ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘kody keplinger’

22Jul

Kody Keplinger wrote her YA book, The DUFF while still at high school in Kentucky. Standing for Designated Ugly Fat Friend, it’s about 17-year-0ld Bianca Piper, who ends up falling for a man she hates. It’s been optioned as a potential movie, with the involvement of McG, the director of Charlie’s Angels amongst many others. […]

22Jul

The Harry Potter movie saga has come to a (lucrative) close, but the success of that child-friendly franchise sparked a rejuvenation in children’s literature, as well as books for teens. Says author Ally Carter: “We are going through a Golden Age of Young Adult Fiction.” That’s not only true on the bookshelves, but in Hollywood. […]