UMass Magazine: BookMarks
by Patricia Sullivan
Mark Peter Hughes ’95G is in a good place: His young adult novel, Lemonade Mouth, masterfully told in the voices of five high school outcasts who form a band, was made into a Disney Channel movie musical. His family received star treatment on the set and he even appears on the screen — dressed as a bee. The movie was a huge hit and boosted book sales. A sequel… (read more)
Local Author Talks Family, Movies and the ‘Lemonade Mouth’ Sequel
by Brooklyn Lowery, Wayland Patch, 10/20/2012
Lemonade. It’s a perfect summertime drink, the staple of kids’ front-yard stands everywhere and, for one Wayland man, a key ingredient in his recipe for literary success.
In 2007, Mark Peter Hughes’ book, “Lemonade Mouth,” hit bookstores – and the Hughes family hit the road in a billboard of a car, traveling the country to spread the word about a misfit group of high school freshmen who formed a band called Lemonade Mouth. Now, five years and one Disney Channel movie later, Hughes… (continue reading…)
Cool news! Wellesley Books (near my home) has just set up a system to work with me so you can get personalized signed copies of any of my books sent anywhere (as gifts, for yourself, whatever!). Order over the phone or through their website. (To get signed copies through the website simply write “SIGNED COPY” in the comments section of your order. You can also indicate if you would like it customized for a specific person. 🙂