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With five adult novels already under her belt, author Lee Nichols recentlly tried h
June 28, 2010

This Week's New Releases

Posted by Marisa Emralino
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I think it's safe to assume that even though school's finally out and your vacation is in full swing, most of you haven't even glanced at your assigned summer reading lists yet.  That's ok, we won't tell if you won't!  If you're looking to squeeze in some me-reading before you hunker down and tackle those classics, check out some of this week's new releases, where we're spotlighting Melissa de la Cruz's new Blu
June 25, 2010

Help Save Our Libraries!

Posted by Marisa Emralino
We know that most of you rely on your local and school libraries not only to feed your insatiable reading habits during these summer months, but also as a critical tool during the school year for help with assignments, access to computers and periodicals, and even a quiet, conducive and safe place to do homework. Tuesday, June 29th is National Library Advocacy Day --- a one-time-only event to be held during this year's American Library Association annual conference in direct response to local, state and federal budget cuts affecting libraries nationwide.
June 23, 2010

Deb Caletti: A Grateful Addict

Posted by Marisa Emralino
Today, Deb Caletti --- bestselling author of seven novels for young adults, including
Today we're joined by 16-year-old Sera from Phoenix, AZ and 15-year-old Haley from Gulfport, MS.  In their answers to the If You Ask Me...
June 21, 2010

This Week's New Releases

Posted by Marisa Emralino
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In case you didn't already know, today --- June 21st --- marks the first official day of summer!  So as our nights shorten and our days lengthen, our time to spend reading at the beach, the porch, the couch and anywhere in between increases, and the new releases keep coming at full force to help you fill in those extra hours.
June 18, 2010

Lurlene McDaniel on HEART TO HEART

Posted by Marisa Emralino
Lurlene McDaniel is the author of over 40 books for young adults, including <
In today's edition of the If You Ask Me... Q&A, we're spotlighting 16-year-old Katie from Helena, MT and 15-year-old Amanda from South Lyon MI.  Read their thoughts below on their favorite series (Harry Potter, Hunger Games and Mortal Instruments), memorable quotes, and literary characters they'd love to meet.