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October 2014

Our October roundup includes BLUE LILY, LILY BLUE by Maggie Stiefvater, the third installment of The Raven Cycle series; LAUGHING AT MY NIGHTMARE by Shane Burcaw, the hilarious memoir of a 21-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy; and THE PERFECTIONISTS, the first in a new series by Pretty Little Liars auth

William C. Morris YA Debut Award 2015

The William C. Morris YA Debut Award celebrates the achievement of a previously unpublished author, or authors, who have made a strong literary debut in writing for young adult readers. The work cited illuminates the teen experience and enriches the lives of its readers through its excellence, demonstrated by compelling, high-quality writing and/or illustration, the integrity of the work as a whole, and its proven or potential appeal to a wide range of teen readers. The award's namesake is William C. Morris, an influential innovator in the publishing world and an advocate for marketing books for children and young adults.