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Bookish News: 23 January 2017

It’s Monday which means another week of fabulous titles coming your way! I can’t believe all of the great things that are coming out this month – it’s going to be a great year in books!

This week’s releases:

  • After the Fall by Kate Hart
  • Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson
  • City of Saints & Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson
  • The Murderer’s Ape by Jakob Wegelius
  • The You I’ve Never Known by Ellen Hopkins

ICYMI here’s a *few* bookish happenings:

  • Before I Fall released a trailer ahead of its Sundance debut

Entertainment Weekly helped the producers drop the new trailer for Lauren Oliver’s Before I Fall. The movie is set to come out March 3 in theaters and hit Sundance yesterday. It stars Zoey Deutch as the leading lady, Samantha Kingston. See the trailer and full article here.

  • E. Lockhart gave us an excerpt of her new novel Genuine Fraud

You may remember Lockhart from her stunning We Were Liars, and she’s back at it again with a new thriller. This new book is set to release on September 5th this year from Delacorte Press. In an interview with Mashable E. Lockhart also gave an excerpt. Read the full piece here.

Synopsis: From the author of the unforgettable New York Times bestseller We Were Liars comes a masterful new psychological suspense novel—the story of a young woman whose diabolical smarts are her ticket into a charmed life. But how many times can someone reinvent themselves? You be the judge.

Genuine Fraud

Imogen is a runaway heiress, an orphan, a cook, and a cheat.
Jule is a fighter, a social chameleon, and an athlete.
An intense friendship. A disappearance. A murder, or maybe two.
A bad romance, or maybe three.
Blunt objects, disguises, blood, and chocolate. The American dream, superheroes, spies, and villains.
A girl who refuses to give people what they want from her.
A girl who refuses to be the person she once was.

  • Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda movie now has a Leah

Becky Albertelli’s Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda was a huge hit when it debuted in 2015 and the movie is moving forward already having a Simon Spier in Nick Robinson. The newest addition to the cast is Katherine Langford as Leah, Simon’s best friend. Langford is the co-star of Jay Asher’s Thirteen Reasons Why which is set to debut on Netflix. Here is a link to the full article on Deadline.

That’s all I’ve got for today folks, have a wonderful week!

Happy reading,

Sophie 🙂

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