Wednesday, March 10, 2010

YA is HOTT!!!

On the iPod: Hey, Soul Sister by Train

And the winner of GONE by Lisa McMann is...

Jennifer Moore

Congratulations, Jennifer. Please send your mailing instructions to gerb (@) lindagerber (.) com and we'll get that sent out to you. Be sure to put "Winner" in the subject heading so you won't get lost in my inbox!

Everyone else, be sure to come back on Friday for another debut author celebration (and freebie!) with Jennifer Hubbard, author of THE SECRET YEAR.

What's up this week?

Birthday Bash! (TFC) Don't forget to stop by Teen Fiction Cafe as we celebrate three years of blogging awesomeness. You could win stuff!

Another Kanye moment at the Oscars? ( Or did the strange lady in the purple dress deserve her moment in the spotlight, too?

More adults are reading YA. (LA Times) Yup. I could have told you that.

Seven-figure YA Trilogy (PW) Um... wow.

Lost. I am. (EW) So confused this season. I want to turn away but I just can't.

No bookstore for Laredo, Texas. (Texas Monthly) I. Would. Die.

Kiyomi and Mai are coming!!!! No link for this, just a lot of excitement at my house. Our dear friends from Japan are coming for a visit this weekend. Yay!

Happy release week to: Swati Avasthi (SPLIT), Jandy Nelson (THE SKY IS EVERYWHERE), Varian Johnson (SAVING MADDIE), Beatrice Gormley (POISONED HONEY),Michele Dominguez Greene (KEEP SWEET), Claudia Gray (HOURGLASS), Rhonda Stapleton (FLIRTING WITH DISASTER), Carrie Ryan (THE DEAD-TOSSED WAVES), and Allan Stratton (BORDERLINE)!

YouTube Linkie: Simone Elkeles knows how to do book trailers right!