So this week was probably the best week we’ve ever had. This week we found that Tahereh is writing not one, not two, but THREE MORE BOOKS IN THE SHATTER ME SERIES! We also got some YA movie news, an amazing excerpt from S.J.M! It’s safe to say celebrations are commencing at YALLWEST this weekend. Let’s get it rolling.
There is a New Shatter Me Book Coming in 2018!
Mark the day, Shatter Me fans! Write down in your calendars that on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 was the day you almost died of happiness because today Tahereh Mafi announced that there is A NEW SHATTER ME BOOK coming your way in 2018!
We’ll give you a moment to let that sink in.
Okay now get all the details below!!!!!!
Michelle Obama Wrote Lily Collins a Thank You Letter For Unfiltered
“Best way to start off my week!” Collins wrote. “I can’t believe this letter I received from someone I deeply respect and admire. It’s absolutely epic. I’m in complete shock but just had to share!” Read more about this AMAZING letter here.
Dreamfall Was Optioned For TV!
ITV-owned DiGa Studios ( MTV’s Teen Wolf, Scream), run by Tony DiSanto, has optioned bestselling author Amy Plum’s upcoming book Dreamfall for TV series adaptation. The book – a YA twist on classic horror stories A Nightmare on Elm Street and Flatliners! Dreamfall goes on sale May 2nd! (via deadline)
The story follows the journey of seven strangers – each suffering from debilitating insomnia – who agree to take part in an experimental sleep study in hopes of curing their disorders. When the lab equipment malfunctions, the subsequently comatose patients are plunged into a terrifying dreamworld where their worst nightmares become their reality. Hunted by harrowing monsters from their darkest imaginations and tormented by deep, traumatizing secrets, the subjects must band together to face their biggest fears and escape the Dreamfall.
Read the first two chapters of Dreamfall here and Learn more about the movie here!
Sarah J. Maas Released an Excerpt From A Court Of Wings and Ruin
We are SO excited about this one. A Court Of Wings and Ruin is the last novel in the series but fret not- apparently SJM has more up her sleeve! Read the excerpt here!
Epic Reads Takes YALLWEST
Y’all- YALLWEST is this weekend! From Book Nerd Yoga to giveaways, we’ve got A LOT planned. And we can’t wait to celebrate YA with you! get all the details below!
That’s it for this week! Did we miss any YA news? Tell us what other newsworthy YA events happened this week in the comments below!