CutiePieMarzia Reveals a Darker Side

Italian YouTube sensation Marzia Bisognin, better known as CutiePieMarzia to her 5.4 million subscribers, usually makes videos on beauty, style, haul, and DIY—expected topics for a 22-year-old with a sweet disposition who calls her fans marzipans. But delve deeper on her Youtube channel and you’ll also find videos on Creepy Stories and Animation, revealing an interest in horror and the seeds for her first YA novel. La Casa dei Sogni (Newton Compton) is a frightening tale about a young woman who comes across a beautiful house that quickly becomes the stuff that nightmares are made of. (Available here: Bisognin, who speaks English in her videos, wrote the book in both Italian and English. The English edition, Dream House, will be published by Keywords Press in 2016, and you can be sure that her non-Italian speaking followers will be waiting for its publication with baited breath.