Saturday, 6 July 2013
News Round Up! 6th July
Author of The Mortal Instruments series Cassandra Clare was in London this week to take part in a talk and signing, alongside Jamie Campbell Bower who plays Jace in the upcoming film adaptation. You can read more about the event over on Fandomsnews.com where you can also see full video coverage of the chat (including Jamie taking out his guitar and singing for fans!) The pair also took part in a chat with Glamour Magazine which you can read over on their website. You can also see the new trailer (released in German last week) in English below on Youtube now. And as if that wasn't enough, there was also info and snippets about the City of Bones soundtrack revealed this week! Read more over on Fandomsnews.com.
This week was Independent Booksellers Week with many local bookshops taking part in events and selling special editions of books to celebrate. Read more about Independent Booksellers Week on the website at this link.
It was announced that the CEO of Pottermore Charlie Redmayne was stepping down to return to publisher HarperCollinsUK, whose CEO Victoria Barnsley is leaving. You can read more about this story on Hypable.
Fiver new stills from the Maze Runner film adaptation were revealed this week. See them over on Fandomsnews.com.
There were plenty of new YA releases to sink your teeth into this week! Check them out below:
Vortex by S. J. Kincaid
The Night Itself by Zoe Marriot
Dead Jealous by Sharon Jones
Awaken by Meg Cabot
Ink by Amanda Sun
Confessions of an Almost Girlfriend by Louise Rozett