Happy Halloween Hubbers! Here’s your week in review for October 30th!
Books and Reading
- YALSA’s 2015 Teens’ Top Ten has been announced!
- November is Native American History Month and to prepare SLJ put together a list of Teen Books by Native Writers to Trumpet Year Round.
- NYT Bestselling author Marie Lu talks Diversity, Villains and The Young Elites.
- Huffington Post has 5 exciting YA trends to look out for in 2016.
- The Guardian put together a list of their 10 top haunted houses in fiction.
- Buzzfeed shared a sneak peek into the new Harry Potter coloring book.
Movies and TV
- The new Mockingjay Part 2 teaser is out!
- Selena Gomez is bringing Jay Asher’s 13 Reasons Why to Netflix.
- The new Supergirl TV show came out with strong ratings this week. It was one of this Fall season’s top new shows!
- Did you catch the Simmons centered Agents of SHIELD episode this week? It was quite the departure from the show’s usual format and had quite the unexpected twist too!
- In a nice mashup of the two stories above, did you know that The Agents of SHIELD are Supergirl fans?
- Check out this new behind the scenes video from the new Shadowhunters cast.
- Inside Out’s Emotions react to the Force Awakens trailer.
- Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Allbertalli was optioned for film.
- Rupert Grint will star in new pilot for NBC.
- The Library – A new short video on the wonders of the library!
- Why Minecraft in schools is the modern marvel: 5 Epic Ideas from The Cool Cat Teacher.
- The #LibrariesTransform campaign launched this week.
- Alberto Manguel for the New York Times on Reinventing the Library.
- Alexia Casale on why she’s fighting to get teens into libraries.
Just for Fun!
- Did you know that Oct 29th was National Cat Day?!
- Let Buzzfeed choose a YA Novel for you based on your horoscope.
—Katie Shanahan Yu, currently reading Nearly Found by Elle Cosimano