The latest episode of Book Hype breaks down the top news in the Young Adult world. Marama, Karen and Kyle discuss the brand new Allegiant synopsis, and book-to-film adaptation news from Artemis Fowl to Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and The Lost Years of Merlin. Plus, what do we all think about JK Rowling and her secret book?
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– It’s an awesome threesome this week. Er…
– Marama and Kyle fight over book reviews.
– Kyle updates us on Battleships, and Karen decides to vote.
Thoughts on The Cuckoo’s Calling:
– Do we understand why JK Rowling published under a pseudonym?
– The world’s most ironic podcast title.
– How was Jo’s identity leaked? Hypable exclusive! (Not really)
– Karen calls Kyle out on something he said.
– What do you think of The Cuckoo’s Calling? Let us know before our review show!
Allegiant synopsis is released:
– Insurgent deleted scene: Everyone gets on a plane.
– Spoiler: Allegiant is not a ghost story.
– Does the synopsis make us excited?
– Allegiant will be told from Tris’ and Four’s perspectives: Good or bad idea?
– Marama calls Kyle out on something he said.
– Veronica Roth should be more Mortal Instruments, less Twilight.
Artemis Fowl movie in development:
– Who has read the books?
– Is combining books into a single movie the new twist on splitting a book into two films?
– Will they stay true to Artemis’ age?
– Marama has a Comic-Con story.
Miss Peregrine’s movie adaptation:
– Is Tim Burton a good or bad choice?
– Kyle has a lot of feels.
– (What you don’t hear on the recording is Karen laughing because Marama said Alice in Wonderland was a mess and – surprise, surprise – Karen loves that movie.)
– The potential for a one woman Helena Bonham Carter show.
– Marama has a Freudian slip and Karen refuses to edit it out. (Payback!)
– Siri reads Miss Peregrine’s.
The Lost Years of Merlin adaptation news:
– Karen doesn’t watch Game of Thrones, but she knows it’s impressive.
Colin Morgan Merlin is so hot right now.
– What will the next breakout adaptation be?
– Maybe we’ll do flashback book review episodes of our favorite novels! What do you guys think?
The next book in our Book Hype book club is: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith (JK Rowling).
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