Monthly Archives: July 2010

27 07, 2010

PJ Hoover Gives Away an ARC of Black Hole Sun

By |2010-07-27T14:06:14+00:00July 27th, 2010|Events|0 Comments

Author and Texas Sweetheart (FCC disclaimer: they really are in Texas and really are sweethearts) PJ Hoover (author of The Forgotten Worlds Trilogy) is giving away an ARC of Black Hole Sun, which she calls one of "two of my favorite reads this year." Here are the details: Clickity Click

17 07, 2010

2010 Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award

By |2010-07-17T22:12:34+00:00July 17th, 2010|Inklings|1 Comment

The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents (ALAN) of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) is pleased and proud to announce the winner of the inaugural Amelia Elizabeth Walden Book Award for Young Adult Fiction. Established in 2008 to honor the wishes of young adult author, Amelia Elizabeth Walden, the award allows for the sum of $5,000 to be

15 07, 2010

The Final, Final Cover of Black Hole Sun

By |2010-07-15T00:26:21+00:00July 15th, 2010|Inklings|0 Comments

For months, I've been posting the evolving covers of Black Hole Sun. We started out with a few ideas, one of which I especially adored. Set against a speckled red background, it featured the silhouette of a soldier carrying another. The 800 pound gorilla of book buying (AKA Barnes and Noble) didn't share my love for the cover, so it

9 07, 2010

Five for Friday

By |2010-07-09T16:30:02+00:00July 9th, 2010|Inklings|0 Comments

1. Thanks to a kind friend who ended up with two ARCs and sent one of them to me, I'm giving away a signed ARC of Black Hole Sun on Goodreads. There are only 5 days left to enter. Here's a link to the contest: http://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/4730-black-hole-sun 2. Summer has settled in for a long, hot July in which I find

1 07, 2010

2010 ALAN Workshop Authors

By |2010-07-01T15:45:16+00:00July 1st, 2010|Inklings|1 Comment

If you're attending the ALAN Workshop at NCTE in Orlando--or just considering attending the workshop--you may be interested in the list of authors who will be participating in the Greatest YA Show on Earth: Session: AL.01 - 8:00 am to 2:00 pm 11/22/2010 Format: Day-Long Workshop Room: Unassigned Topic: Literature Level(s): General (proposals of interest at all instructional levels) Title: