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Win a FREE 'Expelled' Book & Camera Prize Pack!

Win a FREE 'Expelled' Book & Camera Prize Pack!

We’re kicking off November with a brand new giveaway!

JJJ‘s teamed up with author Jimmy Patterson for a super cool contest with his new book, “Expelled”.

One (1) lucky reader will win a copy of the new book, which is out in bookstores now, plus a Podo Hands-Free Camera.

“Expelled” centers on how Will Foster’s Twitter account used to be anonymous — until someone posted The Photo that got him and three other students expelled, and possibly ruined their futures forever. But who took the picture, and why are they being targeted?

To uncover the truth, Will gets close to the suspects: the hacker, the quarterback, the bad girl, the class clown, the vice principal, and… his own best friend. What secrets are they hiding, and even worse—what do they know about each other? The terrible truth will haunt them forever.

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Maddie Ziegler Has More Ideas For Even More Fiction Books (Exclusive)

Maddie Ziegler Has More Ideas For Even More Fiction Books (Exclusive)

Just this week, Maddie Ziegler launched her first fiction book with “The Audition” — and she was really excited to be able to write it at such a young age.

“It was awesome to getting to write a fiction series,” the 15-year-old dancer and actress told JJJ in a recent interview. “I never thought that I’d get to write a book at all.”

She adds, “Getting to do ‘The Maddie Diaries’, which was a memoir, that was insane. That was already such a huge accomplishment for myself and then the publishing house came to me about the fiction series and that was incredible.”

Maddie says that after writing the first in her fiction series, she’s now thinking about other ideas for more books.

“There are plenty of books that I now see myself writing in the future and there are plenty of ideas for that, but for the first ones, it had to be about dance,” she shared. “Dance is my life.”

“I’ve done it since I was two-years-old and it is the thing I know the most. I’m very honored that I got this opportunity to write about dance.”

Maddie‘s “The Audition” is out now and available wherever books are sold.

J.K. Rowling's Original 'Harry Potter' Pitch Unveiled - Read It Here!

J.K. Rowling's Original 'Harry Potter' Pitch Unveiled - Read It Here!

We’ve all heard the story about author JK Rowling‘s pitch for Harry Potter being rejected not just once, or twice, but 12 times before Bloomsbury said yes — and now, the original pitch has been revealed!

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of “Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone”, the original pitch has gone on display at the new Harry Potter: A History Of Magic exhibition at London’s British Library and we’re definitely still scratching our heads about how 11 other publishers said no to it — because it’s just as magical as you’d expect!

Check out the first page of the pitch below:

Harry Potter lives with his aunt, uncle and cousin because his parents died in a car-crash – or so he has been told. The Dursleys don’t like Harry asking questions; in fact, they don’t seem to like anything about him, especially the very odd things that keep happening around him (which Harry himself can’t explain).

The Dursleys’ greatest fear is that Harry will discover the truth about himself, so when letters start arriving for him near his eleventh birthday, he isn’t allowed to read them. However, the Dursleys aren’t dealing with an ordinary postman, and at midnight on Harry’s birthday the gigantic Rubeus Hagrid breaks down the door to make sure Harry gets to read his post at last. Ignoring the horrified Dursleys, Hagrid informs Harry that he is a wizard, and the letter he gives Harry explains that he is expected at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in a month’s time.

To the Dursleys’ fury, Hagrid also reveals the truth about Harry’s past. Harry did not receive the scar on his forehead in a car-crash; it is really the mark of the great dark sorcerer Voldemort, who killed Harry’s mother and father but mysteriously couldn’t kill him, even though he was a baby at the time. Harry is famous among the witches and wizards who live in secret all over the country because Harry’s miraculous survival marked Voldemort’s downfall.

So Harry, who has never had friends or family worth the name, sets off for a new life in the wizarding world. He takes a trip to London with Hagrid to buy his Hogwarts equipment (robes, wand, cauldron, beginners’ draft and potion kit) and shortly afterwards, sets off for Hogwarts from Kings Cross Station (platform nine and three quarters) to follow in his parents’ footsteps.

Harry makes friends with Ronald Weasley (sixth in his family to go to Hogwarts and tired of having to use second-hand spellbooks) and Hermione Granger (cleverest girl in the year and the only person in the class to know all the uses of dragon’s blood). Together, they have their first lessons in magic – astronomy up on the tallest tower at two in the morning, herbology out in the greenhouses where the…

Val Chmerkovskiy Writes Memoir Due Out in March 2018

Val Chmerkovskiy Writes Memoir Due Out in March 2018

Make some room on your bookshelves for Val Chmerkovskiy‘s upcoming memoir.

The Dancing With The Stars pro dancer, and two-time champ, will be dropping his first book in March 2018, Gossip Cop reports.

Titled “I’ll Never Change My Name: An Immigrant’s American Dream from Ukraine to the USA to Dancing with the Stars”, the memoir will chronicle his beginnings and his rise to fame on the hit ABC show.

Published by HarperCollins, the upcoming book “illuminates his soul, revealing a deep, thoughtful person who channels his emotions and socially conscious views through his art. The beloved dance champion and choreographer assesses his life and career so far – where he’s come from and where he hopes to go.”

Inside Val‘s book, you’ll find poetry that he’s written, as well as 16 pages of never-before-seen photographs. Val‘s brother Maks even wrote the foreward.

Can’t wait to read it!

Mackenzie Ziegler Debuts the Cover for Her First Book

Mackenzie Ziegler Debuts the Cover for Her First Book

Mackenzie Ziegler just shared the cover of her debut book “Kenzie’s Rules For Life” today, and we can’t wait to read it!

The 13-year-old entertainer announced she was writing a book back in May, and it’s due to be released May 15, almost exactly one year later.

The cover features Kenzie donning a sweet pink romper, white sneakers, and curly hair, holding a piece of chalk. On the chalkboard behind heard it reads: “Kenzie‘s Rules For Life: How to be Happy, Healthy, and Dance to Your Own Beat” with her full name.

Pre-order the book with the link below.

Congratulations, Kenzie!