Welcome to The Sense List, a new feature on Books and Sensibility. We wrap up YA news and events that we took notice of during the week. This new feature is inspired by YA Highway’s Field Trip Friday and Novel Thoughts This Week In YA
Books Turned Movies
- Debut Author, Miranda Kennally announced that film rights to Catching Jordan have been sold to Nick Wechsler Productions, the same company working on Stephanie Meyer’s The Host adaptation
- The Beautiful Creatures film adds another all star to the list.The Borgias star Jeremy Irons (you may also know him as Scar from The Lion King) has been cast as the mysterious Macon Ravenwood.
- Aunt Del and Ethan-Hating-Emily Asher, have aslo been cast, as Emmy-winner Margo Martindale And Spiderman star Zoey Deutch.
- On August 15th cast and crew will begin shooting The City of Bones film in Toronto and New York. The film stars Twilight alum Jamie Campbell-Bower and Mirror, Mirror ‘s Lilly Collins.
- Book Brats wants to know where areall the single ladies are in YA ?
- Cassandra Clare’s third Shadowhunter series The Dark Artfices is set to debut in 2015 !
- I remember having to leaf through an encyclopedia elementary and middle School, but kids these days will never know because Encylopeida Britanica has ended its’ print edition.
- Voting is up for The Children’s Choice Book Awards. Teen contenders include Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Divergent and Clockwork Prince.
- Cinder by Marissa Meyer gets released in Italy with a Steampunk Cover
- E. Kirsten Anderson shares the cover of Dear Teen Me. The book is based on DeartTeenMe.com a website of letters from authors to their teen selves.
- Numerous blogs debutedthe cover of author Daniel Marks Velveteen,a YA paranormal set to release by Random House in October.