Saturday, January 3, 2009

This Week in YA- January 3, 2009

  • Happy New Year everyone!
  • Melissa Marr (Wicked Lovely), Cassandra Clare (The Mortal Instruments series), Janni Lee Simner (Bones of Faerie), Jennifer Lynn Barnes (Golden), Carrie Jones (Need), and Sarah Rees Brennan (The Demon's Lexicon) will be on blog talk radio 1/8/09 at 6:00pm est.
  • On behalf of Meg Cabot's new book Forever Princess The New York Public Library is having a tiara auction with tiara's made by celebrities including Julie Andrews, Vera Wang, Tommy Hilfiger, Lauren Conrad, Julianne Moore, Bobbi Brown, Austin Scarlett, Nicole Miller, R.L. Stine, Chris Van Allsburg, Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece, and Meg Cabot. The money raised will be used for teen programs at the library. The auction will be held here and end on January 31.
  • Cassandra Clare announced the City of Glass ARC Contest results on her blog.
  • Congrats to the 2008 Cybils Finalists which were posted.

Books that came out last week:
  • From Somalia with Love by Na'ima B. Robert
  • Angel Boy by Bernard Ashley
  • Does This Book Make Me Look Fat? by Marissa Walsh
  • The Teashop Girls by Laura Schaefer and Sujean Rim
  • Privilege by Kate Brian
  • What Would Emma Do? by Eileen Cook

Books that come out this week:
  • January 6- The Rock and the River by Kelka Magoon
  • January 6- Shelter Me by Alex McAulay
  • January 6- Forever Princess by Meg Cabot
  • January 6- My Fair Godmother by Janette Rallison
  • January 6- Lords of Misrule by Rachel Caine
  • January 6- In too Deep by Jennifer Banash
  • January 6- Gatekeepers by Robert Laparulo
  • January 6- Chasing Boys by Karen Tayleur

-The YAthenaeum Team

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