The Business Behind Young Adult Novels

| Feb 11 | 12 Comments

Many of us were SHOCKED this week to learn that Vampire Diaries author L. J. Smith has been fired from writing forthcoming books in her popular series. How can an author possibly be fired from writing her own books? Well, it turns out that Alloy Entertainment, a book packager, actually owns the rights to the Vampire Diaries as well as a few other of the […]


POLL: Which YA Based Movie Are You Most Excited About?

| Jan 12 | 5 Comments

Everyone here at Daemon’s Books is super excited about the upcoming movie release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2—it even inspired our Harry Potter challenge—but that’s not the only YA novel adaptation hitting theaters in 2011. Some awesome YA books are going to be showing up on the big screen very soon, and we want to know which one you are most […]


I AM NUMBER FOUR Movie Tie-In Cover Revealed

| Dec 10 | 0 Comments

Prior to the movie release of I Am Number Four in February, Harper Collins is releasing a movie tie-in edition of the book. You can see the cover above, which features Alex Pettyfer aka Number Four aka John Smith. The movie also stars Glee‘s head Cheerio Dianna Agron as Sarah Hart. I Am Number Four (read our review here) was written by James Frey and […]


I AM NUMBER FOUR by Pittacus Lore [Review]

| Aug 15 | 0 Comments

I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

  If you haven’t already noticed all the buzz surrounding the latest YA book-to-movie adaptation, I Am Number Four, you probably will soon. The book only came out last week, but filming on the movie, which is being produced by Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg through DreamWorks Studios, is already underway. I Am Number Four is written by Pittacus Lore, a pseudonym for authors James […]


New Book Releases August 2010

| Aug 1 | 1 Comment

The upcoming August book releases are a mix of blockbusters, beach reads, and, toward the end of the month, a few heavier books that signal the transition into fall. The highly anticipated third book in the Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay, is out this month, as well as new books from Charlaine Harris and James Patterson. So take a look that the August releases I think […]


Read an Excerpt From I AM NUMBER FOUR

| Jul 20 | 0 Comments

Are aliens the new vampires? Harper Collins and DreamWorks certainly hope so, as their upcoming young-adult book (and soon to be movie), I Am Number Four, is about teenage aliens hiding out on Earth. It’s the first book in a planned six book series called the Lorien Legacies, and it has been getting some major buzz. Entertainment Weekly has an exclusive preview of the first […]