#Young Adult Publishing

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'Ink and Bone' is an explosive YA book aimed at bookworms

Rachel Caine unravels the secrets of the Library of Alexandria even as she spins an irresistible story. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker acquires YA novel from Curham

Walker Books has acquired a new YA novel by Siobhan Curham, author and editorial consultant for Zoella’s Girl Online. Senior commissioning editor Mara Bergmanbought the world rights to The Moonlight Dreamers, about a girl with two fathers, from Erzsi Deak at Hen & Ink Literary Studio. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Argentine Publishers Chase YA Book Sales Boom

Seeing a boom in YA book sales, Argentine publishers are now chasing global trends and marketing to a younger demographic to help boost prospects. The post Argentine Publishers Chase YA Book Sales Boom appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Love Is In the Air at Young Adult Editors' Buzz Panel

The books featured at the Young Adult Editors' Buzz Panel had love as a common theme: first love, forbidden love, love from beyond the grave, and, not to be outdone, deadly love. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon creates a YA book club

The first title selected for the group is 'I'll Give You the Sun' by Jandy Nelson. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA book 'An Ember in the Ashes' draws buzz

Many critics are praising the novel by writer Sabaa Tahir, which centers on people living in a Rome-like fantasy world. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alma Books to launch new children's and YA list

Alma Books is launching a children’s and YA list of classic and translated titles and is hiring illustrators such as Axel Scheffler and Chris Mould.  Alessandro Gallenzi, co-publisher at Alma, will launch 10 titles this September and 25 next year under the Alma imprint, and says the list is a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Louise O'Neill wins inaugural YA Book Prize

Louise O’Neill was yesterday (19th March) announced as the winner of the inaugural YA Book Prize. The Irish author was given the £2,000 award at a ceremony at Foyles’ flagship bookshop in Charing Cross, London, for her debut novel Only Ever Yours (Quercus), a dystopian, feminist satire on how... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #charing cross #flagship bookshop #irish author


Love letter to YA book bloggers

Andy Robb founded the UKYA Blogger Awards to salute all the teen and YA book bloggers who work so hard, for nothing but free books and the odd signature, to tell the world about the books they love, here’s whyOur guide to becoming a book bloggerTop 10 teen/YA book bloggers by... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Kids acquires YA superpower novel

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has acquired Zeroes, the first in a new YA trilogy about teenagers with superpowers.   The Zeroes are six teenagers, all born in the year 2000, who live in Cambria, California. Their abilities make them anything but heroes – until a high stakes crisis... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Unbroken' YA adaptation follows original book to the bestseller lists

This past November, author Laura Hillenbrand published a young adult version of her 2010 bestseller 'Unbroken' (itself still on bestseller lists). The book for younger readers is also selling well, though reviewers disagree on whether it's necessary. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hot Key strikes twice on inaugural YA Book Prize shortlist

Ten titles are in the running for The Bookseller's inaugural YA Book Prize, with two Hot Key books featuring on the shortlist.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orchard Books acquires debut YA author Hunt

Orchard Books has acquired Thirteen Days of Midnight by debut YA author Leo Hunt. The book is about a boy called Luke Manchett who, when his father dies, acquires $6m and a collection of ghosts. The eight spirits want revenge for their enslavement by Manchett senior and Luke has just 13 days to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kinsella YA Novel Coming

Random House Children’s Books imprint Delacorte Press has acquired U.S. rights to 'Finding Audrey,' the first young adult novel from the author of the bestselling Shopaholic series, Sophie Kinsella Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Feiwel and Friends to Publish Cecelia Ahern YA Novels

Macmillan’s Feiwel and Friends imprint has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to Cecelia Ahern's debut YA books, 'Flawed' and its sequel, 'Perfect.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picoult to Write Second YA Novel with Daughter

Jodi Picoult has inked a deal with Delacorte Press to co-write another YA novel with her daughter, Samantha van Leer. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Strong Summer for Kids' and YA Books in Bookstores

Movies, movies, and more movies were the key to book sales for teens and younger readers this summer. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'If I Stay' author Gayle Forman discusses the movie adaptation of her YA book

'Stay' follows a teenage cellist, Mia, who must decide whether to die or move forward with life after becoming injured in a car accident. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How YA Books Engender a True Love of Reading in My Students

Tina Yang tutors children of non-English speaking immigrants and explains how YA novels, rather than classics, have engendered a deeper appreciation for reading. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: YA Editors Pitch Books at Buzz Panel

A debut, a sequel, the first of a new fantasy trilogy and more were among the books discussed at BookExpo America 2014's YA Editors' Buzz Panel. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ya editors #fantasy trilogy #buzz panel