Hello, booklovers! If you’re looking for the hottest book news, you’ve come to the right place. This week in The Pulse, we have a variety of interesting bookish things to share with readers, from Amazon’s best books of 2022 to celebrities announcing their literary debuts with children’s books. There’s even a trailer for those books-to-screen enthusiasts to check out. If that’s not enough to get you excited, The Pulse even has some cookbook recommendations to help you out this Thanksgiving!
STANDOUT READS BOOKTRIB’S DISCUSSING
Desert Star (Little, Brown and Company) by Michael Connelly is a high-stakes thriller with slow-burn action that will appeal to all thriller lovers.
BookTrib’s November Book Club Picks has something for everyone and will leave readers on the edge of their seats!
Bleeding Heart Yard (Mariner) by Elly Griffiths is a suspenseful mystery that might rightfully give pause to those readers who are contemplating attending an upcoming high school reunion.
NEWS FROM THE BOOK WORLD
For all those readers looking for some of this year’s most popular books, Amazon has unveiled its list of the best books of 2022! Gabrielle Zevin’s Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow took the top spot! The other nine books are: Javier Zamora’s Solito, Johann Hari’s Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention — and How To Think Deeply Again, Stephen King’s Fairy Tale, Geraldine Brooks’ Horse, Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Carrie Soto Is Back, Barbara Kingsolver’s Demon Copperhead, Celeste Ng’s Our Missing Hearts, Jonathan Freedland’s The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz To Warn the World and Don Winslow’s City on Fire.
We have a ton of books-to-screen news this week, and we can’t wait to share it with you.
First off, Variety reported that Judy Blume’s Forever … is headed to the small screen in the form of a Netflix series. Mara Brock Akil will be the showrunner; and will executive produce alongside Blume.
We also received news from Deadline that Kirsten Stewart will be directing Lidia Yuknavitch’s The Chronology of Water! While Amanda Montell’s Cultish: The Language Of Fanaticism is being adapted for a television documentary series by Topic Studios.
Prime Studios and Hello Sunshine have just released the perfectly adorable trailer for the forthcoming Something From Tiffany’s, which will be streaming an adaptation based on the holiday love story by Melissa Hill. Sourcebooks Landmark also revealed the cover art of the movie tie-in edition! The film stars Zoey Deutch and Kendrick Sampson. Something From Tiffany’s will premiere on December 9th. In the meantime, check out the trailer:
AWARDS AND ACCOLADES WORTHY OF NOTE:
Big news, literary lovers! This year’s recipients of the National Book Awards have been announced! You can find the winners in five crucial categories are here.
The American Library Association revealed the shortlists for its Andrew Carnegie Medals. David Santos Donaldson, Morgan Talty, and Julie Otsuka were named in the fiction category, while Margo Jefferson, Ed Yong and Rachel E. Gross were shortlisted in the nonfiction category.
BookTrib would like to extend a hearty congratulations to all of these authors for their achievements!
MORE INTERESTING BOOK NEWS
Entertainment Weekly recently reported that Ballast Books will defer the further release of the late pop singer Aaron Carter’s unfinished memoir, Aaron Carter: An Incomplete Story of an Incomplete Life, co-written with Andy Symonds.
Crown announced in a news release that Bernie Sanders will take on “a system that is fueled by uncontrollable corporate greed” in a new book coming next year, titled It’s OK To Be Angry About Capitalism.
If you’re looking for some children’s literature, we have some news you’re going to love! According to People magazine, singer and actor Mary J. Blige is set to release her first children’s book in 2023. HarperCollins will publish her book, titled Mary Can!, which is illustrated by Ashleigh Corrin, in the spring. But wait, that’s not all! Feiwel & Friends will publish actor Jake Gyllenhaal’s The Secret Society of Aunts & Uncles, which is co-written with Greta Caruso and illustrated by Dan Santat.
THANKSGIVING COOKBOOK RECOMMENDATIONS
Thanksgiving is around the corner, which means it’s time to put a menu together … Chances are, you probably want to bring something new to the table, too. Well, BookTrib’s got you covered! We have selected four excellent cookbooks to help you provide all the yummy goodness this holiday season.
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