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October Bookish News | New Percy Jackson, Booker Prize Winner + More

October 31st, 2022

Hi Readers!

Oh my goodness a lot happened in October! So many exciting things are happening and I’m going to share as many of them with you as I can!

October Book Releases

The School For Good and Evil, Netflix
Starring: Sofia Wylie, Sophia Anne, Charlize Theron
Based on the book by Soman Chainani

Emily, Cinemas
Starring: Emma MacKay
Based on the life of Emily Bronte

Mr Harrigon’s Phone, Netflix
Starring: Jason Blum and Donald Sutherland
Based on the book by Stephen King

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, Cinemas
Starring: Lucy Hale and Kunal Nayyar
Based on the book by Gabrielle Zevin

Rosaline, Disney+
Starring: Kaitlyn Dever
Based on the play by William Shakespeare (kind of, lol)

My Policeman, Cinemas (Prime November 4th)
Starring: Harry Styles and Emma Corrin
Based on the book by Bethan Robert

All Quiet On The Western Front, Cinemas
Starring: Daniel Brühl
Based on the book by Erich Maria Remarque

Movie Trailer
The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
Starring: Florence Pugh

Getting Adapted:
The Radleys by Matt Haig
Starring: Damian Lewis

Getting Adapted
People We Meet On Vacation by Emily Henry
Starring: We Don’t Know Yet!

Booker Prize 2022 Winner!
The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida by Shehan Karunatilaka

Colombo, 1990. Maali Almeida—war photographer, gambler, and closet queen—has woken up dead in what seems like a celestial visa office. His dismembered body is sinking in the serene Beira Lake and he has no idea who killed him.

In a country where scores are settled by death squads, suicide bombers, and hired goons, the list of suspects is depressingly long, as the ghouls and ghosts with grudges who cluster round can attest. But even in the afterlife, time is running out for Maali.

He has seven moons to contact the man and woman he loves most and lead them to the photos that will rock Sri Lanka.

We’re getting a new Percy Jackson book!
Rick Riordan announced he has written a new adventure starring the original trio from Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, and it’s set to come out in September 2023 in line with the TV adaptation of Percy Jackson and the Olympians.
The book is set after The Blood of Olympus but before The Trials of Apollo.
Oh, and it’s called Percy Jackson and the Chalice of the Gods!

Ali’ Hazelwood’s new book ‘Love, Theoretically‘ has a cover and release date!
We’re getting the book June 13th, 2023 and it sounds like a new fake dating, hate to love classic.

What news are you most excited about this month?

Thanks For Reading,
Jess X

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