Bookish News: March 4, 2020

Hello dear readers, a quick news update for you today.

The upcoming Wheel of Time tv show, currently being filmed, finally has its composer, David Buckley.

If you want to read more about David, check out a list of some of his other work and some more interesting information!

In non Wheel of Time News, a London book fair has been cancelled due to coronavirus fears, despite growing anger from a lot of different parties.


Are You A Book Lover If you Don’t Know This…

Hello dear readers, I hope I have some interesting bookish news for you today.


A mural in Whitechapel commemorates the victims of Jack the Ripper.

Charles Dickens ‘treasure trove’ goes to London museum.

American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins causes backlash because of its portrayal of Mexicans.


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Wheel of Time News: Casting Announcements

Hello again dear Wheel of Time fans! It is Wednesday again, which means that we have some more news about the upcoming Wheel of Time show!

We have an episode title and a few casting announcements that were released today.


Episode 6 will be called “The Flame of Tar Valon” and will be written by Justine Juel Gillmer and directed by Salli Richardson.

This was released today on Madeleine Madden’s Instagram.


In terms of casting announcements, we have a few! Some had their characters released, and others didn’t…but here it is:

Bookish News: Dec. 18, 2019

Hello dear readers. I have some good news, and some bad news.

The bad news is that this will be the last Bookish News post of the year, because I don’t plan on making any news on Christmas morning, and I don’t think there will be much news anyways.

The good news is that there is still plenty of bookish news this week for you to enjoy…so here it is!


How Libraries Are Adapting To Their Senior Populations: Critical Linking

Not To Miss New Books This Week

THE BEST TRUE CRIME BOOKS OF 2019

Bookish News: December 11, 2019

2019 is coming to a close…and with it, we must vote on our favourite books of 2019 right?

Well Goodreads is already ahead of the game, and has given its winners of the best books of 2019 already.

Some of these I am not surprised by at all, and some are a bit of a shock.

Check out Goodreads top books of 2019!

Wheel of Time Wednesdays: Casting Announcement

If you’ve been ignoring my blog for the past few months, then you might not know what this is. If you’ve been keeping tabs on my blog at least somewhat you should know that the first Wednesday of each month, the upcoming Wheel of Time show releases some news on its Twitter account.

This week we’ve already received several casting announcements, and I am beyond excited!


Logain Ablar

For the role of Logain, we have a new cast member: Alvaro Morte, a Spanish actor that recently gained worldwide recognition playing the role of Sergio “El Profesor” Marquina in the Spanish heist series Money Heist.


Loial, son of Arent, son of Halan

In the role of everyone’s favourite Ogier, we have Hammed Animashaun, an actor, known for National Theatre Live: The Threepenny Opera (2016), Black Mirror (2011) and Affected (2011).


Thom Merrilin

A man, a myth, a legend, and a fan favourite. Alexandre Willaume has been cast as Thom Merrilin.

Alexandre is an actor who portrayed Kjartan in a lead role on BBC’s The Last Kingdom.


Padan Fain

Misunderstood, or a villain? Coming in for the role of Padan Fain, we have Johann Myers, an actor and director, known for The Medallion (2003), State of Play (2003) and The Bank Job (2008).


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Personally, I am excited for all of these casting announcements. I can imagine each of these actors filling their roles perfectly.

What do you think of the casting announcement? Let’s talk about it in the comments.

Bookish News: November 27, 2019

Hello again fellow readers.

I’ve got some new Bookish news for you this week, and there are some interesting ones out there.


A Childhood book you may love might be coming to a screen near you…

THE GUY ADAPTING MILLENNIALS’ FAVE CHILDHOOD BOOKS

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There are six books being written that capture Detroit’s history.

Six Novels That Capture Detroit, Past and Present

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And finally…some book releases that came out this week.

Best New Books: Week of November 27, 2018


What bookish news have you heard this week?

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