On authors, readers, and the Internet

“YARN: You have your very own YouTube channel, tweet regularly, and post often on your website. Do you feel that these are now required extensions of your profession? Is this more so in YA or just a general shift in contemporary literature? Do you think social media creates more of a bond between author and …

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Interview with YA Review Network

“The novels of Mark Peter Hughes…provide us with pure fun.” – The Young Adult Review Network Sometimes as readers we forget that YA can be fun. Sure, we enjoy discussing its technical and literary components, but YA is often at its best with some gleeful enjoyment thrown into the mix. The novels of Mark Peter …

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UMass Magazine Puckers Up

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 …

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Patch Interview

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 …

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Now you can order signed copies of my books

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 …

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United Way Reading Initiative – Join Me

Join me and fellow kids-author Gregory Mone in support of reading at United Way’s Summer Learning Collaborative Showcase! On Aug 9 I’ll be presenting at Girls Inc. of Lynn, MA as part of United Way and BOSTnet’s exclusive look at their nationally recognized program that works to ensure students avoid summer learning loss. Thursday, August …

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