Bookish Happenings in November 2018

Here are bookish happenings for November! And with enough time that you can plan for them! 😛 I’ll share with you exciting bookish events such as new releases, movie releases related to books, holidays, conferences, and others. I can’t get everything, but hopefully you enjoy the information I have provided. 🙂

Release dates are for the book/movie in the United States, so it may not be accurate if you’re living in another country.

Links to Amazon are affiliate links, other links are just for your convenience. 🙂

Movie Releases

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November 2- Boy Erased
November 2 – The Nutcracker
November 9 – The Girl in the Spider’s Web
November 9 – The Grinch
November 16 – Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
November 16 – Widows
November 21 – The Front Runner
November 23 – Becoming Astrid
November 30 – If Beale Street Could Talk

Book Releases

(The Novel Knight keeps track of pre-order swag here.)

November 6

Archenemies by Marissa Meyer (Book 2 of Renegades)
Empress of All Seasons 
by Emiko Jean
Frozen Reign by Kathryn Purdie (Book 3 of Burning Glass)
Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan
Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix by Julie Dao
Umbertouched by Livia Blackburne (Book 2 of Rosemarked)

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November 13

The Storyteller by Traci Chee (Book 3 of The Reader)


November 16

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald by J.K. Rowling (Book 2 in Fantastic Beasts the Original Screenplay)
Merciless by Tamara Leigh (Book 1 in The Age of Conquest)

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November 20

Art Matters by Neil Gaiman

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All Month – National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
All Month – National Family Literacy Month
All Month – Picture Book Month
November 1 – National Family Literacy Day
November 1 – Author’s Day
November 3 – Buckeye Book Fair
November 3 – Rochester Children’s Book Festival
November 3 – York Book Festival
November 6 – National Non-Fiction Day
November 10 – Portland Book Festival
November 10 – Louisiana Book Festival
November 12-17 – Kentucky Book Festival
November 15 – I Love to Write Day
November 17 – Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading
November 18 – High Five a Librarian Day

Let me know if you go to any of these events, I’d love to hear about them! What bookish happenings are you most looking forward to?

❤ Annette


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