You’ll Be Shook By What Books These Movies Are Based On

You’ll Be Shook By What Books These Movies Are Based On

There’s a saying that no idea is original, that everything is borrowed or recycled to make something new. That is definitely the case with these movies and shows. Spoiler warning for all mediums listed.   You (2018 – ) The captivating Netflix thriller is actually based on both You and Hidden Bodies by Caroline Kepnes. Like all adaptations, there are a few ways that the show moves away from the events of the novel as a way to keep things fresh. A major, but common, shift is the addition of characters that never existed in the original novels. Characters like …

Candace Bushnell Tackles #MeToo Issues in Upcoming Novel

Candace Bushnell Tackles #MeToo Issues in Upcoming Novel

As Women’s History Month winds down, HarperCollins released an announcement highlighting Candace Bushnell’s new (and exciting!) project. Known for her New York Times bestseller Sex and the City, Bushnell is taking a step back from adult fiction to write a Young Adult book focused on timely issues of the #MeToo era. She will be working with Katie Cotugno, New York Times bestselling author of romance novels How to Love and 99 Days. Bushnell has been known for her sex-positive books, like The Carrie Diaries and Four Blondes, and so it will be interesting to see how she approaches the sensitive topic of sexual assault and harassment for young girls. Pairing with …