LHC: Featured Song ~ “Yesterday” by The Beatles

LHC: Featured Song ~ “Yesterday” by The Beatles

Throughout this month, we’re featuring certain Beatles songs that have a certain significance to our Book of the Month, The Lonely Hearts Club by Elizabeth Eulberg. The Beatles play a significant role in the novel, and were a big influence for Eulberg. Each of the songs we feature will be important to the novel. Today, […]

Posted March 16, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
Divider

New releases in YA Lit: March 16, 2010

New releases in YA Lit: March 16, 2010

Lots of big releases today: The Vampire Diaries: The Return: Shadow Souls by L.J. Smith On the run . . . Elena Gilbert’s love, the vampire Stefan Salvatore, has been captured and imprisoned by demonic spirits who are wreaking havoc in Fell’s Church. While her friends Bonnie and Meredith explore the evil that has taken […]

Posted March 16, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
Divider

Author Appreciation Week: Suzanne Collins

Author Appreciation Week: Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins probably doesn’t really need me to toot her horn … but I’ve spent a very intense weekend devouring The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, so it wouldn’t seem right if I didn’t include her for Author Appreciation Week. Let me share my story. I’ve heard lots and lots and LOTS of buzz about […]

Posted March 15, 2010 by Sara in Feature, Uncategorized / 3 Comments
Divider
Divider

Author Appreciation Week: L.J. Smith

Author Appreciation Week: L.J. Smith

And so begins our week-long celebration of Author Appreciation Week. This initiative was sparked by 2010 debut author Heidi R. Kling (see here for more details) … and I must say, it is ridiculously difficult to choose 5-10 authors to highlight. Honestly, I think ALL of the authors whose books I read are my favorites […]

Posted March 15, 2010 by Sara in Feature, Uncategorized / 1 Comment
Divider

Elizabeth Eulberg: Never Give Up, Never Surrender!

Elizabeth Eulberg: Never Give Up, Never Surrender!

Today’s post is written by The Lonely Hearts Club author Elizabeth Eulberg, as an exclusive guest blog for Novel Novice’s March Book of the Month. Thanks Elizabeth!!! Never Give Up, Never Surrender! When I think back on the road to getting The Lonely Hearts Club published, there are many moments that stick out: signing my […]

Posted March 15, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 2 Comments
Divider

Here’s what teens are reading this week

Here’s what teens are reading this week

Here are this week’s top books according to The New York Times. Lauren Conrad still has two books on the lists, but no longer in the No. 1 spot. New to the list this week is Lauren Oliver’s Before I Fall, at No. 8. And Carrie Ryan’s The Forest of Hands and Teeth is its week on […]

Posted March 14, 2010 by in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
Divider
Divider
Divider

Poetry As a Statement

Poetry As a Statement

Poets write poetry for different reasons. Some write to make sense of trauma. Others want to mock their love life or pay homage to the one they love. Some people want to talk about monkeys or Satan or mythology or rock stars or bubbles. Everyone has their own personal motivation and inspiration. You will find […]

Posted March 12, 2010 by in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
Divider