Burton to reimagine Medusa myth in 'empowering' YA

Jessie Burton will retell the Medusa myth in an "empowering" YA title for Bloomsbury exploring themes of "toxic masculinity and the meaning of consent". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Olivia Lomenech Gill to illustrate Jessie Burton’s YA novel

Olivia Lomenech Gill will illustrate Jessie Burton’s upcoming YA novel, Medusa, Bloomsbury Children’s Books has announced as it reveals the first three images. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-15 23:35:55 UTC ]
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YA Reimagining of 'Cinderella' Sells in Major Pre-Frankfurt Deal

Jennifer Donnelly's 'Stepsister,' which is told from the vantage point of one of the "wicked" stepsisters in 'Cinderella,' sold to Scholastic after a nine-bidder auction. It went for a sum rumored to be in the mid-to-high six-figure range, and a film deal is imminent. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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3 on a YA Theme: July YA Releases for Your TBR

We're talking about some of the July 2019 YA releases your summer reading list needs. Check out these upcoming novels and add them to your TBR. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-03 10:32:46 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: YA Editors Buzz Online

PW chatted with the editors of five of most talked about YA books of the season to get the story behind each book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dawson's Meat Market wins the YA Book Prize

Juno Dawson has won the YA Book Prize 2020 with her “gritty and compelling” exposé of the fashion industry, Meat Market (Quercus Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 20:01:44 UTC ]
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What YA Book Should You Read Next Based on Your Enneagram Type?

Are you an Individualist, a Loyalist, an Enthusiast? Find your next read among these wonderful YA books by enneagram type. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-27 10:39:23 UTC ]
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Juno Dawson's YA trilogy optioned for TV by The Lighthouse

Independent production company The Lighthouse has optioned Juno Dawson's YA trilogy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 00:45:39 UTC ]
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YA Authors Move Online

Debut and veteran novelists dive into the world of digital events amid the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 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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William Sutcliffe: 'You can't get away with anything pretentious with YA'

William Sutcliffe answers our questions about his satirical novel The Gifted, the Talented and Me (Bloomsbury), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 16:45:11 UTC ]
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Firefly Press to publish 'powerful' YA debut about right-wing radicalisation

Independent YA and children's publisher Firefly Press will publish Grow by debut author Luke Palmer, described as a "powerful" novel on right-wing radicalisation.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-30 21:17:58 UTC ]
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Andersen to publish second YA novel from Sally Nicholls with 'bumper' Christmas campaign

Andersen Press will publish Sally Nicholls' The Silent Stars Go By in November.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-27 07:51:23 UTC ]
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How a rough Apartheid-era school spawned an award-winning YA novel

Malla Nunn's "When The Ground is Hard," winner of the 2019 Times Book Prize for young-adult literature, revisits South Africa's toughest years. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-17 15:25:14 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2020: Reimagining Fantasy Titles

Chinese authors and publishers are trawling ancient texts, cultural heritage, and historical evidence for inspiration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Generational Marketing Myths from Boomers to Gen Z

For marketers, age is a straightforward way to gain insight into your audience. It’s a cornerstone of segmenting, or categorizing, customers into different groups. But some companies aren’t effective at targeting different audience age groups. When they make sweeping generalizations about age... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-04-14 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Guppy Books holds competition to find new YA voices

Oxford-based independent publisher Guppy Books is launching a competition to search for new voices in young adult fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-14 12:22:58 UTC ]
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From Hollywood ‘Pretty Girl’ to Empowered Novelist

Susanna Moore’s memoir “Miss Aluminum” is a provocative look at the early circumstances that shaped her writing career. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-14 09:00:20 UTC ]
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Andersen Press to publish YA novel about Ada Lovelace

Andersen Press has acquired I, Ada, a new YA novel based on the early life of Victorian computer programmer Ada Lovelace, written by Julia Gray. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 13:54:37 UTC ]
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A Haunting Debut Novel Brings New Faces to the Myth of the American West

“How Much of These Hills Is Gold,” by C Pam Zhang, reimagines the region’s past as a Chinese-American tale. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-07 09:00:07 UTC ]
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