Stranger Things is the hit sci-fi horror series which made its debut on Netflix in 2016. The show was met with critical acclaim and a second season was released in 2017. A third season is currently in the works, but if you’re in desperate need of a Stranger Things fix, then you’ll be pleased to learn that a number of Stranger Things books are set to be released.
As Bloody Disgusting reports, a novel is set to be released which will serve as a prequel to the show and will follow Eleven’s mother and the MKUltra programme, it will be penned by author Gwenda Bond. More novels aimed at both adults and younger readers are expected to follow suite and they will be published by Penguin Random House, who has teamed up with Netflix.
If waiting until Spring of next year is too much, then you should also check out the Stranger Things companion book that is set to be released this Autumn. The book will give readers a behind-the-scenes look at the series and further explore the mysteries of the Stranger Things universe. It will be titled Stranger Things: World Turned Upside Down: The Official Behind-The-Scenes Companion.
A second book is also set to be released alongside the companion book which will come in the form of a hardcover gift book for young children, it is yet to have its title revealed but will apparently offer “advice, wisdom, and warnings from the Stranger Things world.” Audio versions of the books will also be available, though it is unknown if the cast of Stranger Things will voice their characters in the recordings.
The novel by Ann-Marie Howell is set in 1916 and is about a 12-year-old girl called Clara, who is sent to stay with her Aunt and Uncle at Gardener’s Cottage in the grounds of a sprawling country estate. Clara is soon to discover all the secrets the grounds hold including a locked room, a hidden key and a boy who only appears after dark.
Blood Queen will be released later this year and will tell the story of Lady Macbeth and will be the first book in a series on the queens made famous by the Bard.
Thomas, who is affectionately known as “G” will tell his story about how he came to Tour de France success, a tale of broken bones, crashes and bad luck that ended with glory in France in July. Quercus publishing says that The Tour According to G is the inside story of one of the most thrilling and heart-warming tales in sport and the narrative will be filled with Thomas’ words and insight into the race and the key characters that surround him.
Two decades after the release of Chocolat comes The Strawberry Thief, the fourth book in the series. The novel will feature protagonist Vianne Rocher in the French town of Lansquenet and will be published in hardback, paperback, eBook and audio in April of next year. Pre-order links aren’t yet available but we’ll update once the book is on sale.
On July 23rd a new collection of stories inspired by the classic was published. I am Heathcliff is available in hard cover and for Audible now and we have an excerpt for you to listen to today.