‘The Kissing Booth’ author breaks down why her novel and Netflix film series became runaway successes

‘The Kissing Booth’ started as an online novel and blew up into one of Netflix’s most popular films. Here’s why author Beth Reekles thinks that is. Back when she was just 15, Beth Reekles couldn’t find the kind of YA novel that appealed to her.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-24 06:00:21 UTC ]
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Adele Parks signs film deal with Netflix series producers

Adele Parks has struck a film deal with the producers of a series of hit Netflix franchises. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 14:37:11 UTC ]
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Netflix snaps up film rights to McDermott's Wilde and Chase series

Netflix has acquired film rights to all 15 titles in Andy McDermott's Nina Wilde and Eddie Chase series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 14:06:57 UTC ]
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Formerly Self-Published Italian Author Lands Netflix Series

Netflix will produce a new series titled 'Zero,' an Italian-language show based on the work of 27-year-old Antonio Dikele Distefano, a formerly self-published Italian author whose books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies since he signed with Mondadori. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Film Notes: Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards, Goethe-Institut’s Uwe Johnson Series

This month has included the announcement of the Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards, and in November, New York City's Goethe-Institut will produce a monthlong film series to honor a new major publication of Uwe Johnson's work in English. The post Film Notes: Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards,... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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JJ Abrams’ sci-fi series that was to be filmed in Northern Ireland cancelled

Production of Demimonde halted due to dispute between network HBO and directorA blockbuster science fiction series that was to be filmed in Northern Ireland has been cancelled in a dispute between the US television network HBO and the Hollywood director JJ Abrams.Crews that had started... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-09 12:00:19 UTC ]
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Netflix’s ‘Pieces of Her’ doesn’t blindly follow the book. Author Karin Slaughter couldn’t be happier.

Netflix’s "Pieces of Her," starring Toni Colette and Bella Heathcote, departs regularly from the source material, but the spirit of the novel remains intact. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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She has a bestseller and hit Netflix series. But Stephanie Land's 'Maid' isn't just about being a 'palatable poor person'

Stephanie Land, the author of 'Maid,' joins the L.A. Times Book Club on Jan. 25. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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New Librarian-Moderated Author Series to Celebrate AAPI Voices

The AAPI Communities in Conversation series launches on January 4 at 1 p.m. ET. The series is a joint effort between the University of South Carolina's Augusta Baker Endowed Chair and Penguin Random House Library Marketing, with additional media support from Publishers Weekly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic strikes deal for Netflix series Karma's World

Scholastic UK has announced a global publishing deal with 9 Story Media Group and Karma’s World Entertainment for a new Netflix series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins scoops 'stunning' middle-grade series by debut author Hastings

HarperCollins Children’s Books has scooped a "stunning" new magical-historical middle-grade series by debut writer Natasha Hastings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-05 17:08:13 UTC ]
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Ford's debut scooped by Aquarius Films for TV series

Aquarius Films is producing "Fight Like A Girl", a comedy drama TV series based on the book of the same name by Australian feminist writer Clementine Ford. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-20 20:08:56 UTC ]
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HCCB signs children's series from Slay in Your Lane authors Adegoke and Uviebinené

HarperCollins Children's Books has signed a new middle-grade fiction series from Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené, the authors of Slay in Your Lane (HarperCollins).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-08 04:03:57 UTC ]
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Canada’s Wattpad Has First Film Project With Netflix

A day after Amazon announces its Kindle Vella serialization platform, the 90-million-user Wattpad arrives with its first serial-based film deal with Netflix. The post Canada’s Wattpad Has First Film Project With Netflix appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-15 14:06:00 UTC ]
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With ‘Lupin,’ Netflix created a series worthy of Maurice Leblanc’s enduringly popular gentleman thief

In 1905 a magazine editor asked Leblanc to contribute a story of adventure along the lines of Sherlock Holmes. The result was an instant success. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Oseman's boy-meets-boy love story greenlit for Netflix series

Netflix has greenlit a YA drama series produced by See-Saw Films based on Alice Oseman’s Young Adult graphic novel series Heartstopper, published by Hodder Children’s Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-20 20:54:50 UTC ]
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Nobrow lines up three further Hilda adventures as Netflix adaptation enters second series

​Nobrow will next month release three further Hilda books to tie in with the release of the second TV series starring the character on Netflix.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Filming starts on ITV Roy Grace series

Filming has started on ITV drama series “Grace”, an adaptation of Peter James' novels starring John Simm as tenacious detective Roy Grace. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-14 12:12:45 UTC ]
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'Game of Thrones' duo are making a 'Three-Body Problem' series for Netflix

Fresh off of adapting a book series that did pretty well as a TV show, Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are bringing another trilogy of novels to the small screen. Along with Alexander Woo (The Terror: Infamy and True Blood), the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-09-01 15:20:58 UTC ]
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Netflix scoops series of Vaughan's Anatomy of a Scandal

Sarah Vaughan’s thriller Anatomy of a Scandal (Simon & Schuster) is being turned into a six-part Netflix series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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