This week in Books 28th August 2016

Although I have have been doing this weekly blog for a few months now, this will be the first time I am typing it up via the new website and also changed from Blogger to WordPress which my partner Mel helped me negotiate.

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WH Smith has announced it’s fresh talent list for autumn.

The 12 titles on the list are all from new and emerging authors and will promoted via it’s travel stores over the next three months.

The List includes The Outrun by Amy Liptrot & Prodigals by Greg Jackson

american-gods

Neil Gaiman’s novel American Gods is to going to be adapted for tv via Amazon Prize and is scheduled for 2017.

The show is be produced by FreemantleMedia and will star Gillian Anderson & Emily Browning

Noughts and Crosses

The BBC is set to adapt Malorie Blackman’s YA classic Noughts and Crosses into a series. Another BBC book adaptation also in the works is the Man Booker Prize winning novel The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton. This will be in 6 parts and also be written by Catton herself

Catton

Top 5 books

1. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J K Rowling
2. The girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
3. After You by Jojo Moyes
4. 15th Affair by James Patterson
5. In the Cold Dark Ground by Stuart McBride

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