Archive for the ‘Odds and Ends’ Category

Tell Me a Secret Roundtable

September 1, 2010, Posted by Georgia at 8:53 pm

Recently I was lucky enough to be able to participate in a roundtable discussing Holly Cupala’s Tell Me a Secret with the readergirlz diva’s, some other book bloggers, and the postergirlz lit advisory council.  It was a fantastic group of people, and I had a great time! If you would like to read our discussion [...]

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Teens’ Top Ten 2010

August 31, 2010, Posted by Georgia at 9:41 am

The American Library Association recently posted the list of novels that are up for the 2010 Teens’ Top Ten Awards.  Voting is open through September 17th.  There are some great titles to choose from I am interested to see which ones win this year.  Winners will be announced in a webcast at during “teen read [...]

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August 27, 2010, Posted by Georgia at 1:57 pm

Tonight we are hosting a Mockingjay Book Chat here on Eve’s Fan Garden, because we all finished the book and we REALLY need to discuss.  Come chat with us, it will be fun!  If you have not yet finished reading Mockingjay you may want to avoid this chat because it will be filled with spoilers, [...]

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Outlander Book Club Anniversary Contest

August 23, 2010, Posted by Georgia at 10:49 am

Happy Anniversary to our friends at Outlander Book Club! The Outlander Book Club is celebrating their one year anniversary in September, and for their anniversary they are having an essay contest where you can win a signed copy of The Exile by Diana Gabaldon!  Visit their forums HERE to read the rules for the contest. [...]

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Gayle Forman’s Where She Went teaser tour

August 23, 2010, Posted by Georgia at 10:37 am

I may have mentioned once or twice… or fifteen times, that I am really looking forward to reading Where She Went by Gayle Forman.  Where She Went is the sequel/companion book to If I Stay, which has a permanent spot on my favorite books of all time book shelf.  Gayle has a schedule on her [...]

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Tell Me a Secret Twitter chat and serialized podcast

August 17, 2010, Posted by Georgia at 8:58 am

Holly Cupala has some big news to share about Tell Me a Secret.  Beginning this Wednesday (8-18) on you can listen to a serialized podcast of Tell Me a Secret! The entire novel is read by award-winning actress Jenna Lamia (The Adoration of Jenna Fox, The Chosen One), and they will be releasing 2-3 [...]

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Top 10 YA Kisses from Suzanne Young

August 12, 2010, Posted by Sara at 7:04 pm

Author Suzanne Young (The Naughty List, and So Many Boys) created a blog post today listing her top 10 YA kisses. On of our featured books for the month of August, Everlasting by Angie Frazier made the list. Check it out for yourself  on Suzanne’s blog and see if you agree. And of course, feel [...]

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the one about three girls, a road trip, and a book

July 26, 2010, Posted by Donna at 5:00 pm

Saturday night I had the great pleasure of meeting one of my favorite authors, Maggie Stiefvater! Rewind back a couple months to when the Linger tour was announced, we immediately schemed and planned our road trip to Petaluma! (This ends up being about a 2 hour drive, without any traffic issues.) After waiting patiently for [...]

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What’s Happening July 18-24

July 18, 2010, Posted by Donna at 7:24 pm

What’s happening in the world of books, music, television, and movies! BOOKS: We have several books featured this month! I hope you will check them out here. Our next author chat is with author Alex Flinn (Beastly) on July 26th at 6pm pacific time. We have several ongoing discussions for our featured books. Check them [...]

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Linger Question: Who is your Sam?

July 6, 2010, Posted by Sara at 4:33 pm

In honor of the release of Linger by Maggie Stiefvater, I have decided to write a couple of posts to get us all excited!! There has been a lot of discussion as to who you think would be a good Sam. I am an avid American Idol fan and when I saw Tim Urban sing [...]

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What’s Happening June 27 – July 3, 2010

June 27, 2010, Posted by Sara at 2:27 pm

What’s happening this week in the world of books, music, and TV – Movies: Need I even say it? ECLIPSE is finally coming out!!! Tuesday night, hoards of fans will descend upon the movie theaters of the nation to watch the newest installment of Stephenie Meyer’s blockbuster saga. Many theaters are also showing Twilight and [...]

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What’s Happening June 20-26, 2010

June 20, 2010, Posted by Sara at 3:28 pm

What’s new this week in the world of books, music, and movies! This week the lovely and talented Holly Cupala’s book Tell Me a Secret comes out!  Be sure on Tuesday, (that is June 22nd) to run out and grab yourself a copy.  Meanwhile, you can read the first 2 chapters online HERE.  The following [...]

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What’s Happening June 13 – June 19, 2010

June 13, 2010, Posted by Sara at 10:37 am

TV: The Tony’s!!! Sunday, June 13 on CBS at 8 pm EST. Click this link to see who is presenting and performing! Perhaps the biggest thing on TV this week is the Season 3 Premier of True Blood! The Charlaine Harris inspired vampire show  will begin with a Season 3 Preview at 8:45 pm EST [...]

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What’s Happening June 6 – 12, 2010

June 6, 2010, Posted by Sara at 12:56 pm

What’s happening this week in the world of words? Music: The movie soundtrack for Eclipse will be released on June 8. TV: The 2010  MTV Movie Awards will air on MTV @ 9-11 on June 6. Harry Potter fans might enjoy The Making of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter (all about the new Universal [...]

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Textbooks? So 20th Century! Check out what this school is doing!

June 2, 2010, Posted by Maryanne at 2:25 pm

Have you heard the news about the high school in Florida that is getting ready to ditch all their textbooks in favor of Kindles – electronic readers? It’s an exciting new concept and I’m proud to say I teach at that school! Check out this article in today’s St. Petersburg Times and watch for coverage [...]

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