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Special Edition of “A Wrinkle in Time” on Author’s 100th

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Any lover of young adult literature no doubt is familiar with the unforgettable Meg Murry, who must confront her fears and self-doubt to rescue her scientist father experimenting with mysterious tesseracts capable of bending the fabric of space and time. Meg gets help from her little brother Charles Wallace, her friend Calvin O’Keefe, and some supernatural visitors called Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which. Few works loom as large in the history of the YA genre as Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time, the 1962 Newbery Award winner and a revolutionary book blending realism and fantasy as well as science and religion. It was regarded as the first great crossover classic, appealing to children, teens and adults and settling…

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Meet The New York Times’ New Romance Columnist

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Romance is one of the most successful genres in publishing despite often being overlooked by both the mainstream media and the publishing world. Jaime Green is a writer, editor and teacher who has has written about books for Slate, Vulture, Thrillist, BuzzFeed and many others. She now joins The Gray Lady as the new romance columnist for The New York Times Book Review. Roxanne says “Jamie’s column shows that romance novels can be smart and fun and explores how they fit into today’s world culturally and politically.” So, whether you favor Jane Austen’s Mr. Darcy or prefer the modern day rom-com hunk, you are sure to find the perfect romance recommendation in Jaime’s new column! Check out Jaime’s Column! Books in this episode: Captive Audience: On Love…

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eBooks Under $10: Laura K. Denton, Louise Penny, and More

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It’s close to Christmas, and everybody is looking for great savings, which is why we don’t want you to miss out on deals that you can get for your favorite eBooks. Are you looking for something you’ve never read before but totally wanted to on your Kindle device? Then you’re in luck, because we have suggestions for you. From the humorous take of Jen Hatmaker’s life, to a touching novel by the author of the well-known A Wrinkle in Time, we have some suggestions for Kindle novels you can’t miss – and they’re all under $10: Of Mess and Moxie, Jen Hatmaker Jen Hatmaker, a bestselling author, takes us on another hilarious adventure of hers as she walks us through her life…

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New ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Trailer is Meg-nificent

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During the American Music Awards on November 19th, Disney debuted the second trailer for the upcoming movie of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time. Like our first look at the film, this latest trailer highlights the battle of light vs. darkness that young Meg Murry (Storm Reid) is thrust into while trying to find her absent father. This time around, we also get to hear more from Meg herself and see her fantastic brain and heart in action. RELATED: The Re-Read: A Wrinkle in Time A Wrinkle in Time looks aesthetically stunning, and I’m confident that the movie, like the book, will help young girls realize they can be capable heroes like Meg — always a nice change of pace…

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Oprah, Reese and Mindy Dazzle in Ava DuVernay’s ‘Wrinkle in Time’

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BookTrib is partnering with Early Bird Books to bring you more great content, including this article about Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time adaptation. Read on for more! Over the weekend, Disney’s D23 Expo gave us our first glimpse at the upcoming adaptation of the Madeleine L’Engle classic novel, A Wrinkle in Time. The time traveling adventure is being brought life by visionary director Ava DuVernay, who directed the award-winning film Selma (2014). The film boasts an all-star cast, with Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, and Mindy Kaling playing the eccentric (and impeccably bedazzled) time travel guides. Fronting the planet-hopping, time-bending action is newcomer Storm Reid as Wrinkle’s kick-butt female heroine, Meg Murry. Additionally, Chris Pine and Gugu Mbatha-Raw play Meg’s scientist parents. The trailer is…

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