Book Hype Episode #145: What Is Happening with ‘Handbook for Mortals?’

Aug 30, 2017, 06:09 PM

Book Hype hosts Karen, Brittany, and Kristen discuss the latest book news!

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What we’re reading: –All Rights Reserved by Gregory Scott Katsoulis -The Walsh series by Kate Canterbary (especially The Cornerstone) –Rebel by Rebecca Yarros –Ready to Run by Lauren Layne –Skin by Kylie Scott –Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman

Book Deals of the Day: Underneath It All by Kate Canterbary (Walsh series #1) Free! Rookie Move by Sarina Bowen (Brooklyn Bruisers #1) $2.99

Book Bites: -Bestseller lists – do you pay attention to them? -Do they make you want to buy the books more?

Book News: NYT Bestseller edition -Let’s break down what is going on with Handbook for Mortals. -Who is Lani Sarem? -What exactly did she do to scam the NYT? -Shockingly, this happens sometimes, but not on this scale. -YA Twitter is the best Twitter.

General Book News: -Keeping in with the crazy news: Nook Press is canceling author accounts publishing erotica or romance. -Issa Rae joins The Hate U Give adaptation as April.

What’s Next: -Please get into contact with us if there are any book/adaptation/author-related episodes you would like to hear! -We are going back to school! Grab a Go-Gurt, a juice box, and pick a middle school required reading book and join us!