Not That Kind of Girl by Siobhan VivianGood Oil - Laura BuzoChristina's Guide to Historical Novels - Part 1The Life of a Teenage Body Snatcher - Doug MacLeodCaleb + Kate - Cindy Martinusen-ColomaMockingjay is here!Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, Book 1) - Cassandra ClareAuthor Interview with Fiona Wood
August 31, 2010

Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, Book 1) – Cassandra Clare

“When sixteen-year-old Tessa Gray arrives in England during the reign of Queen Victoria, something terrifying is waiting for her in London’s Downworld, where vampires, warlocks and other supernatural folk stalk…

August 28, 2010

Christina’s Guide to Historical Novels – Part 1

Last week I made the observation that historical novels – namely ones set in the 1700-1800s, are making a comeback. For those of you like me who could never quite…

August 26, 2010

Clockwork Angel Chapter Sampler and Wallpapers

As promised, thanks to Walker Books we’ve got a chapter sampler from Cassandra Clare’s Clockwork Angel to share with you all! Also, be sure to check out the official website…

August 24, 2010

Mockingjay is here!

Happy Mockingjay release day! After many months of patiently waiting, the third and final book of Suzanne Collins’ brilliant The Hunger Games series, Mockingjay, has arrived in store! No doubt…

August 23, 2010

Countdown to Clockwork Angel

It’s officially a week to go till the release of Clockwork Angel! Cassandra Clare’s stunning prequel to the best-selling The Mortal Instruments series will hit shelves on August 31st.We’re super…

August 21, 2010

The Life of a Teenage Body Snatcher – Doug MacLeod

“Thomas Timewell is sixteen and a gentleman. When he meets a body-snatcher called Plentitude, his whole life changes. He is pursued by cutthroats, a tattooed gypsy with a meat cleaver,…

August 18, 2010

Author Interview with Fiona Wood

Six Impossible Things is the debut YA novel by Fiona Wood. A sweet and heartwarming story folllowing the life of 14 year old Dan Cereill as he adjusts to a…

August 17, 2010

Six Impossible Things – Fiona Wood

“Fourteen year old nerd-boy Dan Cereill is not quite coping with a reversal of family fortune, moving house, new school hell, a mother with a failing wedding cake business, a…

August 15, 2010

Author Interview with Simone Elkeles

As you all know, to celebrate the release of her new novel, Return to Paradise, we’re celebrating all things Simone Elkeles this month. Everyone here at yaReads has Elkeles Fever…

August 14, 2010

Jealousy: A Strange Angels Novel – Lili St Crow

The Real World is  frightening place. Just ask sixteen-year-old orphan, Dru Anderson, a tough girl who has taken on her fair share of bad guys. She’s armed, dangerous, and not…

August 12, 2010

Not That Kind of Girl by Siobhan Vivian

Natalie Sterling wants to be in control. She wants her friends to be loyal. She wants her classmates to elect her student council president. She wants to find the right…

August 11, 2010

Return to Paradise Giveaway – Simone Elkeles

Did you read Leaving Paradise by Simone Elkeles? Can’t wait to get your hands on the sequel, Return to Paradise? Then you’re going to just love this… That’s right, as…

August 10, 2010

Glimmerglass – Jenna Black

“Dana Hathaway doesn’t know it yet, but she’s in big trouble. When her alcoholic mom shows up at her voice recital drunk, Dana decides she’s had it with being her…

August 7, 2010

Caleb + Kate – Cindy Martinusen-Coloma

As the popular darling of the junior class and heiress to the five-star Monrovi Inn empire, Kate has both everything and nothing. She’s bored with school and life…until she locks…

August 5, 2010

Exciting announcement from Cassandra Clare!

During a live chat, Cassandra Clare, author of The Mortal Instruments Series, revealed that following the April 2011 release of City of Fallen Angels (#4 in the Mortal Instruments Series),…

Scarlett Fever by Maureen Johnson

Ever since Mrs. Amberson, the former-aspiring-actress-turned-agent, entered Scarlett Martin’s life, nothing has been the same. She’s still in charge of the Empire Suite in her family’s hotel, but she’s now…

August 3, 2010

Good Oil – Laura Buzo

“From the moment 15-year-old Amelia begins work on the checkout at Woolworths she is sunk, gone, lost…head-over-heels in love with Chris. Chris is the funny, charming, man-about-Woolies, but he’s 21,…

August 2, 2010

Return To Paradise – Simone Elkeles

Caleb Becker left Paradise eight months ago, taking with him the secret he promised to take to his grave. If the truth got out, it would ruin everything. Maggie Armstrong…

August 1, 2010

What’s Up, Chicken Butt?

August Edition What’s Up, Chicken Butt formerly What’s Smokin’ Bacon is our new feature – meme – whatchamacallit, where every first day of the month we give you a heads…