Book Hype Podcast

Episode #77 – Casting Call

Hosted by Jen, Karen, and Brittany

April 7, 2015

Book Hype hosts Jen and Karen are joined by Brittany to discuss the latest book news.

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What we’re reading:
Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Jack Finney
I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest
Lock and Mori by Heather Petty
Illusionarium by Heather Dixon

Book Bites:
-Which authors would we want on our apocalypse survival team?
-Karen’s super prepared for this one.
-Brittany decides to bring some authors back from the dead.
-Jen’s choices are a guarantee for her survival.

Book News:
-We discuss some books we want to see turned into television series.
-Karen is all over Percy Jackson, and a lot of people agree.
-The Raven Cycle has a lot of fans on the Hypable staff.
-The Lady Julia Grey Series actually DID get picked up for television.
-Brittany thinks originality is dead.
-We discuss what kind of adaptations we’d want.
-GRRM thinks he’ll be done with Winds of Winter by 2016.
-Can Allegiant be un-split?
-We’re pretty excited for the live-action Mulan movie.
-Check out YALLWEST in Santa Monica.
-Plus, the LA Times Festival of Books.

Our April book will be Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli!

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