The American Library Association has released its 2010 Best Books for Young Adults list — and there are some great books on this list! Here are some of the highlights: Anderson, Laure Halse. Wintergirls. Lia is haunted by her best friend’s death from anorexia, as she struggles with the same eating disorder. Bray, Libba. Going […]
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Author Melissa de la Cruz has posted two previews of her upcoming Blue Bloods book, Keys to the Repository. On her blog, you can check out: “The Venator’s Tale: Kingsley’s Story” “Jack’s Story: The Lie That Concealed the Truth” Both are short stories featuring Blue Bloods characters, and will be included in Keys to the […]
We’ll be featuring some free, downloadable Valentines here on Novel Novice over the next few weeks, featuring some of your favorite literary romances. You can send these downloads as an e-card, or print them out to give to friends. Today’s Valentines feature Maggie Stiefvater’s Shiver … click to view full-size, then right-click to save! We’ll […]
From our sister site Novel Novice Twilight … check out this preview of the upcoming Twilight graphic novel, based on Stephenie Meyer’s best-selling series: See more here.
We often feature Twilight Saga videos over at NNT from video contributor Lovesimplicity, such as this one about Bella & Edward in New Moon — but Lovesimplicity also creates wonderful videos for other fandoms, as well. So as we countdown this week to Thursday’s return of new episodes of The Vampire Diaries, here’s on of […]
It’s Tuesday, and that means it’s time for new book releases! Here’s what’s out today in the world of Young Adult literature: Heartless (Pretty Little Liars #7) by Sara Shepherd In picturesque Rosewood, Pennsylvania, neighbors gossip over picket fences, and gleaming SUVs sit in every crushed-granite driveway. But recently, friendly smiles have been replaced with […]
Cosmic, the new book from Carnegie Medal-winner Frank Cottrell Boyce is easily one of the funniest books I’ve ever read. Ever. Though intended for a slightly younger audience than we normally mention here at Novel Novice (ages 8-12/grades 3-7), this book is highly enjoyable and should be enjoyed by readers of all ages. Here’s a […]
Beautiful Creatures authors Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl are hosting a new, awesome contest on their site — related to their Southern USA Book Tour! Check it out: In honor of the tour, we have a surprise for you. We developed a virtual scavenger hunt for BC, with our friend Gabriel Paul. Gabriel loves books […]
Some of our favorite authors here at Novel Novice are also some of our favorite social networkers, and as such have created some of the most entertaining videos we’ve seen recently. Here are two new videos today from Maggie Stiefvater (author of Lament & Shiver) & Kaleb Nation (author of Bran Hambric).
The ALA”s 2010 Youth Media Awards were held this morning, honoring some of the best writers and works in children’s and Young Adult writing. According to their website: Each year the American Library Association (ALA) honors books and media for children and teens. Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, the ALA Youth Media […]