#Young Adult Publishing

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Young adult books: 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' author James Thurber picks the best YA titles

Beyond John Green and Veronica Roth: James Thurber compiled his own list of books that he thought young adults might enjoy, and his picks still hold up today. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guadalajara Book Fair Announces Awards in Young Adult Books and Romance Languages

New winners in annual awards programs are Ida Vitale and Graciela Montes, as named by Mexico's leading international book fair organizers at Guadalajara. The post Guadalajara Book Fair Announces Awards in Young Adult Books and Romance Languages appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should adults be embarrassed to be reading young adult books?

Those in the literary community are weighing in on both sides of the debate, with some saying young adult books aren't sophisticated and others saying they should be able to read whatever they like without being ashamed. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should adults be embarrassed to be reading young adult books? (+video)

Those in the literary community are weighing in on both sides of the debate, with some saying young adult books aren't sophisticated and others saying they should be able to read whatever they like without being ashamed. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lizzie Skurnick Books will retrieve out-of-print young adult books

Lizzie Skurnick Books, named after the author who will oversee the titles, will re-release old favorites among young adult titles first published between the 1920s and 1980s. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Young cancer victim finalist in Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

The young writer of a real-life The Fault in Our Stars isn't alive to see her book make the finals of the country's top awards – but her parents could not be prouder. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2015-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers: Children’s and Young Adult Titles, by Niloufar Talebi

Essay To mark the upcoming 2020 Neustadt Lit Fest and the announcement of the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature, here is an excerpt featuring the children’s and young adult books selection from 100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-09-30 13:21:42 UTC ]
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YA superstar Jason Reynolds just sold his debut novel for adults.

Today, Simon and Schuster announced that their imprint Scribner will be publishing the debut novel for adults from #1 New York Times bestselling children’s book author Jason Reynolds, whose books include Look Both Ways and Ghost, both finalists for the National Book Award for Young People’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-22 16:30:17 UTC ]
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20 Must-Read Adult Books for YA Readers

Sink into an excellent adult book for YA readers with these must-read crossover books featuring the themes you love in YA literature. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-11 10:33:44 UTC ]
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How to Publish a Young Adult Novel

Each genre of fiction has its own rules for getting published. In this article, we cover how to publish your young adult novel, including how to write a query letter and synopsis, example queries that worked as well as literary agents open to young adult submissions. The post How to Publish a... Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-09 21:35:33 UTC ]
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Torn apart: the vicious war over young adult books

Authors who write about marginalised communities are facing abuse, boycotts and even death threats. What is cancel culture doing to young adult fiction?Earlier this month, the author and screenwriter Gareth Roberts announced that his story was being removed from a forthcoming Doctor Who... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-15 08:00:15 UTC ]
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Amélie Wen Zhao's controversial young-adult book will be published in the fall

Amélie Wen Zhao's young-adult novel "Blood Heir," which was postponed by the author earlier this year after some Twitter users accused it of being racially insensitive, will be released in the fall, Publishers Weekly reports. Zhao's debut book, the first in a planned fantasy trilogy, came under... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA star Jarratt jumps to adult novels with Trapeze

Carnegie Medal-nominated YA author Laura Jarratt is swapping children’s books for adults, and has struck a deal with Trapeze. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA author John Young to cycle Scottish book tour

John Young, who is shortlisted for Scottish Book Trust’s Teenage Book Prize, is cycling around Scotland for the book tour of his novel Farewell Tour of a Terminal Optimist (Kelpies). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: A futurist, a bestselling YA novel, Tolkien, Denis Johnson and more

Hello readers! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg, back after taking a newsletter break for Memorial Day Weekend. THE BIG ESSAY This week, critic at large Adriana E. Ramírez takes a look at “The Hate U Give.” The young adult novel is something of a phenomenon, selling like gangbusters since its... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BISG Implements New Subject Headings for Young Adult Books

The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) implemented new BISAC subject headings for young adult titles, providing new opportunities for sales, awards tracking, and understanding the audience for these titles. The post BISG Implements New Subject Headings for Young Adult Books appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: HarperCollins to Release YA Novel in 16 Languages Next May

As part of the marketing campaign for the new young adult novel by Alyson Noël, 'Unrivaled,' HarperCollins will publish the book simultaneously May 10, 2016 in 16 languages. The novel will feature covers that will be coordinated across the different markets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andrew McCarthy will make his fiction debut with a young adult novel

Good news for '80s kids who preferred Blane McDonough to Duckie Dale: "Pretty in Pink" star Andrew McCarthy, who went from Brat Pack actor to travel writer and television director, is coming out with his first novel. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quiz and win with the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

Last month the finalists for the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults were announced. Now we want to test little bookworms on what they know about New Zealand books for kids and their authors. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2015-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Banned Books Week 2015 will center on young adult titles

'These are the books that speak most immediately to young people, dealing with many of the difficult issues that arise in their own lives, or in the lives of their friends,' Judith Platt, chair of the Banned Books Week national committee, said of challenged YA books. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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