SPACE (a Canadian TV channel) has ordered the new original scripted drama series Bitten. Based on the best-selling Women of the Otherworld novels by Canadian author Kelley Armstrong, thirteen episodes of the one-hour drama have been ordered, with production set to begin in Toronto next spring (autumn Aussie time).
Keri Arthur‘s Fire Born to NAL in a two-book deal (World English). A new series about a phoenix, a fire spirit capable of taking on human form, who is also cursed with the ability to foresee death via her dreams.
Keri Arthur‘s next two books in the Dark Angels series to NAL (World English). Featuring a half-werewolf/half-Aedh.
Christina Farley‘s Gilded (2013) to Amazon Children’s (World). A 16-year-old Korean-American girl with a black belt and a deadly proclivity with steel-tipped arrows discovers an ancient Korean god has been kidnapping the first-born daughters of her family for generations.
Karen Ann Hopkins‘ third book in the Temptation trilogy to Harlequin Teen (World). A series about the dramatic and forbidden love between two teens, one who’s Amish and one who’s not, and the sacrifices they must make in order to be together.
Jackson Pearce‘s fourth companion book in her retold fairytale series, Cold Spell (2013) to Little, Brown (World English). A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen about a girl on a journey to save her childhood friend after he’s captured and held hostage in the unforgiving north.
Jodi Picoult‘s next three books to Ballantine (World, exc. UK), for publication beginning in 2014.
The film adaptation of Veronica Roth‘s Divergent has been set for release on 21st March 2014 in North America.
Maggie Stiefvater‘s The Raven Boys optioned to New Line. Akiva Goldsman is attached to produce.