Saturday, August 8, 2009

This Week in YA- August 8, 2009

  • Sarah Rees Brennan posted the second part of her short story Sorcerer and Stone on her blog as the second My Big Idea. You can read it and find out more here.
  • Ally Carter posted a playlist of what she listened to when she wrote Don't Judge a Girl By Her Cover on her blog here.
  • Megan Crewe is having "The Spill Your Secrets Giveaway" to win various books and items. Find out more information on her blog here.
  • Linda Gerber and her friday freebies are back from her blogging hiatus. This week she's joined by Stephanie Kuehnert. To find out more, go to her blog here.
  • John Green gave a rundown of what he's up to in regards to his writing on his blog here.
  • You can listen to chapters 3 and 4 of ghostgirl by Tonya Hurley here.
  • You may have seen the debate regarding the cover of Justine Larbalestier's new book Liar and in response it was changed to be much more fitting. You can see the new cover on her blog here.
  • Melissa Marr posted the cover of the Wicked Lovely manga as well as a few release dates. You can find them on her blog here.
  • You can find the first chapter to Diana Peterfreund's Rampant on her site here or HarperTeen's site here.
  • Elizabeth Scott posted a little about her new book coming out next year, The Unwritten Rule, on her blog here.
  • Janni Lee Simner put up her August story. You can see the post on the subject here and/or read the story here.
  • Rhonda Stapleton had her website redesigned. You can see it here and let her know what you think on her post here.
  • Diana Rodriguez Wallach posted a few teasers of her work in progress, Anastasia Rising, on her blog here.
  • The first excerpt of Robin Wasserman's new book Crashed is on her website. You can read the blog entry on the subject here and read the entire excerpt here.
  • In honor of Scott Westerfeld's new book Leviathan being released in a few months, you can read Uglies for free. (There's also the first chapter of Leviathan). Go here to see Scott's post on the matter or here to download Uglies on the Simon & Schuster website.
  • Sara Zarr posted a video to show how author videos are made on her blog here.

Books that came out last week:

  • Troy High by Shana Norris
  • Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Ruined: A Novel by Paula Morris
  • Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink
  • Milestones by Samira Armin Hodges
  • Journey of Dreams by Marge Pellegrino
  • My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent
  • Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd edited by Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci
  • Fade to Blue by Sean Beaudoin
  • Chantel's Quest for the Golden Sword by Oliver Neubert
  • Immortal by Gillian Shields
  • Timelock: The Caretaker Trilogy: Book 3 by David Klass
  • Sacred Scars by Kathleen Duey and Sheila Rayyan
  • Donut Days by Lara Zielin
Books that come out this week:
  • August 10- The Eternity Code by Eoin Colfer
  • August 11- After by Amy Efaw
  • August 11- The Den of Shadows Quartet by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
  • August 11- When the Snow Fell by Henning Mankell
  • August 11- What If . . . All Your Friends Turned on You by Liz Ruckdeschel and Sara James
  • August 11- Sleepless by Thomas Fahy
  • August 11- Rosie and Skate by Beth Ann Bauman
  • August 11- Psych Major Syndrome by Alicia Thompson
  • August 11- The Poisons of Caux: The Hollow Bettle (Book I) by Susannah Appelbaum
  • August 11- The Monster Variations by Daniel Kraus
  • August 11- Meridian by Amber Kizer
  • August 11- Jumping Off Swings by Jo Knowles
  • August 11- Hamlet by John Marsden
  • August 11- Besties by Cathy Hopkins
  • August 11- The Anarchist's Angel (Definitions) by Gareth Thompson
  • August 14- Journey to Atlantis by Philip Roy
-The YAthenaeum Team

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