Monday Fun Day! (4/8/2013 Edition)

Monday Fun Day! (4/8/2013 Edition)

Happy day, librarians! The weather has taken a turn for the sunny here in NYC and we hope it's doing the same in your neighborhood.

- TxLA 2013 is fast approaching! Don't forget to take a look at our full conference schedule under Conference Info above.

- Two great sunny day reads, THE BAKER STREET TRANSLATION and THE PINK HOTEL, are on Los Angeles Magazine's April Reading List.

- Lauren Willig, author of THE ASHFORD AFFAIR, wrote an article for on the art of putting the right characters together at the wrong time in their lives to maximize romantic tension. Read 'Author Lauren Willig on Romantic Timing' now! And get whitelisted to download a copy of the e-galley from Edelweiss:

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- In pretty things news, Hollie Chastain made some gorgeous book art featured on the Picador Book Room tumblr and Flavorwire. We ♥ it!

Hollie Chastain book art

- And finally, a complicated flow chart answering an age-old question:




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Monday Fun Day! (4/1/2013 Edition)

Monday Fun Day! (4/1/2013 Edition)

Happy April, librarians!

- First of all, we're excited to see THE ASHFORD AFFAIR on the April Indie Next List!

"With this standalone, new readers will have the opportunity to enjoy Willig's talent for balancing multiple, connected storylines without the added pressure of a long-standing series." -Library Journal (starred review)

Get whitelisted and download the e-galley from Edelweiss now!

- Second, I'm just going to come right out and say it: I want you to read ALL OUR PRETTY SONGS. I'm making a lot of noise about this YA debut (see the most recent Uncharted Pages) because it's a very special story. Unfortunately it's not available to download from Edelweiss yet, but it is up on NetGalley. Send me an e-mail this week with 1. your title and 2. the e-mail address you use to sign into NetGalley. I'll hook you up with a pre-approved download link so you can start reading it now!

- Third, Carrie Vaughn, New York Times bestselling author of the Kitty Norville werewolf books, wrote a great article for the Tor/Forge blog, "How I Learned to Stop Grumbling and Love Vampires."

"Plenty of people were writing about vampires; I didn’t feel a need to throw my hat into that ring. I didn’t have anything to say about vampires that hadn’t already been said. They were, in a word, kinda boring. [...] But in creating my vampire characters, Alette and Roman and especially Rick, I discovered something. Something that vampires bring to the table that other supernatural creatures don’t: history."

Read on!

- And finally, watch the book trailer for LOST CAT:

lost cat trailer


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