It’s YA lucky day! It’s Teen Thursday!
We’re bringing you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps Blog! Don’t forget to check out the blog for new reviews, event reports, and other teen news!
Upcoming Events at BookPeople
Laurie Halse Anderson
Monday, October 24th at 6PM
Tonight BookPeople is delighted to welcome Laurie Halse Anderson for the long-awaited conclusion to the Seeds of America series, Ashes. Isabel and Curzon have just survived the grueling battle at Valley Forge, but where can they go next? Don’t miss this thrilling, gorgeous novel or this marvelous event.
signing What Light
Friday, October 28th at 7PM
Join us tonight for a spectacular YA event with Jay Asher, author of Thirteen Reasons Why. He’s here for What Light, a contemporary young adult novel about Sierra, who lives on a Christmas tree farm, and the unexpected romance she finds while selling trees with her family in California. Smart, sweet, and sophisticated, Asher is an incredible voice in young adult literature. Don’t miss it!
Come on down for an awesome panel of young adult goodness. Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff are here for Gemina, the electrifying sequel to high-flying space opera Illuminae. Kiersten White joins us for And I Darken, the ruthless and dark imagining of a young princess determined to win back her birthright. Jessica Cleuss comes for A Shadow Bright and Burning, a glamorous, high-stakes fantasy set in Victorian London. See you there!
News from The Bookosphere!
From Brightly: Marie Lu’s New Favorite YA and Middle Grade Reads
Marie Lu knows what makes for a page-turning read. The author of the bestselling Legend series has just come out with The Midnight Star, the much-anticipated finale to her other blockbuster series, The Young Elites. So what books does she turn to to help her unwind, escape, and draw fresh inspiration? Here are some favorite new YA and middle grade releases that she’s loving and thinks readers will too!
From The Hollywood Reporter: 3 New Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Books in the Works!
A new Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children trilogy is coming, publisher Dutton Books for Young Readers said Thursday. The new three-book arc continues the adventures of Jacob Portman, Miss Peregrine and the peculiars by bringing the story to America. The untitled first book will publish in fall 2017.
“The first three novels introduced the peculiars and their world, but peculiardom is vast, its history is long, and there’s so much left to discover,” said author Ransom Riggs in a statement. “I can’t wait to delve deeper, and to bring the story to America — which, as it turns out, is a much more peculiar place than anyone realized!”