Saturday, March 21, 2009

This Week in YA- March 21, 2009

Our Contests:
  • By March 27th, tell us about your jeans experiences for a chance to win one of three signed copies of 3 Willows by Ann Brashares. (Only those who can come to the event April 1). More details here.
  • By March 30th, send us a poem and enter for a chance to win one of three signed copies of Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson. More details here.
Other Contests:
  • Cyn Balog is having a contest on her blog for a chance to win an ARC of Fairy Tale and a fortune cookie necklace in honor of it being released in less than 100 days.:
  • On ReaderGirlz, they are getting ready for Operation Teen Book Drop 2009 on April 16th, so every week there will be a contest. Here's the trailer for Operation TBD:

  • Ally Carter posted the cover of Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover on her blog.
  • Project Book Babe will be hosting a major author event to raise money for The Book Babe. More info here.
  • The microsite (including the book trailer) for Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr is up.
  • Melissa posted the first 6 pages and a few more paragraphs of Fragile Eternity here.
  • Voting is up for the Children's Choice Book Awards here.
Team Castle Blogs- The 10 YA authors are back from their experiences in a castle in Ireland. Here are the different stories that have been posted:
Books that came out last week:
  • Magic And Misery by Peter Marino
  • Zenith by Julie Bertagna
  • Wonderland by Tommy Kovac
  • Veronique (The Divas) by Victoria Christopher Murray
  • Say the Word by Jeannine Garsee
  • Twilight: Director's Notebook by Catherine Hardwicke
  • The Ghost of Whitehall Hill by D. Weldon Brantley
  • Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club, The by Gil Mcneil
  • Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • The King's Rose by Alisa Libby
  • Jane In Bloom by Deborah Lytton

Books that come out this week:
  • March 24- Something, Maybe by Elizabeth Scott 
  • March 24- Girl #3 by Nichole McGill
  • March 24- City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
  • March 24- Book Three of the Travelers by Walter Sorrells and D. J. MacHale
  • March 24- Stargazer by Claudia Gray
-The YAthenaeum Team

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