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'The Originals' Will Be Turned Into a Book Series!

'The Originals' Will Be Turned Into a Book Series!

Danielle Campbell and Leah Pipes look super cute while walking the red carpet at the CBS, CW, and Showtime Party held during the 2014 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour on Thursday (July 17) at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, Calif.

It was announced this week that their show The Originals will be turned into a book series!

The three books will feature entirely new stories about the characters from the television series and will be released in February 2015, April 2015, and June 2015, according to Media Bistro.

FYI: Danielle is wearing an AQ/AQ dress, Chinese Laundry heels, a Tory Burch clutch, and jewelry by Bauble Bar and Capewell & Co.

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The JJJ Book Club Celebrates National Independent Bookstore Days/Week/Month; It's One of Those + Check Out The New Books!

The JJJ Book Club Celebrates National Independent Bookstore Days/Week/Month; It's One of Those + Check Out The New Books!

Did you know it’s National Independent Book Store Month…or Weeks? July is the month where you should seek out the oddball, weird, cozy and cool bookshops in your neighborhood.

Don’t know where they are? Find one!

Also, this month JJJ Book Club is apparently fascinated with disappearances, dystopia and dream lands in our book picks. We don’t know how that happened!

Check out our full list of favorites releasing this month inside… More Here! »

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James Patterson's 'Maximum Ride' Book Series Heads To YouTube

James Patterson's 'Maximum Ride' Book Series Heads To YouTube

Looks like we’ll be getting that “Maximum Ride” movie…sort of.

The eight-book fantasy franchise — which the JJJ Book Club confesses is one of our faves — is going to a miniseries on YouTube, Variety reports.

Written by James Patterson, the “Maximum Ride” series centers on six kids who have been genetically modified to be 98% human and 2% bird — giving them wings and the power of flight. After they escape from the lab facility known as The School and are pursued by their former captors.

“‘Maximum Ride’ has a massive global fan base and it is very exciting to think about connecting with them online,” Mr. Patterson shared in a statement. “I’m confident that CDS will help introduce the book series to a completely new audience as well.”

A few years ago, Columbia Pictures had acquired the film rights before it shifted over to Universal Pictures. However, a Universal rep said “Maximum Ride” is no longer in development at the studio.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of “Maximum Ride” becoming a mini-series?

'Allegiant' Books 'Maze Runner' Screenwriter to Adapt For Big Screen

'Allegiant' Books 'Maze Runner' Screenwriter to Adapt For Big Screen

While Shailene Woodley and Theo James are still shooting Insurgent in Atlanta, Summit Entertainment has already recruited screenwriter Noah Oppenheim to pen the adaption of Allegiant.

Noah, who also penned the script for The Maze Runner, is attached to just the first part of Allegiant, which is being split into two films, according to THR.

In the dystopian franchise written by Veronica Roth, people are divided into groups by certain values. Allegiant is expected to debut in theaters on March 18th, 2016 and Part 2 will hit on March 24th, 2017.

Allegiant sees Tris and Four discovering that the world they grew up in may all be a lie, and they’ll have to make hard choices that could change their lives forever.

Win a FREE 'Homeroom Diaries' Prize Pack

Win a FREE 'Homeroom Diaries' Prize Pack

Who’s ready to head back to school? Not yet, right? Summer just got started!

But we know back-to-school shopping is just around the corner and JJJ wants to help you out — with a sweet prize pack that includes a cool new back pack, a mini-mobile charger and a copy of James Patterson‘s “Homeroom Diaries”.

Out on July 21st, the book is about Margaret “Cuckoo” Clarke, who recently had a brief stay in a mental institution following an emotional breakdown, but she’s turning over a new leaf with her “Happiness Project”. She’s determined to beat down the bad vibes of the Haters, the Terror Teachers, and all of the trials and tribulations of high school by writing and drawing in her diary. And when life gets really tough, she works through her own moments of uncertainty through imaginary conversations with her favorite literary characters.

Cuckoo’s also got a nearly impossible mission: she, along with her misfit band of self-deprecating friends (who call themselves “the Freakshow”) decide to bridge the gap between warring cliques and “bring the Nations together”. Not everyone is so willing to join hands and get along, but Cuckoo never stops smiling…until one of her closest friends, pushed to desperation by a Hater prank, decides that enough is enough.

Melissa de la Cruz To Write 'Descendants' Book Prior To Disney Movie Debut

Melissa de la Cruz To Write 'Descendants' Book Prior To Disney Movie Debut

Exciting news JJJ Book Club members — one of our fave authors, Melissa de la Cruz was just announced as the writer behind the new Descendants book!

The book, which serves as a prequel to the upcoming DCOM, is called “Isle of the Lost” and will hit shelves on May 5th, 2015.

“Isle of the Lost” summary: Legend has it that long ago, the most infamous villains were imprisoned on the Isle of the Lost, cut off from the rest of the world as a punishment for their misdeeds. In this dark and dreary place, the likes of Maleficent, Jafar, Cruella de Vil and the Evil Queen reside and evil reigns supreme. Mal, Evie, Jay, and Carlos are their descendants, the teenaged sons and daughters of the Isle’s most villainous characters, and they are coming of age on the Isle of the Lost.

Descendants is currently filming in Canada and stars Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, Booboo Stewart, Cameron Boyce, Kristin Chenoweth and more.

JJJ Book Club Reveal: Karen Bao's 'Dove Arising' Cover!

JJJ Book Club Reveal: Karen Bao's 'Dove Arising' Cover!

Check out the exclusive reveal of Karen Bao‘s debut novel, “Dove Arising”!

Ms. Bao began writing the story of a girl who is forced to leave her family when she was just 17 and now the novel is almost ready to release!

In “Dove Arising”, Phaet Theta has lived her whole life in a colony on the Moon. She’s barely spoken since her father died in an accident nine years ago. She cultivates the plants in Greenhouse 22, lets her best friend talk for her, and stays off the government’s radar. Then her mother is arrested.

Living on their own with no support, the only way for Phaet to save her younger siblings from a life in the degrading Shelter is by enlisting in the Militia, the faceless army that polices the Lunar bases and protects them from attacks by desperate Earth-dwellers.

Training is brutal, but it’s where Phaet forms an uneasy but meaningful alliance with the preternaturally accomplished Wes, a fellow outsider. Rank high, save her siblings, free her mom: that’s the plan. Until Phaet’s logically ordered world begins to crumble…

“Dove Arising” is out in February 2015.

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