And the winners of THE DEATH BY BIKINI MYSTERIES:
Congratulations! Please send your mailing instructions to gerb (@) lindagerber (.) com and we'll get those sent out to you.
Everyone, please join us again this Friday for another GCC interview and freebie with Laurie Stolarz!
Meanwhile, lots to tell you about this week:
DEAR BULLY is in this month's Glamour!
I'm honored to be included in this anthology. Proceeds from the sale of this book will go directly to an anti-bullying organization. Meanwhile, you can join the campaign to stop bullying. If you haven't already, please join the Young Adult Authors Against Bullying page on Facebook for book updates, stories, strategies for dealing with bullies and strength in numbers.
When Friends Aren't (TFC) (Somewhat related.) How do you know if your
ALA Report by Mary Kole (Kidlit.com) Scroll about halfway down for a peek at Holly Thompson's upcoming book, ORCHARDS! Woo! (Holly was in SCBWI with me in Tokyo, author of ASH and WAKAME GATHERERS, and is simply brilliant.)
ALA Winners (SCBWI Blog) (Yay for Printz Honor winner AS King! If you haven't read PLEASE IGNORE VERA DIETZ yet, what are you waiting for?)
ALA 2011 Best Books (ALA) PLEASE IGNORE VERA DIETZ also made this list, along with a whole stack of my TBR pile!
Edited to add: ALA 2011 Popular Paperbacks (ALA) Woot! I just realized that DEATH BY BIKINI was named a 2011 Popular Paperback! Yay!!!
Digital sales have reached a 'tipping point" (Bookseller.com) Is this the kiss of death for bookstores? (PBP) And what about e-book lending? (PublishingPerspectives)
Other publishing trends for 2011? (TrendSpotting) What would you like to see?
Happy release week to:
XVI, Keri Mikulski HEAD GAMES, Cate Tiernan BALEFIRE bindup, Me (rah, rah) THE DEATH BY BIKINI MYSTERIES bindup, Cat Clarke ENTANGLED, Beth Revis ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
ALL JUST GLASS, Tim Tharp BADD, Dori Jones Yang DAUGHTER OF XANADU, Lorraine Zago Rosenthal OTHER WORDS FOR LOVE, Kristen Tracy THE REINVENTION OF BESSICA LEFTER, Wendelin Van Draanen
THE RUNNING DREAM, Alexandra Monir TIMELESS, and Maurissa Guibord
And finally, for this week's video link - Daniel Radcliff lightens things up: