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15-Year-Old Disney Star Lands Book Deal for YA Series

15-year-old actress and singer Bella Thorne has inked a book deal for a teen book series called Autumn Falls. If you want to see her writing, explore Thorne’s Twitter page with 2.9 million followers.

Delacorte Press will publish series, and the first book comes out the summer of 2014. DeFiore & Company agent Matthew Elblonk negotiated the deal with executive editor Wendy Loggia. Loggia will also edit the books. Here’s more from the release:

AUTUMN FALLS is the story of a 14-year-old girl whose high school life unexpectedly changes after an encounter with magic. AUTUMN FALLS is Thorne’s publishing debut, and she will co-write with Elise Allen. A multitalented teen star, Bella is best known for her lead role playing aspiring dancer “Cece Jones” on the hit Disney Channel original series Shake It Up, which is in its third season.

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Metallica Biography Coming from Da Capo

The rock band Metallica will get a two-volume biography from Da Capo Press. Written by rock author Paul Brannigan and music journalist Ian Winwood, the first volume of Birth. School. Metallica. Death will hit shelves in the fall of 2013.

DeFiore & Company agent Matthew Elblonk negotiated the deal (in association with Matthew Hamilton at Aitken Alexander) with Da Capo Press executive editor Ben Schafer.

The editor had this comment: “Metallica’s story is an epic narrative finally getting the same multi-book treatment as Elvis Presley, Charles Darwin, and several former Presidents.”

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