From New York Times Bestselling Author

Melissa de la Cruz

The graphic novel edition of her bestselling

Angels on Sunset Boulevard

Pay to Get In Pray to Get Out
ATLANTA, GA – March 07, 2012 – Sea Lion Books announces the publication of the graphic novel edition of  ANGELS ON SUNSET BOULEVARD, from critically acclaimed, bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz. “(Teens) will compulsively turn the pages –be haunted by the story’s provocative themes, such as the underbelly of social networking sites.”– Publishers Weekly “A commentary on followers versus leaders” It’s a quick, entertaining read.”– School Library Journal “ANGELS ON SUNSET BOULEVARD captures the reader from the very first page with its unusual uniqueness.” TeensReadToo  Johnny Silver is the world’s soon-to-be biggest rock star, but on the eve of his debut concert in Los Angeles, he mysteriously disappears, causing global pandemonium. His friend Taj tries to discover the truth about his disappearance, which leads her to and its shadowy founder, Sutton Werner, who throws the wildest parties in Bel-Air. At Sutton’s parties, anything goes; especially the legendary backroom rituals nicknamed The Angels Practice. Rumors abound of a special drink handed out at the parties that tap into otherworldly sensations. One night Taj meets Nick, a Westside preppie who doesn’t buy into the TAP mayhem, especially since his kid sister never came home from attending one of its blow-out bashes. Slowly the two of them are drawn to TAP and to each other. But Taj just might know more than she’s letting on… ANGELS ON SUNSET BOULEVARD Fame, parties, a legendary “backroom” where only a few are admittedExclusive, Desired, Elusive to mostMembership is a privilege with responsibilities and consequences “Sea Lion Books thrilled to have the opportunity to present this critically acclaimed bestselling novel in graphic format, where it will reach an even larger audience of teen readers,” said Derek Ruiz, Executive Vice President and Publisher of Sea Lion Books.

About The Author:

Melissa de le Cruz is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of many critically acclaimed and award winning novels for teens including the Blue Bloods series, The Au Pair series, The Ashleys series, Angels on Sunset Boulevard, Girl Stays in the Picture, and her recent adult paranormal novel Witches of East End. She has worked as a fashion and beauty editor and has written for many publications including The New York Times, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Allure, The San Francisco Chronicel, McSweeney’s, Teen Vogue, CosmoGirl! And Seventeen. She has appeared as an expert on fashion trends and fame for CNN, E!, and FoxNews. Melissa lives in Los Angeles and Palm Springs with her family.  Please visit her website at:  About Sea Lion Books:Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Sea Lion Books LLC is a newly established publishing house which specializes in all formats—hardcover, trade paperback, and mass market and in urban fantasy and young adult genres. Sea Lion Books LLC recent roster of authors include: International Bestselling author, Anne Rice, Paulo Coelho, New York Times Bestselling authors, Richelle Mead, Richard A. Knaak, F. Paul Wilson and Becca Fitzpatrick.  You can visit Sea Lion Books