In today’s episode of This Week in YA, we have news on The Book Thief film, City of Bones has a director, several projects have added new cast members, and as always we have lots of new books to covet.

Movie News:

Percy Jackson and the Three Fates http://bit.ly/xPbdo7

Beautiful Creatures - Ridley http://bit.ly/xhZRWQ

Director - The Book Thief http://bit.ly/zbTOHj

The Hobbit Production Diary Video http://on.fb.me/zItCUr

Peter Jackson’s Facebook Page http://on.fb.me/zvLMPg

Hunger Games Movie Stills http://on.io9.com/ytQuVO

Director - City of Bones http://bit.ly/zIvHkQ

Harry Potter Wizard’s Collection http://bit.ly/yLRMiO

Television News:

The Selection http://bit.ly/wlMmFF

Cover Releases:

Black City by Elizabeth Richards http://bit.ly/zfwFcj

The Kill Order by James Dashner http://bit.ly/w8ELdB

Rift by Andrea Cremer http://on.mtv.com/AzaFKC

Reached by Ally Condie http://bit.ly/Aqtj8n

Starling by Lesley Livingston http://bit.ly/ynFGdC

The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls by Claire Legrand http://bit.ly/z89ciL

Book Trailers:

A Temptation of Angels by Michelle Zink http://youtu.be/jmB4L671wqA

Out of Sight, Out of Time by Ally Carter http://youtu.be/cMgvvsTQ9QY

Balthazar by Claudia Gray http://youtu.be/2vq0CEMgP1Y

Publishing News:

Robyn Schneider http://bit.ly/xezfrI

Reboot Book News http://bit.ly/wh0Eg1

Reboot Movie News http://bit.ly/wppiOe

The World of Richelle Mead App http://bit.ly/ye50Yf

And also, I forgot to mention Scott Tracey’s awesome new series beginning with MOONSET. It sounds awesome! http://bit.ly/w9juf8

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About TWiYA:

This Week in YA is a fresh look at the latest news in the world of Young Adult literature. Each Saturday, we will discuss topics dealing with book-to-movie news, book releases, book trailer releases, new YA book deals, etc. all in one place. Think of it as a YA Reader’s Digest.

HOLY FREAKING BAGGINS, BATMAN! Why do we have to wait a whole year for this?!