24 Jan

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The Book Hookup

One of our much-loved books here at The Book Hook-up,  A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness, was optioned last summer by Warner Bros and now it’s one step closer to the big screen. 

Playwright David Auburn has been tapped to penA Discovery of Witches, Warner Bros.’s adaptation of the supernatural fantasy novel by history professor Deborah Harkness.

Denise Di Novi and Alison Greenspan are producing.

Published by Viking Adult in February 2011, the book centered on a scholarly woman who is a direct descendant of the first woman executed at the Salem Witch Trials that accidentally discovers a long-lost manuscript that may contain the secret of immortality. She is thrust into a position where she and a 1,500 year old vampire must stop an inter-species war between witches and vampires.

Warners picked up the book, part of a planned trilogy, last July as it…

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