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Simone is in the studio chatting with author Juliana Presto, a 17-year-old Modesto native, about her latest book: “Fire and Ice: The Rising.” This book is part of a trilogy featuring “Fire and Ice: The Awakening” and “Fire and Ice: The Turning.” On March 17 she will be holding a book signing at Yesterday’s Book in Modesto from 12-2 p.m.