Interview with YA author Brenna Yovanoff

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It’s not often I make a little *sqeeeeeeeeeee* sound at the thought of a book being published, but I’m silly excited about The Replacement coming out later this month! In honour of the book’s launch, I thought I’d chat to the sweet and lovely Brenna Yovanoff, author of The Replacement and one of the Merry Sisters […]

Interview with debut YA author Tracy Buchanan

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Calling all urban fantasy fans! My good chum and crit partner, Tracy Buchanan’s debut urban fantasy novel STERNENWANDLER will be published by Piper Verlag  in March 2011. It’s going to be HUGE, so discover what all the buzz is about! REDPEN: OK, first of all Tracy, please can you introduce yourself and tell my readers a […]

Interview with Maggie Stiefvater

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*Squeeeeeeee* The hotly anticipated second novel in the Wolves of Mercy Falls series, LINGER, is now out and I’ve got my copy sitting on my desk right now! *is silly excited* As part of the launch, I was lucky enough to be added to the LINGER blog tour, where Maggie very kindly answered a few […]

Following trends

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write ‘great, overwhelming stories that move people in one way or another’.

Stephenie Meyer announces new Twilight novella! OMG, OMG, OMG

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Stephenie Meyer has announced she has a new novella coming out, called The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner.

Upcoming YA titles

YA is still hot, hot, hot and here’s some of the upcoming young adult titles I’m most excited about: FOR DARKNESS SHOWS THE STARS – Diana Peterfreund A post-apocalyptic retelling of Jane Austen’s ‘Persuasion’, due for publication in 2011. FALLING UNDER – Gwen Hayes A woman must negotiate between her sensible upbringing and wild heart when a half-demon appears […]