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November 8, 2010

Darren Shan: Being On Tour

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And so my latest tour of the States begins! Whenever I tell people about my tours, they’re immediately envious.
November 8, 2010

This Week's New Releases

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Who would believe that we're already a week into November! As much as I love summer, I know I'll be looking forward to some cold nights curled up next to my fireplace (ahem, radiator...but we can pretend) catching up on my reading.
November 5, 2010

Lisa Klein: 10 Events That Helped Make Me a Writer

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Ten events that helped make me a writer (though I didn’t know it at the time): 
November 4, 2010

Student Contest: Meanings of Hunger

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This contest, Meanings of Hunger, asks students, no older than 18 years to get involved in exploring an aspect of hunger that interests them. The contest is simple but has room for a lot of creativity: students use the definition of hunger as inspiration to explore an aspect of hunger that interests them. Possible projects range from a poem or essay about hunger to a diorama of a refugee camp in Darfur.
November 3, 2010

Lisa Rowe Fraustino: Don’t Tell My Mother I Said This

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As a teen, I wanted to write books like the ones I loved to read, but I didn’t believe it possible. I grew up in the boonies of Maine! How could I ever get a terrific idea like having a spider rescue a runt who turns out to be SOME PIG?
Flynn Meaney's debut novel, BLOODTHIRSTY, offers a refreshing new take on those fearsome fanged foes everyone has been head over heels for these days. In celebration of NaNoWriMo and Halloween, Flynn tells Teenreads about her Top 5 Scariest Aspects of Writing a Book.
November 1, 2010

Daniel Nayeri: ANOTHER PAN Soundtrack

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For our first book, we had lots of people ask what songs we’d put into a soundtrack for ANOTHER FAUST.
November 1, 2010

This Week's New Releases

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