YA Wednesday: Beautiful Creatures (again)

Heidi on September 23, 2009
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Last week, I used "Beautiful Creatures" as a title, forgetting entirely that a book by the same name is coming out this December, and it looks great:

And here's another trailer. And another.

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Libba Bray, on a blog tour for Going Bovine, invites readers at YA and Kids Book Central to join her in her "Writing Chamber of Awesomeness™."

"Oh, I wouldn’t touch that. That was a random thought I had about a serial killer charm school. Just go around it. Terrific. ..."
Diablo Cody will write a screen adaptation of the Sweet Valley High series. ( Variety)

Booktrust publishes their shortlist for the 2009 Booktrust Teenage prize. (bookshelves of doom)

Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak, Twisted, and Wintergirls are the target of the parental complaints. (School Library Journal)

Speaking of complaints, Ellen Hopkins (Tricks, Crank) writes about a library that cancelled her author visit after a parent asked for her books to be removed.

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The Story Siren gives a quintuple 5-star review to Ballad, Maggie Stiefvater's sequel to her fabulous Lament. I can't wait to get started on this book.

Happy reading.--Heidi


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