The Saturday Post – Covers, Contests, Comic Books & More

Posted October 30, 2010 by Sara | Novel Novice 0 Comments


It’s time for today’s look at news from the YA book world …

* First up, some exciting news from author (and our good friend) Suzanne Youngshe’s revealed the cover to her upcoming new book A Need So Beautiful:


Amazing, right?!?! Here’s more about

A seventeen-year-old discovers that by performing the good deeds that her body compels her to, she will disappear into the light and be forgotten, but by fighting “the Need,” her fate could be even more dire.

It comes out in June 2011.

* Author (and blogger/vlogger extraordinare)

* Head over to The Contemps to check out some of your favorite authors in Halloween costumes over the year. If you can correctly guess which author is in each photo, you could win a great bundle o’ books!

* Make your own fan-made cover for City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare — and you could win some great Mortal Instruments prizes from Mundie Moms! The contest ends Nov. 5th

* Scholastic’s blog has a great new interview with the stars of Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows — that is, Dan Radcliffe, Emma Watson & Rupert Grint. Part 1 of the movie comes out Nov. 19th!

* Want to learn more about the new Blue Bloods book — Misguided Angel? Check out this new interview with author Melissa de la Cruz.


And now for some graphic novel news …

* Director Christopher Nolan has revealed the title for his next Batman movie: The Dark Knight Rises … he also reveals that the villain will NOT be The Riddler. Any theories on who you think the new villain will be? Novel Novice’s graphic novel guru Joe theorizes it will be Catwoman, as the franchise is in need of a new female lead (following the death of the Rachel Dawes character in The Dark Knight). What do you think?

* Take your first peek at actor Chris Evans as


More photos here.

Got a news tip we missed? Tell us about it in the comments!

Sara | Novel Novice
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