Hot Off the Proverbial Presses: September 12, 2017

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Book Cover Battle: ‘Godsgrave’ by Jay Kristoff – US Cover VS. UK Cover

Tomorrow (September 5) marks the release of the second book in Jay Kristoff’s The Nevernight Chronicles: Godsgrave!

To celebrate Godgrave’s book birthday, we figured it was time for a good ol’ fashioned book cover battle.

Which cover wore it better, the US version (left) or the UK version (right)? We definitely have some very strong opinions.

Head below the jump for the official synopsis and to vote for which cover you would throw your money at.

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Here Are the Bookish Trailers + Posters You May Have Missed from San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Today marks the end of San Diego Comic-Con 2017, and as in years past, studios are putting almost everything online after their panels to avoid poorly leaked footage from con attendees.

Keep reading to watch all the book-related trailers and see all the posters you may have missed from this year’s event (in order of excitement of course) below.

Ready Player One – First Trailer

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Waiting on Wednesday: ‘Speak Easy, Speak Love’ by McKelle George

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly series hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming book releases we can’t wait to get our hands on.

This week’s Waiting on Wednesday pick is a 1920s retelling of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing: Speak Easy, Speak Love by McKelle George!

The Shakespearean re-imagining follows the intertwined lives of six teens in the roaring twenties as they try to save a dying speakeasy.

And really, what else do you need to know?

George’s debut novel Speak Easy, Speak Love hits shelves on September 19, 2017.

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Waiting on Wednesday: ‘That Inevitable Victorian Thing’ by E.K. Johnston

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly series hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming book releases we can’t wait to get our hands on.

This week’s Waiting on Wednesday pick is a speculative fiction novel that asks, “What if the British Empire didn’t fall?”: That Inevitable Victorian Thing by E.K. Johnston.

Set in the near future, Johnston’s latest novel takes place in an alternate reality where the United States never came to be and the British Empire still reigns supreme.

The “What If?” premise follows the crown princess Victoria-Margaret, who is enjoying one final summer of freedom before her genetically arranged political match is chosen.

That Inevitable Victorian Thing hits shelves on October 3, 2017.

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My Year in Reading: Cassie-la’s June 2017 Bookstagram Wrap Up

Welcome to Bookstagram, a hashtag-based corner of of Instagram — also referred to as Instabook — where book lovers share their current reads, book hauls and photos of anything literary.

Check it out for yourself by perusing the #bookstagram or #instabook hashtags on Instagram.

Keep scrolling to see my June contributions to the Bookstagram community below!

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