December 2, 2011

Friday Links: 'The Lucky One' Featurette and Harrison Ford joins 'Ender's Game'

In this week's roundup:

The Kill Order, a prequel to The Maze Runner by James Dashner, will be released on August 14, 2012.

Tomorrow is Today, a short story prequel to Tempest by Julie Cross will be available on December 6, 2011 and is available for pre-order on Amazon for free.

Chicago Sun-Times lists the 10 Best-Bet holiday gifts for the book lover.

A screenwriter has been attached to the film adaptation of Forgotten, a novel by Cat Patrick.

Authors share the best book they ever got for Christmas.

The creator of 'Deadwood', David Milch, to adapt William Faulkner's novels and short-stories for TV.

According to USA Today, "Janet Evanovich's Explosive Eighteen enters USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list at No. 2 thanks to fan fever for any new book starring New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum as well as early hype for the first Plum movie, One for the Money. Based on the first book in the series, it stars Katherine Heigl. Release date: Jan. 27."

Harrison Ford joins cast for Ender's Game as Colonel Graff.  Ender's Game is aiming for a March 2013 release.

A Featurette on The Lucky One, based on the book by Nicholas Sparks and starring Zac Efron, offers a first-look of the adaptation.

Hollywood Crush compiled the ultimate Dystopian Survival Guide using popular YA dystopia novels as references.

Paramount is currently negotiating to acquire the rights to Laini Taylor's, Daughter of Smoke and Bone. According to FusedFilm, "The deal will reportedly cost $700,000 and there are two other studios who are also bidding for the rights."


  1. I love that Christmas book to remember!

    Yay Harrison!

  2. It seems like more and more books have bonus short stories now so after I read the book I feel like I should read the short story too.