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6 10, 2016

National Book Award Finalists for Young People's Literature

By | 2016-10-06T17:51:30+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Books|0 Comments

The committee for the NBA for Young People's Literature has released is short list: Kate DiCamillo, Raymie Nightingale John Lewis, Andrew Aydin & Nate Powell, March: Book Three Grace Lin, When the Sea Turned to Silver Jason Reynolds, Ghost Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star In addition, YA/children's author Jacqueline Woodson made the shortlist for the general award

8 08, 2016

Winner of the 2016 Amelia Elizabeth Walden Book Award

By | 2016-08-08T13:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Books|0 Comments

ALAN, the Assembly on Literature for Adolescents, is pleased and proud to announce the 2016 Amelia Elizabeth Walden Book Award for Young Adult Fiction finalists and winning title.  Established in 2008 to honor the wishes of young adult author Amelia Elizabeth Walden, the award of $5,000 is presented annually to the author of a young adult title selected by the ALAN

7 08, 2016

GRRM's Wild Cards Universe Coming to TV

By | 2016-08-07T18:16:24+00:00 August 7th, 2016|Books, TV|0 Comments

This from George RR Martin's "Not a Blog": "Universal Cable Productions (UCP) has acquired the rights to adapt our long-running Wild Cards series of anthologies and mosaic novels for television. Development will begin immediately on what we hope will be the first of several interlocking series. Melinda M. Snodgrass, my assistant editor and right-hand man on Wild Cards since its

2 08, 2016

2016 Amelia Elizabeth Walden Book Award Finalists Announced

By | 2016-08-02T03:05:25+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Books|0 Comments

ALAN (The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of NCTE) announces the finalists for the 2016 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 presented annually to the author of a young adult title selected by

26 08, 2015

Nina De Gramont is a “Big Indie” |

By | 2015-08-26T15:27:19+00:00 August 26th, 2015|Books|0 Comments

It isn’t even out yet, but Nina DeGramont’s upcoming novel “The Last September” is already making headlines. Each year, the book-trade journal Publishers Weekly runs a “Big Indie” list, canvassing booksellers for their opinions of the fall releases from small and independent presses with the most potential. via Nina De Gramont is a “Big Indie” |.