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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

September 11, 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

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

A Bevy of Hunger Games Merch, Promotion, Stuff . . . *facepalm*

Listen, guys, I love The Hunger Games and I’m excited as anyone for the film to come out this month, but some of the ways it’s being promoted, official or … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Attn: Maggie Stiefvater Fans

Join me in marveling at the sheer awesomeness of her new series. I was a bit iffy on her Wolves of Mercy Falls series, but The Scorpio Races got me … Continue reading

February 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

5 Questions with Melina Marchetta

courtesy of Engage/Teacher to Teacher Blog I think some readers see fragments of our world scattered throughout the novel and that’s what they’re relating to. And what I try to … Continue reading

January 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

John Corey Whaley chats with the LA Times . . .

. . . about what inspired his Printz award winning novel and what is to come.  I’d been trying to find a good place to place a teenager — a … Continue reading

January 26, 2012 · Leave a comment


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