Sunday, October 27, 2013

The Sense List Vol. 29: October Faves !


The Shadowhunters are back ! After a rally of fan outcry, Constantin Films announced they will continue production of the City of Ashes film.

Rachel Cohn's sci-fi novel Beta is set to be developed as a TV series by ABC.

Jennifer Lawrence hasn't put book adaptations behind her just yet. She is  headed to star in the adaptation of the literary novel Burial Rites.

Political thriller writer David Baldacci's 2014  middle grade fantasy series has been optioned for a film

Simon & Schuster is launching a sci-fi, fantasy and horror imprint to acquire books for readers of "YA and above". This will be the publisher's first imprint dedicated to the genre.

Literary agents get together and talk trends in young adult fiction including; what's dead, what they are looking for and what they want more of.

Fans waiting for the final book in the Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy can take solace in Laini Taylor's  a novella entitled Night of Cake and Puppets.
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The final book in the Mara Dyer release date has been pushed back to 2014. Michelle Hodkins explains why.

Tiffany Schmidt announces she will publish Once Upon a Crime Family, a duology set to be published with Bloomsbury Walker Kids.

On The Web has 6 infographics and charts for YA fiction

For the New Adult fans ! Here is a list of 2013-2014 non-contemporary new adult novels via NA Alley


Malinda Lo looks at the representation of  LGBT YA fiction in 2013.

Sep. 15-Oct. 15th was Hispanic Heritage Month,  YALSA has a list of YA fiction featuring Hispanic authors or characters. 

Check out this list of 2013 YA sci-fi fantasy featuring LGBT characters.

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  1. Those charts for YA fiction were interesting. I didn't know there was going to be an Altered prequel! I think I like that cover best in the series =)

  2. I love the covers of There Will Come a Time and Royally Lost the most and I definitely want to read both of those books!

  3. The Strange Ever After books looks pretty fun! Also, that article on what's dead in YA was really interesting. I'm glad they are finally calling for an ending to dystopian and vampires. Too much! Too much!


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