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Last spring, when did our 15 Young Adult Fiction Properties That Could Be The Next 'Twilight' Or 'Hunger Games' feature, one title that wasn't on our list but that a reader offered up as a potentially good vehicle was Lauren Kate's "Fallen." Well, somone in Hollywood must have been paying attention as it's the latest Ya offering headed to the big screen. "Shine" director Scott Hicks will helm the movie from a script by Kathryn Price and Nichole Millard, who both paired up on that Dwayne Johnson comedy "The Game Plan." So... yeah. Anyway, this storyline is about as young adult as you can get. A Southern gothic romance, it centers on the 17-year-old Luce who essentially becomes the point in a love triangle between two fallen angels, which puts the fate of the world in her hands or something because of course it does. But we're sure fourteen year-olds love this stuff, »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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