The Devouring - Simon HoltSpecial DeliveryTaylor Lautner Signs Back on!Soulless - Christopher GoldenGotta Love a Recommendation Handcuffs - Bethany GriffinNaomi and Ely's No Kiss List - Rachel Cohn & David LevithanThe Rule of Won - Stefan Petrucha
January 29, 2009

Skeleton Creek – Patrick Carman

Bit of a thrill junkie? Then you’re going to love this one. I suggest you hold on to your seats, folks, because you’re in for one hell of a ride….

ALA Top Ten for 09

Here they are: It’s Complicated: The American Teenager – Robin Bowman Waiting for Normal – Leslie Connor Mexican Whiteboy – Matt de la Penna Boy Child – Siobhan Dowd The…

January 28, 2009

Special Delivery

I received a book in the mail today called Skeleton Creek, by Patrick Carman. Check it out: Carman calls it “cross platform storytelling” because he uses video footage, as well…

January 27, 2009

Like the Vampire Academy series?

Then check this out. Author of the series, Richelle Mead, is running her first ever poll over on her blog. She wants to know if you like the name she…

Oh look…

Maggie Stiefvater, author of Lament: The Faery Queen’s Deception, just joined our forums! Want to talk with her? Click here You might also want to know that Rachel Caine, author…

Lord of Misrule – Rachel Caine

This is the fifth installment in the Morganville Vampire series. Here’s what it says on the back of the cover: In the college town of Morganville, vampires and humans coexist…

January 26, 2009

Gotta Love a Recommendation

Stephenie Meyer is good for more than just writing vampire novels. In the past she’s also recommended some stellar novels to read, including The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time…

Check This Out…

Check this out: http://libba-bray.livejournal.com/44196.html Pride and Prejudice and Zombies? Who would have thought?!

January 25, 2009

Soulless – Christopher Golden

I’ve always been into the supernatural, and I love the urban fantasy stuff that has been circulating lately. Vampires, werewolves, ghosts – you name it, I’ll read it. But give…

January 24, 2009

Dakota Fanning for New Moon

Rumor has it that Dakota Fanning, who starred in movies such as Charlotte’s Web, is tipped to play Jane in the second Twilight movie, New Moon. Interesting development, and quite…

Urban Fantasy Wants Someone Like You

Interesting scope. Check it: UF & paranormal authors wanted for new series of guest blogs. This is a great chance to introduce readers to your books! paranormal authors may contact…

Libba Bray Contest!

Love contests? Well here’s one that you might really get into. Libba Bray, author of the popular Gemma Doyle trilogy, is hosting one over on her LJ page. Check out…

January 23, 2009

What Was Your Fave YA Release in 08?

We’re running a discussion, which will evidently lead to a poll and all those kinds of crazy things. So why dont you come on over to the forum and tell…

January 22, 2009

Ballads of Suburbia – Stephanie Kuehnert

Whoever created the Internet blog deserves a medal. Authors post all kinds of really interesting information about their books and their lives that we never had access to before. Like…

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins – The Second Hunger Games Novel!

Fans of Suzanne Collins, Hunger Games, are going to be so excited about this! We can officially announce that the second novel in the trilogy, called Catching Fire, is due…

Melissa Marr Recommends…

Melissa Marr, author of the popular Wicked Lovely series, has updated her blog with some reading suggestions for you! Go herefor more information.

Author Appearances

On February 25, 2009 a whole bunch of authors will be appearing at the Westport, CT Public Library in Connecticut. Authors on the line up include: Maureen Johnson, Robin Wasserman,…

Like Contests? Stay Tuned!

Libba Bray, author of the popular Gemma Doyle trilogy, just announced on her website that she will be holding a new competition on her website starting next week. Stay tuned…

Tanya Lee Stone Needs Your Contributions

Check out this fantastic opportunity, information below is taken right from Tanya’s website Coming in 2010: Barbie: For Better, For Worse Do You Want to Be in My Next Book?!…

January 21, 2009

The Devouring – Simon Holt

As far as covers go, The Devouring is pretty spectacular. In fact, it’s so good that I picked it up off the shelf in the store and decided I was…

Are You An Artist? ALAN Wants You!

Taken straight from ALAN’s website: “The Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award Committee is seeking artists interested in submitting designs for the seal that will be affixed to winning and honor titles…

Urban Fantasy Land Reader’s Choice Awards

Urban Fantasy Land are holding their Reader’s Choice Awards for 2008. Here’s how it works: Vote & then tell your friends all about the awards. Not only will you be…

Book Meme

Instructions: 1. Grab the book nearest you. Right now. 2. Turn to page 56. 3. Find the fifth sentence. 4. Post that sentence. 5. Don’t dig for your favorite book,…

Urban Fantasy Land Readers’ Choice Awards

Urban Fantasy Land is hosting an award where readers will get to choose their urban fantasy book favorites. Not only can you get to support your favorite authors, you can…

Competition Time!

Hi yaReaders! Yep, you heard it right, we’re running our first in-house contest! We have been given some freebies lately and we thought we would pass some of them onto…

January 20, 2009

Pre-publication Copy of CARPE CORPUS Being Auctioned

Rachel Caine just posted on her blog about author Gemma Halliday’s online auction. Rachel will be donating a set of the Morganville Vampire books plus a pre-publication copy of Carpe…

January 19, 2009

North of Beautiful Book Launch Party

YA author Justina Chen Headley will be having a North of Beautiful book release party. Where: Barnes & Noble in Bellevue, WA, 626 106th Ave. NE, (425) 451-8463 When: Sunday,…

January 18, 2009

The Knife of Never Letting Go – Patrick Ness

Wow. I mean, just wow. I’m in shock, I think. I finished reading The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness about forty minutes ago and I just can’t…

January 17, 2009

Google Search Meme

I stole this fun meme from John Green‘s blog. All you need is the power of Google. Just type in the following and choose your favorites from the first page…

January 14, 2009

City of Glass News for Australian/NZ Fans

Cassandra Clare, author of the popular Mortal Instruments series, just updated her LiveJournal account with some very exciting news for Australian and New Zealand based readers about the release of…

January 12, 2009

The Rule of Won – Stefan Petrucha

They say you should never judge a book by its cover, but I’m certain we’ve all been guilty of it at some point in our lives. I’ve always made a…

January 9, 2009

Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List – Rachel Cohn & David Levithan

If I had a cheerleading uniform and a pair of pom poms, I’d break them out right now so I could show David Levithan and Rachel Cohn just how much…

January 8, 2009

Taylor Lautner Signs Back on!

Twilight fans will be pleased to know that Stephenie Meyer has announced on her website that the director of New Moon (the second installment in the Twilight Saga films), Chris…

January Bookclub

This month on the forum, we’re discussing Jenny Downham’s compelling novel Before I Die. We urge you to get your hands on this book, make a big pot of coffee…

Paper Towns – John Green

John Green is no stranger to praise. His previous novels, Looking for Alaska and An Abundance of Katherines scored much recognition, and won many awards. The hype surrounding his new…

January 7, 2009

Richelle Mead Interview with Author Magazine

Hi yaReaders I stumbled across this interview with Richelle Mead, author of the popular Vampire Academy series. Click here to watch the interview: http://www.authormagazine.org/interviews/Mead_Interview.mov Enjoy!

January 6, 2009

Writing Tips!

Justine Larbalestier is offering writing tips over on her blog for the entire month of January. Go here for her outstanding advic http://justinelarbalestier.com/blog/

ALAN Pick’s 2009

As the title suggests, ALAN has released their picks of good reads for January this year. They are: All We Know of Love by Nora Raleigh Baskin Dark Dude by…

January 3, 2009

Thirteen Reasons Why – Jay Asher

I am speechless. Numb. I just finished reading Jay Asher’s debut novel, Thirteen Reasons Why, and although my brain is buzzing, I can’t seem to find my words. So I’m…

January 2, 2009

Betrayals Giveaway Winners

And the lucky winners are… YAN TEGAN MICHELLE M Congratulations guys, an email should be on its way to you requesting your postal details right now! Stay tuned for more…

Handcuffs – Bethany Griffin

Parker Prescott is in love. The only problem is, she just broke up with the boy in question and now she’s realised that she made a huge mistake. She’s pretty…

January 1, 2009

Love is Hell – Melissa Marr, Scott Westerfeld, Justine Larbalestier, Gabrielle Zevin, Laurie Faria Stolarz

Short stories have never really been my cup of tea. Just when I’m getting attached to the characters, just when I’m immersing myself in the plot, everything gets wrapped up…