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  From the poetic tenderness of Lord Byron to the alluring confidence of Bessie Coleman, HISTORICAL HEARTTHROBS: 50 Timeless Crushes from Cleopatra to Camus by Kelly Murphy with Hallie Fryd features 50 heartthrobs from the ages most likely to catch our eye and asks the question: Would you really want to date them? The book mines our shared cultural past for history’s most swoon-worthy icons such as Cleopatra, Marie Antoinette and Che Guevara, and ranks them according to their overall "crushability," based on their relative levels of heroism/villainy. Below, see Teenreads’ 10 favorite facts from the book!
Len Vlahos's new book THE SCAR BOYS --- about a severely burned boy who finds solace in his punk rock band --- hits surprisingly close to home. The Executive Director of the Book Industry Study Group was in a punk rock band in high school, Woofing Cookies, and eventually dropped out of NYU film school to reunite and tour. In this interview, he talks about how his own experience influenced THE SCAR BOYS, the power of music and some insight into his next project.      
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Who ever said high school was easy? As 15-year-old Essie Green begins another year in Pershing High School, everything seems to fall into place: not only has she made the cheerleading squad, but she's also caught the eye of Austin King, the captain of the football team and the hottest guy at school. In other words, she’s fitting in. But, things start to change when her cousin Micah, an observant Jew, moves back into town, joins the football team, and is quickly pegged a freak.
THE NECROMANCER --- the highly anticipated 4th installment in The
Stopping by for a visit during her blog tour is Alyssa B.
Joining us today for a very special guest post is Susane Colasanti, author of WHEN IT HAPPENS, TAKE ME THERE and WAITING FOR YOU.   She's currently in the middle of a blog tour in support of her upcoming novel, SOMETHING LIKE FATE, where she discusses a fate-related topic at each stop.
Today's guest blogger is David Levithan, author and co-author of YA faves like BOY MEETS BOY,