Wednesday, 1 March 2017

March TBR


Woot woot! It's my birthday month! Here's what I'll (probably) be reading.

Upcoming Releases

Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia
(ARC provided by Harper Collins Canada)

(ARC provided by Delacorte Press)

(ARC provided by Harper Collins Canada)

(ARC provided by HarperCollins Canada)

(ARC provided by Bloomsbury USA)

(ARC provided by Feiwel & Friends via RainCoast Books)

Other



Monday, 27 February 2017

Bookmarkd



Cover Reveals








Adaptations New

Universal & Charlize Theron Land CIA Spy Novel ‘Need To Know’
Domestic Thriller 'Behind Closed Doors' Getting Movie Adaptation 
‘The Perfect Wife’ Book Deal Another Perfect Fit For Imagine
Matt Charman To Pen ‘M’; Mammoth Screen Project Based On Real MI5 SpymasterGerard Butler, Neal Moritz Team to Adapt Fantasy Novel 'A Darker Shade of Magic'
‘Love & Money’: The Jackal Group Preps Unscripted Series Based On Book
‘The Master And Margarita,’ Optioned For Feature Film
'Fast and Furious' Producer to Adapt Comic 'Talent' for FilmKerry Washington Is ‘The Perfect Mother’ For TriStar & Amy PascalIggy Azalea Options ‘Bad Girl Gone’ Novel For MovieFox, Shawn Levy’s 21 Laps Wins Big Auction For ‘World War Z’ With VampiresKatherine Waterston To Star In Movie Adaptation Of Upcoming Novel ‘A Separation’Paramount Acquires ‘The Black Hand’ For Leonardo DiCaprio To Star For The Gotham Group And Appian Way‘Three Dark Crowns’ Fantasy Novel to Get Movie Adaptation at FoxRichard Wright’s Classic Novel ‘Native Son’ to Be Adapted Into MovieJennifer Garner In Final Negotiations To Join ‘Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda’Constance Wu in Negotiations to Star in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’Universal Lands ‘City Of Saints & Thieves’; Will Packer, Kerry Washington Produce‘Lion King’ Remake: Donald Glover Cast as Simba, James Earl Jones as MufasaCohen Media Group Acquires YA Pitch ‘Girl At Sea’; Teen Sails Around The WorldNicole Kidman To Produce & Possibly Star In ‘The Expatriates’ TV Series Adaptation
‘Girl on the Train’ Author Paula Hawkins’ New Novel to Be Adapted Into Movie at DreamWorksShondaland To Develop Luvvie Ajayi’s Book ‘I’m Judging You’ As Cable Series

Trailers
 


Monday, 6 February 2017

February TBR


Watch this video to learn about and see me choose my "Closet Unhaul" choices.
Any books left unread at the end of this month will be unhauled.


New(er) Releases/ARCs I'll be reading


release date: february 7 2017

release date: july 26 2016

release date: july 25 2017 (arc provided by scholastic)

release date: february 28 2017 (arc provided by harpercollins)

release date: february 14 2017

release date: february 28 2017




Monday, 23 January 2017

2017 Book to Movie Adaptations

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Saturday, 7 January 2017

January TBR


My January TBR is exclusively ARCs. At the end of the month I'll get to let you know what I thought about all these upcoming releases! And since I'm taking part in two reading challenges for 2017, I've included what challenge they meet, when applicable.



By Your Side- Kasie West
release date: april 2017 (arc provided by harperteen)

I See You- Clare Mackintosh
release date: february 2017 (arc provided by berkley)
goal completed: aroundtheyearin52books- recommended by fave author

The Hate U Give- Angie Thomas
release date: february 2017 (arc provided by harperteen)
goal completed: diversitybingo- black main character
goal completed: aroundtheyearin52books- written by a person of color

Everything Beautiful is Not Ruined- Danielle Younge-Ullman
release date: february 2017 (arc provided by penguin/razorbill)

Literally- Lucy Keating
release date: april 2017 (arc provided by harperteen)
goal completed: aroundtheyearin52books- a book with a one word title

Final Girls- Riley Sager
release date: july 2017 (arc provided by dutton/penguin)
goal completed: aroundtheyearin52books- title that doesn't contain the letter 'e'

The Upside of Unrequited- Becky Albertalli
release date: april 2017 (arc provided by harperteen)
goal completed: diversitybingo- practicing jewish main character
goal completed: aroundtheyearin52books- book from someone else's bookshelf

Flying Lessons & Other Stories Anthology
release date: january 2017 (arc provided by crown books)

A Quiet Kind of Thunder- Sara Barnard
release date: february 2017 (arc provided by macmillan)

Gem and Dixie- Sara Zarr
release date: april 2017 (arc provided by harperteen)
goal completed: aroundtheyearin52books- author you haven't read before

The Perfect Stranger- Megan Miranda
release date: may 2017 (arc provided by simon & schuster)
goal completed: aroundtheyearin52books- a mystery

Noteworthy- Riley Redgate
release date: may 2017 (arc provided by amulet)

Monday, 2 January 2017

52 Books Around the Year

Click here for the 52 Books group & list
This list is a work in progress and subject to change.

1. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 (link)
The Female of the Species- Mindy McGinnis

2. A book with at least 2 perspectives (multiple points of view)

Our Dark Duet- Victoria Schwab

3. A book you meant to read in 2016 

Pretty Girls- Karin Slaughter

4. A title that doesn't contain the letter "E" 

✓ Final Girls- Riley Sager

5. A historical fiction 

Do Not Say We Have Nothing- Madeleine Thien

6. A book being released as a movie in 2017 

The Circle- Dave Eggers

7. A book with an animal on the cover or in the title 

Six of Crows- Leigh Bardugo

8. A book written by a person of color 

The Hate U Give- Angie Thomas

9. A book in the middle of your To Be Read list

The Gallery of Unfinished Girls- Lauren Karcz

10. A dual-timeline novel 

Violent Ends (collaboration)

11. A category from another challenge


12. A book based on a myth

The Scorpio Races- Maggie Stiefvater

13. A book recommended by a favorite authors

✓ I See You- Clare Mackintosh (rec: Mary Kubica)

14. A book with a strong female character

Dare Mighty Things- Heather Kaczynski

15. A book written or set in Scandinavia

Burial Rites- Hannah Kent

16. A mystery

The Perfect Stranger- Megan Miranda

17. A book with illustrations

✓ Penguin Cover to Cover

18. A really long book (600+ pages)

Illuminae- Jay Kristoff + Amy Kaufman

19. A New York Times best-seller 


20. A book owned for a while & haven't gotten around to

The Girl with a Clock for a Heart- Peter Swanson

21. A book that is a continuation of a book you've already read

Always & Forever, Lara Jean- Jenny Han

22. A book by an author you haven't read before

✓ Gem & Dixie- Sara Zarr

23. A book from the BBC "The Big Read" list (link)

Pride & Prejudice- Jane Austen

24. A book written by at least two authors

Because You Love to Hate Me (Anthology)

25. A book about a famous historical figure 

Queer, There and Everywhere- Sara Prager

26. An adventure book 


27. A book by one of your favorite authors

At the Edge of the Universe- Shaun David Hutchinson

28. A non-fiction

Hidden Figures- Margot Lee Shetterly

29. A book published outside the 4 major publishing houses

Beautiful Broken Girls- Kim Savage

30. A book from Goodreads Top 100 YA Books (link)

Hate List- Jennifer Brown

31. A book from a sub-genre of your favorite genre

The Perfect Girl- Gilly MacMillan

32. A book with a long title (5+ words, excluding subtitle)

Fall Boys and Dizzy in Paradise- Jandy Nelson

33. A magical realism novel

Wild Beauty- Anna-Marie McLemore

34. A book set in or by an author from the Southern Hemisphere

We Should All be Feminists- Chimimanda Ngozi Adichie

35. A book where one of the main characters is royalty

That Inevitable Victorian Thing- EK Johnston

36. A Hugo Award winner or nominee (link)

The Graveyard Book- Neil Gaiman

37. A book you choose randomly

The House on Mango Street- Sandra Cisneros

38. A novel inspired by a work of classic literature

A Million Junes- Emily Henry

39. An epistolary fiction 


40. A book published in 2017

✓ Everything Beautiful is Not Ruined- Danielle Younge-Ullman

41. A book with an unreliable narrator

Dangerous Girls- Abigail Haas

42. A best book of the 21st century 

Me Talk Pretty One Day- David Sedaris

43. A book with a chilling atmosphere (scary, unsettling, cold)

Dead Mountain

44. A recommendation from "What Should I Read Next" (link)

More Than This- Patrick Ness

45. A book with a one-word title

✓ Literally- Lucy Keating

46. A time travel novel

The Ship Beyond Time- Heidi Heilig

47. A past suggestion that didn't win (link (# in title)

First We Were IV- Alexandra Sirowy

48. A banned book 


49. A book from someone else's bookshelf

The Upside of Unrequited- Becky Albertalli

50. A Penguin Modern Classic

Something by Shirley Jackson

51. A collection (e.g. essays, short stories, poetry, plays)

A Poem for Every Night of the Year

52. A book set in a fictional location

Down Among the Sticks and Bones- Seanan McGuire