The Hunger Games 3 title & cover revealed: Mockingjay

The Hunger Games 3 title & cover revealed: Mockingjay

Fans of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games can rejoice this morning! The title for the third and final book in the series has been revealed as … Mockingjay It’s set for release August 24th from Scholastic! The official word comes via the Scholastic UK twitter: UPDATE: The title has now been revealed, too: Here’s more […]

Posted February 11, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
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Happy Birthday to Lena from Beautiful Creatures – Make your own version of Lena’s necklace! (Step-by-step instructions)

Happy Birthday to Lena from Beautiful Creatures – Make your own version of Lena’s necklace! (Step-by-step instructions)

Anyone who’s read Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl knows that the impending 16th birthday of main character Lena is sort of a big deal. It’s essentially what the whole book is leading up to. It’s the climax of the entire story, and the source of the song “Sixteen Moons,” which is featured […]

Posted February 11, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 27 Comments
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Book review: The Lonely Hearts Club

Book review: The Lonely Hearts Club

(The Lonely Hearts Club will be the featured book of the month for March here on Novel Novice. Check out this review and then tell us what you think.) The Lonely Hearts Club by Elizabeth Eulberg Synopsis: I, Penny Lane Bloom, do solemnly swear to never date another boy for as long as I shall live. […]

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Creative Writing Prompt: Write a Love Poem

Creative Writing Prompt: Write a Love Poem

Everyone has someone or something to love, whether it’s your boyfriend or girlfriend, your best friend, your mom or dad, your dog, the teddy bear you sleep with every night, or your favorite slice from the local pizza shop. This creative writing prompt is about writing a love poem. Now, plenty of people hear the […]

Posted February 10, 2010 by in Uncategorized, Writing / 0 Comments
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Beautiful Creatures: Are you related to Ethan or Lena?

Beautiful Creatures: Are you related to Ethan or Lena?

Of course, Ethan and Lena are fictional characters, but you might be related to someone with stories that are just as exciting. Genealogy — tracing one’s family tree — has been very popular over the past few years. In Beautiful Creatures, Ethan’s family tree appears on page 95. Both sides of Lena’s family are mapped […]

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Poems for Your Valentine

Poems for Your Valentine

What holiday is more suited to poetry than Valentine’s Day? Poets.org always pulls together a great collection of poems and poets to feature for specific occasions. Check out their categories for Cupid’s day: Poems for Sweethearts Anniversary Poems Poems for Friendship Love Poems And if you’re feeling a little negative about hearts and flowers and […]

Posted February 9, 2010 by in Uncategorized / 2 Comments
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Beautiful Creatures: Featured Book Trailer (#2)

Beautiful Creatures: Featured Book Trailer (#2)

Our February Book of the Month is Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl — and we’re all about featuring goodies for fans who’ve already checked out the book. But we also want to show readers who haven’t picked up Beautiful Creatures yet why it’s such an awesome read! So today, we’re featuring another […]

Posted February 9, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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