Publishers Weekly has a ton of coverage on what happened the Children's side of things at BEA - check it out here; but what really caught my eye was this article: "BEA 2011: YA Buzz Panel Rocks Javits"
From The Atlantic: "From 'Harry Potter' to 'Twilight,' the Enduring Draw of Young Adult Fiction".
I REALLY enjoyed reading this great blog piece from independent Aussie author Benjamin Grant Mitchell (The Last Great Day). He recently attended the Emerging Writers’ Festival in Melbourne, and the never-ending question of "What is YA" was discussed - read his post: "On the couch with young adults". Also, very informative post from My Girl Friday about the festival itself: "EWF 2011 - Getting into Genre: YA".
Check out the Shelf Awareness article form the Book Bloggers Convention on blogging today, and how some of the most prominent bloggers approach the practice.
Muhahahaha! Got this one from MTV: "The Next 5 Annoyingly Huge Young-Adult Novels Coming To A Theater Near You".
From Celebritology: "Jennifer Lawrence talks ‘X-Men,’ fame and ‘Hunger Games’"
- Oh, and I was at the movies on Saturday and saw the newest trailer for the upcoming X-Men: First Class flick. All I have to say is: mutants + historical context = extreme sexiness. Check. It. Out