Page to Screen | Book Pulse

Four adaptations open today or over the weekend, none have pleased critics. Nancy Pearl picks books for summer reading. Terrance Hayes offers “Visual Verse.”

New Best Sellers Arrive | Book Pulse

Four new bestsellers hit lists today, led by Tom Clancy Line of Sightby Mike Maden. Audiobooks make news, and Preti Taneja wins the Desmond Elliott prize for We That Are Young .

Authors Respond to Family Separation | Book Pulse

Children’s and YA authors respond to the Trump policy on family separation. Amazon lists the best books of the year so far, leading with Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover. Barack Obama and Joe Biden are turned into literary characters in a new thriller.

The 2017 VIDA Count Is Out | Book Pulse

The 2017 VIDA Count is published and LJ issues its ALA Galley Roundup. The NYT offers books for Pride Month, and There There by Tommy Orange builds an impressive holds count.

Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News | Book Pulse

The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand and Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris lead holds this week. The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai is getting a great deal of press attention. Jacqueline Woodson receives the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award and Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado is in development as a TV series.

Weekend Review of Book-to-Screen Offerings | Book Pulse

Four adaptations air today or over the weekend. The Center for Fiction releases the long list for it First Novel Prize and the July LibraryReads list is out. The Guardian discusses diversity in detective fiction.

Modernists, Memoirs, Melancholia, Movies | Classic Returns

Survivor stories, both fiction and nonfiction, dominate this edition of “Classic Returns”

New Best Sellers Arrive | Book Pulse

New best sellers arrive and The President Is Missing is doing very well. Marlon James reveals some details about his highly anticipated new fantasy series, “Dark Star.” Ewan McGregor will star in Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep and there are several more notable announcements on the adaptation front.

New Readers’ Advisory Tools | Book Pulse

The Jetsons meets RA in an new book suggesting app focused on Stephen King. In a boon to RA librarians, NPR is launching its newest summer reading poll, on the Horror genre. Entertainment Weeklyprovides a visual reading guide to Nalini Singh’s Paranormal Romance series, including two works to suggest as starting titles.

Modern Love On Screen | Book Pulse

The NYT‘s column “Modern Love” is becoming a TV show. It is considered a launching pad for authors and something of bucket list item in the literary world. Brandon Sanderson gets a “multi-media” deal. Time picks the best books of the year, so far.