- From the New York Times, "Simms Taback, Author of Wry Children’s Books, Dies at 79"
- Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
- Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
- Bunheads by Sophie Flack
- Everybody Sees the Ants by A.S. King
- Frost by Marianna Baer
- Leverage by Joshua C. Cohen
- Stupid Fast by Geoff Herbach
- Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, Book 1) by Susan Ee
- Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
- Blood Red Road by Moira Young
- Misfit by Jon Skovron
- Red Glove (Curse Workers, Book 2) by Holly Black
- The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson
- The Shattering by Karen Healey
Blog Post to Note
- An excellent and well-balanced reaction piece from the The Compulsive Reader, "Reading Rants: Balancing Amazon and the Local Indie"
TV & Movie News
- From The Daily Blam, "Ender’s Game Signs Abigail Breslin as Valentine, AramisKnight as Bean & Five Other Young Actors"
- From Entertainment Weekly, "Harrison Ford, Abigail Breslin set to play 'Ender's Game'"
- From FirstShowing.net, "Listen: Taylor Swift and The Civil Wars Sing for 'The Hunger Games'
- From Salon, "And the next “Tintin” is … Gregory Maguire, R.L. Stine, Sherman Alexie and other authors predict the next post-"War Horse" teen blockbuster"
- From CinemaBlend, "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Director May Go To Heck For MGM"
- From MovieWeb, "Six The Hunger Games Photos with Lenny Kravitz and Woody Harrelson"
- From Moviefone, "
- Since he stepped in it the other week, columnist Farhad Manjoo is back on Slate with this, "Independent Bookstores Are Not Doomed"
- From Engadget, "Amazon stops blocking rival e-reading apps on Kindle Fire"
- From World Literature Today, "8 Featured Author Picks: Favorite Children's Literature"
- From the New York Times, "Publishers vs. Libraries: An E-Book Tug of War"
- From MTV's Hollywood Crush, "12 YA Novels We Can't Wait To Read In 2012"
- From LATimes, "25 literary resolutions for 2012. What's yours?"
- Really enjoyed reading this - from the LA Times Jacket Copy, "Not just for kids: Andrea Cremer discusses 'Bloodrose'"
- From Publisher's Weekly, "Harper Charges Open Road with Infringement in E-Release of 'Julie of the Wolves'"
- Guest post by author Cassandra Clare from the Speakeasy blog at the Wall Street Journal, "The Secret Worlds Teens Hide From Adults"
- From USAToday, "Paranormal romance writer Amanda Hocking scored with e-books"
- From i09, "If Famous Writers Had Written Twilight…"
- Great article from the New York Times on the recently named national ambassador for young people’s literature , "Children’s Book Envoy Defines His Mission"
- From USAToday, "Cover reveal of Cassandra Clare's 'City of Lost Souls'". Article also has the prologue!