‘The Darkest Minds’ Film Script is Finished! #TDM

Chad Hodge, the screenwriter for the film adaptation of Alexandra Bracken’s The Darkest Minds, has finished finally finished the script. He did not state if this was the first draft or the final draft. What we do know is that he finished it yesterday and that it is something that we should definitely be super excited about because that means that we are one step closer to seeing this film being made.

Check out a photo of the finished script below. As well of Hodge’s tweet.

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We are really looking forward to seeing what the future hold for The Darkest Minds series.


New York Times reviews Alex Bracken’s ‘Passenger’!

The New York Times has reviewed Alexandra Bracken’s newest book, Passenger.

Below is a small excerpt of the review

This is the sort of book that gracefully walks the fine line between excitement and instruction. By the end of it, the young reader might find that she has learned a good deal while she was thoroughly enjoying herself.

To read the full review please head over to New York Times.

If you haven’t already, be sure to pick up Alexandra Bracken’s Passenger at a bookstore near you.

Read the First 3 Chapters of Alexandra Bracken’s ‘Passenger’!

Hyperion and Alexandra Bracken have released the first three chapters of Alex’s upcoming Novel, Passenger.

Click here to read the first 3 chapters of Alex Bracken’s Passenger.

Read the synopsis below:

Violin prodigy Etta Spencer had big plans for her future,but a tragic accident has put her once-bright career at risk. Closely tied to her musical skill, however, is a mysterious power she doesn’t even know she has. When her two talents collide during a stressful performance, Etta is drawn back hundreds of years through time. Etta wakes,confused and terrified, in 1776, in the midst a fierce sea battle. Nicholas Carter, the handsome young prize master of a privateering ship, has been hired to retrieve Etta and deliver her unharmed to the Ironwoods, a powerful family in the Colonies — the very same one that orchestrated her jump back, and one Nicholas himself has ties to. But discovering she can time travel is nothing compared to the shock of uncovering the true reason the Ironwoods have ensnared her in their web. Another traveler has stolen an object of untold value from them, and, if Etta can find it, they will return her to her own time. Out of options, Etta and Nicholas embark on a perilous journey across centuries and continents, piecing together clues left behind by the mysterious traveler. But as they draw closer to each other and the end of their search, the true nature of the object, and the dangerous game the Ironwoods are playing, comes to light — threatening to separate her not only from Nicholas, but her path home…forever.

Passenger will be released in bookstores January 2016.

Alexandra Bracken will release Collection of Novella’s Called ‘Through the Dark’ featuring new story ‘Beyond the Night’

Big news for fans of Alexandra Bracken’s. The last book in Alex’s The Darkest Minds series came out last year and that ended the series. Well has just announced through an interview with Entertainment Weekly that

EW has exclusively learned that Hyperion will release Through the Dark, a collection of three novellas set in the Darkest Minds world.Through the Dark (out Oct. 6) will feature In Time and Sparks Rise, available in print for the first time. The book will also include a brand-new novella titled Beyond the Night. So for those of you keeping track, these novellas form a sentence like the original trilogy does: In Time Sparks Rise Beyond the Night. The collection will also feature a sneak peek at Passenger, the first novel in Bracken’s newest two-book series.

EW: What can you tell fans aboutThrough the Dark?
ALEXANDRA BRACKEN: I’m incredibly excited that these stories will finally be available in hardcover print format so readers without e-readers will be able to access them and have another hefty—this will be pretty close to 500 pages—beautiful hardcover to add to their collection. Each of these stories is told from perspectives outside of Ruby’s main story line narration, and they’re meant to expand upon different aspects of the story’s world. While you don’t have to read them to follow the main story line of the novels, they do tie into them.

More specifically, what can you tease about the newest novella,Beyond the Night?
Beyond the Night is a continuation of sorts of Sparks Rise, which is told partly from Sam’s perspective. I loved revisiting her in Sparks Rise and showing what happened to the friend Ruby left behind when she escaped Thurmond in The Darkest Minds. Maybe “loved” isn’t the right word considering the horrible things that happen to her, but I have a real soft spot for the character and how strong she is. Lucas, the other narrator from Sparks Rise is out of commission in this novella, so Sam shares alternating chapters with someone new. The story is set several weeks after the end of the third book, In the Afterlight, and touches upon the uncertainty and disorganization that comes after the end of a monumental shift of power and before a new, stable regime takes its place. There’s a new terrifying danger that the kids are facing, and you will get to see some characters from the main story…but I won’t say who!

Are you guys excited? We get another story from The Darkest Minds world!

Through the Dark will be available in stores on October 6.