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Worldwide Launch of “New Adult” Gaming Novel at Howie’s Game Shack, Mission Viejo, CA: March 1, 2013
MISSION VIEJO, CA—Debut novelist Genese Davis, will be celebrating the official book launch of her literary gaming novel, The Holder’s Dominion, inside Howie’s Game Shack at Kaleidoscope Entertainment Center located at 27741 Crown Valley Parkway, on Friday, March 1st, 6-9 p.m.
Davis will autograph books and read from what is being called a “breakthrough novel” about the world of gamers. The book is geared toward a new trend of readers who are beyond high school and into their early 20s, earning a “new adult” classification. The author brings her own experience and insider knowledge to a novel that engages dedicated players and non-gamers alike. The fast-paced story aims to bridge the gap between families and friends of gamers who wonder about the allure behind their loved ones’ fascination with video games. Publisher’s Weekly praised Ms. Davis for sticking to “her new adult guns” and not classifying her work as either “young adult—Y/A,” which is usually directed toward high school readers, or “adult,” the more mature classification.
Also on March 1st, the artist who designed the book cover, Fabio Barretta Zungrone, Senior Matte Painter, will be signing his artwork in this exclusive opportunity. The evening will also include refreshments, a live-action book trailer viewing, and a special guest speaker appearance from a well-known face in the gamer industry. You and your guests are most warmly invited!
About the Author:
Genese Davis grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and went on to the University of Texas at Austin, graduating with a degree in English. She taught and competed in dressage, studied fashion, and then took her competitive instincts to the fast-paced world of finance. She discovered the world of PC and console games as an adult and started playing MMOs almost a decade ago; she experienced more serious gaming while playing with competitive guilds in Final Fantasy XI and World of Warcraft and cracked the top 100 in the world for her class in the latter. During her time in-game, she gained a passion for the community as well as a vast admiration for video games and their artists, culture, and development. These experiences laid the foundation for her novel, The Holder’s Dominion, where Davis brings her own experience and insider knowledge to a novel that engages dedicated players and non-gamers alike.
Davis is also the owner of The Gamer In You, an online movement offering new meaning to the word ‘gamer.’ As a thought leader in video game culture and its social development, Davis aims to bridge the gap between families and friends of gamers who wonder about the allure behind their loved ones’ fascination with video games. She lives in Irvine, California, where she advocates for her other passion: animal rescue. For more information, visit her websites: www.GeneseDavis.com | www.TheGamerInYou.com