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The Kids Are All Right: Spotlight on Laura Bates

A debut YA novel looks to help readers curb online abuse and sexism, better understand the effects of cyberbullying, and reflect on their own behavior—both online and off. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal and Excerpt: THE HENNA WARS By Adiba Jaigirdar

Check out the cover and an exclusive excerpt from THE HENNA WARS, a debut YA novel by Book Riot contributor Adiba Jaigirdar! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-12 11:31:48 UTC ]
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Balancing Real World Oppression with a Fantasy Western Romp

One Rioter interviews author Charlotte Nicole Davis about writing her debut YA novel THE GOOD LUCK GIRLS--an inclusive, Western-inspired fantasy story. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-16 10:39:31 UTC ]
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Debut YA by Member of Chippewa Tribe Sells in Seven-Figure Deal

'The Firekeeper's Daughter' by Angeline Boulleywas acquired by Tiffany Liao at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers after a 12-bidder auction. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber Children’s acquires Akwaeke Emezi’s debut YA

Faber Children’s has acquired a YA novel by Akwaeke Emezi, whose adult book Freshwater (Faber) was longlisted for the 2019 Women’s Prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cheung delves into 80s adolescence for debut YA

Andersen Press has acquired a coming-of-age story about a girl growing up above a Chinese takeaway in the West Midlands in the 1980s by Sue Cheung. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s acquires hotly anticipated David Yoon YA

Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to Frankly in Love, the debut YA by David Yoon that was at the centre of a 10-strong publisher auction in the US. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angie Thomas wins Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

US author Angie Thomas has been crowned the overall winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2018 for her debut YA novel, The Hate U Give (Walker Books). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Serpent King optioned for screen

Jeff Zentner’s debut YA novel The Serpent King (Andersen Press Ltd) has been optioned. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of October 30, 2017

Estelle Laure sells a new YA novel, HarperWave publisher Karen Rinaldi turns author, FSG buys Hafsah Faizal’s debut YA, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Film rights to YA debut S.T.A.G.S snapped up

Feature film rights for M A Bennett’s debut YA novel S.T.A.G.S have been bought by Chernin Entertainment, ahead of its UK publication. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Children's snaps up The Wren Hun ahead of Bologna

Bloomsbury Children’s Books has bought world rights to a debut YA novel by Mary Watson and one other title ahead of Bologna Children’s Book Fair. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: March 13, 2017

'The Hate U Give,’ a debut YA novel inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, lands at #7 in children’s front list fiction. Plus ‘Portraits of Courage’ by George W. Bush is tops in Texas, and the movie ‘The Shack’ puts the book it’s based on all over our lists. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angie Thomas: 'Literature births activists'

Angie Thomas talks about her debut YA novel, The Hate U Give, which tells the story of Starr, who is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend by a police officer. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of September 19, 2016

Nation Books signs a memoir from a Black Lives Matter founder, a Boston Globe columnist sells a debut YA novel to HMH, Derek Jeter’s imprint strikes a deal with Arun Gandhi, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Hear Something Peculiar

When Ransom Riggs’s debut YA novel, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, was published in 2011, it flew to the tippy-top of the New York Times bestseller list, where it spent more than 100 weeks. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Jeff Giles: Following a Different Career Path, in a New Setting

Long before Jeff Giles wrote a word of his debut YA novel, The Edge of Everything (Bloomsbury, Jan. 2017), he had felt firsthand the passion YA readers have for their favorite books and authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights scooped up on first day of Bologna

A debut YA novel, a dyslexia-friendly version of Of Mice and Men, and a book by a Private Eye cartoonist were among the titles bought and sold as Bologna Book Fair kicked off. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon Mayo pens thriller YA debut

Penguin Random House Children’s is to publish radio presenter Simon Mayo’s debut YA novel, Blame, this summer. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transgender YA novel to Usborne

Usborne has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to a debut YA novel about a transgender teenager. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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