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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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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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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Jacqueline Woodson hooked me with her kid lit. Her new adult novel is even more powerful.

With ‘Red at the Bone,’ Woodson extends her range and grabs us with a story that balances pain and hope. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-19 15:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Publish a Young Adult Novel

Each genre of fiction has its own rules for getting published. In this article, we cover how to publish your young adult novel, including how to write a query letter and synopsis, example queries that worked as well as literary agents open to young adult submissions. The post How to Publish a... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-09 21:35:33 UTC ]
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A Different Look at YA Novels

A child psychiatrist and author says not all diverse teens celebrate their culture(s). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trapeze scoops second Whitaker novel

Trapeze has scooped a second novel from journalist Helen Whitaker about a couple who give their marriage one final chance against all odds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-14 15:08:45 UTC ]
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David Owen tackles grief in new YA novel

Atom, an imprint of Little, Brown, has acquired a YA novel about nostalgia and grief by David Owen.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 23:49:40 UTC ]
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Filming begins for BBC adaptation of Nicholls novel Us starring Hollander

Filming has started on a four-part BBC One dramatisation of Us by David Nicholls (Hodder & Stoughton), starring Tom Hollander and adapted by the author himself. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-16 16:27:10 UTC ]
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Author Sophie Cameron Talks Her YA Novel LAST BUS TO EVERLAND

Sophie Cameron chats about LAST BUS TO EVERLAND, her new YA novel featuring magical realism and LGBTQ heroes, set in Scotland. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-15 10:31:25 UTC ]
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Puffin defends John Boyne’s YA novel about transgender teen

Children's publisher Puffin has said it is proud to be publishing John Boyne’s novel about a transgender teen, after the book was labelled "transphobic" by some campaigners, and an article the author wrote in the Irish Times about the subject received criticism on social media. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s snaps up two feminist YA novels

Penguin has snapped up the rights to two feminist YA books, with plans to publish in 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Her First YA Graphic Novel, Lauren Myracle Takes On Catwoman

YA author Lauren Myracle spoke with us about her debut graphic novel, ‘Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale,’ which is part of the DC Books for Young Readers launch list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Author Canceled Her Own YA Novel Over Accusations of Racism. But Is It Really Anti-Black?

On Wednesday, Amélie Wen Zhao, author of the upcoming YA fantasy novel Blood Heir, announced that she asked her publisher, Delacorte Press, “not to publish [the book] at this time.” Blood Heir was born from a Twitter pitching event for marginalized creators, and it secured Zhao both an agent... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trapeze signs blogger's running novel

Trapeze has signed a novel by Elle Spellman, a former book blogger and self-published author, after she approached the publisher on Twitter.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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