Learn about My Soul to Save & win!

Learn about My Soul to Save & win!

Right now, we’re giving you lots of chances to win a free copy of Rachel Vincent’s My Soul to Save, the second book in her Soul Screamers series. Learn how to win a free copy HERE. Meanwhile, we want to tell you a little more about the book. Here is the official synopsis & the […]

Posted February 1, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 25 Comments
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New YA book releases: Feb. 1, 2010

New YA book releases: Feb. 1, 2010

Lots of new releases today in the world of YA lit … here’s a look: The Iron King by Julie Kagawa Meghan Chase has a secret destiny—one she could never have imagined… Something has always felt slightly off in Meghan’s life, ever since her father disappeared before her eyes when she was six. She has […]

Posted February 1, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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February Book of the Month: Beautiful Creatures

February Book of the Month: Beautiful Creatures

Today, we’re kicking off our new feature here at Novel Novice — Book of the Month. Every month, we’ll feature a new or recently released YA book and its author(s). To kick things off, we’re starting with Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl. We have some exciting goodies planned for February featuring Beautiful […]

Posted February 1, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 3 Comments
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Book trailer: The Iron King by Julie Kagawa

Book trailer: The Iron King by Julie Kagawa

There’s been a lot of buzz recently about The Iron King by Julie Kagawa (which was just recently published) — but I hadn’t gotten a chance to really look into it. Now, after seeing this trailer, I’m definitely adding it to my reading list: Here is the official synopsis for The Iron King: Meghan Chase […]

Posted January 31, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
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This Week’s NYT’s Best-Sellers in Young Adult Lit

This Week’s NYT’s Best-Sellers in Young Adult Lit

Here are this week’s best-sellers in Young Adult lit from The New York Times: This Week Weeks on List 1 CATCHING FIRE, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, $17.99.) The protagonist of “The Hunger Games” returns. (Ages 12 and up) 21 2 THE HUNGER GAMES, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, $17.99.) In a dystopian future, a girl fights for […]

Posted January 31, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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Two new reading guides at Teenreads

Two new reading guides at Teenreads

There are two new reading guides over at Teenreads. These list book information and discussion questions, which would also make good essay topics. The featured books are Anything but Normal by Melody Carlson and Out with the In Crowd by Stephanie Morrill.

Posted January 30, 2010 by in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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2000-2010: The Decade of Young Adult Lit

2000-2010: The Decade of Young Adult Lit

Amazon.com has declared 2000-2010 the YA Decade … and, well, we’re inclined to agree. After all, it seems as if Young Adult lit has really taken off in the last ten years (Thanks, J.K. Rowling, et. al.) and it’s now become one of the hottest commodities in the publishing world. Amazon’s Omnivoracious blog writes: No […]

Posted January 30, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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Part 5: YALSA names 2010 top books for teens

Part 5: YALSA names 2010 top books for teens

This past week, the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), named its 2010 list of Best Books for Young Adults. All this week, Novel Novice has been featuring the top 10 … and here are the final two titles: Lips Touch: Three Times by Laini Taylor Summary: Three tales of supernatural love, each pivoting on a kiss […]

Posted January 29, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
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