Saturday, August 15, 2009

This Week in YA- August 15, 2009

  • Jennifer Lynn Barnes posted 2 sentences of her new book coming out next year, Raised by Wolves, on her blog here.
  • Remember the Fantasy Road Trip Contest we mentioned in June? Well, Libba Bray made a post about it here. We have until Monday to help make it better than her 7th grade dance!
  • Sarah Rees Brennan wrote a great parody of the Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince movie on her blog here.
  • Heather Brewer announced a new The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod spin off series, The Slayer Journals, that she will be working on on her blog here.
  • Carrie Jones posted the cover for Captivate on her blog here.
  • Friday was the last day of Stephanie Kuehnert's Ballads of Suburbia Cyber Launch Party. She is announcing all the winners from this week and the grand-prize winner on Monday, so it's your last chance to enter. Find out more information on her blog here.
  • Lisa Mantchev is beginning the Eyes Like Stars: The Worldwide Glitter Tour. To find out more information go to her blog post here.
  • Melissa Marr and Alyson Noel announced that they among multiple other authors will be organizing a tour for September of 2010. You can find out more information on Melissa's blog here, Alyson's blog here, or on the Smart Chicks Kick It Tour facebook page here.
  • HarperTeen put up the first 83 pages of Rampant by Diana Peterfreund here.
Books that came out last week:
  • The Eternity Code by Eoin Colfer
  • After by Amy Efaw
  • The Den of Shadows Quartet by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
  • When the Snow Fell by Henning Mankell
  • What If . . . All Your Friends Turned on You by Liz Ruckdeschel and Sara James
  • Sleepless by Thomas Fahy
  • Rosie and Skate by Beth Ann Bauman
  • Psych Major Syndrome by Alicia Thompson
  • The Poisons of Caux: The Hollow Bettle (Book I) by Susannah Appelbaum
  • The Monster Variations by Daniel Kraus
  • Meridian by Amber Kizer
  • Jumping Off Swings by Jo Knowles
  • Hamlet by John Marsden
  • Besties by Cathy Hopkins
  • The Anarchist's Angel (Definitions) by Gareth Thompson
  • Journey to Atlantis by Philip Roy
Books that come out this week:
  • Aug 18-Troubadour by Mary Hoffman
  • Aug 18-Never Slow Dance with a Zombie by E. Van Lowe
  • Aug 18-Karma for Beginners by Jessica Blank
  • Aug 18-Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen by Serena Valentino
  • Aug 18-The Darkling Curse: Something Wickedly Weird by Chris Mould
  • Aug 18-Breathless by Jessica Warman
  • Aug 20-Living on Impulse by Cara Haycak

-The YAthenaeum Team

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