Month: April 2011

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The Best of Wither by Lauren DeStefano

The Best of Wither by Lauren DeStefano

It’s the day that always comes with our Book of the Month … the end of the month. Yes, today is the end of our April feature on Wither by Lauren DeStefano. So in Novel Novice tradition, we give you a look back at this month’s highlights: The Wither Writing Contest We are SO excited […]

Posted April 29, 2011 by Sara in Book of the Month / 0 Comments
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Abandon by Meg Cabot: Classroom Ideas

Abandon by Meg Cabot: Classroom Ideas

All this week we’ve been featuring Abandon by Meg Cabot, the first book in her new paranormal trilogy. There are so many things we love about this book (great characters, eerie happenings, romance, intrigue, etc.) — but something we’re really keen about is the fact that Cabot draws so much influence from topics perfect for […]

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Wither Author Lauren DeStefano's Short Stories

Wither Author Lauren DeStefano's Short Stories

If you loved our April Book of the Month, Wither by Lauren DeStefano, then chances are you can’t wait until the second book in this trilogy comes out. Sadly, you’ve still got about another year to wait. Fortunately, we’ve found the perfect solution to tide you over until then … Lauren’s short stories! Yes, on […]

Posted April 28, 2011 by Sara in Book of the Month / 1 Comment
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Meg Cabot: Abandon Q&A

Meg Cabot: Abandon Q&A

All this week, we’re featuring Abandon by Meg Cabot — the first book in her brand-new paranormal trilogy. We LOVE this book (and its roots in Greek mythology & Dante), and we LOVE Meg, too. So we were delighted when our friends at Scholastic helped us set up today’s exclusive interview with the best-selling author. […]

Posted April 27, 2011 by Sara in Author Q&A, Featured Book / 2 Comments
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Book Review: Chasing AllieCat by Rebecca Fielland Davis

Book Review: Chasing AllieCat by Rebecca Fielland Davis

Synopsis: Dumped with relatives in a small Minnesota town for the summer, Sadie Lester is relying on her mountain bike to save her from total boredom. Then she meets Allie, a spiky-haired off-road mountain biker who’s training for a major race. Allie leads Sadie and Joe, a cute fellow cyclist, up and down Mount Kato, […]

Posted April 27, 2011 by in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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Book Review: Abandon by Meg Cabot

Book Review: Abandon by Meg Cabot

I confess, it was the gorgeous cover that first attracted me to Meg Cabot’s Abandon, the first in a new trilogy, but it was the concept — a modernized retelling of the Persephone story — that really had me intrigued. When I finally cracked open the pages of this book, I was not disappointed. Not […]

Posted April 26, 2011 by Sara in Book Review, Featured Book / 4 Comments
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