Saturday, August 1, 2009

This Week in YA- August 1, 2009

  • Laurie Halse Anderson is having her Write for 15 Minutes a Day month again. If you'd like to take the dare or find out more, go to her blog on the subject here.
  • Ally Carter posted a Heist Society mini excerpt on her blog here.
  • Melissa de la Cruz posted a little sneak peek of The Van Alen Legacy on her blog along with news of her being in Entertainment Weekly.
  • Maureen Johnson gives advice on how to get a job on her blog.
  • E. Lockhart mentioned on her blog that Random House made Ruby Oliver a site. You can see E.'s blog here and/or the new site here.
  • Lisa Mantchev posted an excerpt of the audio version (there are spoilers) of Eyes Like Stars on her blog here.
  • Lisa McMann posted the McWidget for Wake. If you download it, you'll be able to read a free Cabel story that she wrote. Find out more information on her blog here.
  • In honor of the release of Shiver, Maggie Steifvater posted her playlist for Shiver on her blog here.
  • Scott Westerfeld put up a Leviathan wallpaper for your iPhone and another piece of Keith Thompson's art that is in the book. You can find the blog posts on each here and here respectively.
Books that came out last week:
  • The Treasure Map of Boys by E. Lockhart
  • Notes from the Dog by Gary Paulsen
  • The Eternal Kiss: 12 Vampire Tales of Blood and Desire by Holly Black, Libba Bray, Melissa De La Cruz, Cassandra Clare, Rachel Caine, Nancy Holder & Debbie Viguie, Cecil Castellucci, Kelley Armstrong, Maria V. Snyder, Sarah Rees Brennan, Lili St. Crow, Karen Mahoney, and Dina James (Edited by Trisha Telep)
Books that come out this week:

  • August 1-Troy High by Shana Norris
  • August 1-Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
  • August 1- Ruined: A Novel by Paula Morris
  • August 1- Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink
  • August 1- Milestones by Samira Armin Hodges
  • August 1- Journey of Dreams by Marge Pellegrino
  • August 1- My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent
  • August 1- Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd edited by Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci
  • August 1- Fade to Blue by Sean Beaudoin
  • August 1- Chantel's Quest for the Golden Sword by Oliver Neubert
  • August 4- Immortal by Gillian Shields
  • August 4- Timelock: The Caretaker Trilogy: Book 3 by David Klass
  • August 4- Sacred Scars by Kathleen Duey and Sheila Rayyan
  • August 6- Donut Days by Lara Zielin
-The YAthenaeum Team

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