Saturday, May 2, 2009

This Week in YA- May 2, 2009

  • Congratulations to John Green! Paper Towns won the Edgar Award!
  • HarperCollins has put up the first 67 pages of R.J. Anderson's book Faery Rebels: Spell Hunter.
  • Melissa Wyatt is having a contest to name her dog and you could win her new book Funny How Things Change.Details here.
  • Melissa Walker and Susane Colasanti are having a contest in honor of both of their books being released in May. More details can be found in the YouTube video they made, Melissa's blog, and Susane's blog.
  • Aprilynne Pike is having a contest in honor of her book's release. Details here.
  • Jennifer Banash has extended her contest. Original details here.
  • The cover and description for Holly Black and Ted Naifeh's second graphic novel, The Good Neighbors: Book II,is up on her blog.
  • Tenth Grade Bleeds by Heather Brewer's publication date has been moved to June 25, 2009.
  • Ally Carter is having a contest to make a widget for Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover. Details here.
  • Cassandra Clare posted an outtake from City of Glass on her site.
  • Karen Mahoney is having a contest for a copy of Sherwood Smith's Once a Princess. More details here.
  • Lisa McMann posted the UK/AUS cover of Wake on her blog.
  • Linda Gerber is giving away a signed copy of Vamped by Lucienne Diver and is also having a giveaway for a signed copy of Death by Denim.
  • Jo Knowles posted the cover of Jumping Off Swings on her blog.
Books that came out last week:
  • Funny How Things Change by Melissa Wyatt
  • Jack Tumor by Anthony McGowan
  • Deep in the Heart of High School by Veronica Goldbach
  • Den of Thieves by Julia Golding
  • The Eternal Smile: Three Stories by Gene Luen Yang and Derek Kirk Kim
  • The Heights by Brian James
  • Timbuktu: A Novel by Paul Auster
  • The White Witch by Janet Graber
  • The Young Inferno by John Agard and Satoshi Kitamura
  • Here's How I See It--Here's How It Is by Heather Henson
  • The Last Thing I Remember by Andrew Klavan
  • A Certain Strain of Peculiar by Gigi Amateau
  • Wishes on the Moon by Michael O. Tunnell
  • The Reluctant Heiress by Eva Ibbotson

Books that come out this week:
  • May 4- The Plague by Joanne Dahme
  • May 4- My Vicksburg by Ann Rinaldi
  • May 4- The Jewels of Sofia Tate by Doris Etienne
  • May 4- Ghost Huntress Book 1: The Awakening by Marley Gibson
  • May 4- Dragon's Heart: The Pit Dragon Chroniclesby Jane Yolen and Jonathon Schmidt
  • May 4- Dead Is So Last Year by Marlene Perez
  • May 4- Cathy's Ring by Sean Stewart, Jordan Weisman, and Cathy Brigg
  • May 5- The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han
  • May 5- So Not Happening by Jenny B. Jones
  • May 5- Shrinking Violet by Danielle Joseph
  • May 5- Ruby Unscripted by Cindy Martinusen-Coloma
  • May 5- Flirtin' With the Monster by Ellen Hopkins
  • May 5- Being Nikki by Meg Cabot
-The YAthenaeum Team

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