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Lana Condor to Star in the Film Adaptation of YA Novel ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

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Variety reported, Lana Condor (X-men: Apocalypse) has been cast as the lead in To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. It’s the film adaptation of best-selling YA series of the same title by Jenny Han. Awesomeness Films and Overbrook Entertainment are producing while Susan Johnson is directing from a script by Sofia Alvarez. Condor will play Lara Jean Covey, […]

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 […]

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 […]

GIVEAWAY: ASCENDERS Saga Books!

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HNS has a massive giveaway for the ASCENDERS saga in celebration of the third book in the saga being released! We are excited to give away TEN sets of all three books to U.S. winners as well as ebooks to five international winners! Find out how to enter this epic giveaway below!  ASCENDERS: OMORROW (Book […]

GIVEAWAY: ‘The Glass Castle’ Teaser Poster

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HNS has partnered up with Lionsgate to give away 10 teaser posters from bestselling novel (and now film adaptation) The Glass Castle! Giveaway is limited to U.S. only. See below to enter!  a Rafflecopter giveaway   Social Handles: https://www.facebook.com/GlassCastleFilm https://www.twitter.com/GlassCastleFilm https://www.instagram.com/GlassCastleFilm #TheGlassCastle

Barack and Michelle Obama Signs Book Deals with Penguin Random House

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Barack and Michelle Obama signs book deal According to The Hollywood Reporter, the former president and first lady of the United States, Barack and Michelle Obama, have signed a book deal with Penguin Random House. Although the official details weren’t disclosed there are reports that the bidding went above $60 million. 1 million books will be donated […]

Cohen Media Group Acquires the Rights of ‘Maiden Voyage’ by Tania Aebi

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Deadline reported, Cohen Media Group has acquired the rights of ‘Maiden Voyage’ by Tania Aebi. It’s a memoir that was pitched as Young Adult by screenwriter Joel Silverman. You can read the premise of the novel below:  As a troubled New York City teen in the mid-1980s, Aebi channeled her struggle to find herself into […]

Celebrities Attend Author M.J. Dougherty Book Launch for “Life Lessons from a Total Failure”

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HNS attended the book launch for Actor/ Author M.J. Dougherty’s debut novel “Life Lessons from a Total Failure” and spoke with the author himself as well as fellow celebrities who came out to support the event. The event benefitted The Trevor Project and all proceeds from books sold at the event went to support this very important cause. […]

American Library Association Annual Conference 2016

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The 2016 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference & Exhibition was held in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center from June 23 – 28. The ALA is the oldest and largest library association in the world and holds its Annual Conference & Exhibition each summer. As the world’s biggest library event, it brings together […]