Week in Review: November 13th

Good Morning. This week on the HUB we’ve been talking about the YA Services Symposium. If you missed going (like I did), check out the hashtag   for more tweets. Also #NaNoWriMo15 is still going strong – if you have teen writers, check in with how they’re doing. All kinds of YA authors are sharing their writing tips from Stephanie Perkins to Jennifer Lynn Barnes. Otherwise, sit back and see what else happened this week on twitter.

Book News:
Continuing her good deeds and her involvement with Scholastic, Taylor Swift donates 25,000 Scholastic books to New York City schools.

For Potterheads, did you notice these while re-reading or reading for the first time?

New York City challenges students to read a book a day! Jon Scieszka teams up to help.

Children’s author Jean Fritz is turning 100! Help her celebrate her birthday.

School Library Journal has a poll open for the top Must Have YA Books.

TV/Movie News:
Sarah J Maas had a big movie announcement this week with A Court of Thorns and Roses being optioned.

Kazu Kibuishi’s graphic novel series Amulet has been optioned by Fox.

Juman Malouf from Moonrise Kindgom fame, is writing a middle-grade novel – check out this interview to learn more.

Stephanie Meyer’s next project looks to be an adaptation of The Rook by Daniel O’Malley for Hulu.

Mockingjay 2 (the last of the Hunger Games movie franchise) is almost upon us! Are you ready?

— Jennifer Rummel, currently reading Tiara on the Terrace by Kristen Kittscher