Inkpop Blog

Write, Read, Connect

Posts Tagged ‘breaking dawn’

inkpop Fundamentals: June 9, 2011

Posted by cat eyes & skinny jeans on June 9, 2011

e-book prequel to Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl’s ‘Beautiful Chaos’ available August 2011! Beautiful Chaos, the third installment in Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl’s Caster Chronicles series isn’t slated to hit bookstores until October 18, 2011; but diehard fans won’t have to wait that long for their next Caster Chronicles fix. On August 2, 2011, Garcia and Stohl will release Dream Dark: A Beautiful Creatures Story, an e-book exclusive download said to be a prequel to Beautiful Chaos, which focuses on Link, Ethan’s best friend, as he begins his own transformation into the supernatural. “In addition to the brand-new short story, the e-book download will also include an exclusive sneak peek at the first five chapters of ‘Beautiful Chaos.’” MTV.

James Patterson’s ‘Maximum Ride’ series coming to an end Since its debut on April 11, 2005, James Patterson’s Maximum Ride series has struck a chord with teenage readers and adults alike with his cast of quirky, part human/part avian characters thought of as modern-day superheroes, but nothing lasts forever – and neither will this series. Patterson recently announced that the release of the eighth book – Nevermore – set to hit bookstores in February 2012, will be the final installment in the series. “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.” GalleyCat.

‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn’ Part 1 film trailer released! Though November 18, 2011 is still a good five months away, on Sunday, June 5, 2011, MTV debuted the official trailer for one of the most-anticipated movies of the year – Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1. The two-minute trailer, which you can view here, includes footage of the wedding invitation scene, as well as “spoilers about the strange plot of Stephenie Meyer‘s novel.” MediaBistro.

Over to you…are you excited for the release of Beautiful Chaos? Will you be downloading a copy of Dream Dark on August 2, 2011? Will you be sad to see the Maximum Ride series come to an end? What are your thoughts on a Maximum Ride film franchise? What do you think of the Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 trailer? Will you be seeing the film when it his theaters on November 18, 2011 – why or why not?

Share your thoughts in the comments section!

Erika (aka inkpoperika)

Posted in inkpop Fundamentals, inkpop News, Pop Culture, Teen Trends | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments »

I Dreamed a New Ending

Posted by inkpopbecki on April 15, 2011

First, we would like to congratulate the following three winners of The Carrier of the Mark ARC winners. Marissa, Theodora and Ashley Nicole have all been randomly selected to win a free Advance Reader Copy of The Carrier of the Mark for reposting or tweeting the video link of Leigh receiving her box of ARCs. Awesomesauce! Thank you all for entering.


So conclusions of series that we love are always difficult for an author.

***SPOILER ALERT: for Harry Potter, Twilight and The Hunger Games***

 I mean come on Ron, Hermione and Harry who really marries their high school sweethearts? Standing in the middle of field starring a group of vampires down until they go away does not an epic war make, Bella! And kids?! We know the world has changed, but there’s still a lot of chaos Katniss!

We’re just kidding! While we respect our authors valid attempts at wrapping up their series, no one is ever 100% pleased. So now is your chance. Take your favorite series that has ended in recent years and write an alternative ending. Make a funny parody or tell us what you would have actually like to have seen happen. Post your story here in the comment section of the blog.

Three winners will be selected and announced here next Friday on the inkpop blog. Have fun and may the odds be forever in your favor!

Posted in inkpop Game | Tagged: , , , , , | 10 Comments »