At a charity reading event last night with Rick Riordan, novelist James Patterson revealed that he will end the popular Maximum Ride series with Nevermore.

Patterson was confident that the movie will be adapted. In fact, the team behind the Iron Man movie series just finished writing a Maximum Ride screenplay and Catherine Hardwicke told GalleyCat that she may direct the movie.

At the reading, Patterson explained that parental duties include turning kids onto reading–it’s not just a job for teachers and librarians. “You’re missionaries. We all need to spread the word,” he explained.

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