Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Winner! And... What's Up?

On the iPod: Halfway Gone by Lighthouse

The winner of CAPTIVATE by Carrie Jones is: *drumroll...*

Robin Cain

Congratulations! Please send your mailing instructions to gerb(@) lindagerber (dot) com and we'll get that sent out to you!

Everyone else, be sure to come on back this Friday for another freebie when we welcome debut author Anna Jarzab to the blog. Anna will be giving away a signed copy of her debut novel, ALL UNQUIET THINGS.

What's up this week?

Singing the Praises of the Unsung - The best YA you've never read. (Yannabe) Any of your favorites not on these lists?

The iPad makes its debut Looks like a big iPhone.

Book trailer debates - where do you stand? Is it effective/a Good Idea to promote books with movie-style trailers?

Speaking of trailers (Fused Film) I blogged about Books to Movies coming in 2010 over at TFC and worried about Diary of a Wimpy Kid. But the trailer is out now and it looks like fun!

Ugly Betty meets Glee? (EW) Is Huge the next big thing?

YALSA's Top Ten Books For Young Adults List (YALSA) Yay, Donna Jo!

And finally, happy release week to Geraldline McCaughrean (
THE DEATH-DEFYING PEPPER ROUX), Sara Shepard (HEARTLESS), Jen Nadol (THE MARK), Hilari Bell (PLAYER'S RUSE), Ridley Pearson (STEEL TRAPP) and Stacy Jay (UNDEAD MUCH?)!

Today's youtube linkie... Remember the Thriller dancing inmates? They're back with Michael Jackson's own choreographer, Travis Payne: