‘BOYSTOWN Season Five’ release date is June 1
BOYSTOWN series author Jake Biondi has revealed the cover of the highly-anticipated fifth book of his BOYSTOWN series. BOYSTOWN Season Five will be released on June 1, 2016. The cover for the book, which was designed by Michael Vargas, features many of the famous BOYSTOWN boys whom readers have come to associate with the series.
“BOYSTOWN is a must-read series filled with twists and turns that everyone will love,” said BOYSTOWN team co-captain Cory Zwierzynski, who is featured on the new book cover. “I was so grateful when Jake Biondi asked me to join the BOYSTOWN team. As one of the original team members, I have watched the BOYSTOWN audience grow with the release of each installment of the series.” About Biondi, Zwierzynski said, “Working with Jake has been awesome. Over the past three years, we have gotten to know each other well and have become good friends. He knows how to tell a great story and keep the audience engaged from the very first page of each book. I am grateful to be one of the faces of BOYSTOWN.”
Matt O’Reilly, co-captain of the BOYSTOWN team of models, is also featured on the new book cover. “It’s an honor to be a BOYSTOWN team captain and be able to work with so many amazing guys,” O’Reilly said. He added, “I couldn’t be more excited for the next book in the BOYSTOWN series. If you thought the last four were great, just wait until you dig into this new one. You won’t be able to put it down.”
“The wait is nearly over,” Biondi told fans of his BOYSTOWN book series. “Due to the amazing success of the first four books in the series, fans from all over the world have been asking me when the fifth book would be released. They want to know what’s coming next for their favorite characters and couples. Well, their questions are about to be answered.”
When asked about the fifth BOYSTOWN book, Biondi said, “I think the word I’d use to describe the new book is ‘more.’ It’s the longest book in the series so far, so there’s more for readers to enjoy -- more romance, more friendship, more suspense, more drama, and certainly more twists and turns. I think readers will be surprised and excited with each turn of a page.”
Biondi added, “I am so grateful for my readers and their positive response to the series. I regularly receive notes from fans who are connecting with the characters and want to know what the future holds for them. The broad appeal of the book series is incredible. BOYSTOWN has a really diverse audience.”
Biondi promises that readers won’t be disappointed. “Season Five picks up right where book four left off and reveals the deaths of at least two major characters. While I won’t reveal who lives and who dies, I will say this: lives and relationships will be forever changed.” Biondi also previews that BOYSTOWN Season Five continues the storylines from the first four books while introducing new ones -- and some great new characters, too.
After reading an advance copy of BOYSTOWN Season Five, reviewer Roger Ward stated, “This latest book in the series solidifies my belief that Jake Biondi is one of the most masterful writers of fiction of our time.” He added, “The storyline is both riveting and addictive and will leave the reader dumbfounded by the unending suspense and intrigue found on nearly every page of the book.”
As in his other books, Biondi “pays it forward” by featuring some of his favorite performers in BOYSTOWN Season Five. Biondi is “thrilled” to again present sensational singer Chadwick Stadt in the BOYSTOWN series. “Chadwick is a dear friend and a phenomenal performer, so it’s an honor for me to be able to showcase his talent again in Season Five,” Biondi said. Stadt added, “It's so exciting to be included in such a great book series that will have you turning page after page!”
Season Five also welcomes back the “Whiskey & Cherries” trio, singer Amy Armstrong, and pop sensation Steve Grand. “Meredith, Danielle, and I are thrilled to again be written into the BOYSTOWN series. It’s always exciting to read about yourself interacting with the primary characters and being a part of the never-ending twists and turns in the brilliant plot line,” said Brian Felder of W&C.
The BOYSTOWN series has a fascinating history. It began as an online story released in installments, each ending with a cliffhanger that left readers wondering what would happen to their favorite characters. Enthusiastic BOYSTOWN fans from all over the world petitioned Biondi to release the installments more quickly; they simply couldn’t wait to find out what happened next. Overwhelmed by and grateful for the fans’ responses to the series, Biondi began to write more quickly and also began to publish the series in book format.
Like the first four books, BOYSTOWN Season Five will be available at bookstores across the country as well at online at amazon.com, bn.com, and iTunes. The series is available in paperback, audio book, and all e-book formats. Readers may order autographed paperback copies of the books directly from BoystownTheSeries.com. Season Five is currently available for pre-order on Kindle and iTunes.
Biondi is working with two television producers who are interested in bringing the BOYSTOWN series to television. Biondi remains optimistic that fans all over the world will soon be able to watch their favorite BOYSTOWN characters in action on television. Zwierzynski said, “BOYSTOWN will make a fantastic TV series because it presents a diverse group of characters that appeal to a wide reading and viewing audience.”
The BOYSTOWN series is also now available on audio-book. Narrator Zachary Liebenstein is the ‘voice’ of the BOYSTOWN series. “I consistently felt myself immersed in the BOYSTOWN world. It had a way of always making me feel like I wasn't even reading it, but just experiencing it. I love the depth of the characters and well thought out story lines. When I am the voice of a book it really helps when I can relate and get into the characters and BOYSTOWN does just that, and more! I was welcomed to the BOYSTOWN team with open arms and am so excited to work with everyone!!” Liebenstein stated.
Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, Jake Biondi fell in love with "The Windy City" at an early age. He left the Chicago area for four years to attend the University of Notre Dame and, upon graduation, returned to Chicago. He has been living in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood for over 20 years.