Posted on Thursday, February 17th, 2011 by Angie Han
You don’t have to be a 16-year-old Twihard to know that paranormal teen romance is huge right now. Like, ‘has its own shelf at the Barnes & Noble in the sprawling NYC Union Square store’ huge. Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight is the leader of the pack, obviously, but it’s far from the only series out there. Hollywood is all over this trend, as you can tell by the seemingly endless supply of vampires, werewolves, etc., on or heading to screens both big and small.
The latest book to get the Hollywood treatment is Amanda Hocking‘s Trylle Trilogy. Hocking announced on her site yesterday that her books had been optioned for a film, to be adapted by District 9 co-writer Terri Tatchell. I haven’t read Hocking’s novel, but it seems to be a paranormal YA fantasy that’s not about vampires, sparkling or otherwise. So that’s a start! More details after the jump.