Toronto Book Review

Harlan Coben Talks Series on ‘CBS Mornings’

Harlan Coben recently made an appearance on CBS Mornings to delve into the Netflix adaptation of his gripping novel, “Fool Me Once”. Originally published in 2016 by Dutton, Coben’s book intricately weaves the tale of Maya, a widowed veteran, whose world is rocked when she stumbles upon nanny cam footage revealing her deceased husband, playing […]

HBO Will Adapt George Santos Biography

George Santos, a former Republican U.S. representative from New York, might have faced expulsion from the U.S. House, but his story is far from over. It’s set to hit the silver screen in an adaptation of Mark Chiusano’s book, “The Fabulist: The Lying, Hustling, Grifting, Stealing, and Very American Legend of George Santos,” as reported […]

3 Adaptations Win Big at the Golden Globes

At the 81st annual Golden Globe Awards, literary adaptations stood out, claiming the spotlight with a slew of top honors. The ceremony, held at the Beverly Hills Hilton in California, celebrated the best in both film and television, showcasing the power of storytelling across various mediums. One of the evening’s standout winners was “Oppenheimer,” which […]

Netflix Drops Trailer for ‘3 Body Problem’ Series

The highly anticipated trailer for Netflix’s adaptation of “The Three-Body Problem” has finally been unveiled, sending waves of excitement through fans of both science fiction and mystery genres. Debuting at the CES technology trade show in Las Vegas, the atmospheric teaser provides viewers with their first substantial glimpse into the series, marking a significant milestone […]

‘Boy Swallows Universe’: A Criminal Coming-of-Age

Dalton’s debut novel, “Boy Swallows Universe” (2019), embarks on a captivating journey through the tumultuous life of Eli Bell, a sensitive and intelligent tween boy residing in 1980s Brisbane, Australia. Initially presenting itself as a nuanced character study within the confines of Eli’s eccentric family, the narrative quickly escalates into the realm of a violent […]

Carty-Williams Talks ‘Queenie’ With ‘Deadline’

Candice Carty-Williams, acclaimed author of the 2019 novel “Queenie,” is opening up about the hurdles she faced in bringing her beloved book to the screen. Set to be adapted by Hulu and Britain’s Channel 4, the small screen version of “Queenie” is eagerly anticipated, but Carty-Williams had to battle to ensure her original vision remained […]

Linda Ronstadt Memoir Will Be Adapted for Biopic

Linda Ronstadt, the iconic country-rock star whose illustrious career defined an era, is set to have her memoir, “Simple Dreams,” adapted into a feature film, as reported by Deadline. Originally published in 2013 by Simon & Schuster, Ronstadt’s memoir provides a captivating glimpse into her journey to worldwide fame during the 1970s, though critics noted […]

Netflix Drops Trailer for ‘Spaceman’ Film

Netflix recently dropped a tantalizing trailer for “Spaceman,” the highly anticipated film adaptation of Jaroslav Kalfař’s novel, “Spaceman of Bohemia.” Published in 2017 by Little, and Brown, Kalfař’s book follows the journey of Jakub Procházka, a Czech astronaut on a mission to Venus who encounters a mysterious alien spider. Praised by Kirkus for its entertainment […]

‘Origin’: A Moving Call to Action

In 2020, Isabel Wilkerson’s groundbreaking book “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents” shook the literary world with its profound exploration of entrenched systems of social categorization and their devastating impact on human society. From Nazi Germany to modern-day America, Wilkerson’s meticulously researched work exposes the insidious ways in which caste systems have perpetuated injustice and […]

Film Adaptation of ‘The Women’ in the Works

Kristin Hannah’s latest novel, “The Women,” is making its way to the silver screen, according to reports from Deadline. Set to be published by St. Martin’s on February 6, the book follows the journey of a 20-year-old nursing student who, in 1965, joined the Army Nurse Corps to serve in Vietnam. Praised by a critic […]