Melissa de la Cruz writing "Descendants" book before the movie airs

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Exciting news JJJ Book Club members — one of our fave authors, Melissa de la Cruz was just announced as the writer behind the new Descendants book!

The book, which serves as a prequel to the upcoming DCOM, is called “Isle of the Lost” and will hit shelves on May 5th, 2015.

“Isle of the Lost” summary: Legend has it that long ago, the most infamous villains were imprisoned on the Isle of the Lost, cut off from the rest of the world as a punishment for their misdeeds. In this dark and dreary place, the likes of Maleficent, Jafar, Cruella de Vil and the Evil Queen reside and evil reigns supreme. Mal, Evie, Jay, and Carlos are their descendants, the teenaged sons and daughters of the Isle’s most villainous characters, and they are coming of age on the Isle of the Lost.