Saturday, 7 September 2013

News Round Up! 7th September

 News Round Up!

It was revealed this week that Macmillan's Children's Books will be publishing Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell in the UK. The book will be available as an e-book on 10th September. The announcement was made after a Twitter competition to guess their new author, with clues being tweeted via the hashtag #followtherainbow. You can read more in this interview with Rainbow Rowell over on MyKindaBook.

Jamie Blackley has been cast as Adam for the film adaptation of Gayle Forman's novel If I Stay. Jamie will star opposite Chloe Grace Moretz who is playing Mia.

And in more casting news, John Green revealed via his Twitter account that Willem Dafoe will play Peter Van Houten in The Fault in Our Stars film adaptation.

The Transfer by Veronica Roth, a short story accompanying the Divergent series, was released this week. The story is the first of several shorts focusing in the character of Four. Add it on Goodreads here or check it out on Amazon.

Cameron Monaghan who will play Mason in the Vampire Academy film adaptation has been answering fan questions about the film. See the video over on FangirlDaily.

Cover art for the Catching Fire movie companion was unveiled this week. The cover features Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss standing before a flaming Mockingjay symbol. See the cover over on FangirlDaily.

And Cassandra Clare has revealed a sneaky first look at the City of Heavenly Fire cover over on her Tumblr page. The image reveales the book six stamp that will adorn the cover. See the post at this link.

New book releases:
More Than This by Patrick Ness

The Elites by Natasha Ngan

The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud

Soulmates by Holly Bourne

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

Which of these news stories has grabbed your attention this week? Have you bought or read any of this week's new releases? I'd love to hear from you in the comments!


  1. I'm so excited that Fangirl is being published in the UK because it's probably my all time favourite book.

    Thanks for sharing, Sarah!

    1. Squeee me too! I absolutely fell in love with it. It's so me <3 I'll have to check out her other books :D

  2. Yay Fangirl! I'm keeping my fingers crossed this will mean they will publish her next book as well!


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