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In case you hadn't already marked your calendars and begun counting down the days, CATCHING FIRE --- the highly anticipated sequel to last year's bestseller, THE HUNGER GAMES by Suzanne Collins --- hits shelves next week on September 1st! To give you just a little taste of what's in store for Katniss and Peeta in this second installment of the trilogy, you can read the first chapter of the book on Scholastic's website, here.
Susan McBride may have never been a debutante herself, but growing up, she was immersed in enough of the Deb culture to pen seven novels set in the Texas social scene.
August 24, 2009

This Week's New Releases

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Just in time for the start of the school year, this week’s new releases offer compelling tales of ambition, consequences, and ultimate redemption as everyone is heading back to their desks. Secrets are uncovered as we follow the Faust teenagers to the elite Marlowe School, where they soar to suspicious heights with the help of their benefactor’s extraordinary "gifts" in ANOTHER FAUST.
In preparation for a class she'll teach in the fall on writing teen fiction, Beth Ann Bauman --- whose own YA novel, ROSIE & SKATE, was released this month --- has been pondering over
August 17, 2009

This Week's New Releases

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In case you're in search of a late-season beach read or an excuse to put off those dreaded summer reading assignments for just a little bit longer, this week's new releases offers five escapist novels packed with everything from family skeletons, a sweeping 13th century romance, a hippie colony in the mountains, and of course... zombies!New Releases for August 18thHardcovers
Aside from writing and producing for television and occasionally playing in a rock band called The Enablers, Barbara Hall has also authored several novels for young adults, including DIXIE STORMS, THE NOAH CONFESSIONS, and THE MUSIC TEACHER.
Three teens dare to bare it all in a new teen-authored memoir series, Louder Than Words.Marni suffers from Trichotillomania, a disorder that causes her to pull out her own hair.Chelsey’s father was murdered days before her 14th birthday.Emily has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus.Their stories are told in a 3 book series that combines a mixture of prose, poetry and journal entries.
August 12, 2009

Book Trailer for Amy Efaw's AFTER

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Amy Efaw's buzzworthy new novel, AFTER, just hit stores yesterday and has a fantastic new book trailer that really caught our eye. So, we wanted to share it with you, along with a quick video of Amy discussing a couple of the real-life events that inspired her to write this story. It's about a seemingly perfect Stepford student and daughter, Devon, who suffers from a pretty bad case of denial over the fact that she's pregnant --- so much so that when the baby finally arrives, she abandons it in the trash.
August 10, 2009

This Week's New Releases

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There's no shortage of interesting characters in this week's new releases, where you'll encounter a high school debutante, a Danish prince with a lot on his plate, an otherwise good girl who just did a very bad thing, a first-year psych major with boyfriend issues, some stranded sailors, a young girl fighting against an unfortunate (to say the least) family curse, and more.New Releases for August 11thHardcover