Tag: YA books

News & Notes – 8/28/2017

News & Notes – 8/28/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   NOTE: I’m sorry I didn’t get this up on Saturday, but travel and a brief illness intervened, and since it’s a news and links post,… Read more »

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Enchanted (Alethea Kontis)

Enchanted (Alethea Kontis)

Enchanted by Alethea Kontis Series: Woodcutter Sisters #1 Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on 2012 Genres: Fairy Tales, Fantasy, YA (Young Adult) Pages: 308 Format: Paperback Source: the library Goodreads It isn’t easy being the rather overlooked and unhappy youngest sibling to sisters named for the other six days of… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/17/14

News & Notes – 1/17/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff News and Notes is back from the holidays! Book News How Harry Potter fans won a four-year fight against child slavery (Washington Post). After a four-year… Read more »

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SYNC Titles for This Summer

SYNC Titles for This Summer

Heads-up: May is approaching, and that means the start of SYNC isn’t far away.  If you’re not familiar with SYNC, it’s a program which gives away — free! — two YA audiobooks a week during the summer, usually one contemporary title and one classic. You download the books using the… Read more »

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Princess Academy: Palace of Stone, by Shannon Hale (review)

Princess Academy: Palace of Stone, by Shannon Hale (review)

Princess Academy: Palace of Stone by Shannon Hale Series: Princess Academy #2 Published by Bloomsbury USA Children’s on August 21st 2012 Genres: Fantasy, MG Books, YA (Young Adult) Format: Hardcover Source: the library Goodreads Also in this series: Princess Academy: The Forgotten Sisters Also by this author: Princess Academy: The… Read more »

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Keeping the Castle, by Patricia Kindl (review)

Keeping the Castle, by Patricia Kindl (review)

Category: YA (historical romance)Book source: public library Seventeen-year-old Althea is the sole support of her entire family, and she must marry well. But there are few wealthy suitors–or suitors of any kind–in their small Yorkshire town of Lesser Hoo. Then, the young and attractive (and very rich) Lord Boring arrives,… Read more »

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