Dog-Eared: July 2017

Ngozi Ukazu’s beloved web-comic Check, Please! now has a book deal with First Second. The comic will be released in two volumes. Volume 1 will collect the first two years of Bitty’s year at Samwell University, and Volume 2 will collect his third and fourth years. The projected release dates are fall 2018 and fall 2019, respectively.

*commences gleeful dance*

*plans to bake a celebratory pie*

Angie Thomas talks with Publishers Weekly about the origins of The Hate U Give and gives a tantalizing hint about her next book.

Tor has released a sneak peek of Rovina Cai’s illustrations for Seanan McGuire’s Beneath the Sugar Sky, the third book in the Wayward Children Series, which will be published in January 2018.

Jason Reynolds talks about his life, his talks with kids and youth (he’s an extremely popular speaker), and his upcoming novels. Long Way Down will be his first verse novel. And check out Yash’s reviews of The Boy in the Black SuitAll-American Boys, and As Brave As You.