Saturday, October 18, 2008

This Week in YA- October 18, 2008

Blogs and random other things:
  • The National Book Award finalists were announced Wednesday. More information on our post on the subject.
  • In honor of Melissa De La Cruz's third book in the Blue Bloods series, Revelations, she's posting a quote a day from it on her blog.
  • Alan Gratz's publisher, Dial Books, is letting you read Something Rotten for free here.
  • On Lauren Myracle's blog she posted multiple ways to win a Bliss Shirt.
  • You can get a Paper Towns' collab album by doing three things: Watch this video to see how.

Books that came out in the past week:
  • The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves by M.T. Anderson
  • Two to the Fifth by Piers Anthony
  • The Twilight Saga Box Set by Stephenie Meyer
  • Paper Towns by John Green
  • Doomwyte: A Novel of Redwall by Brian Jacques

Books that come out in the next 10 days:
  • October 21: Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • October 28: Twilight (Mass Market) by Stephenie Meyer
  • October 28: The Twilight Companion: The Unauthorized Guide to the Series by Lois H. Gresh
  • October 28: Headlong by Kathe Koja
  • October 28: Guardian by Julius Lester
  • October 28: Everything Beautiful in the World by Lisa Levchuk

This Week in Books & Books Teen Event News:

We'll be at all of them! Come and say hi! (There will be future posts about all three)
  • Wednesday, October 22, 7pm: John Green for Paper Towns.
  • Friday, October 24, 7pm: Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson for Science Fair
  • Saturday, October 25, 7pm: Darren Shan for Death's Shadow
-The YAthenaeum Team

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