This Week in Literature for November 12th-18th

Do you celebrate the passing of time with the turning of pages? Then we’ve got you! We’ve curated this week’s hottest scoops for you concerning book news, author insights, and everything you need to know.


This is “This Week in Literature” for November 12th – 18th


  • Harry Potter Study Abroad: DePaul University is bringing magic to life with its study-abroad in 2018 — students will explore Scotland and England, stopping off at Wizarding World staples, such as Platform 9 ¾ !
  • World’s Coolest Dad: It’s official, we’ve found him. He lives just outside of Seattle, where he has constucted a Diagon Alley replica in his front yard! The installation has seen thousands of visitors, and will be up through the New Year. Visitors are encouraged to donate money, which will be given to a cancer charity.
  • The Lord of the Rings TV Series: It’s official, Amazon has secured the rights/opportunity for a LOTR TV adaptation. Love it or hate it, it’s on the horizon, so let’s speculate wildly about it!
  • 2017 Fantasy Awards: Awards were given out in San Antonio, TX last week, and now readers have so much to add to their TBR list! Check out the winners now.
  • Weekend Literary Giveaway to NYC: Read-It-Forward


Those are this week’s highlights, in a nutshell. Did you follow any of this trending news? What was your favorite story of the week?


ALSO: November is a big month for book releases- so be sure to check out the onslaught of highly anticipated books coming to a shelf near you.


Be sure to check back for next week’s rundown. Until then… keep reading, writing and being awesome!