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Elizabeth Miles' conclusion to the Fury series is ETERNITY, in which Em is driven slowly crazy by a reoccurring dream and the Furies staying close at bay. And she feels...different: She’s angry, and never cold, and too strong. Without Drea’s help, or anyone to turn to, Em is quickly running out of options. In this blog post, Elizabeth Miles describes a situation she experienced in high school, where should would have loved to have summoned the Furies. And don't forget to scroll down to watch the trailer for ETERNITY!
When you’re down and out, you can usually count on your siblings, right? Unfortunately, Lia and Alice Milthorpe of The Prophecy of the Sisters series don't have it so easy.  After their father's untimely and mysterious death, their sisterly bond is put to the ulimate test as the sixteen-year-old twins discover that they are next in a long line of sisters pitted against one another in the ultimate battle between good and evil.
Anyone else crazy excited about the release of MOCKINGJAY?  In case you needed a little something more to whet your appetite for this anxiously awaited third installment in Suzanne Collins's smash hit series The Hunger Games, check out the book trailer below, and visit Scholastic's newly launched Hunger Games Facebook Page, where you'll find plenty of news, trivia, videos, activities, excerpts, photo galleries and more.
After the untimely death of her mother, 15-year-old Iris Baldwin --- the main character of Barbara Stuber's debut novel, CROSSING THE TRACKS --- is having a hard time feeling like she belongs, especially since her emotionally absent, "BS salesman" of a father prefers spending time at work or with his new girlfriend instead of with his family. Unexpectedly sent away to rural Missouri --- and far from her only friend, Leroy --- she embarks on an adventure in the hopes of finding the family she never knew had while ultimately finding strength, courage, and love in the process.
The life of a writer isn't always easy, but penning YA novels definitely has its perks.  Below, Simone Elkeles --- aut
Who ever said high school was easy? As 15-year-old Essie Green begins another year in Pershing High School, everything seems to fall into place: not only has she made the cheerleading squad, but she's also caught the eye of Austin King, the captain of the football team and the hottest guy at school. In other words, she’s fitting in. But, things start to change when her cousin Micah, an observant Jew, moves back into town, joins the football team, and is quickly pegged a freak.
Ever have one of those days where you just felt invisible? Well, Charlotte Usher of Tonya Hurley's ghostgirl books is having one of those days... or rather, lifetimes. In LOVESICK, the third installment of the series, Charlotte's last task at "Dead Ed" --- before she can finally move on and RIP --- is to return to the high school where she died, and help a designated teen sort out a personal problem in time for the Prom.  Easy enough, right? Just her luck, her "project" happens to be her former crush, Damon.
June 1, 2010

PARTY Book Trailer

Posted by Marisa Emralino
Stock up on those red (or blue) plastic cups because once the school year ends, the celebration begins in Tom Leveen’s new book --- befittingly titled --- PARTY (on shelves now!). In this debut, he gives you VIP access not only into the hippest bash in Santa Barbara, but also into the lives, expectations and secrets of 11 seemingly unrelated characters whose interwoven stories each deal with issues relatable to everyone --- from sex and religion, to dealing with the loss of a parent and the war in Iraq.
Barrie Summy is the author of a humorous tween/teen series starring amateur detective Sherry (short for Sherlock) H
Love stinks. Just ask Mason Rice, the 16-year-old protagonist of C. K. Kelly Martin's new novel, THE LIGHTER SIDE OF LIFE AND DEATH. On quite possibly the greatest night of his life, he finally hooks up with the girl of his dreams, only to have his heart shattered the following day. But as luck would have it, he meets an attractive 23-year-old woman who's more than willing to help him pick up the pieces... turning his life completely upside down in the process.