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Archives - February 2010

In BROADWAY LIGHTS, the fifth novel in Jen Calonita’s Secrets of My Hollywood Life series, teen celebrity Kaitlin Burke is starring in her first Broadway show. As always, she has a fabulous new bag to carry around her new city, and it is the allure of the must-have bag that Jen wants to warn you about.
February 25, 2010

Reader Q&A: Drew from Millersburg, MI

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In today's Reader Q&A, 14-year-old Drew Rose from Millersburg, MI raves about Tamora Pierce's series, shares three questions she'd love to ask Lemony Snicket, and names a recent movie she actually liked better than the book it was based on.
COOL LIKE THAT (in stores this week!) is the fourth installment in Nikki Carter's So For Real series, which follows 17-year-old Gia Stokes as she navigates through life and love at Longfellow High.
February 23, 2010

Reader Q&A: Olivia from Columbus, OH

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Today, soon-to-be 15-year-old Olivia Miltner from Columbus, OH answers our Reader Q&A, where she discusses appealing aspects of Scott Westerfeld's EXTRAS universe, her love for Sarah Dessen's books, and her soft spot for all things romance.
February 22, 2010

This Week's New Releases

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February truly goes out with a bang and not a whimper, as we have some great releases coming your way. In the mood for a good techno-thriller? Then Matt Whyman’s GOLDSTRIKE is the book for you. Or maybe a gritty novel about gang life is more up your alley. If that’s the case, then Todd Strasser’s IF I GROW UP may pique your interest.
Last month, we launched a new feature inviting all of you to write guest posts on the blog. We came up with a list of questions for you to answer --- and you replied enthusiastically --- and we’ve been sharing your responses.
Suzanne Young's debut novel, THE NAUGHTY LIST, is the first installment in a series about a group of girls who by day are known as the cheer squad of Washington High, and by night, double as the members of a spy society who catch cheating boyfriends
15-year-old Ugo Ume from Lithonia, GA and 15-year-old Kristen Hlava from Brookfield, WI join us for today's Reader Q&A, where they each list their top three books of all time, share favorite quotes on the magic of music, and muse on what it would be like to pick the brain of legendary writer Elie Wiesel.Ugo Ume from Lithonia, GA
February 15, 2010

This Week's New Releases

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We're spotlighting some great new releases this week, including Sharon G.
Amelia Atwater-Rhodes's latest novel, TOKEN OF DARKNESS, is a little different from the other installments in her Den of Shadows series.