Thursday, February 2, 2012

The End (of the week) Is Nigh!

It's a new month, but we already have plenty of good news to share! Here's what we've been up to this week:

New releases:
ARTICLE 5 by Kristen Simmons
INCARNATE by Jodi Meadows
HARBINGER by Sara Wilson Etienne

New deals:
Shannon Messenger's young adult novel, LET THE SKY FALL, and its sequel, sold to Simon & Schuster
Tom Ryan's young adult novel, TAG ALONG, sold to Orca Book Publishers

Foreign sales:
Lissa Price's STARTERS - Russia

Congratulations to J. Anderson Coats for her starred review in Horn Book for THE WICKED AND THE JUST
Monica Carnesi's LITTLE DOG LOST received its second starred review, this time from The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Enter to win an e-reader with the first chapter of CREWEL in Gennifer Albin's Secret Cover Contest and Sitewarming Party
Win a copy of Kami Kinard's THE BOY PROJECT in the I Am a Reader, Not a Writer interview

Blog tours:
Here's Day 1 of the blog tour for Susanne Winnacker's THE OTHER LIFE, (out now in the U.K.) with exclusive diary entries from Josh's point of view; check out the link at the bottom of the post to continue following the tour

Other awesomeness:
The CW network picked up Kiera Cass' THE SELECTION for a TV series pilot
Kami Kinard's THE BOY PROJECT was selected as a "Must Read" in the February/ March issue of Girl's Life Magazine
Monica Carnesi's LITTLE DOG LOST is featured on We Give Books: a free website and literacy initiative "that combines the power of reading with the joy of giving books to those who need them."

Book trailers:
See James Mihaley's search for the perfect parking meter to star in the movie version of YOU CAN'T HAVE MY PLANET, BUT TAKE MY BROTHER, PLEASE:

Speaking of book trailers, you can find ours in one handy place on our YouTube channel! Thanks to E.C. Myers for setting up the channel.

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