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 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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Should Adults Be Reading YA Novels? The Debate Continues!

At Slate, Ruth Graham argued that adult readers should be embarrassed they are reading YA novels, generating a firestorm of protest elsewhere online. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Part 'Star Wars' homage, part unexpected coming-of-age novel: 'Black Star Renegades'

It’s easy to read Michael Moreci’s debut novel “Black Star Renegades” and compare it to “Star Wars.” After all, the story was inspired by that epic saga. But to characterize it as a retelling or a ripoff wouldn’t do justice to this complex, self-aware and fun romp through space. “Black Star... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi's Next Novel, a Star is Born

The Ugandan novelist prepares to break out with her sophomore effort, 'A Girl Is a Body of Water.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Summer 2020 YA Comics and Graphic Novel Releases

Pack your summer TBR with these new summer 2020 YA graphic novels and comics releases! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-07 10:35:16 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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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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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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6 Debut Fantasy Novels Starring Black Women

I often talk about how I created A Phoenix First Must Burn, my anthology of fantasy stories by black women authors, for my younger self, a girl who loved fantasy and science fiction and so desperately wanted to see herself in those worlds. It’s a strange experience to create the thing you wanted... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-03-25 11:00:00 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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Anne Enright is the real star of her brilliant new novel ‘Actress’

The Booker Prize winner’s seventh novel follows a daughter looking back at her famous mother’s life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-25 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Anne Enright is the real star of her brilliant new novel ‘Actress’

The Booker Prize winner’s seventh novel follows a daughter looking back at her famous mother’s life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-25 13:00:00 UTC ]
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New YA novel from Anne Fine for David Fickling

David Fickling Books is publishing a new "laugh-out-loud" YA novel from former Children’s Laureate Anne Fine OBE, called Shades of Scarlet. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-16 23:38:58 UTC ]
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YA Graphic Novels, Memoirs, and Comics Releasing Winter 2020

Jumpstart your 2020 TBR. with this round up of Spring 2020 YA graphic novel and comics releases! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-09 11:39:40 UTC ]
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Press tour announced for Colfer's first adult fantasy novel

Eoin Colfer will embark on a book tour this month to mark the publication of his first adult fantasy novel Highfire, Quercus has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-05 15:08:52 UTC ]
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Hodder to publish Veronica Roth's first novel for adults

Hodder & Stoughton is publishing Veronica Roth's first novel for adults, Chosen Ones, after striking a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 08:51:10 UTC ]
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Amazon Studios options Meaney's YA novel

Amazon Studios has optioned St. Mary’s Catholic School Presents the Vagina Monologues (Penguin) by Flynn Meaney for film.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 05:57:19 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins Sarah Crossan's first novel for adults

Bloomsbury has acquired Irish children's laureate Sarah Crossan's first novel for adults in a six-figure deal at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 04:39:48 UTC ]
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