What's on the iPod? Break on Through --The DoorsBy random drawing, the winner of Irene Latham's LEAVING GEE'S BEND is:
Please send your mailing instructions to gerb (@) lindagerber (.) com and we'll get that sent out to you. Everyone else, come on back this Friday as we welcome another debut author, Dia Reeves and her book, BLEEDING VIOLET.
What's up this week?
As you might have noticed in the sidebar, TRANCE has a cover! Here it is again - because I love uploading it. Yes, I love Puffin and the cover gods. They have been very good to me. More information on TRANCE will be headed your way in the coming months, so stay tuned.
Lisa McMann is made of awesome. Besides the obvious, I'll tell you why soon, I promise...
Meanwhile, if you haven't entered her "Don't Let Your Dream Fade" Sweepstakes, what are you waiting for? You could win $1000 to pursue your dream.
IMPORTANT: Haiti was hit by a devastating earthquake earlier this week. You can help the relief efforts by testing HAITI to 90999 to send $10 to American Red Cross Relief efforts.
And while you're in a giving mood, don't forget the Five Awesome YA Fans support of Devyn Burton's Book Transfusion. Check it out:
And finally, Happy Release Week to
Mari Mancusi BAD BLOOD, Dia Reeves BLEEDING VIOLET, Julie Anne Peters BY THE TIME YOU READ THIS, I'LL BE DEAD, Shannon and Dean Hale CALAMITY JACK, Carrie Jones CAPTIVATE, Lisa Schroeder CHASING BROOKLYN, Eileen Cook GETTING REVENGE ON LAUREN WOOD, Delia Ephron THE GIRL WITH THE MERMAID HAIR, Noni Carter GOOD FORTUNE, Courtney Summers SOME GIRLS ARE, Angela Johnson SWEET, HEREAFTER, Anna Jarzab ALL UNQUIET THINGS , Rosalind Wiseman BOYS, GIRLS AND OTHER HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, Yxta Maya Murray THE GOOD GIRL'S GUIDE TO GETTING KIDNAPPED, Irene Latham (of course) LEAVING GEE'S BEND, Jennifer Hubbard THE SECRET YEAR, and Erin Dionne THE TOTAL TRAGEDY OF A GIRL NAMED HAMLET!
That's a lot of good books - and I know I missed a lot of releases this week. Better get reading!