Wednesday, February 10, 2010

YAthenaeum in 2010

We have a pretty awesome year planned out (or at least first half). Lorena, Erika, and Brigitte will be graduating come June, so as a graduation gift from us we're going to go all out!

We have a full line up of bestselling authors this Spring including Heather Brewer and Lisa McMann. Here's a list of our upcoming events:

14th: Heather Brewer - Eleventh Grade Burns
15th: Kristie Harmel - After
17th: Ally Carter - Heist Society
26th: Lisa McMann - Gone

27th: Frances O’Roark Dowell - Falling In

17th: Christina Gonzalez - The Red Umbrella
23rd: Lois Lowry - The Birthday Ball

s list is subject to change as more authors are added to our roster! Be sure to stop by and say hi at the signing!


This will we our blog's second year running, and we really want to thank all of our readers. Throughout the months of May and June we will be having weekly giveaways of YA books. Here's a picture of our ever-growing stack of giveaways:

Yes, those are 4 copies of Lisa Mantchev's Perchance to Dream. Right now we have copies of:
  • Perchance to Dream by Lisa Mantchev (4)
  • Explorer X-Alpha by LM Preston(2)
  • The Owl Keeper by Christine Brodien-Jones (1)
  • Everwild by Neal Shusterman (1)
We'll be updating this list as we add more books to the giveaway so keep a lookout for those!

We're happy to announce that we are now contributors to Flashlight Worthy an awesome new site where you can find handpicked recommendations of any type of books. From the Best YA of 09 to the Best Back-to-School Books. We'd love for you to head over and check it out!

We look forward to an awesome year with you!

-The YAthenaeum Team