[News] Kim Hyun-joong to release pictorial book on Sept 15

A pictorial book featuring photographs of Korean idol Kim Hyun-joong's travels in Spain will be released in Korea in mid-September, according to the book's creator SBS Contents Hub on Monday.

SBS announced that the booklet titled "READ, ACTION!" will be released in the country on September 15, while preorders for the book began on September 1 in Korea and was pre-sold in Japan last month.

The 208-page book, divided into two parts under the themes of time he spends alone and time he spends in the eye of the public, contains pictures of the star and him with his travel companions in Spain.

"I was able to take part in a tour, visit famous parks and concert halls in Spain and watch the flamenco dance," the actor was quoted as saying, adding that he had a good time traveling with great people.

Preorders for "READY, ACTION!" is available on online site www.crazyidol.co.kr until tomorrow and orders will open on various web-based sites on September 8.

Kim made his debut as one of the members of the popular K-pop group SS501 in 2005. He shot to stardom throughout Asia starring in last year's smash hit TV series "Boys Over Flowers" alongside Lee Min-ho and Ku Hye-sun.

He recently signed with Hallyu star Bae Yong-joon's agency KEYEAST, after the group's contract with DSP Media expired in early June, and is currently playing the role of Baek Sung-jo in MBC's "Naughty Kiss, the Korean small screen adaptation of Japanese comic series "Itazura na Kiss."

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