Category Archives: Books

Read an Excerpt from ‘The Idea of You’ by Robinne Lee

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Actor, writer and producer Robinne Lee can now add novelist to her long list of occupations and achievements. Her debut The Idea of You is set to hit shelves tomorrow. It follows the story of Solène Marchand, a 39-year-old divorced mother, and her whirlwind romance with a charismatic boy-band member, who’s also the idol of her teenage […]

Lauren Graham to Adapt YA Novel ‘Windfall’ by Jennifer E. Smith

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Deadline reported, Gilmore Girls Lauren Graham has bought the rights of YA novel Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith. She’s producing through her company Good Game Productions. Windfalls follows the story of Alice, who’s in love with her best friend Teddy. Just his luck on his 18th birthday, Teddy won $140 million. This fortune changes everything. The novel recently […]

Sofia Boutella Cast as the Female Lead in ‘Fahrenheit 451’

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Deadline reported, Sofia Boutella has been cast as the female lead in Fahrenheit 451. She’s set to star as an opposite of Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon. Boutella will play Clarisse, she will caught the interest of Montag (Jordan), a fireman, and Beatty (Shannon). Fahrenheit 451 is the HBO Film adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s classic dystopian novel of the […]

Author Shira Glassman Talks About Mangoverse, Representation and More

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I’ve been wanting to read Shira Glassman’s Mangoverse for a while. It’s a fantasy series following a majority queer-women cast. That definitely sounds like my thing. Besides from her fantasy books, Glassman has also penned several standalone books. Her most recent release is Knit One, Girl Two. It’s an #ownvoices Jewish f/f contemporary romance. For pride month, […]

Cindy Pon Talks About ‘Want’, Asian Representation, and Upcoming Sequel

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Want is the upcoming SFF YA novel of Cindy Pon. The story follows Jason Zhou who’s planning to expose the corruption of the city’s elite with the help of his friends. In the same vein of The Legend trilogy and Six of Crows, you can expect a rogue band of misfits trying to pull the heist of […]

Harry Shum Jr. Joins the Cast of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

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Harry Shum Jr. (Shadowhunters) is joining the cast of Crazy Rich Asians as The Hollywood Reporter. Shum will play the ex-boyfriend of Constance Wu’s character. Also starring in the film are Michelle Yeoh, Awkwafina, and Henry Golding.  Crazy Rich Asians is the Warner Bros.’ film adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s best-selling series of the same title.

WONDER: Book Club Read Along, New Character Posters & Giveaway!

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Upcoming film adaptation Wonder starring the ridiculously adorable Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson, is launching a new Book Club read along on Facebook! Jacob Tremblay made the official announcement on the film’s official Facebook page, and we’d love for you to read along with us! The book club kicks off this Wednesday, June 7th.  Lionsgate […]

32 Of Our Monthly Anticipated Reads for June

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The school break for high school and college students has officially begun. For the month of June, Hollywood News Source is sharing 32 releases we are anticipating. Our recommendations range from middle grade to adult books.  This collection would be perfect to warm readers for the first day of summer. We have a debut novel Saints and […]

15 LGBTQ Books That We Want to Read For Pride Month

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June is officially LGBT Pride Month. It was chosen to commemorate the Stonewall riots. Ever since 1969, there’s been progress, though we still have a long way to go. One of the changes is the growth of LGBTQIAP books. Sometimes, it feels like there’s not enough books for every spectrum. That’s completely right and valid, but […]

Juno Temple & Janelle Monae Join Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams

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Deadline reported, Juno Temple and Janelle Monae are joining the cast of Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams as leads for one of the episodes in this sci-fi anthology for Sony Pictures TV. It’s been slated to stream in Amazon Prime in the U.S. Temple will play Emily, a rebel while Monae will play Alexis, a representative […]