Tag: young adult books

Book Review: ‘Th1rteen R3asons Why’ by Jay Asher

Posted: June 27, 2011 at 9:00 am   /   Book Reviews, Books, Local, Reviews

Th1rteen R3asons Why was written by Jay Asher. It has won many young adult awards from 2008-2010. As of February 2011, Universal Studios picked up the rights of the book to turn it into a movie. However, no date of release has been set yet. Selena Gomez has been asked to play main character, Hannah […]

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Best Selling Authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare Will Be in St Louis Today!

Posted: May 4, 2010 at 6:13 am   /   Local, St. Louis Events

The St. Louis County Library has been having great authors visiting (read our interview with Lisa McMann here). Next week is no exception! Holly Black, author of the popular series “The Spiderwick Chronicles,” and Cassandra Clare, author of the New York Times bestselling “Mortal Instruments” series, will be in town today – Tuesday, May 4 […]

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“Incarceron” Rights Picked Up By FOX

Posted: March 1, 2010 at 11:09 am   /   Local, Movie News

Ever since the Harry Potter series debuted, studios have been looking for their own cash cow. A series that has a group of sustained users, and the ability to have a huge market draw. The Potter series had all of this in spades, and since it is possibly the biggest book series of the last […]

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