Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon hasn’t even been released yet (pick it up in stores Sept. 1st) and this beautiful book is already being optioned for a movie! This is that kind of news where you can’t help but smile for days. Everything Everything is one of those books that makes you feel every emotion on the spectrum, and without running the risk of totally sounding like a cheese-ball, this book has EVERYTHING!
Since Yoon’s debut novel doesn’t release until next week, here’s a little on the book so you know what you’re in for:
This innovative, heartfelt debut novel tells the story of a girl who’s literally allergic to the outside world. When a new family moves in next door, she begins a complicated romance that challenges everything she’s ever known. The narrative unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, texts, charts, lists, illustrations, and more.
My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla.
But then one day, a moving truck arrives next door. I look out my window, and I see him. He’s tall, lean and wearing all black—black T-shirt, black jeans, black sneakers, and a black knit cap that covers his hair completely. He catches me looking and stares at me. I stare right back. His name is Olly.
Maybe we can’t predict the future, but we can predict some things. For example, I am certainly going to fall in love with Olly. It’s almost certainly going to be a disaster.
MGM is making a smart move by nabbing the rights so early. This is all one girls opinion, but I think this could be turned in to a great movie that sticks with us for generations, and attaching J. Mills Goodloe to adapt the script is another smart move. Goodloe adapted the Nicholas Sparks novel, Best of Me, and he wrote the original script for Age of Adaline. So when it comes to love stories I think this guy knows what he’s doing.
If you’ve read Everything Everything, let’s chat about this amazing news! If not, add it to your TBR list because it’s not one you’ll want to miss.