Saturday, January 31, 2009

This Week in YA- January 31, 2009

  • Congrats to The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman for being the Newberry Medal winner and to all the Newberry Honor books!
  • Congrats to Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta for winning the Michael L. Printz Award and to all the Printz Honor books.
  • Congrats to all the rest of the award winners announced at the ALA Midwinter meeting as well!
  • ARCs of Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson are being given out by Penguin. Here's the myspace with more details.
  • You can win a The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks t-shirt, a signed book by E. Lockhart, and a Dramarama CD by making E laugh by Feb. 14. More details on her blog.
  • The 2009 YALSA's Best Books for Young Adult List is up on their site.

Books that came out last week:
  • Bones of Faerie by Janni Lee Simner
  • The Tir Nan Og Chronicles by K.E. Bruder
  • Night Life by Nancy A. Collins

Books that come out this week:
  • February 2: The Fetch by Laura Whitcomb
  • February 3: Winnie's War by Jenny Moss
  • February 3: Trials in Paradise by Neal R. Rice
  • February 3: Evermore by Alyson Noel
  • February 4: Promised Virgins: A Novel of Jihad by Jeffrey Fleishman
  • February 4: Adventurers Wanted: Slathbog's Gold by M. L. Forman
  • February 5: Mistress Shakespeare by Karen Harper
  • February 5: Geek Charming by Robin Palmer

-The YAthenaeum Team

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