#Young Adult Publishing

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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 ]
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Arabella Weir pens YA novel

Piccadilly Press will next year publish a YA novel from Arabella Weir, the comedian and author of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baldacci YA novel in London hotel promo

David Baldacci’s The Finisher has been chosen as London Marriott Hotel County Hall’s... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Young adult readers 'prefer printed to ebooks'

Survey finds that 62% of 16 to 24-year-olds prefer traditional books over their digital equivalentsSixteen to 24-year-olds are known as the super-connected generation, obsessed with snapping selfies or downloading the latest mobile apps, so it comes as a surprise to learn that 62% prefer print... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2013-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder Children's Books buys YA debut

Hodder Children's Books has bought two novels from debut author Carla Spradbery, acquiring... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie 'How I Live Now,' based on a YA novel set during World War III, gets a trailer

'How I Live Now' is being adapted into a film starring 'The Host' actress Saoirse Ronan. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gay-Themed Russian YA Novel Sold with Warning Label

As a result of laws prohibiting 'homosexual propaganda' in Russia, a young adult novel featuring a gay character, is sold with adult-age warning labels. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South Asia Book Awards for Children’s and YA Literature!

"The Rumor" by Anushka Ravinshankar and "Kids of Kabul" by Deborah Ellis have won the 2013 South Asia Book Awards for Children’s and Young Adult Literature. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber makes ‘powerful’ young adult acquisition

Faber has made a further YA acquisition, with publisher Leah Thaxton buying UK and Commonwealth... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reality Returns to Young Adult Literature

Doris Janhsen, publishing director of Germany's Verlag Friedrich Oetinger, predicts that we'll see fewer vampires and zombies in forthcoming YA and teen books. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hot Key Books wins YA trilogy from Carey 

Hot Key Books has bought three books from Observatory Mansions-author Edward Carey, his first... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Studios gorge on young-adult fiction amid success of 'Hunger Games'

The literary genre is white-hot in Hollywood, with filmmakers bidding on unpublished books and paying as much as $1 million for the rights to relatively modest sellers.The back-to-back blockbuster successes of "Harry Potter," "Twilight" and now "The Hunger Games" have turned the hunt for fresh... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S orders Darkness for Gregory's YA novels

Historical writer Philippa Gregory's first YA novel is to be called Changeling, and will form... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writing young-adult fiction: Better than going to the prom.

Young-adult books are being sold to an audience that can't vote, yet they're being written by people commonly referred to on the Internet as "the olds." We should know. We're two of them. Both of us have made our living writing. One of us in journalism (Grady) and the other in literary fiction... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2011-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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