Friday, December 30, 2011

The End (of the year) Is Nigh!

We can't believe it--the Apocalypsies' year is just a couple days away! We're excited for 2012, but 2011 has really flown by.

So, here's our last monthly update post for the year, our December news:

Book releases:
CATCHING JORDAN by Miranda Kenneally
SHATTERED SOULS by Mary Lindsey
LIVING VIOLET by Jaime Reed
LOVE AND LEFTOVERS by Sarah Tregay

Cover reveals:
Dan Krokos' FALSE MEMORY
E.C. Myers' FAIR COIN
Zoraida Cordova's THE VICIOUS DEEP
Corrine Jackson's IF I LIE
Ame Dyckman's BOY + BOT
Rachel and Mike Grinti's CLAWS (U.K. cover)

Book trailers:
Marissa Meyer's CINDER
Susanne Winnacker's THE OTHER LIFE

New sales:
Jenny Torres Sanchez' second young adult novel, DEATH, DICKINSON, AND THE DEMENTED LIFE OF FRENCHIE GARCIA sold to Running Press Teens

Foreign rights:
Kat Zhang's WHAT'S LEFT OF ME - Indonesia and Poland
Tracy Bilen's WHAT SHE LEFT BEHIND - Germany
Leanna Renee Hieber's DARKER STILL - China and Turkey
Lissa Price's STARTERS and its sequel - Greece
Brodi Ashton's EVERNEATH - Turkey

Audio rights:
The audiobook for Emily Hainsworth's THROUGH TO YOU will be produced by Harper Audio, to be released in the Fall of 2012, to coincide with the hardcover release

New sites:
Jasmine Richard's website
Leigh Bardugo's SHADOW AND BONE Facebook page

Reviews:
Veronica Rossi's UNDER THE NEVER SKY received a starred review from Kirkus
Here's a rave review from Shelf Awareness for Leanna Renee Hieber's DARKER STILL
Emily Danforth's THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST received a starred review from Kirkus, and was featured as a review of the day on Booklist
Caroline Starr Rose's MAY B. received a Publishers Weekly starred review

Other awesomeness:
Leanna Renee Hieber's DARKER STILL was featured in a full-page spread in the December/January issue of Pixie magazine
Monica Carnesi's LITTLE DOG LOST was featured in the New York Times' Book Review Children's Bookshelf
Insight Out Book Club, Bookspan’s LGBT book club, will offer THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST by Emily Danforth as a selection in their February catalog
Suzanne Lazear's INNOCENT DARKNESS is featured on the cover of the Flux catalog
Junior Library Guild has licensed library book club rights to THE WICKED AND THE JUST by J. Anderson Coats, and will feature it in their spring catalog
See Marissa Meyer's article, "The Teens Are All Right: 2011's Top 5 YA Novels" on NPR
Read an excerpt from Robin Mellom's DITCHED

Thanks so much to our readers. Have a safe and happy New Year, and we'll see you in 2012!

3 comments:

  1. Lynne, you are amazing. Thank you for this!!

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  2. Yay 2012!

    And thanks, Caroline! Fun to celebrate everyone's good news.

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