Saturday, June 27, 2009

This Week in YA- June 27, 2009

  • R.J. Anderson is asking those who've read Knife a.k.a. Faery Rebels: Spell Hunter if they have any questions they'd like answered. If you have a question, ask in her blog post here.
  • Sarah Rees Brennan put up a short story called Sorcerer and Stone on her blog for her first installment of "My Big Idea". Find out more and read the story here
  • Tera Lynn Childs began playing "Goal Wars" and you can too. Details on her blog post here.
  • Kami Garcia is having a contest for one of her original paintings. All you have to do is let her know an artist whose work reminds you of a novel. Details on her blog.
  • Linda Gerber's freebie friday this week is with Tera Lynn Childs. You can read Tera's interview and find out how to enter for a chance to win a signed copy of Goddess Boot Camp on Linda's blog here.
  • The Liar pages are up on Justine Larbalestier's site including an excerpt, influences, and reviews. You can find the section here.
  • E. Lockhart will be on Random Buzzers beginning Monday until July 10th to answer any questions you may have. You can start posting questions now.
  • Suzanne McLeod is having a contest for an anthology, The Eternal Kiss or Mean Streets, and  a signed copy of one of her books. More information on her blog here.
  • Lauren Myracle has a quiz on her blog to see what character from Peace, Love & Baby Ducks you are.
  • Mary E. Pearson posted the new cover to The Miles Between on her blog
  • Shana Silver is giving away a couple of Ally Carter's books. Details on her blog here.
Books that came out last week:
  • My Big Fat Manifesto by Susan Vaught
  • Just Another Hero by Sharon M. Draper
  • Fairy Tale by Cyn Balog
  • Alyzon Whitestarr by Isobelle Carmody
  • Alibi Junior High by Greg Logsted
  • The Shadrach Trilogy by Joy Cowley
  • Tenth Grade Bleeds by Heather Brewer
  • The Sorcerer of the North: Book Five by John Flanagan
  • The Morgue and Me by John C. Ford
  • The Duel: The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burrby Judith St. George
Books that come out this week:
  • June 29- Ghost Town by Richard W. Jennings
  • June 30- Dark Guardian #2: Full Moon by Rachel Hawthorne
  • June 30- The Stolen One by Suzanne Crowley 
  • June 30- Hancock Park: A Novel by Isabel Kaplan
  • June 30- Angry Management by Chris Crutcher
  • June 30- Pretty Little Liars #6: Killer by Sara Shepard
  • June 30- It Is What It Is: A So For Real Novel (So for Real Novels) by Nikki Carter
  • June 30- Denim Diaries 3: Queen of the Yard by Darrien Lee
  • July 1-  ghostgirl: Homecoming by Tonya Hurley
  • July 1- Access Denied (and other eighth grade error messages) by Denise Vega
  • July 1- And Then Everything Unraveled by Jennifer Sturman

-The YAthenaeum Team

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