Welcome to The Sense List, a new feature on Books and Sensibility with a wrap up of YA news and events that we took notice
of. This new feature is inspired by YA Highway’s Field Trip Friday and Novel Thoughts This Week In YA
Books Turned Movies
- Entertainment sites buzzed as Canadian Indie band , Arcade Fire’s single Abraham’s Daughter is announced as the Hunger Games anthem.
- Mann is the Man. Project X’s Thomas Mann has been in talks to play sidekick and best friend Link Lincoln in the Beautiful Creatures film
- Random houses raises its prices for libraries to give acess to ebooks. Libraries could be pay up to 85$ to carry YA e-books from RandomHouse
- Book Reporter, owner of Teenreads and various book review sites launched20somethingreads.comthis week. A mix of YA and Adult fiction this site has features, reviews, and author interviews.
- Debut novel Illuminate by Aimme Agrestihas a trailer
- DOJ may sue five of the big six and Apple for Anti-trust. According to Reuters [ e-book customers are ] accusing them of colluding to raise the prices of electronic books.
- Romeo Redeemed the sequel to Stacy Jay’s Juliet Immortal now has a cover.
- The 4th Beautiful Creatures novel, Beautiful Redemption cover was revealed this week.
- Unless you are a lucky beta-tester, Pottermore will officially open to the public in April 2012
- HuffPostBooks shared this funny Faber ad on twitter
- It’s here S*it YA Author’s say feat. Beth Revis, Carrie Ryan and Myra McEntire etc.
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