Pub Day: SPIRIT HUNTERS by Ellen Oh

July 25th, 2017 | News | Comments Off on Pub Day: SPIRIT HUNTERS by Ellen Oh

“Even more impressive than the shiver-factor is the way the author skillfully uses the compelling premise to present a strong, consistent message of not rejecting what you don’t understand.” (Booklist starred review)

“Oh has crafted a truly chilling middle grade horror novel that will grab readers’ imaginations.” (Publishers Weekly starred review)

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It’s RAINING FIRE and ICONs this Pub Day!

July 18th, 2017 | Uncategorized | Comments Off on It’s RAINING FIRE and ICONs this Pub Day!

Two brand new paperbacks drop today! Raining Fire by Rajan Khanna and ICON by Genevieve Valentine.

RAINING FIRE is the third novel in the Ben Gold series.

“A cool world with steampunk and zombies combined…. The voice is very real and gritty and I felt immersed in the world. Abercombie-edgy and a quick read at that.” — Felicia Day

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ICON is the second book in the PERSONA SEQUENCE.

“Made me want to stand up and sing.” (NPR)

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Dora Goss wins Rhysling Award – Long Poem for “Rose Child”

July 17th, 2017 | News | Comments Off on Dora Goss wins Rhysling Award – Long Poem for “Rose Child”

Congrats to Theodora Goss on winning the Rhysling Award for her long poem “Rose Child” !!!

Find out more about all the winners Here.

 

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Pub Day: The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss

June 20th, 2017 | News | Comments Off on Pub Day: The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss

Based on some of literature’s horror and science fiction classics, this “tour de force of reclaiming the narrative, executed with impressive wit and insight” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) debut is the story of a remarkable group of women who come together to solve the mystery of a series of gruesome murders—and the bigger mystery of their own origins.

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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)

 

 

 

Congrats to Nisi Shawl and Fran Wilde on their Nebula Nominations!

February 21st, 2017 | News | Comments Off on Congrats to Nisi Shawl and Fran Wilde on their Nebula Nominations!

Nisi Shawl’s EVERFAIR is nominated for SFWA’s 2016 Nebula for best novel.

“This highly original story blends steampunk and political intrigue in a compelling new view of a dark piece of human history.”

Publishers Weekly Starred Review

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Fran Wilde’s THE JEWEL AND HER LAPIDARY is nominated for SFWA’s 2016 Nebula for best novelette.

“Extraordinary world-building and cascading levels of intrigue make Wilde’s debut fantasy novel soar.”

Publishers Weekly

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Check out all the nominees here.

Pub Day: Who runs the world?! SQUIRRELS!

February 7th, 2017 | News | Comments Off on Pub Day: Who runs the world?! SQUIRRELS!

Pub Day! Today, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale is out in the world!

“Doreen’s story offers a heroine it’s easy to go nuts for.” — Kirkus Reviews

“New readers and fans of the “Squirrel Girl” graphic novels will not be disappointed with this fun and engaging middle grade title starring a strong, positive, and utterly likable heroine.”—Marissa Lieberman, School Library Journal

 

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Pub Day: Space, mysteries, and gorillas

January 31st, 2017 | News, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Pub Day: Space, mysteries, and gorillas

Pub day! The following books by Mur Lafferty, Heather Vogel Frederick, and Gill Lewis are now available wherever books are sold.

 

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Kara Lareau wins a 2017 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award!

January 24th, 2017 | News | Comments Off on Kara Lareau wins a 2017 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award!

A big CongRATS to Kara LaReau for her 2017 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor THE INFAMOUS RATSOS! It was written by Kara LaReau, illustrated by Matt Myers, edited by Sarah Ketchersid, and published by Candlewick Press.

 

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See the full list of 2017 ALA Children’s Award Winners here.