This was an exciting news in the YA lit world, with news that Rainbow Rowell is writing a book set in Fangirl‘s Simon Snow universe and Malinda Lo’s annual analysis of the LGBTQ titles published during the year. Enjoy!
Movies and TV
- @PenguinTeen It’s official–the #PaperTowns movie is comin’ at you on June 5, 2015, exactly 1 year after @TheFaultMovie! bit.ly/1AaSuCL
- @TheMarySue Rebel Wilson wants to do the #Ghostbusters reboot for free!
- @Divergent Is it hot in here or is it just #FourTris? #InsurgentTrailer debuts TOMORROW. #DivergentFandom pic.twitter.com/QPoKrlZM0S
- @randomhousekids Elle Fanning to star in ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES MOVIE via @Variety http://tinyurl.com/mnqh495 @jenniferniven #allthebrightplaces
- @CBR Amell: “Arrow” Is “Bigger Than Any One Character” on.cbr.cc/1vHB648
- @librarified 73% of kids ages 6-17 said they’d read more books if they could find ones they liked. scholastic.com/readingreport/… That’s what libs are here for!
- @sljournal SLJ’s Top 10 Cool Tools for 2014 ow.ly/FKDZc
- @BlytheWoolston At some point in a #MorrisAward convo someone will say, “HOW did they find THAT book?” The answer: They’re LIBRARIANS.
- @nypl Five helpful titles for selecting a college, for kids and parents! on.nypl.org/1CbB91G
- @ALALibrary MT @ALAyma: We’re retiring the @ALAyma Twitter account. For #alayma news & live tweets, plse follow @ILoveLibraries #alamw15
- @scholastic These glow-in-the-dark #HarryPotter books are nothing short of magical: bit.ly/1smDtcM pic.twitter.com/27qIo8taHK
- @KatieMcGarry Giveaway! Over 20 books from 13 authors including me @genashowalter @Jkagawa & @HuntleyFitz: katielmcgarry.com/post/2014/12/0… … pic.twitter.com/pNtKeN4Yn2
- @ScottWesterfeld The editor of Uglies tells the story of the book’s early days: publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/ch…
- @rausicabklvr Trans Characters, Cis Authors storify.com/thegayYA/trans… via @thegayYA
- @PWKidsBookshelf Malinda Lo finds an increase in LGBT YA in 2014 | Diversity in YA pwne.ws/1BB6QjT
- @rainbowrowell CARRY ON will be a Simon Snow story. And a Simon & Baz story. A love story. It’s my 1st fantasy & it comes out in Oct. I hope you like it!
- @catagator What’s happening with science fiction in YA? That and more trends from the last four years of “Best of” YA list data: stackedbooks.org/2014/12/best-o…
- @simonteen Can we keep this prize for ourselves? RT & follow to enter to win the entire #bookgift guide. http://bit.ly/teenguiderules
- @mental_floss 17 Famous Literary Characters Almost Named Something Else — http://bit.ly/17rk4PZ
- @diversebooks Photoset: disabilityinkidlit: Nine YA novels with protagonists who are deaf or hard of hearing: Read My… tmblr.co/ZWNYhn1XkmblC
- @YALLWEST THE #YALLWEST TALENT LIST IS HERE! bit.ly/yallwest2015li…
- @HeyPanels Eerily similar dudes: French philosopher Michel Foucault and Groot: ow.ly/FJO3n pic.twitter.com/ust4JplWI7
Holiday Gift Guides
- @PenguinTeen Stumped on gift ideas? Check out #Belzhar author @MegWolitzer‘s holiday gift guide! http://bit.ly/1zVeT7d
- @bustle 19 stocking stuffers ’90s kids will LOVE http://bsl.io/Dfo
— Molly Wetta, currently reading Blood of My Blood by Barry Lyga
You may also like:
Latest posts by Molly Wetta (see all)
- Volunteer for YALSA Book List Committees and Selected Lists! - August 7, 2017
- Fantasy and Tabletop Gaming Resources for Teen Library Collections - April 25, 2017
- Update on Quick Picks and Amazing Audiobooks @ The Hub - April 18, 2017