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I was getting a little worried that this day would never come . . .

 . . . but the Australian release of Melina Marchetta’s Quintana of Charyn is now available to pre-order at! You may now commence freaking out. 15 more days!!! Advertisements

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Shadow by Ilsa J. Bick

The Apocalypse does not end. The Changed will grow in numbers. The Spared may not survive. Even before the EMPs brought down the world, Alex was on the run from … Continue reading

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Time to vote for NPR’s Best-Ever Teen Novels

You remember last month when you had the agonizing task of nominating your top five young adult novels of all time? Well, the nominations have been tabulated and the NPR … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Week in Review:July 1-8, 2012

In My Mailbox Long Night Dance by Betsy James, which I have just begun reading today. I received books two and three in the Seeker Chronicles from Paperback Swap ages ago, … Continue reading

July 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pssst . . . fans of Marissa Meyer’s Cinder

Check out this awesome interview and sneak peek of the sequel, Scarlet. Now if we could just get the release date moved up a couple of months . . .

July 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Week in Review: June 17-24, 2012

Special Events Half-Price Books was holding their massive annual book sale down at the fair grounds in Indianapolis over the weekend, so I was able to pick up some pretty … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · 4 Comments

What are the best young adult novels?

NPR wants your help in creating a list of the 100 best YA novels of all time. I’m not going to lie, this was tough. My first entry was as … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 2 Comments


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