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Ned Vizzini

  • 4 stars across 6 books

    For over twenty-five years, Chris Columbus has written, directed and produced some of the most successful box-office hits, which have established him as a major force in contemporary Hollywood film-making. As a writer, he launched his career with the legendary films Gremlins and The Goonies. Columbus directed and produced the first two films in the blockbuster Harry Potter series and produced the third. More recently, Columbus has directed features such as the hit film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. As a
    director, Columbus has been at the helm of such films as Home Alone and Mrs. Doubtfire.


    Ned Vizzini (1981-2013) began writing for the New York Press at the age of fifteen. At seventeen, he was asked to write a piece for the New York Times Magazine, and at nineteen, he published Teen Angst? Naaah..., his autobiography of his years at Stuyvesant High School. His debut teen novel, Be More Chill, was selected for the Today Show Book Club by Judy Blume. It's Kind of a Funny Story, a cult classic, was adapted into a 2010 film starring Zach Galifianakis and named one of the 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels by National Public Radio. The Other Normals, his third novel, was a Junior Library Guild selection. He was the co-author, with Chris Columbus, of the New York Times bestselling fantasy-adventure series House of Secrets. He wrote for the New Yorker and Salon. He also wrote for television, including MTV's hit show Teen Wolf. His work has been translated into twenty-five languages

    24th February 2014

    House of Secrets

    HOUSE OF SECRETS follows three siblings and their family as they are forced to move to a mysterious new house in San F... More

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    2nd June 2014

    House of Secrets

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    26th February 2015

    Battle of the Beasts

    Book two in the bestselling HOUSE OF SECRETS series. Get ready for another action-packed adventure! Just... More

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    20th February 2017

    Clash of the Worlds

    The third and final book in the epic HOUSE OF SECRETS series. Get ready for another roller coaster ride of an adventur... More

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    27th March 2014

    Battle of the Beasts

    Book two in the bestselling HOUSE OF SECRETS series. Get ready for another action-packed adventure! Just when the Walker... More

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