Hannah is one of my biffers, and I’m thrilled to help spread the word about her newest book, Zombie Tag. It hits shelves tomorrow, Tuesday December 20, and it is a pretty awesome piece of MG fiction. (MG is just a label—you bet your boots I’m planning to read it.) You may recall, last year, … More OUT TUESDAY: Zombie Tag, by Hannah Moskowitz
Because they asked nicely and because their site is legit awesome, I’d like to point you all over to a new blog/community for young writers, Lit Drift. They give away free books every Friday! So I approve. And when they’re not doing that, “Lit Drift is a blog, resource, and community dedicated to the art … More lit drift: 21st-century storytelling
KODY!! As you can see, my method was to write everyone’s name on a slip of paper and put it in my awesome straw hat, and with help from Vanna Monkey I pulled out a name. So Kody, email me your address at grace.gracetopia at gmail dot com and I’ll mail you your SUPERAWESOME prize! … More and the winner is…..
I’m going to be occupied with family adventures and responsibilities this week, but I thought I’d give you all something to do while I’m gone: WIN BOOKS! But not just any books. No. This week you get a chance to win 3 books written by 3 of my very good friends, all debut authors within … More the super-duper YA book giveaway
I would like to hereby announce the upcoming publication of Break by the absolutely amazing debut author Hannah Awesomesauce Moskowitz. Jonah is on a mission to break every bone in his body. Everyone knows that broken bones grow back stronger than they were before, and Jonah wants to be stronger—needs to be stronger—because everything around … More drumroll please…
A couple of months ago (May, to be exact) my friend Cindy Pon published her debut YA novel, Silver Phoenix. It took me this long to get around to reading it, because I am a bad friend. But it was totally worth the wait. At seventeen, Ai Ling should be married, or at least betrothed. But … More Book Review: Silver Phoenix by Cindy Pon
Another YA boy book. For free! Sixteen-year-old Seph McCauley has spent the past three years getting kicked out of one exclusive private school after another. And it’s not his attitude that’s the problem. It’s the trail of magical accidents–lately, disasters–that follow in his wake. Seph is a wizard, orphaned and untrained–and his powers are escalating … More free book: The Wizard Heir by Cinda Williams Chima
She runs out of the room crying. Let me start over. My mom runs out of the room crying. Um, let me start over. Bethany Griffin’s debut novel, Handcuffs, follows the story of Parker Prescott, an “ice princess” with problems. Her parents are unemployed and about to lose their house, the local high school blogger … More Book Review: Handcuffs by Bethany Griffin