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Interview: Anna Godbersen, author of The Luxe

Dec 10, 2007

December 2007

Putting a 19th-century twist on popular series like Gossip Girl and The Clique, Anna Godbersen's novel THE LUXE follows the secrets and scandals, the drama and the debauchery of a group of upper-crust socialite teenagers in 1899 Manhattan.

Author Talk: Nick Hornby, author of Slam

Nov 10, 2007

SLAM is a novel about a sixteen-year-old called Sam, who gets his girlfriend Alicia pregnant. Sam’s a skater, and spends a lot of his time talking to a poster of Tony Hawk --- Tony Hawk talks back, in lines from his own autobiography.

Author Talk: Scott Westerfeld, author of Extras

Oct 10, 2007

October 2007

Scott Westerfeld's EXTRAS --- the companion to his hugely popular Uglies trilogy --- is a science fiction novel about a futuristic society that completely revolves around fame.

Interview: Gabrielle Zevin, author of Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac

Sep 10, 2007

September 2007

Gabrielle Zevin is the author of the critically-acclaimed teen novel ELSEWHERE, as well as a book geared toward adult readers, MARGARETTOWN. Her latest work of fiction, MEMOIRS OF A TEENAGE AMNESIAC, explores themes of self-discovery and second chances through the story of a young girl who loses her memory in an accident and must find a way to regain her bearings.

Author Talk: Perry Moore, author of Hero

Sep 10, 2007

September 2007

Perry Moore --- probably best known as the executive producer of The Chronicles of Narnia films --- tackles a different facet of the science fiction and fantasy genre with his newly published young adult novel, HERO, which chronicles the trials and tribulations of a gay teen superhero.