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American Film Market 2014

November 9, 2014
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Step into a whole New World of Adventure

May 18, 2014
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A Refreshing Transition from Typical Fantasy

May 1, 2014
Iona Martin of Readful Things Blog shares her infatuation with the overall mood of the story and finds it a refreshing shift from your typical fantasy novel. She explains: “As things went on, I found I was surprised by how lighthearted this story is. There is darkness to be fought, but the overall sense of love and peace and equality does not ever fully leave the reader.Read More
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Rainbow Island Offers Positive & Uplifting Entertainment

May 1, 2014
I was thrilled to hear that my book had brought such a positive reaction to this mother and her children. Mother of three, Zeemaid of In the Mommy Trenches, states: “I think overall Christie Hsiao’s vision to create positive, uplifting entertainment has been achieved in this story. I also feel that young readers aged 10 and up would appreciate this story the most.” (Find the full review & giveaway Read More
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“I Felt That I Had Taken a Journey to Rainbow Island”

May 1, 2014
It is always refreshing to hear that a reader was really able to step into the “inside world” that the book offers! That said, Emilee of Sweetly Made writes: “I liked Yu-ning’s character. She had a beautiful spirit and only wanted to help those in need. Sometimes, I felt that I was right beside Yu-ning cheering her on and holding her hand.Read More
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VIDEO: A Fan’s Insight on Journey to Rainbow Island

April 30, 2014
Take a peek at a fan’s insight after reading JTRI: Read More
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The Book With “A Different Flavor”

April 30, 2014
After reading Journey to Rainbow Island, Bekah of Motherhood Moment writes: I recently got a chance to read Journey to Rainbow Island by Christie Hsiao. I love fantasy fiction books, and I have always had a soft spot for books with dragons. This one had a little different flavor than some of the books I’ve read in the past, and my daughter and I actually had very different responses to the ...Read More
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Video Montage from Kidgits Book Blast in Los Angeles

April 28, 2014
Enjoy a video montage from a Los Angeles Book event earlier this Spring… Read More
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Our Audio Book is Now Available to Purchase!

April 28, 2014
Hooray our Audio Book has been released! For those of us who enjoy a good listen, grab an audio version of Journey to Rainbow Island here on Audible, here on Amazon or here on iTunes! Prices range from $17.95-$19.95. Enjoy!!! Read More
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Journey to Rainbow Island = Journey to Another World

April 28, 2014
In her Amazon book review, The IE Mommy writes… Hsiao’s imagination is unreal and I can’t even comprehend the mind one would have to possess to create such extraordinary visual art with mere words. I felt like I was on Rainbow Island right alongside Yu-ning fighting alongside her and cheering her on. I liked that the heroine in this story was a young girl because most of these types of books are ...Read More
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Howling Horn Shares a Review Worth a Read…

April 26, 2014
“For a first time author, I think Christie Hsaio did a relatively good job. Yu-ning’s world is exciting, full of vibrant colors, and beautiful, and I loved the provided maps and illustrations. It is a place where I would love to go! I also feel that this book would be great for young teenagers because it teaches about courage, love, and staying true to yourself.” Find the full review Read More
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A Review Highlighting Why Parent’s Should Read JTRI With Their Children…

April 25, 2014
“The book is never boring and the dialogue keeps the reader engaged and understanding the thought processes of the various characters…Would I recommend this book? Yes–to certain audiences as mentioned above. I would encourage parents to give this book a read with their children. There will be a lot to provoke discussion as you read…” Read the full review here Read More
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JTRI’s main character Yu-Ning the next Katniss Everdeen…?

April 25, 2014
Kyle C. Duncan Gives Journey To Rainbow Island a 5-star review… First you should know that I was the editor of Journey to Rainbow Island, and have already been paid for my work–I am not receiving a penny for writing this review. Unlike so much darkness in children’s and middle grade fiction these days, the message of JTRI is centered in hope and resilience.Read More
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Video Montage From the 2014 LA Times Festival of Books

April 25, 2014
A video summary of my day spent at the LA Times Festival of Books… LA Times Book Festival – Christie Hsiao Read More
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Barnes & Noble Book Signing Makes Guest of a Guest List

April 25, 2014
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Join Me At the Santa Monica Barnes & Noble This Saturday, April 12 at 2:00PM!

April 11, 2014
Looking forward to meeting new friends and readers at my hometown book signing and reading. Here’s the info: When:  Saturday, April 12 at 2:00pm Where:  Santa Monica Barnes & Noble, 1201 3rd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401 Hope to see you there! Read More
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Hollywood Life Tags Journey to Rainbow Island

April 11, 2014
Angela Simmons reading author Christie Hsiao’s “Journey to Rainbow Island.”  http://hollywoodlife.com/pics/this-weeks-hottest-pics-april-6-april-13/#!21/angelasimmons/ Read More
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Fun Interview With Chinamerica Radio

April 11, 2014
Please enjoy this fun interview with Chinamerica Radio: http://chinamerica.fm/spectrum/ChristieHsiao3Program.mp3 Read More
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Review: Confessions of a Psychotic Housewife

April 11, 2014
Special thanks to @psychotichouse for taking the time to review my book and tell others.  I’m so glad you enjoyed it.  http://www.confessionsofapsychotichousewife.com/2014/03/book-review-journey-to-rainbow-island.html Read More
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Join Me at the LA Times Festival of Books April 12 & 13!

April 11, 2014
The 2014 Los Angles Times Festival of Books is coming up soon.  I can wait to meet fans, friends and fellow authors.  For more information, visit http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/.  And don’t forget to bring your copy of Journey to Rainbow Island for me to sign. Read More
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Meeting Author Encourages Kids to Read

April 11, 2014
It is no secret that we all want to see kids develop a love of books.  What better way than to give them a great book and the opportunity to meet the author? New York Times bestselling author Christie Hsiao  recently met with fans at the Del Almo Book Blast. Visit www.journeytorainbowisland.com to learn when and where you can meet Christie next. Read More
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Journey to Rainbow Island Lands Cover of The Hollywood Reporter

April 11, 2014
The Hong Kong Film and TV Market(aka FILMART) is Asia’s largest film market. The 2014 Fair was March 24-27 and featured more than 380 screenings and over 70 events. The event featured some of today’s biggest stars and upcoming movies.  As The Hollywood Reporter covered the event, it saw fit to feature Christie Hsiao, New York Times bestselling author of Journey to Rainbow Island–a new ...Read More
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Journey to Rainbow Island by Christie Hsiao – We learn about the book, the author, and her inspiration for writing

March 9, 2014
ABOUT THE BOOK Yu-ning thinks her perfect life on Rainbow Island will never end—until Obsidigon the dragon returns from beyond the grave. Now with her beloved island in flames, she must venture into the dark corners of the world to uncover secrets best ignored, find a weapon thought long destroyed, and recapture seven sacred stones—without being burned to a crisp by a furious dragon.Read More
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Hag & Con meet Author Christie Hsiao

March 1, 2014
Christie met with Hag & Con from KidzCoolit.com in London. She showed Con the new Journey to Rainbow Island App (Available now) and gave Han an interview. Christie signed copies of Journey to Rainbow Island to the boys and took Selfies on her mobile phone. Read More
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Author interview: Christie Hsiao – Journey to Rainbow Island

March 1, 2014
When did you first realise that you wanted to be a writer? 2 years ago, when I started writing. Who are your favourite authors and which have most influenced your own writing? I read a lot of books, from fiction to non-fiction, and I think all of them have influenced my writing in some way. Do you have a writing regime; when do you write? I tend to write in the morning or late at ...Read More
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The Squid talks to Christie Hsiao

February 27, 2014
When did you first realise that you wanted to be a writer? 2 years ago, when I started writing. Who are your favourite authors and which have most influenced your own writing? I read a lot of books, from fiction to non-fiction, and I think all of them have influenced my writing in some way. Do you have a writing regime; when do you write? I tend to write in the morning or late at ...Read More
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Journey to Rainbow Island Review

January 18, 2014
Hi all, time for something a little different – but not too different! I was very kindly given a copy of Journey to Rainbow Island to review. It’s a book by Christie Hsiao that has also been turned into a game that you can play on Facebook, Android or iPhone for free. Journey to Rainbow Island Cover So, I’ve not done a book review in a long time so here goes! Journey to Rainbow ...Read More
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Serenity Media Group – Christie Hsiao Roars Into International Market

December 23, 2013
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Christie Hsiao launches her first novel

December 9, 2013
JOURNEY TO RAINBOW ISLAND authored by Christie Hsiao president and CEO of Serenity Media Group, has been released worldwide last November 11. The book delivers positive and inspiring message for children and adults.Read More
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华裔女作家萧又宁推儿童神话故事

December 3, 2013
【侨报记者管黎明11月29日纽约报道】生在台湾、长在美国的华裔影视制作人和作家萧又宁(Christie Hsiao)本月推出儿童神话故事《彩虹岛之路》(Journey to Rainbow Island),短时间内便登上《纽约时报》儿童畅销书排行榜,成为近年来少有的由华裔作家创作的儿童畅销书。 Read More
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