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This Week in YA News: August 26, 2016

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This Week in YA News: August 26, 2016

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Welcome to our weekly round-up of what’s new in the YA world! Let’s get it rolling. Missed last week’s YA news? Get it right here!
 

Bella Thorne will produce ‘Drink, Slay, Love’

Gregg Sulkin (Faking It), Zach Peladeau (iZombie), McKaley Miller (Hart Of Dixie), Angelique Rivera (American Crime), Sarah Desjardins (Van Helsing) and Jasmine Sky Sarin (Perfect High) will co-star. The film is set to air on Lifetime in early 2017.

First reported on Deadline.com: Bella Thorne (remember her from The Duff?) has signed on as a co-executive producer of Drink, Slay, Love, a TV movie based on Sarah Beth Durst’s YA novel.

Forever 21 is Hosting The Thousandth Floor Book Launch in NYC

We are celebrating the release of this fall’s hottest YA book, The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee, at the Forever 21 store in Times Square on August 30th! RSVP on our Facebook page here!

 

Sarah Dessen has a new book coming out!

Publisher’s Weekly reported this week that everyone’s favorite contemporary YA writer, aka Sarah Dessen, has her 13th novel publishing next summer! The new book is called Once and For All and we seriously cannot wait to get our hands on it!


 

Marie Lu is going on tour!

EW.com dropped the news this week that beginning on October 11 Marie Lu is going on a 12 city tour for the release of The Midnight Star, the third book in The Young Elites trilogy!


 

CJ Redwine revealed the cover of ‘The Wish Granter’

The Wish Granter is the highly highly highly highly anticipated next installment in the Ravenspire series, following THE SHADOW QUEEN. Each book is a stand alone story set in an adjoining kingdom and inspired by a different fairy tale. THE WISH GRANTER is the next chapter in Rumpelstiltskin’s life after he was exiled from his home kingdom by the miller’s daughter. GIMME THIS BOOK NOW!
https://twitter.com/cjredwine/status/768817947162836992
 

WE WANT A 3RD PRINCESS DIARIES MOVIE!

Basically, it’s not happening yet but another member of the cast has gone on record saying he is totally on board for a third film! Find out more on EW.com.


 

Florence + The Machine released a new single for the ‘Miss Peregrine’s” movie!

The single, Wish That Your Were Here, was released on Thursday in advance of the film adaptation of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs! Listen to the song below!


 
That’s it for this week’s YA news! If there is anything we missed let us know in the comments below!
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