director or cast has been set. Published by […]

HNS Book Review: A Crown of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi

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Title: A Crown of Wishes (The Star-Touched Queen, #2) Author: Roshani Chokshi Genre: Young Adult Pages: 352 Year:  2017 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Source: Netgalley Amazon l B&N l Book Depository l Goodreads Synopsis: Gauri, the princess of Bharata, has been taken as a prisoner of war by her kingdom’s enemies. Faced with a future of exile […]

Fox Animation Currently Developing MG Novel ‘The Memory Thief’ by Bryce Moore

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According to Variety, Fox Animation is currently developing the MG novel The Memory Thief for a live-action/animated movie. Written by Bryce Moore, Adaptive Studios and 21 Laps are teaming up to produce. You can read the synopsis of the book below: Twin brother and sister Benji and Kelly wander off at the local county fair after witnessing their […]

Kian Lawley and Anne Winters To Star in ‘Zac and Mia’ by A.J. Betts

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Deadline reported, AwesomenessTV gave the adaptation Zac and Mia the greenlight. Based on A.J. Betts’ YA novel, the book is about two teenagers who met in a in the hospital where they both are undergoing a treatment for cancer. Youtuber Kian Lawley has been tapped to play the male lead while Anne Winters will play the female lead.  […]

Chris Colfer to Headline YALLWEST 2017 To Discuss New Book ‘Stranger Than Fanfiction’

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YALLWEST has announced that #1 New York Times bestselling author and Golden Globe-winning actor Chris Colfer will headline this year’s festival, which returns with more than 100 authors for the third year on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Santa Monica High School. YALLWEST and its sister festival YALLFEST (based in Charleston, S.C.) are the biggest […]