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October 26, 2010

Dina Nayeri: 10 Ways To Know You Have A Peter Pan Complex

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Recently, my brother and I released our second novel ANOTHER PAN, which is a retelling of the Peter Pan story set in the Marlowe School in New York City.  Peter Pan is a special story for many children, and adults too. Barrie’s classic tale has adventure, funny characters, a dream world of pirates and faeries, and flying!
October 25, 2010

This Week's New Releases

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Every year, the Young Adult Library Services Association (otherwise known as YALSA) sets aside a week at the end of October to help inspire teens to drop what they’re doing and pick up a book.
Laura Resau, the author of The Notebook Series, dishes about the trip to France that helped her plot her latest book THE RUBY NOTEBOOK. It is the second in The Notebook Series, "a companion to The Indigo Notebook.
Julia Avarez, author of HOW TIA LOLA LEARNED TO TEACH  (released Oct 12th)
October 20, 2010

Swati Avasthi: On Inspiration

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Today we have a very special author post from Swati Avasthi on inspiration, and how she as an author finds it. Please be sure to comment on this post!
October 18, 2010

This Week's New Releases

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Are you ready? In less than two weeks, Halloween will be here. Haven’t picked your costume yet? How about the classic Halloween favorite? The vampire. As a Halloween treat, indulge yourself in Rick Yancy’s The Monstrumologist: THE CURSE OF THE WENDIGO. Pellinore Warthrop is a monstrumologist and is attempting to disprove the existence of a vampire when he comes across a Wendigo.
October 15, 2010

If You Ask Me: Will, Carli, Georina, and Alia

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For today's round of If You Ask Me, we have Will, Carli, Georina, and Alia.
Check out the first two videos of Teenreads.com's five-part Mega-Size, Supertastic, Awesome Interview with Lauren Kate. The first three interviews are all about the writing of FALLEN and TORMENT, and writing in general, while the last two are about the books, the characters, and other interesting odds and ends (like what the series might bring in the future)... Enjoy!   GAH, everytime I see these covers I get the shivers. Sooo good, amiright?                        
October 13, 2010

Andy Mulligan: 10 Random Things

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Andy Mulligan, author of TRASH, tells Teenreads.com 10 Random Things, like how not to cook fish simply, and what made him cry recently.