publication date: Thursday, September 4, 2014 (part of Fall 2014)

category: Literature

clue: Writing vampire romance books for teens can make anyone successful, even without a publisher. Who's the king?

explanation: Hocking was the best-selling self-published author of the My Blood Approves books. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, and Lori Lancaster


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