And much deserved! This is a BIG McNally Jackson favorite. One of the most beautiful and moving YA books we’ve seen in years.

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Charlie Kaufman To Adapt ‘Chaos Walking,’ Lionsgate’s Next Franchise Play
Lionsgate has high hopes that the Patrick Ness young adult novel series Chaos Walking has the potential to become another futuristic Hunger Games-esque franchise. While the mission on most of those book to movie sensations is to stick close to the books, Lionsgate has done an intriguing thing on Chaos Walking: they’ve set Charlie Kaufman to adapt the first book in the series.
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Charlie Kaufman To Adapt ‘Chaos Walking,’ Lionsgate’s Next Franchise Play

Lionsgate has high hopes that the Patrick Ness young adult novel series Chaos Walking has the potential to become another futuristic Hunger Games-esque franchise. While the mission on most of those book to movie sensations is to stick close to the books, Lionsgate has done an intriguing thing on Chaos Walking: they’ve set Charlie Kaufman to adapt the first book in the series.

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It’s been a long time — too long, perhaps — since a book made me cry on the subway. This one did it, and I am adamant in saying that it’s not just because there was a mysterious onion smell coming through the man’s skin next to me. A Monster Calls is dark, soulful, terrifying and utterly human, to say nothing of the haunting illustrations by Jim Kay (sometimes I really have to fight back the writer jealousy in this job).

It’s been a long time — too long, perhaps — since a book made me cry on the subway. This one did it, and I am adamant in saying that it’s not just because there was a mysterious onion smell coming through the man’s skin next to me. A Monster Calls is dark, soulful, terrifying and utterly human, to say nothing of the haunting illustrations by Jim Kay (sometimes I really have to fight back the writer jealousy in this job).