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The Next Stephenie Meyer?

Posted at 8:10AM Tuesday 18 Dec 2012

A teenager who has been writing novels as a hobby while studying for her A Levels has scooped a book deal after her stories were a hit online.

Beth Reeks, 17, was snapped up by publisher Random House after her story The Kissing Booth was read 19 million times after she posted it on the internet.

The teenager, who lives with her parents in Newport, South Wales, has been given a three-book deal.

Daily Mail




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