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Emma Newman nominated for 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award!

May 4th, 2017 | News | Comments Off on Emma Newman nominated for 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award!

Congrats to Emma Newman! Her novel AFTER ATLAS is nominated for the 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award, the most prestigious science fiction award in Britain.

 

A Publishers Weekly Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Book of the Year

“Newman writes with exquisite precision of grief, divided loyalties, and the struggle for self-actualization in this noir-inflected standalone…Gripping and sorrowful.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“A detective novel on acid…Newman’s psychological insight is astute.”—The Washington Post

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It’s a twice as nice pub day with REAL FRIENDS by Shannon Hale and PLANET JUPITER by Jane Kurtz

May 2nd, 2017 | Uncategorized | Comments Off on It’s a twice as nice pub day with REAL FRIENDS by Shannon Hale and PLANET JUPITER by Jane Kurtz

REAL FRIENDS by Shannon Hale:

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“A wistful, affecting, and utterly charming exploration of the realities of childhood friendship.” ―Booklist, starred review

“This tender, perceptive graphic memoir is bound to resonate with most readers, especially fans of Raina Telgemeier and kids struggling with the often turbulent waters of friendships and cliques.” ―School Library Journal, starred review

“A wonderfully observed portrait of finding one’s place in your world.” ―Publishers Weekly, starred review

 

 

PLANET JUPITER by Jane Kurtz:

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“United in their determination to leave Portland, [Jupiter and Edom] hatch plans to earn money for bus tickets even as, despite themselves, they put down tentative roots…The vivid characters and fascinating urban village they inhabit . . . hold readers’ interest throughout. A solid middle-grade family story.” (Kirkus Reviews)