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Celia Rees's latest novel, THE FOOL'S GIRL, is an inventive and original twist on William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. But rather than presenting you with a formulaic sequel to the classic play, Celia enlivens the story by incorporating the old Bard himself, as Violetta and Feste enlist his help in recovering an important religious relic stolen by the insidious Malvolio as part of his plan to assassinate the Queen.
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.
If our earlier interview with reader Kelly O'Brien didn't pique your curiosity enough about the new Harry Potter theme park, then check out this Q&A with 16-year-old Alina Abramovich, from Ottawa, ON.
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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.
Itching to get your hands on Stephenie Meyer's latest work of fiction?  Well look no further, because starting at noon today, you can read her new novella, THE SHORT SECOND LIFE OF BREE TANNER, here...
As promised, here are the following three video clues for THE NECROMANCER, book four in The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series by Michael Scott.  If you missed the first three, you can catch up here. Don't forget to stop by tomorrow as Michael will be paying us a visit on his blog tour to discuss the tools of the writing trade!  
Fans of The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series, have we got a treat for you! Author Michael Scott has shared six clues to whet our appetites for THE NECROMANCER, the 4th installment of the series, due out on May 25th.  The first three video clues are posted below, and be sure to check back again on Monday, when we'll post the following three!