Author and Texas Sweetheart (FCC disclaimer: they really are in Texas and really are sweethearts) PJ Hoover (author of The Forgotten Worlds Trilogy) is giving away an ARC of Black Hole Sun, which she calls one of "two of my favorite reads this year." Here are the details: Clickity Click
When galleys of a new book are sent out to readers, editors often include a short letter from the author, telling a couple of things about how the book came into being. A couple of months ago, Greenwillow sent out ARCs of Black Hole Sun, and they asked me write a such a letter, letting the reader know how I
The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents (ALAN) of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) is pleased and proud to announce the winner of the inaugural Amelia Elizabeth Walden Book Award for Young Adult Fiction. Established in 2008 to honor the wishes of young adult author, Amelia Elizabeth Walden, the award allows for the sum of $5,000 to be
"Black Hole Sun grabbed me by the throat and didn't let go until the last page. In the best tradition of Heinlein and Firefly, Black Hole Sun is for readers who like their books fast-paced, intense, and relentless. Buy it, read it, pass it on!" - Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Wintergirls and Speak
For months, I've been posting the evolving covers of Black Hole Sun. We started out with a few ideas, one of which I especially adored. Set against a speckled red background, it featured the silhouette of a soldier carrying another. The 800 pound gorilla of book buying (AKA Barnes and Noble) didn't share my love for the cover, so it
After months and months a couple of days of hard work and dedication, playing with my camera, I'm happy to reveal the first book trailer for Black Hole Sun: Hope you like it.
1. Thanks to a kind friend who ended up with two ARCs and sent one of them to me, I'm giving away a signed ARC of Black Hole Sun on Goodreads. There are only 5 days left to enter. Here's a link to the contest: http://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/4730-black-hole-sun 2. Summer has settled in for a long, hot July in which I find
If you're attending the ALAN Workshop at NCTE in Orlando--or just considering attending the workshop--you may be interested in the list of authors who will be participating in the Greatest YA Show on Earth: Session: AL.01 - 8:00 am to 2:00 pm 11/22/2010 Format: Day-Long Workshop Room: Unassigned Topic: Literature Level(s): General (proposals of interest at all instructional levels) Title: