Bookish News: March 11, 2020

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Hello my lovely readers…I have some news for you.

There have been a number of book and movie deals in the US.

Children’s author Ted Staunton holding book signing March 11 at Chapters in Peterborough

Hachette Says It Won’t Publish Woody Allen’s Book

The Everyday Madness of Teaching Under Lockdown in America

Here are the finalists for the 2020 Lambda Literary Awards!


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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 Wednesdays: Location Update

Hello dear readers, I welcome you to another Wheel of Time Wednesday!

If you’re a fan of the upcoming Wheel of Time series, then you need to see this picture below.

If this picture doesn’t make much sense to you, don’t worry, because that’s what I’m here for.

Rafe Judkins released this photo on his Instagram page today, because it is the 30th Anniversary of the publishing of the Wheel of Time!

This is one of the set locations for the upcoming show.

There isn’t much more known about this photo at the time, but by the looks of it, the mountain range is breathtaking.

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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!


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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.