Sunday, April 4, 2021

"You Were The Star" from 'Pop Star' (video)


 


Sharice and Samantha meet at the age of fifteen. Best friends from the start, they begin to make music together, and soon form a band known as The Femme Fatales, one of the greatest pop sensations of the 1980s. This is the story about the rise and the fall of that band, and the special friendship at its core.

Anchored by unforgettable characters and a vivid sense of time and place, Pop Star is a musical journey, and an epic tale of family, friendship, success, heartbreak, and hope.


Thursday, March 11, 2021

'Pop Star', an epic tale of music, friendship, and finding your way


 

Sharice and Samantha meet at the age of fifteen. Best friends from the start, they begin to make music together, and soon form a band known as The Femme Fatales, one of the greatest pop sensations of the 1980s. This is the story about the rise and the fall of that band, and the special friendship at its core.

Anchored by unforgettable characters and a vivid sense of time and place, Pop Star is a musical journey, and an epic tale of family, friendship, success, heartbreak, and hope.

Saturday, March 6, 2021

100 Drawings, now available in a glorious, glossy paperback, and on Kindle

 


100 Drawings is just that, a book of more than one-hundred drawings, a glossy, glorious, and varied collection of illustrations from writer James J. Caterino, the author of many novels and short stories, including Super Hornet 1942, Miami Noir, and Pop Star. The drawings range from quick, ten-minute rough pencil sketches, to fully rendered works in full color. 100 Drawings is an irresistible treat for illustration fans and art book addicts everywhere.


Monday, February 8, 2021

Caterino Books and Art: Etsy Shop

The Caterino Books and Art Etsy Shop features exclusive offers of signed books and prints from author and illustrator James J. Caterino.

Glossy 6x9 paperback book signed by author James J. Caterino, featuring "Miami Noir 1987", a vivid film noir story set in Miami 1987. Also included is a bonus short story "Jennifer the Sketchbook Girl".



Glorious, glossy, 6x9 63 page paperback edition of James J Caterino's smash hit time travel novelette "Super Hornet 1942". “Super Hornet 1942” is another intense, action-packed work of epic imagination from acclaimed writer James J. Caterino, author of “Fireflies”, “Fantastic Stories”, “The Girl from the Stars”, and the “Caitlin Star” series. This special edition paperback will be signed and personalized by the author.


When most people hit middle age, they buy a sports car, or go skydiving, or start a new exercise program. But fifty-three year-old James Pezzini goes another route. He decides to become a quarterback and tryout as a walk-on for the North Dade University Spartans football team.“The Quarterback” is a hilarious, heartfelt, wickedly entertaining tale of inspiration and second chances from James J. Caterino, the author of “Super Hornet 1942” and “Miami Noir 1987”.

Exclusive Etsy author signed edition of this glorious 6x9 132 page trade paperback.


"Kelly"

Gorgeous 11x14 metallic print of a cool and colorful illustration of beautiful femme fatale.



Drawing of a family with Bigfoot inspired by the 1987 film "Harry and the Hendersons". 11x14 metallic print.


Spectacular 11x14 metallic print of a drawing of superstar actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld.



Absolutely stunning 11x14 metallic print of a beautiful woman taking a car selfie. Inspired by sensational super model Elizabeth Turner.



Gorgeous 11x14 metallic print of a drawing of actress Elle Fanning.



Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Sweet stuff from Etsy

 A few cool things available at my Etsy shop, Caterino Books and Art, just in time for Christmas.



Exclusive, signed edition of this super cool, action-packed novella featuring time travel and WWII.



Gorgeous 11x14 metallic print of "Samantha Jones", a character from an upcoming book.



Beautifully packages 267 page glossy 6x9 anthology paperback packed with suspense and epic imagination. This Etsy exclusive is the only place where you can find a copy of the book signed by the author.




Gorgeous 11x14 metallic print of a drawing of Rachel Skarsten as Alice from the CW's "Batwoman".




Paperback edition of James J. Caterino's "The Girl from the Stars" personally signed and shipped by the author. Filled with wonderful characters and unforgettable moments, “The Girl from the Stars” is an addictive, page-turning, suspenseful, epic UFO thriller from the imagination of James J. Caterino, the author of “Watch the Skies”, “Fireflies”, and “Fantastic Stories”.




Drawing of a family with Bigfoot inspired by the 1987 film "Harry and the Hendersons". 11x14 metallic print.




Thrilling science fiction story with heart set in 1983. 6x9 paperback with glossy cover art. Book will be personalized and signed by the author.


James J. Caterino Amazon page.



Sunday, November 29, 2020

Cool Christmas gift ideas

 


Cool Art Book

100 Sketches is just that, a book of one hundred sketches, (plus another ten bonus sketches). There are rough sketches, quick sketches, pencil sketches, color sketches, concept art, pop culture portraits, fashion drawings, and fully rendered blazing Technicolor beauties, all of it presented in a glossy and glorious 8.5 by 11 inch beautifully packaged coffee table paperback. James J. Caterino is a short story writer, novelist, screenwriter, and in this case, an illustrator. He is the author of Super Hornet 1942, Fantastic Stories Season 2, The Girl from the Stars, and much more.



Cool Review Book

Pop Culture Musings and Other Stuff is an epic collection of reviews, articles, and essays covering film, television, music, books, and all things pop culture.In his first nonfiction book, novelist/screenwriter/short story writer James J. Caterino delivers scores of full length, entertaining, insightful reviews of films, including Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Falling Down, the recent Planet of the Apes trilogy, and many more. There are sections covering film score soundtracks, books, movie novelizations, profiles of actors and pop stars, and even articles on cult TV shows such as Logan’s Run, The Fantastic Journey, Fantasy Island, Minority Report, Supergirl, Sheena, Amazing Stories, VR5, Revolution, and Stargirl.Pop Culture Musings and Other Stuff is an entertaining, super cool treasure trove and a must have review reference book for film geeks, cult TV fans, soundtrack collectors, and pop culture addicts of all types.



Cool  T-Shirt

Samantha Jones Graphic T-Shirt






Drawing of a family with Bigfoot inspired by the 1987 film "Harry and the Hendersons". 11x14 metallic print.



Beautiful 11x17 metallic print of a drawing inspired by the luminous Supergirl actress Melissa Benoist, Prints will be mailed in a protective sleeve. Free domestic shipping in the U.S. 





Gorgeous 11x14 metallic print of an original drawing by author James J. Caterino. Mailed in a protective sleeve. Free domestic shipping in the U.S.



Anna Payton is a career woman, a mother, and a wife, living an ordinary existence in suburban South Florida. Then one night, during a wave of UFO sightings, she has a close encounter with something from beyond this world. Everything changes. She experiences missing time. She begins to have haunting visions of her twin sister April, a sister who tragically died in a boating accident twenty-seven years earlier at the age of thirteen

What happened to Anna during her close encounter and what does it have to do with her long dead twin sister? Anna needs to find out, no matter what the cost. As she digs deeper into the mystery of what it all means, she experiences something more wondrous, and more dangerous, than anything she could have ever imagined.

Filled with wonderful characters and unforgettable moments, “The Girl from the Stars” is an addictive, page-turning, suspenseful, epic UFO thriller from the imagination of James J. Caterino, the author of “Watch the Skies”, “Fireflies”, and “Fantastic Stories”.