‘Keeper of the Lost Cities’ is being Adapted for Disney Plus!

‘Keeper of the Lost Cities’ is being Adapted for Disney Plus!

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The best selling middle grade fantasy series, Keeper of the Lost Cities, is becoming a movie! The 8 and a half book long novel series (and counting) is written by Shannon Messenger. The first book was published back in 2012! And now it’s going to be a live action movie on Disney Plus. The adaptation of the movie will be directed by Ben Affleck through this production company, Pearl Street Banner. He’s co-writing the script with Kate Gritmon, and Madison Aniley will be the executive producer. Image via SimonandSchuster The series tells the tale of Sophie Foster, a 12 year-old …

The Pandemic May Turn Publishing on Its Head

The Pandemic May Turn Publishing on Its Head

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The world has been rocked by the coronavirus, and people are being forced to stay indoors to prevent the spread. Businesses have been forced to shut down, and Amazon has put priority items on top of their delivery lists. Books have taken a back seat on Amazon until the end of April, and The Strand and Barnes and Noble along with hundreds of other bookstores across the country have closed until further notice, but what does that mean for book publishers? Image via SimonOwens Right now the e-book and digital audiobook companies are doing well in keeping readers reading. However, …