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July 31, 2010

Coffeehouse Angel – Suzanne Selfors

From the author of Saving Juliet comes a romantic comedy that is good to the last drop. When Katrina spots a homeless guy sleeping in the alley behind her grandmother’s…

July 30, 2010

Harlequin Teen Panel

Like to read? Want your voice heard? Then join the Harlequin Teen Panel. You’ll get to discuss your fave Harlequin Teen books, share your opinion, and much, much more. Sound…

July 27, 2010

I Am Number Four – Pittacus Lore

“In the beginning we were nine. We left when we were very young, almost too young to remember. Almost. And now . . . Three are gone. We are here…

Vampire Academy News

Attention Vampire Academy fans! Some exciting news in from Richelle Mead in this week. Firstly, she’s released the official cover to the eagerly anticipated final book in the Vampire Academy…

July 24, 2010

Eighth Grade Bites: Vlad Tod – Heather Brewer

Junior high really sucks for thirteen-year-old Vladimir Tod. Bullies harass him, the principal is dogging him, and the girl he likes prefers his best friend. Oh, and Vlad has a…

July 21, 2010

The Ghosts of Ashbury High by Jaclyn Moriarty

This is the story of Amelia and Riley, bad kids from bad Brookfield High who have transferred to Ashbury High for their final year. They’ve been in love since they…

July 19, 2010

Our Search For The Next Big Thing

This is a shout out to all the publishers, publicists, agents, authors, and other industry types. Here at yaReads, we’re looking for the next big thing. We’re dying to get…

Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

Lia and Cassie are best friends, wintergirls frozen in fragile bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the thinnest. But then Cassie suffers the ultimate loss-her…

July 18, 2010

Shout Out to Publishers

Publishers, agents, authors, publicists and other people in the know, Nikki, our chief reviewer and editor here is moving. She’s been doing the rounds and passing on her new postal…

Author Interview: Maggie Stiefvater

Maggie Stiefvater’s stellar novel, Linger, is our Book of the Month here for July. As promised, she sat down for a quick Q&A with us (aint she just the cutest?!)…

July 17, 2010

yaFlicks News Round Up

In the world of YA Lit, book to movie adaptations are the in thing lately. Many of our favorite titles are being made into movies, so we thought we’d provide…

July 16, 2010

Linger by Maggie Stiefvater Giveaway

Can’t wait to read Linger, the second novel in Maggie Stiefvater’s Shiver series, but you’re out of pocket money? Fear not, loyal yaReaders, we’re here to rescue you from your…

July 15, 2010

I Now Pronounce You Someone Else – Erin McCahan

Here Comes the Bride — If She Can Pass Chemistry. Eighteen-year-old Bronwen Oliver has a secret: She’s really Phoebe, the lost daughter of the loving Lilywhite family. That’s the only…

July 14, 2010

yaRead-a-thon Games Update

Yesterday I posted about the two new games/contests for the reading party. Read the post here to refresh your memory. So, the YA book for the My Ending is Better…

July 13, 2010

One more yaRead-a-Thon Prize Pack Announcement

It wouldn’t be a young adult reading party without the inclusion of some kind of vampire themed prize pack. From my own personal collection I’m donating the following books: Marked…

More yaRead-a-Thon Prize and Party News

Hi yaReaders, With the clock very quickly ticking over, we wanted to bring you some more updates regarding the party over the weekend. We’re happy to announce that Balzer and…

More yaRead-a-Thon Prize Pack Updates

Harperteen has already provided us with some outstanding prizes for the yaRead-a-Thon this weekend, but they’ve totally stepped up to the plate and provided us with three additional titles to…

yaRead-a-thon Games Announcement

We have two new games/contests to look forward to in this weekend’s reading party. First one is called “My Book Cover is Better Than Yours“. It’s simple, you choose a…

July 12, 2010

Linger: A Shiver Novel – Maggie Stiefvater

In Maggie Stiefvater’s Shiver, Grace and Sam found each other. Now, in Linger, they must fight to be together. For Grace, this means defying her parents and keeping a very…

yaRead-a-Thon Announcements

Hi yaReaders, We’re on the countdown to our online read-a-thon/summer party. The party will officially kick off in your timezone at 3pm, Friday July 16. We understand that staggering the…

HarperTeen’s Awesome Adventure Summer

Get ready for an Awesome Adventure this Summer! HarperTeen have some outstanding things going on… www.AwesomeAdventureBooks.com is ready for summer with awesome new middle grade books, exciting online games, and…

July 8, 2010

Harlequin Teen Giveaway: Greek – Double Date

A NEW SERIES BASED ON THE HIT SHOW FROM ABC FAMILY GREEK: Double Date features an all-new storyline that goes beyond the primetime soap with the same characters fans have…

If I Stay – Gayle Forman

“Mia had everything: a loving family, a gorgeous, adoring boyfriend, and a bright future full of music and full of choices. Then, in an instant, almost all of that is…

July 6, 2010

Introducing Morgan Baden – Your New American Reviewer

As previously announced, the team here at yaReads is happy to welcome Morgan Baden to our family. She’ll be posting reviews in no time, so we thought it might be…

July 5, 2010

Rhodon – Elise K. Ackers

“Ruby has always been an outcast. The least loved daughter and the school freak, Ruby’s future is a bleak one. Until one day the strange but endearing Finn Gallagher tell…

July 4, 2010

Meet Your New American Reviewer

Hi yaReaders, After pouring over dozens of applications, Ivy and myself have finally decided upon an American Reviewer. We’d like to take this opportunity to warmly welcome Morgan Baden to…

2010 yaRead – a – Thon

Hi yaReaders, A couple of weeks ago we asked you guys if you would be interested in participating in another yaRead-a-Thon. The overwhelming response from our loyal followers, was a…

July 2, 2010

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner – Stephenie Meyer

“Bree Tanner can barely remember life before she had uncannily powerful senses, superhuman reflexes and unstoppable physical strength. Life before she had a relentless thirst for blood … life before…

July 1, 2010

What’s Smokin’, Bacon?

July Edition What’s Smokin’ Bacon is our new feature – meme – whatchamacallit, where every first day of the month we give you a heads up on what to expect…