Weekend Update 01-31-2021
Book to Film News and More
Happy Sunday, folks! We are back with another WEEKEND UPDATE, for 01-31-2021. This is our second post for this new feature at Okie Dreams, and it’s where we will update you on the latest blog posts we’ve made this past week, but also what we’ve found across the web, including Twitter, YouTube, etc.
This weekend, we have some book-to-tv news, some new release information, a few new book reviews, and a couple of weekly blog feature posts. If you have information throughout next week that you would like to share with us, drop us an e-mail so we can get it ready for next weekend’s post!
THIS WEEK ON TWITTER
— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) January 27, 2021
On April 23rd, Shadow and Bone comes to Netflix. Prepare to meet…
Alina Starkov, A Mapmaker. But perhaps much more. pic.twitter.com/2rkhVDyGMM
— Shadow And Bone (@shadowandbone_) January 27, 2021
Exciting day today! Introducing FIVE more covers in the World of True North – Vino & Veritas series! 😍
— Sarina Bowen (@SarinaBowen) January 27, 2021
AROUND THE WEB
A group of authors have put together a #BlackAuthorReadathon for February. Check out Steph’s latest video from Stephs Romance Book Talk to learn more information and to find some fantastic book recommendations! Seriously, folks, so many great books listed here, and they are presented under their romance tropes. And if you aren’t watching Steph’s videos, you are MISSING OUT. She’s so fun and personable, and I love her bookish excitement.
Are you an aspiring author? Are you writing a book set in NYC? Check out this video of Central Park and Fifth Avenue from Walking Commuter.
LANA CONDOR (LARA JEAN, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before) talked to VOGUE about a few of her beauty secrets, including the blush trick she likes to use in the movies. The newest movie, Always and Forever, premieres on Netflix on Feb 12.
LATEST AUTHOR SALES
RANDOM HOUSE acquired, at auction, the middle grade novel FUTURELAND by H.D. HUNTER. Futureland has been described as “Black Panther meets Westworld by way of Artemis Fowl”. In the story, the twelve year old son of the famous creators of the traveling theme park Futureland must stop an unknown enemy from stealing their cutting-edge technology and using it for sinister purposes, all while attending school for the first time. Expected publication is 2022.
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LORI FOSTER released NO HOLDING BACK, the first book in a brand-new series.
MAISEY YATES, CAITLIN CREWS, NICOLE HELM, and JACKIE ASHENDEN released A GOOD OLD-FASHIONED COWBOY, an anthology with a brand-new JASPER CREEK story from each author.
ANNIE RAINS released REUNITED ON DRAGONFLY LANE.
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