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YA INTERROBANG - ISSUE #37 (OCTOBER 19 2014)Love contemporary telepathy? In Chasing Powers by Sarah Beth Durst, telepathic Kayla meets Daniel, who blackmails her into thievery. Her biggest threat may not be the police, or the murderous father - but Daniel himself, who Durst admits “lies as easily as he [teleports].”If you’re more in the mood for some southern Gothic charm, look at Martina Boone’s Complusion. In Charleston, Barrie Watson finds herself caught up in the middle of family secrets - magical gifts passed on from generation to generation between three families. Conflicts that can’t be resolved over a glass of iced tea.We’re also giving away a copy of Compulsion to those in the U.S.!At this year’s New York Comic Con, young adult literature sparkled – in tiny and niche quantities – as thousands of comic fans flocked to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.Highlights included multiple panels featuring young adult authors, but the Women of Marvel panel featured the most exciting announcement of all: that Margaret Stohl, author of the Beautiful Creatures series, would be penning a Black Widow YA novel.Nobody loves young adult literature quite like the people on the Internet. Tumblr user @chibi-reads launched a Harry Potter readalong for fans of all ages and at all levels - from the most hardcore Gryffindor seeker to the newest Muggle stumbling in.The Book Smugglers announced the first releases in their new short story publishing venture. Book Smugglers Publishing will digitally publish original short stories, beginning with young adult historical fantasy Hunting Monsters by S.L. Huang.On Wednesdays, we may not wear pink, but we do celebrate #womenauthorwednesday - this month, with Victoria Schwab and Nova Ren Suma. We also rocked #diversitythursday with Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith and Akata Witch by Nnedi Okarafor.The National Book Awards announced the finalists for their Young People’s Literature award, including Threatened by Eliot Schrefer and Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson. The Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Program announced their nominated titles for 2016, including Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell and The Living by Matt de la Peña. The Bookseller announced the launch of the YA Book Prize, which will celebrate the best fiction for young adults written by British and Irish authors.But Rick Riordan and J.K. Rowling win the best prize of all - fanart featured in this week’s Off the Page feature, where Beatrjis talks her favorite books and how she draws.Though the first book was recently turned into a full-length film, Constantin Film will turn Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series into a television show. Stephenie Meyer and Lionsgate will team up to expand on the Twilight world with five mini-movies. Universal Cable Productions optioned Catherine Linka’s A Girl Called Fearless for a television series.Keep up with upcoming YA releases as well as recent cover reveals, excerpt releases, and book deals.We put together a list of YA titles for Mental Illness Awareness Week. Which ones have you read? Have you checked our Tumblr to find out what happened today in ya history? Did you miss any good author gossip on Twitter?Next issue: November 2 2014
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YA INTERROBANG - ISSUE #37 (OCTOBER 19 2014)Love contemporary telepathy? In Chasing Powers by Sarah Beth Durst, telepathic Kayla meets Daniel, who blackmails her into thievery. Her biggest threat may not be the police, or the murderous father - but Daniel himself, who Durst admits “lies as easily as he [teleports].”If you’re more in the mood for some southern Gothic charm, look at Martina Boone’s Complusion. In Charleston, Barrie Watson finds herself caught up in the middle of family secrets - magical gifts passed on from generation to generation between three families. Conflicts that can’t be resolved over a glass of iced tea.We’re also giving away a copy of Compulsion to those in the U.S.!At this year’s New York Comic Con, young adult literature sparkled – in tiny and niche quantities – as thousands of comic fans flocked to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.Highlights included multiple panels featuring young adult authors, but the Women of Marvel panel featured the most exciting announcement of all: that Margaret Stohl, author of the Beautiful Creatures series, would be penning a Black Widow YA novel.Nobody loves young adult literature quite like the people on the Internet. Tumblr user @chibi-reads launched a Harry Potter readalong for fans of all ages and at all levels - from the most hardcore Gryffindor seeker to the newest Muggle stumbling in.The Book Smugglers announced the first releases in their new short story publishing venture. Book Smugglers Publishing will digitally publish original short stories, beginning with young adult historical fantasy Hunting Monsters by S.L. Huang.On Wednesdays, we may not wear pink, but we do celebrate #womenauthorwednesday - this month, with Victoria Schwab and Nova Ren Suma. We also rocked #diversitythursday with Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith and Akata Witch by Nnedi Okarafor.The National Book Awards announced the finalists for their Young People’s Literature award, including Threatened by Eliot Schrefer and Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson. The Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Program announced their nominated titles for 2016, including Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell and The Living by Matt de la Peña. The Bookseller announced the launch of the YA Book Prize, which will celebrate the best fiction for young adults written by British and Irish authors.But Rick Riordan and J.K. Rowling win the best prize of all - fanart featured in this week’s Off the Page feature, where Beatrjis talks her favorite books and how she draws.Though the first book was recently turned into a full-length film, Constantin Film will turn Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series into a television show. Stephenie Meyer and Lionsgate will team up to expand on the Twilight world with five mini-movies. Universal Cable Productions optioned Catherine Linka’s A Girl Called Fearless for a television series.Keep up with upcoming YA releases as well as recent cover reveals, excerpt releases, and book deals.We put together a list of YA titles for Mental Illness Awareness Week. Which ones have you read? Have you checked our Tumblr to find out what happened today in ya history? Did you miss any good author gossip on Twitter?Next issue: November 2 2014
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yainterrobang:

YA INTERROBANG - ISSUE #37 (OCTOBER 19 2014)
Love contemporary telepathy? In Chasing Powers by Sarah Beth Durst, telepathic Kayla meets Daniel, who blackmails her into thievery. Her biggest threat may not be the police, or the murderous father - but Daniel himself, who Durst admits “lies as easily as he [teleports].”

If you’re more in the mood for some southern Gothic charm, look at Martina Boone’s Complusion. In Charleston, Barrie Watson finds herself caught up in the middle of family secrets - magical gifts passed on from generation to generation between three families. Conflicts that can’t be resolved over a glass of iced tea.

We’re also giving away a copy of Compulsion to those in the U.S.!

At this year’s New York Comic Con, young adult literature sparkled – in tiny and niche quantities – as thousands of comic fans flocked to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.Highlights included multiple panels featuring young adult authors, but the Women of Marvel panel featured the most exciting announcement of all: that Margaret Stohl, author of the Beautiful Creatures series, would be penning a Black Widow YA novel.

Nobody loves young adult literature quite like the people on the Internet. Tumblr user @chibi-reads launched a Harry Potter readalong for fans of all ages and at all levels - from the most hardcore Gryffindor seeker to the newest Muggle stumbling in.

The Book Smugglers announced the first releases in their new short story publishing venture. Book Smugglers Publishing will digitally publish original short stories, beginning with young adult historical fantasy Hunting Monsters by S.L. Huang.

On Wednesdays, we may not wear pink, but we do celebrate #womenauthorwednesday - this month, with Victoria Schwab and Nova Ren Suma. We also rocked #diversitythursday with Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith and Akata Witch by Nnedi Okarafor.

The National Book Awards announced the finalists for their Young People’s Literature award, including Threatened by Eliot Schrefer and Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson. The Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Program announced their nominated titles for 2016, including Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell and The Living by Matt de la Peña. The Bookseller announced the launch of the YA Book Prize, which will celebrate the best fiction for young adults written by British and Irish authors.

But Rick Riordan and J.K. Rowling win the best prize of all - fanart featured in this week’s Off the Page feature, where Beatrjis talks her favorite books and how she draws.

Though the first book was recently turned into a full-length film, Constantin Film will turn Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series into a television show. Stephenie Meyer and Lionsgate will team up to expand on the Twilight world with five mini-movies. Universal Cable Productions optioned Catherine Linka’s A Girl Called Fearless for a television series.

Keep up with upcoming YA releases as well as recent cover reveals, excerpt releases, and book deals.

We put together a list of YA titles for Mental Illness Awareness Week. Which ones have you read? Have you checked our Tumblr to find out what happened today in ya history? Did you miss any good author gossip on Twitter?

Next issue: November 2 2014

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Nehemia had dreamed of a court that could change the world, a court where loyalty and honor were more valued than blind obedience and power. The day Nehemia had died, Celaena had thought the dream of that court forever vanished.But looking at Dorian as he smiled at her, this prince who was smart and thoughtful and kind, who inspired good men like Chaol to serve him …Celaena wondered if Nehemia’s impossible, desperate dream of that court might yet come to pass.
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Nehemia had dreamed of a court that could change the world, a court where loyalty and honor were more valued than blind obedience and power. The day Nehemia had died, Celaena had thought the dream of that court forever vanished.But looking at Dorian as he smiled at her, this prince who was smart and thoughtful and kind, who inspired good men like Chaol to serve him …Celaena wondered if Nehemia’s impossible, desperate dream of that court might yet come to pass.
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Nehemia had dreamed of a court that could change the world, a court where loyalty and honor were more valued than blind obedience and power. The day Nehemia had died, Celaena had thought the dream of that court forever vanished.

But looking at Dorian as he smiled at her, this prince who was smart and thoughtful and kind, who inspired good men like Chaol to serve him …

Celaena wondered if Nehemia’s impossible, desperate dream of that court might yet come to pass.

(Source: dreammetheworld, via fuckyeahyoungadultlit)

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