Best Books to Bring to the Beach This Summer and Other Bookish News

 

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* Pop Sugar has put together their own list of the 25 best new books to bring to the beach this summer!

* Time Magazine interviewed Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith here.

* The 2018 O’Henry Prize Stories were announced. You can see the full list of winners here.

* I read this opinion piece by novelist Jessica Knoll in The New York Times a few weeks ago and I absolutely loved it! Read it here.

* If you love a A Wrinkle in Time (I’ll admit, I have not read this), I stumbled across this awesome list of 9 other diverse sci-fi and fantasy books you should read.

* Last, but not least check out the longlist for the Best Translated Book Awards ahead of the announcement of the finalists next week.

Enjoying this new series? I’ll be back next week with the latest rumblings in the literary world!

Happy Release Day to War Storm and Other Bookish News

* War Storm by Victoria Aveyard is out today and I can’t wait to find out how the Red Queen series concludes! Check out the blurb for the book here.

* Parade Magazine has put together a list of “The Top 25 Hottest Books of Summer”. I’m most intrigued by A Study in Honor by Claire O’Dell and The President is Missing by James Patterson and Bill Clinton (yes, THAT Bill Clinton!)

* See the six books on the 2018 Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist here.

* A little bit old, but author Celeste Ng recommends 27 books she loves here. I spy Exit West!

* Fancy a writer’s residency? Check out these eleven unusual options.

* Want to fall in love with a new author? Check out The Guardian’s list of fifty fresh voices in literature.

* The 2018 Hugo Award Finalists have been announced! You can find the list of honorees on Tor’s website.

* Authors Neil Gaiman and N.K. Jemisin talk comics and queer characters on Literary Hub

Looking For Alaska is being made into a Hulu TV show and author John Green took to Reddit to answer questions about the new project.

* Last, but not least, Buzzfeed has a list of 21 new books to read this spring.

Enjoying this new series? I’ll be back next week with the latest rumblings in the literary world!