AEW News: Cody Rhodes set to release first children’s book, book signings announced (w/Radican’s Analysis)

By Sean Radican, PWTorch Columnist

Cody and The Young Bucks at the AEW Rally (photo courtesy AEW)


Cody Rhodes will be releasing a new children’s book called “Heart of the Mountain” on July 15. It will be available at most book stores including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Target. The book is the second in “The Elite Team” series from Trism books. The Young Bucks released the first book in the series, which was called “Young Bucks Stand Tall” last year.

Cody will also be doing some appearances to sign his book, which can be seen in the press release below.

Radican’s Analysis: I’m looking forward to seeing how Cody’s book turned out. I will be doing reviews of “The Young Bucks Stand Tall” and Colt Cabana’s Wrestling Dreams in the near future. Cabana’s book is not part of “The Elite Team” series, but it was also released by Trism books.

CHICAGO, IL (July 10, 2019) – Within seven months of successfully launching All Elite Wrestling, EVP Cody Rhodes today added a new title to his impressive repertoire – Children’s Author. Cody Heart of the Mountain, the second book in “The Elite Team” series, will be available on Monday, July 15, on Amazon and anywhere books are sold including Barnes & Noble, Target and Indiebound.

Cody Heart of the Mountain teaches children that everyone has unique abilities, even theirperceived enemies. By working together, readers learn they can overcome obstacles to unite theworld. The engaging tale takes young readers on a sci-fi journey where nothing is as it seems.While camping in the wilderness, Cody and the Elite Team (Matt & Nick Jackson, Brandi Rhodes,Hangman Adam Page, Kenny Omega), fall under Claw Mountain’s powerful spell. The friends takeon bear and wolf qualities as two rival groups form. Divided by mistrust and jealousy, Cody must find a way to lead the team back together. Will the friends be able to work together and embrace their differences in order to break the spell?

“When I was eight years old, I went camping with my family, and my Dad told me that if I woke up early enough he would take me to see the bears who lived on the adjacent mountain,” said Cody Rhodes. “According to him, I never woke up early enough (wink wink). But, I never really needed to see the bears because he would tell me a version of the story in this book as a bedtime story many times. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend, right? Bringing this story to life was a labor of love. It was truly special watching Dylan Coburn masterfully bring the words to life as well as working with Trism Books to provide a positive message to children and adults alike. I hope you enjoy.”

Published by Trism Books, Cody Heart of the Mountain will retail for $16.95. The book comes eight months after Young Bucks Stand Tall, which follows brothers Nick and Matt Jackson through an inspiring story that encourages young readers to follow their dreams.

Cody will be signing his book in-person at the following locations over the upcoming weeks:
• July 14: 12pm-1pm @ Barnes & Noble in Jacksonville, FL, St. Johns Town Center, 10280 Midtown Parkway, Jacksonville
• July 19: 6pm-7pm @ Dave and Buster’s in Marietta, GA  2215 D and B Dr SE, Marietta

• August 29: 12pm-2pm @ Pro Wrestling Tees in Chicago, IL

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