Saturday, 25 January 2014

The Weekly Book Round Up! 25th January

Welcome to another Weekly Book Round Up, in which I catch up on the latest news around the YA world as well as recapping the past week on the blog.

In the News

Epic Reads hosted their Book Shimmy awards live on Youtube this week. The winners of the awards were voted for by readers. You can rewatch the show and find a full list of the winners over on the Epic Reads site!

Ellie Goulding has revealed more information about her role in the Divergent soundtrack, describing herself as the musical voice of Tris. Read the full story on Hypable.

A teaser poster for part one of the film adaptation of Mockingjay, the third book in the Hunger Games trilogy, has been revealed. See it below and read the story over on Hypable. The book will be split into two films with part one coming out in November.

Natalie Dormer, star of Mockingjay, has also unveiled her haircut for the role of Cressida. Read the story over on Digital Spy.

These Broken Stars by Meagan Spooner and Amie Kaufman will be adapted for TV. Read the story over on Publishers Weekly.

And you can check out a new still from the Maze Runner film adaptation over on FangirlDaily!

On the Blog

This week I was excited to be taking part in the New Adult blog tour hosted by A Daydreamer's Thoughts! On Monday I posted an interview with Denise Grover Swank and a review of the NA book After Math. See the post at this link. I also hosted Lola from Lola's reviews on Wednesday. Read her thoughts on New Adult here.

On Tuesday I shared my review of new release The Scar Boys by Len Vlahos, which was a fantastic coming of age story written in a really clever way. And on Friday I posted my review of Wither by Lauren DeStefano.

What I've Been Reading

I finished Sister Assassin by Kiersten White which is a book I've been struggling to decide my thoughts on! I loved the writing and the idea but there were some confusing moments. Hopefully my review will be up soon. I've also just started Banished by Liz de Jager which comes out next month and it's fantastic so far!

What have you been reading this week? Let me know in the comments!

1 comment:

  1. I'm not really sure about the Mockingjay poster. Cool yes, but greatly predictable. I hope Banished ended well!


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