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February 28, 2009

Taken By Storm – Angela Morrison

Leesie is a Mormon. She’s wholesome, pure and innocent and devoted to the teachings of her church. Dating boys outside her church is frowned upon and the guidelines about dating…

Blue Moon – Alyson Noel: An Immortals Novel

Hey folks, check out the cover of Noel’s new novel: Pretty spiffy, huh? Fans of Evermore, her first novel in The Immortals series, will be pleased to know that Blue…

February 25, 2009

Author Interview with Melissa Marr

Melissa Marr is the author of the hugely popular books, Wicked Lovely and Ink Exhange. Her third novel, set in the same world as the two aforementioned books, is scheduled…

February 24, 2009

Author Interview with Patrick Carman

Patrick Carman is the author of the fabulous interactive novel, Skeleton Creek. He took some time out of his busy tour schedule this week to talk with us about his…

February 22, 2009

Shadow Kiss: A Vampire Academy Novel – Richelle Mead

The heat is on. Rose is entering the final stages of her guardian training and before she can graduate into a fully qualified guardian, she is required to undergo six…

Melissa Marr – Weekly Fragile Eternity Excerpts

Melissa Marr has announced that from now until the April release of Fragile Eternity, she’ll be posting an excerpt from the book on her blog once a week! We here…

February 20, 2009

Win a Fragile Eternity ARC

Boy With Books is hosting a contest where fans of Melissa Marr will get a chance to win Fragile Eternity.  I know, exciting right!  Head on over here to enter:…

Eternal – Cynthia Leitich Smith

Zachary is an angel – literally. He’s had many charges over the years but being Miranda’s guardian angel is his toughest gig yet. See, he’s in love with her and…

February 18, 2009

Vampire Academy Giveaway

Courtesy of Penguin Books we’ve got one copy of Richelle Mead’s popular Vampire Academy to give away. All you need to do is email us your name at yareadscontest(at)gmail(dot)com with…

Lament Giveaway Winners

The winners of the signed copies of Lament: The Faerie Queen’s Deception by Maggie Stiefvater are… For the U.S. prize: Julie She chose Rowen as her Fey name. For the…

Lament’s Brand New Cover

Lament: The Faerie Queen’s Deception by Maggie Stiefvater has a new cover to go along with the second book Ballad. This is Lament’s German cover:

February 16, 2009

Catching Fire Synopsis

This is the official summary of the ever anticipated book 2 of the Hunger Games series, Catching Fire: Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with…

February 14, 2009

Guest Reviewer: Lauren McLaughlin

Lauren McLaughlin is the author of the quirky tale, Cycler. We interviewed Lauren a few months ago and now we’ve got another McLaughlin treat for you. She’s been kind enough…

Winner of Handcuffs and The Rule of Won Is…

The winner of the signed copy of both Handcuffs by Bethany Griffin And The Rule of Won by Stefan Petrucha is KatieQ! Congratulations Katie, and stay tuned for more competitions!

February 13, 2009

Guyaholic – Carolyn Mackler

V has had a pretty messed up life. Aimee – her mother – spent the first seventeen years of V’s life dragging her from one town to the next in…

Melissa Marr Tour Dates

Hey yaReaders, Love a bit of Melissa Marr action? Then check out her tour dates – she’s hitting the road to promote her new book Fragile Eternity. Click here to…

February 11, 2009

Author Interview With Maggie Stiefvater

We here at yaReads love us a bit of Maggie Stiefvater. She’s the author of Lament: The Faerie Queen’s Deception , and she has two more books on the way….

February 10, 2009

Chaos Walking 2: The Ask and the Answer Cover!

This just in from Patrick Ness’s blog: And here it is, the promised first peek at the UK cover for “The Ask and the Answer”. The Big A is in…

Guest Reviewer: Maggie Stiefvater

We recently asked Maggie Stiefvater, author of the popular fey book Lament: The Faerie Queen’s Deception if she would be interested in reviewing one of her own fave YA novels….

February 9, 2009

The Book Fairy Paid Me A Visit…

Check out the books that have been pouring into my mailbox over the past few days! But wait! There’s more… And would you believe, just as I started posting this,…

When Dogs Cry – Markus Zusak

She saw me and I could see the smile overcome her lips. My pulse quickened. It burned in my throat, as slowly, I reached into my pocket, pulled out the…

Carrie’s Book Giveaway

Carrie from Carrie’s YA Bookshelf is hosting her very first contest. She’s giving away You Are So Undead To Me by Stacey Jay, Evermore by Alyson Noel, and The Girl’s…

February 8, 2009

Like Fey Stories? Then Check This!

Maggie Stiefvater, the author of Lament: The Faerie Queen’s Deception, has been kind enough to offer our readers a very fey giveaway! We’ve got two prize packs up for grabs…

The Winner of Devouring Is…

Drum roll please … Erika! Thanks to everyone for entering, and a big thanks to the good folk at Penguin for providing the prize!

Lament: The Faerie Queen’s Deception – Maggie Stiefvater

Granna drummed her fingers on the table. “You’re about the right age for Them to start making trouble. Shallow things. I don’t think they have much use for anything old…

February 7, 2009

Wake – Lisa McMann

Have you ever wondered what your dreams mean? Well, Janie does, because her life is one huge dream after the other. Except the dreams aren’t her own. Janie is gifted…

February 6, 2009

Coraline

Coraline, the animated movie adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s graphic novel, opens today. It is directed by Henry Selick and Coraline as Dakota Fanning. Trailer Read more about the movie at…

February 5, 2009

Frostbite: A Vampire Academy Novel – Richelle Mead

If you’ve been living under a rock somewhere, you might not have heard of this book. In case you haven’t, Frostbite is the second installment in the Vampire Academy series…

Competition Countdown

Remember guys, The Devouring giveaway is only open for another three days (or four, depending on which country you live in) so if you haven’t entered, hop to it!

Twilight Directors Cut Notebook Update

Hey guys, That new Twilight Movie book that we were talking about yesterday has a release date – March 17, 2009. It’s available for pre-order now.

The Winner Is…

The winners of the Carolyn Mackler contest are: Erika – Vegan, Virgin, Valentine Laura – The Earth, My Butt, and other Big Round Things We had a few entries that…

February 4, 2009

I thought you would want to know…

That I’ve been sitting on my bed reading Frostbite (the second Vampire Academy novel) for the last couple of hours, and – shock horror – I’m actually enjoying it. I…

Another New Cover…

Fans of the Blue is for Nightmares series by Laurie Faria Stolarz will be interested in this one. Its the cover of her next book in the series, Black is…

Skinned – Robin Wasserman

After a horrible car accident, Lia wakes up in the hospital feeling more than a little broken. In fact, she doesn’t feel like herself at all. Because she’s not. “We…

Carolyn Mackler Competition

Hey yaReaders, We’ve got competitions coming out our ears at the moment. Thanks to the good people at Candlewick,this time I’ve got one signed copy of Carolyn Mackler’s Vegan, Virgin,…

Twilight: Directors Notebook

Twilight movie fans will love this one. Little, Brown are publishing yet another book about the Twilight movie. This time, the book is to be penned by Director Catherine Hardwicke…

Chaos Walking 2: The Ask and The Answer

Fans of the Patrick Ness book, The Knife of Never Letting Go, will be pleased to know that the second book in the series, The Ask and The Answer, will…

The Stack Grows…

These have arrived in the last couple of days. Check it: Those people that have been bugging me about reviews for the second and third Vampire Academy books, the wait…

Ballad: A Gathering of Faerie by Maggie Stiefvater – Sequel to Lament

Maggie Stiefvater just posted the cover of Ballad at the forum and I thought I’d share it to the rest of you guys. Here it is: Isn’t it awesome?!

February 3, 2009

Urban Fantasy Reader’s Choice Results!

As the title of the news item suggests, the results for the Urban Fantasy Land Reader’s Choice Poll are in. Check them out: (please note, not all the winners are…

Going Bovine – Libba Bray

Check out the new cover of Libba Bray’s upcoming novel Going Bovine The book is scheduled for release on September 22, 2009. Gemma Doyle fans should be wickedly excited. Though…

February 2, 2009

Free Books? Yes Please!

All right, so this is the first in a string of giveaways. Courtesy of Penguin Books, I’ve got one – I repeat, only one – copy of The Devouring by…

It’s raining books!

Check out the books I got this week: It’s raining books, don’t you think? I love my life!