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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 Fishpond.com! You may now commence freaking out. 15 more days!!!

September 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

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

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

Upcoming trends in YA

according to YALSA’s blog The Hub.  I think a lot of the bloggers are spot on with their predictions. Given the popularity of The Hunger Games at the moment, it … Continue reading

May 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Week in Review: April 15-22 2012

Hello, friends! It’s been a good long while since I’ve done one of these posts, but never has a week been so full of exciting book AND music happenings that … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Want a sneak peak of Maggie Stiefvater’s The Raven Boys?

Wish granted! I just love how generous my favorite authors have been here recently with the teasers of their upcoming books (though I don’t like the fact that I have … Continue reading

April 16, 2012 · Leave a comment