The Month Ahead: October 2016

Posted October 3, 2016 by Jamie in Features, The Month Ahead // 0 Comments


Want to know what’s happening in the YA world this month? Well look no further! We’ve collected the exciting releases and events of the month for you to refer to in one place.

WAIT! Are we missing something, or do you want to make sure we have something jotted down for the coming months? Let us know in the comments!

Books Releasing in October 2016

  • WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS by Anna-Marie McLemore – LGBTQ+ Magical Realism, releasing on October 4, 2016
  • BOY ROBOT by Simon Curtis – LGBTQ+ SciFi, releasing on October 25, 2016
  • CLANLESS by Jennifer Jenkins – Sequel to NAMELESS and our BAMF Review book of the month, releasing on October 4, 2016
  • BEAST by Brie Spangler – LGBTQ+ Beauty and the Beast Retelling, releasing on October 11, 2016
  • IT’S NOT ME, IT’S YOU by Stephanie Kate Strohm – YA Contemporary, releasing October 25, 2016

Twitter Chats in October 2016

The following chats were found on Emily has an amazing Twitter chat calendar that you can actually subscribe to!

  • #BAMFChat: October 30, 2016 at 3pm EDT
    • Join us to discuss STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Characters in YA books
  • #BHPChat: October 25, 2016 at 9pm EDT
    • @emren and @thebooktraveler’s Bloghop Party Extraordinare! Get to know other bloggers like never before!

Bookish Events in October 2016




BONUS! Bookish Movies Releasing in October 2016

  1. THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN by Paula Hawkins gets the movie treatment, releasing in theatres on Friday, October 7
  2. THE LATE BLOOMER, based on MAN MADE: A MEMOIR by Ken Baker, has a limited release on Friday, October 7
  3. JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK, based on the book of the same name by Lee Child, releases on Friday, October 21
  4. AMERICAN PASTORAL by Philip Roth sees it’s movie release on Friday, October 21 for a limited US release and Friday, October 28 for a nationwide release.


What are you looking forward to most in the month ahead? Were you lucky enough to get an ARC of one of the books? What did you think?

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