Proud to share that Lemonade Mouth Puckers Up has just been selected as a Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the 2013! Hooray!
“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 Hughes offer both the joys and tribulations of being a young adult and provide us with pure fun as well.
His novels, “i am the wallpaper,” “A Crack in the Sky,” “Lemonade Mouth” and “Lemonade Mouth Puckers Up” (coming out on November 13!) tackle pesky younger neighbors, musical identity, a post-apocalyptic world, and our pasts’ inability to remain in our past. His books will make you laugh, ruminate, ponder, and pause. In short, they will completely drain your e-reader battery. (continue reading)
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. 🙂
The revolution continues! Disney’s smash hit Lemonade Mouth, based on the popular novel Lemonade Mouth by Mark Peter Hughes, is officially being set up for a movie sequel! To celebrate, we now offer this sneak-peek, a look at the upcoming Lemonade Mouth book sequel, LEMONADE MOUTH PUCKERS UP! Fulfilling a promise, Mark reads the very first scene of the sequel. Enjoy…and spread the word!