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YA Author Panel March 21st

  Read Your Escape: Building Worlds in YA Literature In this exciting YA author panel, successful authors explain the secrets to building unique and captivating worlds in YA literature. From contemporary worlds with dragons and mind erasing, to dystopian worlds of clans and tyranny, to fantasy realms of the Fae and historical mysteries, our authors will… Continue reading YA Author Panel March 21st

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Teen Writer’s Guide by Jennifer Jenkins

We're absolutely ecstatic to announce that we'll be working with Jennifer Jenkins on a nonfiction project for teens! Besides the fact that Teen Writer's Guide: A Road Map to Writing is a genius premise, Jennifer Jenkins is the absolute best person to write this book. As a YA author, founder of Teen Author Boot Camp—one… Continue reading Teen Writer’s Guide by Jennifer Jenkins

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Meet the Author: Leigh Statham

Leigh Statham is the author of Daughter 4254, a fast-paced, romantic, and epic YA, in which Daughter grows up in a community where art, music and names are outlawed. She finds information that could further a rebellion against the community, but all she really wants is to run away and enjoy a quiet life of freedom.… Continue reading Meet the Author: Leigh Statham

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The Girl and the Tiger by Paul Rosolie

A gorgeous, haunting, and wholly original story of a young girl, conservation, animal protection, and beautiful landscapes, Paul Rosolie's The Girl and the Tiger had us hooked from the beginning. We love its The Jungle Book vibe and heart-twisting tale of adventure and empathy. Our only regret is that you'll have to wait to read… Continue reading The Girl and the Tiger by Paul Rosolie

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Meet the Author: Nicole Conway

Nicole Conway is the author of Scales, a teen fantasy with dragons and epic battles set in contemporary NYC. It's coming in the spring, but before then, we wanted you to meet the book's incredible author. A few things you may not know about Nicole: I was homeschooled! My mom, who has been a professional teacher… Continue reading Meet the Author: Nicole Conway

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These Wicked Waters by Emily Layne

These Wicked Waters had one of the best queries we've ever read. It was succinct and full of voice and had a hook that left us crossing our fingers that the book was as good as it sounded. It was. Emily and her agent Becky LeJeune were a joy to talk with, and when they… Continue reading These Wicked Waters by Emily Layne

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Platform Dwellers Launch Party

The official Book Launch of Platform Dwellers was held in New Orleans at Blue Cypress Books on Oak Street May 30th from 6 to 8 pm. Platform Dwellers sold out, thanks to a wonderful community of dancers, artists, musicians, and passersby who stopped in to explore the world of Platforms. Katarina read a brief excerpt, did not… Continue reading Platform Dwellers Launch Party

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The Ghost and the Wolf by Shelly X. Leonn

When you read a book that combines urban exploration, secret societies, and paranormal investigators, it's hard not to fall in love immediately. Add a hefty dose of exceptional writing and enthralling characters, and you have The Ghost and the Wolf, a YA mystery thriller by the brilliant Shelly X. Leonn. She's an author to watch—check… Continue reading The Ghost and the Wolf by Shelly X. Leonn

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Daughter 4254 Pre-launch Tour and Party

Utah and Idaho welcomed Leigh Statham as she kicked off the tour for her newest novel, Daughter 4254, by visiting numerous middle and high schools, the historic Provo library, and the Grand Teton Barnes and Noble. Here's a recap of her adventures: Leigh is a natural at working the crowds, and since she's so passionate… Continue reading Daughter 4254 Pre-launch Tour and Party

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Narcosis Room by Jennifer Bardsley

When you get a book pitched to you as Total Recall meets Scott Westerfeld’s Uglies, you squeal with delight then hold your breath and hope it lives up to the expectation. When you finish that same book in a day and can't wait to beg the author to enter into a relationship with you, you know you've struck… Continue reading Narcosis Room by Jennifer Bardsley