Saturday, April 18, 2009

This Week in YA- April 18, 2009

  • R.J. Anderson posted a few tidbits about her second book (Faery Rebels: Wayfarer in the US) on her blog.
  • Jennifer Banash is having a contest to win an ARC of her third Elite novel Simply Irresistible among other prizes.
  • Heather Brewer announced a little about her new YA book series, starting with Bloodbound, on her blog.
  • Meg Cabot put up a sneak peak of Being Nikki on her site.
  • Ally Carter answered a few questions about whether there will be a fourth Gallagher Girls book.
  • Ally Carter is having a contest to win an ARC of Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover. More details here.
  • Kristin Cashore put up lists or FAQs on her site.
  • Linda Gerber is having her weekly Freebie Friday for a chance to win an ARC of Death by Denim. More details here.
  • Megan McCafferty posted the first 15 pages of Perfect Fifths is online.
  • You can read excerpts of Shadowed Summer by Saundra Mitchell online. More info here.
  • Lauren Myracle posted the cover of BFF coming out in the fall.
  • The 2009 YALSA Teens' Top Ten nominations are up here.
  • Mitali Perkins is having a contest. Details here.
  • John Scalzi posted about the novella he just finished on his blog.
  • Sara Zarr posted the cover of her new book Once Was Lost coming out in the fall.
Books that came out last week:
  • Swim the Fly by Don Calame
  • The Silver Casket by Chris Mould
  • Hoppergrass by Chris Carlton Brown
  • Fortune's Folly by Deva Fagan
  • The Diamonds by Ted Michael
  • The Castle on Deadman's Island by Curtis Parkinson
  • Bloodhound by Tamora Pierce
  • The Battle for Duncragglin by Andrew H. Vanderwal
  • Thirteenth Child by Patricia C. Wrede
  • A Novel Of The Titanic by Suzanne Weyn
  • A Map Of The Known World by Lisa Ann Sandell
  • Pieces Of Me by Toni De Palma
  • If You Live Like Me by Lori Weber
  • The Boy Kelsey by Alfred Silver
  • TMI by Sarah Quigley
  • Star Power by Zoey Dean
  • Breaking Up Is Hard to Do by Anne Dayton and May Vanderbilt
  • Heartbreak River by Tricia Mills
  • Because I am Furniture by Thalia Chaltas
  • Avatar by Paul Bryers

Books that come out this week:
  • April 21- Why I Fight by J. Adams Oaks
  • April 21- Fairest of Them All by Jan Blazanin
  • April 21- Bad Girls Don't Die by Katie Alender
  • April 21- Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr

-The YAthenaeum Team

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