Saturday, September 19, 2009

This Week in YA- September 19, 2009

  • Do you want Ally Carter to have a t-shirt contest? For more details and the poll, click here.
  • Kristin Cashore wants to know what your favorite and least favorite words are. Let her know your opinions here.
  • Tera Lynn Childs posted a excerpt of Forgive My Fins on her blog here.
  • Megan Crewe is having a giveaway in honor of the release of her book Give Up the Ghost. Find out more information on her post here.
  • Melissa de la Cruz posted the trailer for The Van Alen Legacy on her blog here.
  • For this week's Freebie Friday, Linda Gerber is giving away the entire Del Rio Bay series. To find out more and to enter go to her blog post here.
  • JoNoWriMo+1.5 has begun! Find out more about it here.
  • Justine Larbalestier posted the U.S. Liar Trailer, the AUS Liar trailer, and FAQ's about Liar on her blog.
  • Lauren Myracle is having a contest to win a copy of her book Luv Ya Bunches (coming out oct. 1) Find out more here
  • You can read the first 3 chapters of Alyson Noel's new book Shadowland. Find out more here
  • Elizabeth Scott is having a contest for an ARC of Scott Westerfeld's book Leviathan. More info here
Books that came out last week:
  • The Other Side: A Teen's Guide to Ghost Hunting and the Paranormal by Marley Gibson, Patrick Burns, and Dave Schrader
  • Once a Witch by Carolyn MacCullough
  • What Matters Most by Melody Carlson
  • The Vampire's Assistant and Other Tales from the Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan
  • The Twilight Zone: The Big Tall Wish by Rod Serling, Mark Kneece, and Chris Lie
  • Time of the Witches by Anna Myers
  • Take Your Best Shot: Do Something Bigger Than Yourself by Austin Gutwein and Todd Hillard
  • The Secret to Teen Power by Paul Harrington
  • Running on the Cracks by Julia Donaldson
  • Positively by Courtney Sheinmel
  • The Other Girl: A Midvale Academy Novel by Sarah Miller
  • Guys Are Waffles, Girls Are Spaghetti by Chad Eastham, Bill Farrel, and Pam Farrel
  • Give Up the Ghost by Megan Crewe
  • Forest Born (Books of Bayern) by Shannon Hale
  • Demon Chick by Marilyn Kaye
  • The Silver Blade by Sally Gardner
  • Sharp Shot by Jack Higgins and Justin Richards
  • A Pearl Among Princes by Coleen Paratore
  • The Cupcake Queen by Heather Hepler
  • Black Angels by Linda Beatrice Brown
Books that come out this week:
  • September 21- The Well by A. J. Whitten
  • September 22- Wish You Were Dead by Todd Strasser
  • September 22- Voices in the Dark: The Last Descendants #2 by Catherine Banner
  • September 22- Sphinx's Princess by Esther Friesner
  • September 22- Riot by Walter Dean Myers
  • September 22- The Pricker Boy by Reade Scott Whinnem
  • September 22- The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey
  • September 22- The Magician's Elephant: Special Signed Edition by Kate DiCamillo and Yoko Tanaka
  • September 22- The Long Wait for Tomorrow by Joaquin Dorfman
  • September 22- The Hunting, Book One: Z. Rex by Steve Cole
  • September 22- The Hunchback Assignments by Arthur Slade
  • September 22- Homestretch by Paul Volponi
  • September 22- Going Bovine by Libba Bray
  • September 22- Eli the Good by Silas House
  • September 22- Devoured by Amanda Marrone
  • September 22- Candor by Pam Bachorz
  • September 22- Blue Plate Special by Michelle D. Kwasney
-The YAthenaeum Team

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