In Bookish News ~ Mid-February Report
Social Media News:
Author Amy Spalding decided to trash reviewers by creating a bingo card of faults she has found in reviewers and their reviews. Real classy.
Harper Lee's long-forgotten book is being published in July this year. It's called Go Set A Watchman. I think it might be the sequel to To Kill A Mockingbird which she actually wrote first? I'm not sure exactly and I can't find any articles that give straight-up facts anymore on the details. It's just a lot of speculation and shamming and critiquing these decisions.
Balzer+Bray acquired Evelyn Skye's YA debut The Tsar's Game which will be out Fall 2016.
"In this YA fantasy, star-crossed lovers battle in a lush, magical version of tsarist Russia in 1825."
Feiwel and Friends bought Courtney Alameda's second book entitled Pitch Dark. "It is set against a future of marauding space scavengers and deadly aliens who kill with sound. "
Cover Reveals Galore:
Aren't they all so pretty?!
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard came out this week and as I predicted, it's already taken the YA community by storm!! I've seen countless pictures of RQ selfied with giddy owners. I can't wait to discuss this epic book with more people!
The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand and My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga also came out this week.
Well, that's my round-up!