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Bailee Madison Celebrates 'Losing Brave' Release Day

Bailee Madison Celebrates 'Losing Brave' Release Day

Bailee Madison is celebrating big time today — her debut novel, “Losing Brave”, is out NOW!

The Good Witch actress co-wrote the young adult thriller with Stefne Miller, and the novel centers on Payton Brave’s quest to find out what happened to her twin sister, Dylan.

Stefne Miller and I were attracted to the genre when we realized that psychological thrillers were becoming more and more popular in the adult space,” Bailee once shared about why they chose to write a thriller. “But hadn’t been done for the young adult market yet.”

Bailee actually joins an elite group of celeb authors who published works of fiction.

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Bailee Madison Dishes On Writing New Book 'Losing Brave' So It Could Be Turned Into a Movie

Bailee Madison Dishes On Writing New Book 'Losing Brave' So It Could Be Turned Into a Movie

Bailee Madison was sort of killing two birds with one stone, so to speak, with her new book, “Losing Brave”, that she co-wrote with Stefne Miller.

Speaking with Miami New Times, the actress, producer and now author, opened up about how the concept was born and how the novel could be translated to film.

Bailee actually met Stefne while she was filming Annabelle Hooper and the Ghosts of Nantucket, and from there, they wrote the book over Skype conversations, phone calls, and emails.

“It centers on a girl named Peyton Brave and picks up a year after her sister’s disappearance,” Bailee explains of the novel. “It follows her through this state of turmoil and confusion and sadness and pain…. Within all this self-destruction, she finds out that two other girls have gone missing, so she now takes it upon herself to find the person responsible and find out what is happening to these girls.”

While writing, one thing Bailee and Stefne made sure of was that the book could be easily translated into a movie.

“Stefne and I were determined to make this book 100 percent viable for the screen,” she adds. “I loved the idea of writing a book and getting to later adapt it into a screenplay.”

“Losing Brave” will hit shelves on Tuesday, January 30th.

Val Chmerkovskiy Dishes on Brother Maks Having A Big Part in His Upcoming Book

Val Chmerkovskiy Dishes on Brother Maks Having A Big Part in His Upcoming Book

Val Chmerkovskiy‘s upcoming memoir, “I’ll Never Change My Name”, will be out in just a few more months — and his brother Maksim, has a big part in it.

Speaking with People, the DWTS pro dished about how Maks not only wrote the forward, but the book is almost Maks’ memoir, too.

“While reading this book you’ll quickly realize that my memoir is more like our memoir because [Maks] plays such a prominent role in my life,” Val shared. “I love him dearly, and only he and I truly understand and value our bond.”

He continues, “We’ve shared so many life-changing experiences together and I owe a lot of my life to him. We had bunk beds most of our lives and shared everything from conversations to the adult magazines we hid underneath those bunk beds.”

“I was very lucky to have an older brother. For most of my life, he bulldozed through heartaches and disappointments while I walked behind him enjoying the wisdom of hindsight.”

Val‘s book will be out in March 2018.

Chloe Lukasiak Announces Book Tour For 'Girl On Pointe' - See The Dates!

Chloe Lukasiak Announces Book Tour For 'Girl On Pointe' - See The Dates!

Chloe Lukasiak might already be on the Irreplaceables Tour, but she has another tour coming too — a book tour!

Announced today, the Dance Moms alum shared that she’ll be hitting up four select cities for the tour on Twitter.

“So happy to announce my first book tour for ‘Girl On Pointe’! I’m so proud of this book and I can’t wait for you all to read it,” Chloe wrote. “Looking forward to meeting you guys!!”

Check out all the details about Chloe‘s book on JJJ, and see if she’ll be in a city near you below!

Author John Green Jokes That He's Casting 'Turtles All The Way Down' Movie Adaption

Author John Green Jokes That He's Casting 'Turtles All The Way Down' Movie Adaption

John Green‘s best-selling book, “Turtles All The Way Down” is headed to the big screen!

The author, and Variety, are reporting that Fox has picked up the movie rights to the brand new book, which hit newsstands just a few months ago.

The book centers on 16-year-old Aza Holmes, a young woman looking for clues in the disappearance of a fugitive billionaire, while grappling with mental illness.

“I await your casting suggestions, because of course I will be casting the movie adaptation of Turtles All the Way Down entirely by myself,” John joked on Twitter, pointing out that no one ever pays attention to his Twitter bio, which clearly states he does not cast the movies.

Check out the video announcement below!

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