January 24th, 2012

A belated, but VERY happy congratulations to Lili Wilkinson, whose novel Pink won a Stonewall Honor at yesterday’s Youth Media Awards given out by the American Library Association! I was in the audience when it was announced, and I will not lie, I did my happy dance. The Stonewall Award is “given annually to English-language […]

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Indie Next Picks!

November 21st, 2011

Congratulations to all the authors on the Winter 2011 Kids’ Indie Next List, but especially to kt literary clients Maureen Johnson, Matthew Cody, and Stephanie Perkins! Maureen’s The Name of the Star is #8 on the Top Ten list, with this great blurb: Louisiana teen Rory Deveaux arrives in London to attend Wexford Academy just […]

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Happy Halloween!

October 31st, 2011

In honor of everyone’s favorite day to dress up and be someone other than yourself, I want to salute some great book-related costumes! First of all, I have to share the cutest little peddler, my friend Jay & Laura’s boy Henry, from Caps for Sale:And some publishing folk really get into the holiday — like […]

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News Round-Up

October 3rd, 2011

The good news keep pouring in! First, for a change of pace, this early review of Faking Faith by Josie Bloss from Publishers Weekly: When 17-year-old Dylan Mahoney naively engages in “sexting,” she becomes an Internet phenomenon and a social pariah. Isolated from her friends and family, she retreats into the blogosphere, where she happens […]

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So Much Great News!

September 30th, 2011

Whooooooo! As you may have heard, it’s been a whirlwind week of great books being released. I’m so sorry I wasn’t able to celebrate each title individually on their own Book birthdays, but I hope I’ll make up for it with a massive round-up of awesomeness. Let’s hit it! Some of these you may have […]

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