Saturday, December 13, 2008

This Week in YA- December 13, 2008

  • The ALA is introducing a new award, the Morris Award, for first time authors. The 2009 finalists are up here.
  • John Green faced his fear of heights.
  • Meg Cabot because of the release of the final Princess Diaries book, will be at the New York Public Library January 9, 2009. Tiaras made by some amazing celebrities will also be on sale online afterwards to raise money for the library. (Meg will also be stopping by here, Miami, February 7! Which we're all excited for.)
  • Sarah Mlynowski will be at the Books & Books in Bal Harbour for the Parties & Potions release party! We'd love to see everyone there!
Books that come out this week:
  • Persistence of Memory by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
  • What If . . . Your Past Came Back to Haunt You by Liz Ruckdeschel and Sara Jame
  • Falling Hard: 100 Love Poems by Teenagers by Betsy Franco
  • Dr. Sigmundus: The Cracked Mirror by Brian Keaney

Books that come out this week:
  • December 16- Kissed by an Angel by Elizabeth Chandler

- The Yathenaeum Team

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