LOS ANGELES — Joey Graceffa is tapping into the YA space.

The YouTube star announced Thursday the launch of his first fiction book Children of Eden, which is set in a dystopia.

“It’s kind of based off of where I foresee our world going to, which is self-destruction,” Graceffa said in his announcement video (above).

This is Graceffa’s second book, following the success of his 2015 memoir In Real Life: My Journey to a Pixelated World.

He came up with the idea after wrapping his YouTube series Storytellers, though he initially thought it would work better as a film concept.

“Hopefully this will be one of those cases where my book will eventually become a movie,” he said in the video. “That’s the dream, that’s the goal.” Read more…

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Joey Graceffa announces new YA book set in a dystopia