Which books might have potential for movie or TV choices? Rights Available is a snapshot of notable new or upcoming titles which have attraction for studios (and have been shopped). Below are the titles featured in January and February problems with The Hollywood Reporter, all of which have been out there to choose up on the time of their respective difficulty publications.
Borders (LITTLE BROWN, SEPT. 7, 2021)
BY Thomas King AGENCY Westwood Creative Artists
This graphic novel is advised from the angle of an Indigenous boy who will get stopped on the U.S.-Canada border along with his mom after they establish their citizenship as Blackfoot, leaving them in a protracted limbo.
The Chosen One (LITTLE BROWN, JAN. 4)
BY Echo Brown AGENCY WME
Part memoir and half magical realism, the story follows Echo as she navigates an Ivy League faculty as a Black girl, all of the whereas contending with generational trauma and the mysterious visions which have begun invading her day-to-day life.
Devil House (MCD, JAN. 25)
BY John Darnielle AGENCY WME
As true crime retains its maintain on Hollywood, this guide would enable for a filmmaker to carry a mirror as much as the style. It follows a real crime novelist who strikes into the home the place a double homicide occurred within the Nineteen Eighties to be able to write about it.
Lesser Known Monsters of the twenty first Century (TIN HOUSE, FEB. 2)
BY Kim Fu AGENCY Westwood Creative Artists
Here’s a speculative quick story assortment excellent for streaming audiences accustomed to Black Mirror and The Haunting of Hill House: A runaway bride encounters a sea monster, a lady grows wings on her legs, and an insomniac is seduced by the Sandman.
A Comb of Wishes (QUILL TREE, FEB. 8)
BY Lisa Stringfellow AGENCY Writers House
Still reeling from the demise of her mom, Kela finds a magical comb close to the ocean that summons a wrathful mermaid that can grant her a want — however at a harmful value.
Red Thread of Fate (BERKLEY, FEB. 8)
BY Lyn Liao Butler AGENCY UTA
In this novel, a husband and spouse need to undertake a child from China, however the husband dies in a tragic accident involving his estranged cousin. Now the lady should care for the 5-year-old daughter of that cousin and resolve whether or not to proceed with the adoption.
Booth (G.P. PUTNAM’S SONS, MARCH 8)
BY Karen Joy Fowler AGENCY WME
This work of historic fiction focuses not on essentially the most well-known member of the Booth household however on the inside and outer worlds of his many siblings within the lead-up to and the aftermath of America’s first presidential assassination.
The Marvellers (HENRY HOLT & CO., MAY 3)
BY Dhonielle Clayton AGENCY Bent
Set in a magical faculty within the sky, the story follows a scholar, Ella, who’s the primary of her type to attend the famed Arcanum Training Institute, the place she has to beat prejudice and, hopefully, make a pal or two.