Christina Makes the Bookish Rounds is a feature that will let you know about recent YA book-related news. I'll post about articles I've read from the publishing industry, cover reveals, discussions from fellow bloggers, the latest tv/movie news, and giveaways that you're hosting. For more information, visit the first CMtBR post.
- I Will Chomp You by Jory John and Bob Shea
- Forget-Me-Not-Summer by Leila Howland, who is one of Publisher's Weekly's Spring 2013 Flying Starts.
- Eat, Sleep,
Poop: A Memoir (in Progress) by Alexandra Penfold
No GR links for the books as they have not yet been added.
Carving out a YA Niche via Sourcebooks Fire and Carolrhoda Lab (webcast from PW should be available soon).
Top ten ways to turn your classroom into a hotbed of enthusiastic readers by MeganGinther and Holly Mueller.
Veronica Roth announced the official tour dates for Allegiant. Will you go see her?
Are you excited for Lauren Oliver's next stand-alone, Panic? Listen to her read the first three chapters here.
Lots of authors are announcing their appearances at SDCC. If you're going, you might want to check your favorite authors' websites for news.
Did I miss any cover reveals? Either that, or there weren't that many of those posts this week. (Which may be because of the July 4th weekend & little pub news)
Discussions/Other Blogger Fun:
The Guardian: Why do teens like dystopian fiction so much?
The Huffington Post: Enthralling YA books for your beach bag.
Disability in Kid Lit: Being a Blind Teenager from YA author Kody Keplinger.
15 book series to read if you enjoyed The Hunger Games (via Buzzfeed).
A discussion on YA book titles from One Page at a Time.
Judge a book by its cover: GreenBeanTeenQueen discusses some of the recent YA book cover changes.
What makes a YA cover catch your eye? Snuggly Oranges discusses cover typography.
10 things Steph from Cuddlebuggery Book Blog learned at BEA & 5 things Kat Kennedy from CBB learned while not attending BEA.
The deliciousness that is human flaws: Lili's Reflections on loving imperfect characters.
A book is not a baby: Bookshelvers Anonymous on author-blogger drama.
Curious about how the Vampire Academy adaptation is going? Richelle Mead wrote about it here and here, and also included a set picture.
Check out the previews for some of the songs that will be included on the Mortal Instruments soundtrack. If you like them, you can pre-order the soundtrack. And: another featurette on the movie.
The kickstarter for the Morganville Vampires TV show was successful, raising over $75,000 in the allotted time period.
Movie Alert: The Spectacular Now coming to theaters on August 2.
Pure Imagination: Precious Blood by Tonya Hurley. Ends July 15th.
Once Upon a Twilight: Precious Blood by Tonya Hurley. Ends July 13th.
Fan of Leigh Fallon? She's offering copies of her books until August 31st.
The weekly giveaway at Children's Publishing. Ends July 11th at 6:00 p.m.
ARC giveaway of 45 Pounds (More or Less). Ends August 1st.
5 ARCs of Into the Dark: The Shadow Prince by YA author Bree Despain. Ends July 15.
The Midnight Garden: In the After by Demitria Lunetta. Ends July 16.
Xpresso Reads: Antigoddess by Kendare Blake. UK/Europe, ends July 18.
Most Featured Book: 45 Pounds (More or Less) by K.A. Barson. Everywhere. And everyone seems to be saying wonderful things about its humor and the way it handles body weight issues. Have you read this novel? Is it on your TBR list?
Recent Recommended Read: Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta. Marchetta's masterpiece Pulitzer-winner was the featured title for Christina Reads Your Recommendations this week. Are you a Marchetta fan?
Which articles did you like best? Did I miss any news? Did you host a cover reveal or discussion that I should have posted about?A giveaway? Leave the links, and I'll either edit this post or post about 'em next week.