We may not be getting that Looking For Alaska movie after all…
John Green took to Twitter this morning, addressing the movie based on his best selling book of the same name.
“As this has so many RTs, I guess I should say: No Looking for Alaska movie is forthcoming (to my knowledge anyway),” he wrote. “I have no control over the movie rights to Looking for Alaska. To my knowledge, Paramount (who own the rights) have no plans to make a film.”
This is really a bummer for JJJ, we loved the book and were looking forward to seeing it on the big screen.
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Ricky Dillon is officially an author!
The 24-year-old YouTube star just released his memoir Follow Me from Simon & Schuster.
In Follow Me, Ricky gives fans an exciting look into his personal life and reveals the ins-and-outs of being a young online star.
Readers will dive deep into Ricky’s day-to-day world and see what it’s like to be a young star with a number of different creative interests, from crafting weekly videos to collaborating with other YouTube personalities and honing his career as a pop musician.
Follow Me is also filled with challenges created by Ricky—from serious, contemplative tasks to the type of zany, hilarious stunts that he explores in his videos regularly—to create a book that is informative, inspiring, and incredibly fun.”
Ricky will be heading on a cross country book tour soon! Get more info on RickyDillonBook.com.
The new Descendants novel is out in stores now and the JJJ Book Club is proud to say that we blasted through it!
It’s such a good read that we’ve teamed up with Disney Publishing and decided to give away a copy of “Return To The Isle of the Lost”, written by our fave Melissa de la Cruz, PLUS a Roku2, so you can stream the Descendants movie!
“Return To The Isle of the Lost” summary: Mal’s an expert at intimidating her enemies, but she’s broken the habit since leaving her villainous roots behind. So when she and her friends Evie, Carlos, and Jay all receive threatening messages demanding they return home, Mal can’t believe it. Sure, she’s King Ben’s girlfriend now, and she’s usually nice to her classmates, but she still didn’t think anyone would be silly enough to try to push her around.
The thing is, it kind of worked. Especially since she and her friends have a sneaking suspicion that their villainous parents are behind the messages. And when Evie looks into her Magic Mirror, what she sees only confirms their fears. Maleficent’s just a tiny lizard after her run-in with Mal at Ben’s Coronation, but she’s the worst villain in the land for a reason. Could she have found a way to escape? Whatever’s going on, Mal, Evie, Carlos, and Jay know they have to sneak back to the Isle and get to the bottom of it.
Without its infamous leader, the island’s even worse than when they left it, but the comforts of home—even a home as gloomy as the Isle of the Lost—can be hard to resist for recently reformed villains. Will the kids be able to beat the evil bubbling at the Isle’s wicked core, or will the plot to destroy Auradon succeed?
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Sofia Carson and Cameron Boyce sandwich in author Melissa de la Cruz during the “Return to the Isle of the Lost” Book Launch held at Barnes and Noble on Tuesday night (May 24) in Glendale, Calif.
The two Descendants stars, who play Evie and Carlos, joined Melissa and her family at the launch, even reading a sneak peek from the new novel which continues the Descendants story.
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After the reading, Sofia, Cameron and Melissa signed copies of the novel for fans.
“Return to the Isle of the Lost” is out at bookstores, and digital retailers NOW!
Sofia Carson and Cameron Boyce are headed back to the Isle of the Lost a little early.
The two Descendants stars will join author Melissa de la Cruz at the book signing for “Return To The Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel” on Tuesday, May 24th in Glendale, Calif.
Sofia, who plays Evie and Cameron, who plays Carlos, will stop by Barnes & Noble at the Americana with Melissa to greet fans, read from the novel and maybe even sign a few copies of the book.
Just a few rules for attendees: This is a wristband event. Wristbands will be distributed starting at 9AM THAT DAY, May 24th. Only one (1) wristband per book, which you must already have. Seating for the reading is limited. No personalization. Photos from the line only.
The book signing starts at 6:30PM.
Scotty McCreery stops by AOL Build in New York City on Tuesday afternoon (May 3).
The 22-year-old singer chatted up his new book, “Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward the Dream”, ahead of a signing later that night at Barnes and Noble.
Scotty also just joined SnapChat (scottymccsnap), so be sure to follow him!
Click inside for the dates on Scotty’s book tour… More Here! »
JJJ has such a treat for our readers today — we got our hands on an exclusive excerpt from Bella Thorne‘s upcoming novel, “Autumn’s Wish”!
In the third book of her trilogy, senior year is here, and everyone has a plan—except Autumn Falls. So many crazy-important decisions lie ahead, and she’s scared to make the wrong one.
So when she receives a magical locket that enables her to travel through time (!!!), Autumn hopes she can correct all her past mistakes—with her friends, with boys—and maybe even prevent her dad from dying. But the locket doesn’t work that way.
Instead, Autumn discovers that she’s only able to visit the future—and she doesn’t like what she sees. Autumn can change her destiny . . . but what does she really want?
“Autumn’s Wish” hits shelves and wherever books are sold on July 5th, and the second book, “Autumn’s Kiss” is available on paperback June 7th.
Connor Franta released his memoir “A Work in Progress” one year ago today (April 21) and he’s thanking his fans for all the support since publishing the book.
The 23-year-old YouTuber and author took to his Twitter to write a heartfelt note.
“Exactly 1 year ago today I released a little book that impacted me in more ways than I could have ever thought possible. It’s funny how life will throw the unexpected your way and how unimaginably incredible the outcome can be,” he wrote.
Connor added, “Thank you for preordering, attending the signings, posting breath-taking photos, tweeting, reviewing and simply reading my unfinished story.”
Read his whole note below…