It’s been ages since I’ve done a links post, so some of these links are old news, but since I found them worthy of saving weeks ago, I decided to share them anyway. Perhaps some of you missed them the first time around.
~ King also penned a letter to his fans defending the changes made in the Under the Dome TV series. I was a bit bummed by the changes, but I’m going to give it a couple more episodes.
Reviews and blog posts that have me adding to my to-read list:
~ The Keeper of Secrets by Julie Thomas, reviewed by Michelle at That’s What She’s Read
~ A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams, reviewed by Wendy at Caribousmom
~ Beholding Bee by Kimberly Newton Fusco, reviewed by Candace at Beth Fish Reads
~ Orleans by Sherri Smith, reviewed by Sherry at Semicolon
Book to movie news:
~ Lauren Oliver’s YA novel Panic is snagged by Universal Pictures in a bidding war. I panicked, wondering how I had never even heard of this book? Turns out it isn’t even out yet.
~ Tim Burton is set to direct a film adaptation of Ransom Riggs’ Miss Peregrine’s School for Peculiar Children – Another book I’ve yet to read!
~ Julianne Moore is considering the role of President Coin in Mockingjay – what do you think?
Other bookish links:
~ SYNC is once again offering free audiobook downloads for the summer: one YA title paired with a classic each week.