Month: October 2012

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Countdown to Reached: Cross Over

Countdown to Reached: Cross Over

It is one thing to wake up from the Society’s dream of a “perfect” civilization, but it is another thing altogether to cross the boundary from your safe and sound world into new and dangerous territory. Follow and help Cassia through her journey into the Outer Provinces to reunite with Ky and ultimately discover herself. […]

Posted October 22, 2012 by Sara in Reached / 0 Comments
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Authors Share Their Favorite Spooky Reads

Authors Share Their Favorite Spooky Reads

In honor of “Haunted Reads” this month at Novel Novice, we talked to a few of our favorite authors to find out what their favorite scary stories are. Here are their picks if you’re in the mood for something spooky! Books don’t really scare me–not when I grew up with an older brother who regularly […]

Posted October 19, 2012 by Sara in Book of the Month / 2 Comments
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YA Pumpkin Contest Winners

YA Pumpkin Contest Winners

Today, we’re announcing the winners of the YA Pumpkin Contest! Kenia is the winner of the Divergent pumpkin and Abby is the winner of the Paper Towns pumpkin Congrats! Stop by Christie’s blog here to get tips on carving your own YA pumpkin, and be sure to share any photos with us!

Posted October 18, 2012 by Sara in Book of the Month, Contests / 0 Comments
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Book Review: The Diviners by Libba Bray

Book Review: The Diviners by Libba Bray

“Jeepers creepers” would probably be the easiest way to describe The Diviners by Libba Bray, the spooky new 1920s-era paranormal thriller from the bestselling author of Beauty Queens, Going Bovine, and the Gemma Doyle trilogy. This period piece is a moody read — especially fitting for this month’s Haunted Reads theme. Evie O’Neill has been […]

Posted October 18, 2012 by Sara in Book of the Month, Book Review / 6 Comments
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Book Review: Such Wicked Intent by Kenneth Oppel

Book Review: Such Wicked Intent by Kenneth Oppel

Kenneth Oppel follows-up his masterful prequel to Frankenstein, This Dark Endeavor, with the wickedly delightful Such Wicked Intent. Written for modern readers, but harkening back to the writing style and horror genre that were so popular when Frankenstein was first published, Oppel delivers another masterpiece. Such Wicked Intent picks up following the shocking and tragic […]

Posted October 17, 2012 by Sara in Book of the Month, Book Review / 3 Comments
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New YA Book Releases: October 16, 2012

New YA Book Releases: October 16, 2012

Here’s a look at some of today’s new YA releases: Beta by Rachel Cohn Elysia is created in a laboratory, born as a sixteen-year-old girl, an empty vessel with no life experience to draw from. She is a Beta, an experimental model of a teenage clone. She was replicated from another teenage girl, who had […]

Posted October 16, 2012 by Sara in New Releases / 1 Comment
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Book Review: Here Where the Sunbeams are Green by Helen Phillips

Book Review: Here Where the Sunbeams are Green by Helen Phillips

“Mad’s dad is the Bird Guy. He’ll go anywhere to study birds. So when he’s offered a bird-tracking job in Central America, his bags are packed and he’s jungle bound. But going bird tracking in the jungle and disappearing completely are very different things, and when the Very Strange and Incredibly Creepy Letter arrives, Mad […]

Posted October 15, 2012 by amandaleighf in Middle Grade, Uncategorized / 1 Comment
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