If you don’t already know Tahereh Mafi from her innovative blog or witty Twitter stream or Tumblr or other locales where she has taken over the Internet, you probably will soon hear about ‘Shatter Me,’ her awesome dystopian YA novel that’s publishing today. ‘Shatter Me’ is about Juliette, whose touch is fatal, and who is […]
Young Adult Literature
These past few weeks! In books! As you may have been able to tell from my somewhat sporadic blogging I’ve had a rather bananas couple of weeks, so these links are somewhat spotty. But! I still aim to please with the link love. First up, wow, some massive news out of Facebook yesterday, as they […]
This! Week! BOOKS. Wow. I’m actually on time with This Week in Books. Who still doesn’t believe in miracles?? First up, JACOB WONDERBAR cupcakes!! With recipe!! Yum, people. Yum: On to the links! There was rather large news in publishing this week as self-published superstar John Locke inked a deal with Simon and Schuster. FOR […]
This! Week! Books! Saturday! First up, something I neglected to mention last week is that my former client C.Y. Gopinath’s truly fantastic novel THE BOOK OF ANSWERS has been published by HarperIndia, and it immediately shot into the Indian Top 10 bestseller list. TBOA is available as an e-book in the US and I can’t […]
First up, if you haven’t yet entered your funny scene in the Jacob Wonderbar Funny Writing Contest Spectacular Happening Event, please do so! You have until tomorrow! Do it do it! Meanwhile, this question has not yet been asked on this blog: Which book do you think is the best children’s book of all time? […]
“Daniel in the Lion’s Den” – Peter Paul Rubens Simple question, not so simple answer. Which book do you most wish you had written? Are you going with the mega fortune? Literary greatness? Maybe a little of both? I’m going with The Great Gatsby. What about you?