Saturday, 24 August 2013

News Round Up! 24th August

News Round Up!
This is my first news post for a few weeks as I've been away at Leakycon and catching up with life. I'm sure I've missed a tonne of news over the past few weeks, but here's what's caught my attention this week. I hope you enjoy!

The first official teaser featuring Divergent footage was released this week. Watch the clip below! More footage will be revealed at the upcoming VMA awards.

City of Bones was released in cinemas this week The film based on the first book in Cassandra Clare's Mortal Instruments series stars Lily Collins as Clary Fray opposite Jamie Campbell Bower as Jace. According to TMISource the film opened at number one on the US box office on Wednesday, taking $3,006,254 .

John Green has been talking about the film adaptation of The Fault in Our Stars with People Magazine this week. You can catch up with the chat at this link.

The trailer for the film adaptation of The Book Thief was also released this week. You can watch it below.

And in yet more film news, the lead roles for the adaptation of Fallen by Lauren Kate were also revealed. lead roles cast. Addison Timlin will play Luce, and Jeremy Irvine will play Daniel. Read more at Hypable.

The UK cover for Unbreakable by Kami Garcia was released this week. See the cover below and read more over on FangirlDaily.

Jack Croxall has unveiled the title for the second book in the Tethers series. Book two will be titled Unwoven. You can read more on Jack's website at this link, or read my review of Tethers right here!

New UK editions of The Hunger Games trilogy were revealed by Scholastic this week. You can see the new covers over on Hypable.

And in more Hunger Games news, the role of Cressida in Mockingjay has been cast. Natalie Dormer, known to Game of Thrones fans as Margaery Tyrell, will play the role. Read more on Huffington Post.

This week also saw the release of the highly anticipated debut novel The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon. You can read my review of that here! And Samantha took part in a webchat with Stylist magazine. You can see the Q & A at this link.

Which news stories are you most excited about this week? Let me know in the comments!


  1. City of Bones! I'm really excited about the filming of The Fault in Our Stars. Very nervous, though!

    Thanks for sharing, Sarah!

  2. So much great news this week! I haven't read Divergent yet but it looks quite good. TFIOS needs to be filmed asap, it seems like its taking forever! I am excited for Jeremy Irvine in Fallen though. Books to movies adaptations are just flying lately.


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