Saturday, May 30, 2009

This Week in YA- May 30, 2009

BEA (Book Expo America):
  • Note Since many authors are at BEA and have been since Thursday this constituted for the lack of news this week...
  • Join Laurie Halse Anderson's BEA pout-a-thon party all weekend, if you missed out like her (and us) on getting to go to BEA.
  • Mitali Perkins and a few others are having an event Sunday, May 31st in the Boston area for those in the area that did not go to BEA.
  • Carrie Jones posted some advice about going to BEA and what happened to her...
  • Holly Black compiled a list of all her future books and projects on her blog.
  • Sarah Rees Brennan posted her Ireland/UK events on her blog and a sample from The Demon's Lexicon audiobook on her site.
  • Scott Westerfeld posted one of the pages of artwork inside his new book coming out in October, Leviathan.
  • Heather Brewer posted two events she's having in the coming weeks. You can even getTenth Grade Bleeds early at one!
  • Linda Gerber is giving away 5 signed copies of Death by Denim for her Freebie Friday. Go to her blog for how to enter.
  • John Scalzi posted the cover of his new book, The God Engines, and is having a contest based on the cover to win an ARC. Details here.
  • Stacey Jay posted her Summer Reads and Tees Contest. Details for how to enter can be found on her blog here.
  • Sarah Ockler is having a "Twenty Tweet Summer" party next Friday in honor of her book,Twenty Boy Summer, being released. Details can be found on her blog here.
  • The Miles Between Road Trip has begun! Mary E. Pearson posted their starting point, her hometown, here. We are lucky enough to have one of the ARCs first and it arrived today! Stay tune for photos of where we bring it in Miami.
Books that came out last week:
  • Hunger: A Gone Novel by Michael Grant
  • Undercover by Beth Kephart
  • Gorgeous by Rachel Vail
  • The Deep by Helen Dunmore
  • Love You Hate You Miss You by Elizabeth Scott
  • Vacations from Hell by Libba Bray, Cassandra Clare, Claudia Gray, Maureen Johnson, and Sarah Mlynowski
  • Fortune Cookie by Heather Wood
  • Sprout by Dale Peck
  • The Sorceress by Michael Scott
  • Slept Away by Julie Kraut
  • See No Evil by Jamila Gavin
  • Peril on the Sea by Michael Cadnum
  • One Lonely Degree by C. K. Kelly Martin
  • Nation by Terry Pratchett
  • Killer Pizza by Greg Taylor
Books that come out this week:
  • June 1- Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler
  • June 1- Sheep Can't Fly by The Students of Garfield High School, Father Greg Boyle S.J., and 826LA
  • June 1- Sea Change by Aimee Friedman
  • June 1- The It Girl #8: Adored by Cecily von Ziegesar
  • June 1- I don't know what I want but I want to be happy by Kimberly Kirberger and Jesse Kirberger
  • June 1- Desiderata by Judy Ferro
  • June 1- Deal With It (Kimani Tru) by Monica McKayhan
  • June 2- The Waters & the Wild by Francesca Lia Block
  • June 2-Someone Like Summer by M. E. Kerr
  • June 2-Beautiful World by Anastasia Hollings
  • June 2-Lunatic (The Lost Books) by Ted Dekker and Kaci Hill
  • June 2-Intensely Alice by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  • June 2-Girl Stays in the Picture by Melissa de la Cruz
  • June 2-Entr@pment: A High School Comedy in Chat by M. Spooner
  • June 2-Elyon (The Lost Books) by Ted Dekker and Kaci Hill
  • June 2-The Diamond Secret (Once Upon a Time) by Suzanne Weyn
  • June 2-The Demon's Lexicon by Sarah Rees Brennan
  • June 2-Carpe Corpus (Morganville Vampires, Book 6) by Rachel Caine
  • June 2-Beautiful Disaster (Privilege)by Kate Brian and Andrea C Uva
-The YAthenaeum Team

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