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Bookish News You May Have Missed: April 11-April 17

Please note that some of the following book-related news may seem familiar as it may have already been shared in our stories on Instagram.

Cover Reveal
Here’s to Us by Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera: The cover of Becky and Adam’s conclusion to the What If It’s Us duology has been revealed! The book is currently expected to be released on December 28, 2021.

Preorder Incentives
Bookish and the Beast by Ashley Poston: If you preorder the paperback edition of Bookish and the Beast (or a submit a library request), then you qualify for the book’s preorder incentive. Items include a downloadable PDF with three short stories from the Once Upon a Con universe, a sticker (US only), and a signed bookplate (US only). Submit your receipt (or library request) here.

Tor’s Debuts After Dark series: Tor revealed the schedule for their next After Dark series: “Debuts After Dark.” The first event occurred last week, but it is still available to watch on Tor’s Instagram page, under the IGTV.

Bookish Shop News
Realm Breaker by Victoria Aveyard: Emboss and Spine announced an exclusive edition of Realm Breaker. The book will be signed by Victoria and include red, metallic painted edges. A book band, designed by @createdbyraemn, will also be included with the purchase. It is currently available for purchase on Emboss and Spine’s website

Small Favors by Erin A. Craig: Bookish Signs and More announced an exclusive edition of Small Favors. The book will be signed by Erin and include green shimmery edges. It will go on sale on Saturday, May 1 at 10:00 a.m. EST.

Monstrous Design by Kat Dunn: Illumicrate announced an exclusive edition of Monstrous Design, the sequel to Dangerous Remedy. Details of the presale will be emailed to active subscribers (as well people who purchase the April 2020 box) on Wednesday, April 28.

The Bridge Kingdom & The Traitor Queen by Danielle L. Jensen: The Bookish Box announced special editions of The Bridge Kingdom and The Traitor Queen. The linked post includes a breakdown of the customizations. The books will be available for purchase on Friday, April 7, at 4:00 p.m. PST.

Independent Bookstore Day: is offering an incentive for those who purchase from an independent bookstore between April 24 and April 26. If you spend $15 or more at an independent bookstore, then you will qualify for a free audiobook from Check out the linked post for details on how to submit your receipt.

Writing Opportunities
The Young Writers Initiative’s Writing Membership: Marissa Meyer, along with 14 other authors, will each be mentoring a young writer, between the ages of 13-20, for this summer from June 1 to August 1. The mentorship is free and open to international participants. Applications are due by Friday, April 30, and can be submitted here.

If there is any other bookish news that we forgot, please leave it in the comments! We’ll add the news to our list and credit you.

Published by Always, Bookish Lovers

We’re a sister duo and a best friend from Virginia, USA who absolutely love books! We all met while Danielle and Skyler were in college. Danielle and Skyler are teachers and Rachael is aspiring to be a librarian. As well as having a bookstagram, we co-run a blog together where we review books, post unboxings of other subscription boxes, and offer reading resources for parents and educators.

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