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CYOA in the News

Choose Your Own Adventure helps First Lego League Team

Melissa Bounty

First Lego League is an international competition across 60 countries, where kids use innovation, robotics, and core values to help address a worldwide concern.

2012's challenge is to help seniors deal with a problem in their lives.

Choose Your Own Adventure editorial team and author Doug Wilhelm (who has written several Choose books and several other titles for young readers) met with a South Burlington, Vermont team who was inspired by our books.

Luke, Andrew, and Damon read lots of CYOA books and thought about ways interactive writing could be used to engage seniors in...

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"You Chose Wrong" Blog Honors CYOA

Steve Griffith

The blog "You Chose Wrong" has been rapidly gaining popularity for its commemoration of particularly harsh endings to interactive fiction books. The Choose Your Own Adventure series has been previously featured on the blog, but recently received a bit of extra recognition from blog curator Andrew Weiss. 

See the post honoring CYOA here.

"Thank you, CYOA folks, for dispelling my adult paranoia as effectively as you engendered its childhood counterpart."

And see the blog in its glorious entirety here.

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CYOA in Wired Magazine...Twice!

Steve Griffith

Choose Your Own Adventure Books Now Available in the iBookstore! by Jenny Williams (4/28/12)

"...My love of science fiction and geeky topics was established early in life. So I was very excited to receive an email telling me that there are now ten Choose Your Own Adventure books available in the iBookstore..."

Choose Your Own Adventure eBooks Deliver Excitement and Functionality by Jenny Williams (6/21/12)

"...None of the storylines take long to read, so these are great for when you only have a few minutes to spare. They are also fun in a group or with...

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Melissa Bounty named Associate Publisher of Choose Your Own Adventure

Ali Cornforth

Waitsfield, VT July 10, 2012 – Shannon Gilligan, Publisher of the well-known and loved children’s book series Choose Your Own Adventure® announced today that Melissa Bounty has been named the Associate Publisher of the series.  Bounty is based at Choose Your Own Adventure headquarters in Waitsfield, Vermont.


Bounty, who was previously the Senior Managing Editor of the series for five years, will become the first Associate Publisher for the series during its decade-long publication by Chooseco, LLC, a company formed in 2003 by series founder and author R. A. Montgomery to bring the book series back into print...

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Goodbye, Old Friend

Melissa Bounty


Today we at Chooseco would like to remember our dear friend, Choose Your Own Adventure author Jim Wallace.

Jim grew up in the "wilds" of Westchester county, New York in the late 1930s and 40s, spending a great deal of time outside in the pristine woods and rivers surrounding his childhood home.  He had a successful academic career, graduating from Williams College in 1959 and working on a doctorate in Literature from Yale a few years later.   Like the majority of our writers, he loved adventure and travel.  Jim lived in Norway for a...

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