Month: May 2010

The Best of Sucks to Be Me by Kimberly Pauley

The Best of Sucks to Be Me by Kimberly Pauley

Today marks the end of May — and the end of our May Book of the Month, featuring the Sucks to Be Me series by Kimberly Pauley. We’ve had so much fun featuring this whimsical, coming of age vampire stories — and getting to explore other vampire stories & legends, plus finding ways to incorporate […]

Posted May 31, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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It’s deja vu on the best sellers list

It’s deja vu on the best sellers list

Rick Riordan’s The Red Pyramid holds the top spot for the third week in a row onThe New York Times┬ábest sellers list, followed by The Carrie Diaries — now in its fourth week — by Candace Bushnell. And it’s clear that readers are gearing up for Suzanne Collins’ Mockingjay by reading the first two books […]

Posted May 30, 2010 by in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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Novel Novice on TV: Watch the video now!

Novel Novice on TV: Watch the video now!

Recently, Novel Novice was featured on a couple of local news programs here in Portland — and here’s the video: (Okay, yes, this is from the TV station where I work — but I promise you, Stephanie — the reporter — put this piece together without my influence. Special thanks to Darryl M. for converting […]

Posted May 29, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 2 Comments
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News update about The Hunger Games movie & Mockingjay

News update about The Hunger Games movie & Mockingjay

This week at Book Expo America, Scholastic hosted a cocktail party in honor of Suzanne Collin’s The Hunger Games trilogy, and the upcoming final installment, Mockingjay. While there, MTV talked to producers at Lionsgate and got the latest scoop on The Hunger Games movie adaptation: They said Suzanne had given them her draft of the […]

Posted May 28, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 13 Comments
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MTV picks 5 options to be the “next Twilight”

MTV picks 5 options to be the “next Twilight”

After checking out the offerings at Book Expo America this week, MTV sat down to consider which books could become the “next Twilight.” And while we cringe that this phrase — really, what they’re talking about is what’s going to be the next big thing in book to movie adaptations — we think they’ve picked […]

Posted May 28, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 5 Comments
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