New YA Novel Alert: Play On by Marilyn Halas


4 Sunflowers Media is proud to announce the publication of its first young adult novel, PLAY ON by Marilynn Halas ($14.99, Ages 12-Up). With twists and turns in every chapter, PLAY ON promises to keep readers guessing and reading until they uncover the mysteries perpetuated by a guitar rumored to have once belonged to Elvis Presley.

When Dillon, a teenager from New York City, picks up a guitar in Tennessee, little does he know that his life is about to change dramatically. To start, cryptic notes start popping out of the guitar case. Then when Dillon begins playing the guitar it channels a dead soldier, who may or may not be a friend. The race is on to discover the truth. As the past collides with the present and family secrets begin to unravel, Dillon realizes he has no choice but to play on.

“In a world when the unexpected can become routine I wanted kids to know that they have the inner strength to keep going,” states Marilynn Halas. “I believe that the best heroes are ordinary people in extraordinary situations that rise to the occasion. I also believe there is a hero in everyone. To find that hero we just need to play on.”

About Marilynn Halas:
Marilynn Halas is a children's book author, life coach and founder of 4 Sunflowers Media, a multimedia company whose mission is to empower children and parents through storytelling. Raised both in New Jersey and Northern Ireland, Marilynn uses her experience to infuse a deep understanding of the human condition into fantastic characters and situations that surprise, delight and reassure her readers. She currently lives in rural Connecticut with her husband and four children.

About 4 Sunflowers Media:
4 Sunflowers Media produces stories that empower and reassure children and parents as they experience life’s everyday joys and challenges. From toddlers to teens, 4 Sunflowers Media presents characters and storylines that connect and resonate with readers of all ages.

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Play On written by Marilynn Halas
352 pages, 12-up, $14.99
Published by 4 Sunflowers Media on February 19, 2013


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