Today for our Hunger Games movie countdown, we bring some of our favorite fan-made videos and of course another daily contest! Check out the videos below, then scroll down for today’s giveaway! Today’s Contest For today’s contest, we’re giving one lucky person the chance to win a set of Hunger Games earbuds! To enter, fill […]
The DSBS Blog Treasure Hunt has come to its end … and that means all you fans of Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare can now watch the unedited “Dirty Sexy Balcony Scene” filmed by VLC Productions. Here’s where to go to get all the clues: 12/6- Cassandra Clare 12/7- Novel Novice 12/8- TMI Source 12/9- […]
Today, we are delighted to host an exclusive video blog (or “vlog”) from The Pledge author Kimberly Derting, in which she discusses how she came about with the idea for this new book: Thanks Kim!!! And here’s more about The Pledge: In the violent country of Ludania, the classes are strictly divided by the language […]
Want to delve deeper into our October Book of the Month, This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel? Look no further than the videos below — first, the official book trailer. Then, keep watching for a video with Ken himself, who lends more insight into this creepy and delightful book! And here’s more with author Kenneth […]
I’m stealing the video for today’s Banned Books Week post from our friends at Girls in the Stack — because they are both hilarious & smart! Here’s their video on how to protect your right to read freely: For the comments: Any other advice you’d add to their list?
As part of Banned Books Week 2011, the ALA is inviting you to READ OUT LOUD! The ALA invites anyone to post 2-minutes or shorter videos of themselves reading from a banned or challenged book. They’re even posting YouTube videos of authors doing just this! So to encourage you to participate, I hopped in front […]
I know not all books have romance in them, but some of my favorite ones certainly do. And some of the best parts involve kissing. Mmmm, kissing. But how do YA authors write such fabulous kissing scenes? Well, the fabulous Stasia Ward Kehoe — whose upcoming book Audition features some fab kissing — shares her […]
Today, we’re delighted to have Sweetly author Jackson Pearce stopping by the blog in this super fun guest vlog — in which she explains why education is good and you should go to college! And remember, Sweetly hits stores in just FOUR DAYS!!!
It’s no secret that we here at Novel Novice absolutely adore Suzanne Young’s A Need So Beautiful — in stores now! We’ve done lots of blog posts and social networking posts about the book. But I also helped connect Suzanne with the producer of a lifestyles show that airs on the TV station where I […]
Today marks the release of It’s Raining Cupcakes by Lisa Schroeder in glorious paperback — and we’ve got a very special treat to share in honor of the big day. No, we didn’t bake a bunch of cupcakes (sharing them over the Internet would be tricky) — but we DO have a fun and very […]