Weekend Update 02-14-2021
Book to Film News and More
Happy Sunday, folks! We are back with another WEEKEND UPDATE, for 02-14-2021. This is our third post for this new Okie Dreams feature, and it’s where we will update you on the latest blog posts we’ve made this past week, but also what we have recently found across the web, including Twitter, YouTube, etc.
This weekend, we have some book-to-tv news, some new release information, cover reveals, 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 the next weekend update post!
AROUND THE WEB
:: CLARICE, the TV adaptation of Thomas Harris’s SILENCE OF THE LAMBS premiered on Feb. 11th on CBS. If you missed it, you can find it on CBS All Access. Having recently read the book and being a big fan of the movie, I loved the premiere and thought it tied in well to both book and movie. The actress playing Clarice Starling, Rebecca Breeds, did a phenomenal job carrying on the torch from Jodie Foster.
:: Gabrielle Zevin has sold the movie rights to her upcoming novel, TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, to Paramount Pictures.
LATEST AUTHOR SALES
Can’t even express my excitement over this announcement! I am thrilled to share my news!!! Thank you to @evascalzo for being as passionate about this story as I am, and @HeatherHowland for believing in it as much as you do!!! I’m so happy to be doing this with you ♥️ pic.twitter.com/gkpKcNCUO9
— Negeen Papehn (@NegeenPapehn) February 12, 2021
Sharing a little good news I’ve had to sit on for a bit. I can’t explain how happy I am to contribute to @HarlequinBooks @DesireEditors’s longest-running continuity, The Texas Cattleman’s Club. I cannot wait to share this story with the world. 🎉🎈🎊 pic.twitter.com/dWvgvHE2JU
— 💋LaQuette (Jackson Is Out On February 23rd!)💋 (@LaQuetteWrites) February 11, 2021
Presenting SINISTER SUMMER: Fathoms of Fear*!
*not time-traveling, actually out 2022 pic.twitter.com/92xgiBW9Ix
— Kiersten White (@kierstenwhite) February 11, 2021
The news keeps coming! My debut MG novel SMALL TOWN PRIDE will be published by @HarperChildrens in summer 2022, along with a second novel in 2023.
Writing a hopeful, joyful story about queer acceptance in a rural town has been so special—I can’t wait to share it with you. 🌽🏳️🌈 pic.twitter.com/menidjOikK
— Phil Stamper (@stampepk) February 11, 2021
i finally get to say the words:
i’m. going. to. be. published! 😭
THE ONES WE BURN — my sapphic as heck, witchy af, plague-filled book I wrote through heartbreak, upheaval, & injury over 5 years — is coming for your hearts in 2022 from @simonteen. I’m so thrilled.
GET READY. pic.twitter.com/ujeyqsOPcK
— rebecca mix (@mixbecca) February 4, 2021
I am thrilled to finally make this announcement. So excited to work with @TessaofAvonlea @WmMorrowBooks and to continue working with @esisogah and @KensingtonBooks. It’s an honor to have the opportunity to tell these stories. pic.twitter.com/43VF0ZsfRh
— Denny S. Bryce: PREORDER WILD WOMEN AND THE BLUES! (@DennySBryce) February 2, 2021