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2014-06-23 12:25:18

John Green, Gayle Forman, Lev Grossman and Holly Black among writers to appear at convention being held July 30-Aug. 3 in Orlando LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From "The Fault in Our Stars" to "The Spiderwick Chronicles" and "Speak," young adult novels continue to capture the hearts and attention of readers around the world. Several of the most popular and bestselling authors in the genre will be making appearances at this year's LeakyCon, the leading sci-fi/fantasy film,...

2014-05-09 12:24:42

In a Record-Setting Option and Development Deal, Pebblekick, Inc. Options at least Five of Popular Author Kailin Gow's Book Series to be Made into Games for Worldwide Distribution on Tablets, the Internet, and Mobile Phones LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Frost Series(TM) and PULSE Vampire Series(TM) by Kailin Gow are two of the first five book series optioned and are currently in development through Pebblekick, Inc., a Los Angeles based international distributor...

2014-03-14 23:25:09

"Lord of the Flies" meets the internet. What happens when you can't separate the game from life? Stafford, Virginia (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Imagine a game where a player’s sole focus is to become as popular as possible. What if the MMORPG (Massively Multi-Player Online Role Playing Game) depends so much on real life that everything that player does affects that player’s score? Welcome to “Status, The Game.” A novel that depicts the next hottest on-line game in America...

2013-07-22 23:04:53

New novel aims to get teens interested in science through science fiction and old fashioned adventure. NEW YORK, N. Y. (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 “The Higgs Boson is forgotten,” grumbled author Michael Raymond. “The biggest scientific discovery in a generation, and many people haven’t even heard of it.” CERN, the organization that discovered the Higgs Boson has since moved on to researching dark matter, another substance largely unfamiliar to the public. The author hopes to change...

2012-05-19 00:02:45

Bestselling authors of teen literature portray their more foul-mouthed characters as rich, attractive and popular, a new study finds. Brigham Young University professor Sarah Coyne analyzed the use of profanity in 40 books on an adolescent bestsellers list. On average, teen novels contain 38 instances of profanity between the covers. That translates to almost seven instances of profanity per hour spent reading. Coyne was intrigued not just by how much swearing happens in teen lit, but who...


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