Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The Exciting News You've Been Waiting For!!!!

I know some of you might have already guessed this--and the rest of you have been asking me questions about it constantly (SORRY for not replying to them. I wasn't ignoring you, I swear. I just wasn't allowed to share yet!).

But the news is officially "out there" now, so I can FINALLY tell you that yes, THIS IS HAPPENING:



Yes--that's right. EVERBLAZE is not the end of the KEEPER series. THERE WILL BE A KEEPER #4--which has no title yet, or any official plot details (it also, um, hasn't been written--but details, details. I'm working on it!)

Sadly, that's pretty much all I can share at the moment. It's hard to talk about book 4 when you guys haven't read book 3 (definitely don't want to spoil anything for you). But I can show you the official deal announcement from PM, which does tell you one sentence about it:

Shannon Messenger's book 4 in the Keeper of the Lost Cities series, a young girl with secrets buried in her memory must realize the full power of her abilities if she is to infiltrate a dangerous new society to prevent a deadly conflict with the potential to destroy the Lost Cities and the future of her kind, again to Liesa Abrams at Aladdin, for publication in Fall 2015*, by Laura Rennert at Andrea Brown Literary Agency (NA).ljrennert@mac.com 

I also want to give a HUGE "thank you" to each and every one of you for the love and enthusiasm you've shown this series. My agent, editor, and the whole team at S&S have all been amazingly supportive, BUT, we still wouldn't be adding another book if you guys weren't such incredible, awesome readers!!!

So thank you for the fandoms you've started, and the fan art you send me, and for telling your friends and family and librarians and teachers. Bit by bit you guys are helping this series grow, and you have no idea how much I appreciate it. I can't WAIT for you guys to read EVERBLAZE this November, and I can't wait to write book 4.

And on that note, I should probably get started--TO THE WRITING CAVE!!!!




*in PM it was incorrectly listed as Fall 2016, so I amended it here. 

36 comments:

  1. Yay! That's fabulous news! Congratulations! <3

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  2. YAY! I can't wait to tell my daughter and her friend that there will be more Keepers!

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  3. Yes! That's amazing news. I just finished reading Exile, which I absolutely loved, and I'm so happy there's going to be both a book 3 & 4. Congrats Shannon, and thanks for a wonderful series! :)

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  4. SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE :3 Fangirling right here :D :3

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  5. YES SO EXCITED!! :D

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  6. OHMYGOSH I'M SO EXCITED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE THIS SERIES SO MUCH IT IS ONE OF MY ABSOLUTE FAVORITES AND JUST EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK!!!!!!!!
    *hyper obsessive fangirling*

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  7. OMGOMGOMGOMGOMOGOMOGMOMGOMOGMOOMGOMOGMGOGMGOMGGMOGMOGMOGMOGMOGMOGMOGMOGMO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU SHANNON! PLEASE MAKE 1000 OF THEM!!!

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  8. Congrats, Shannon!! Can't wait to read it!

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  9. Congratulations! Fantastic news!

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  10. So exciting!!! I'm so glad there will be another book. Congratulations!!!!!

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  11. OMG YESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES*hyperfangirlingrant*
    OHMYGUMMYBEAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  12. YES! YES! YES! EYS! Wait, eys? (GOSH auto correct! You can't spell my name, but you can spell yes???!!!)
    Hold on please, I have to freak out and go all fangirl on everybody. *screams* *hugs keeper* *flails* Ok I think I'm good...
    I'm not. I'm way too exited.
    Congrats Shannon! (Now can I interogate you for answers on Everblaze please?)
    ; P

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  13. Wonderful news! Congratulations, Shannon!

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  14. Yeeeeesssssss!!!!!!!!!!!! I am so happy!!!!!!

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  15. EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am literally jumping up and down, screaming! My frinds are going to be so annoyed about my ongoing rambling when I get back...OH my gosh. :):):):):):):)

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    1. I meant friends. I'm so excited, I'm spelling things wrong. Sorry. EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK!!!!!!!!!!!

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    2. Wait...I have to wait a whole year after EVERBLAZE??? Rats. Oh, well. It's worth it if it's KEEPER!!!!!!!

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  16. I can't wait to see who's on the cover of this one!

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    1. I want to see biana

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    2. marella, dex, sophie ,fitz, keefe, and biana all together would be super cool :D

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  17. You just broke my universe. I was planning on watching Star Trek tonight, but NO! I just had to see this. *calls to family* Get ready! We are throwing a party!!!! :)

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  18. So excited! Glad to here the great news!

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  19. Congratulations Shannon! I can't wait to see the cover, They're always so amazing!

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  20. Well now...that's some AWESOME good news!!! Congrats and have a blast at the comic con!

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  21. OMG!!! I just love this series and am so excited that you are coming out with another book! I am counting the seconds until # 3 comes out and I am sure both #3 and #4 will be epic!!! I sure hope you keep coming up up with more books!!

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  22. Ahhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!! I haven't even gotten to the second book yet!

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  23. AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO GREAT

    ~LOVE

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  24. YESSSSS THANK YOU OMG
    IM SO EXCITEDDDDDDDDDD
    KEEP THEM COMING!!!!!!! Please?

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  25. ...


    AAAAAAAAAHHHHHH!!!!! YEEEEEEEEEEEEESsSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!! BOOK NUMBER 4!!!!!! SOOOO HAPPY CANT EVEN ASDFSDHADFJUGSDFJGEDFJJE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

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  26. It's great !! Me, I always expect Volume 2 in France ... and yes, I'm French! It is horrible for us to wait knowing that you've already read! In addition, you do not stop complimenting Volume 2! It null that I have no a vocabulary enough developed for read in English!! Google translate !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (and me)
    Otherwise sorry for the mistakes !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    by !!
    (c'est dur l'anglais à 12 ans !! Quand même... Chanceux !!! mdrrr)

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  27. You have no idea how happy I am about this. This IS my favourite series after all, and the more the better. =D

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  28. I can't believe it this is happening I was smiling and really for a long time it hurts after a while and oh my my my laughing was out of control I was so happy you truly are the best author in the whole entire world congratulation such big success for you

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  29. SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ULTIMATE FANGIRL RIGHT NOW
    ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
    wait a second I have to wait a year?
    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO why - cries in cornerr-
    okay im fine , no im not
    WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Ok since its KOTLC I'll wait -sigh- ♥★♥★♡☆♡☆

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