Hello, book lovers! It looks like the weather won’t be so bright and sunny this weekend, at least for those of us in the North East. If we can’t go outside, books make great rainy day companions … as do movies! Luckily, there are so many exciting things to read and watch, including book-to-screen adaptations that bridge the divide between literature and film. So, without further ado, enjoy this mix of stories from the book world.

Kathy Reichs Remains the Master of Forensic Fiction: Her latest thriller, The Bone Code, sees Dr. Brennan navigating a cluster of chaos while working an eerily familiar case during both a tropical storm and a pandemic. — BookTrib

R.L. Stine’s Bestselling Horror Series Fear Street Is Now Streaming on Netflix! Catch up on all the goosebump-inducing terror of the first two installments before Part Three drops next week. — Parade

28 Books to Read Before Their TV/Film Adaptations Premiere: Enjoy favorites like Kristin Hannah’s The Nightingale, Sci-Fi classics like Frank Herbert’s Dune and international bestsellers like Where the Crawdads Sing. Variety

After Quentin Tarantino’s Novel, Movie Buffs Want More Screen-to-Page Content: Here’s a look at other film novelizations readers want on their bookshelves. — Cinema Blend

A Chilling Tale of Anger and Revenge in the Wake of #MeToo: Carol Goodman’s The Stranger Behind You delivers a story of complicated female friendships, pent-up resentments and petty jealousies that readers will revel in. — BookTrib

Much-Anticipated Sibling Novel to Jennifer Egan’s 2010 Pulitzer Prize Winner: Following her beloved A Visit from the Goon Squad, Egan will release The Candy House next spring. — Publishers Weekly

The Danger of Reducing Climate Fiction to Genre Fiction: Lydia Millet explores Matt Bell’s Appleseed and other cli-fi novels. — LA Times

Dungeons & Dragons Is About to Enchant a Whole New Generation: HarperCollins has partnered with Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast to bring young readers an exciting series of books based on the famous tabletop RPG. — Comicbook

There’s No Business Like Show Business! Add a little drama and shake up your summer reading with this varied list of theatrical titles from that business we call show. — Broadway World

Nine Novels That Will Take You on a Trip Around the World: With hilarious road trips and other unforgettable adventures, these stories are the perfect remedy for wanderlust. — BookTrib

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