The YA lit world has suffered a great loss this week with the passing of Annie on My Mind author, Nancy Garden. Her stories and honesty touched and inspired many readers. She will be missed. This week we start with the Twitter tributes to her. Here is a round up of what’s been happening in the Twitter-verse:
RIP Nancy Garden
- @LambdaLiterary In Remembrance: Nancy Garden http://bit.ly/1v2LVyB
- @MagpieLibrarian RIP NancyGarden â€œLets not be scared 2 buy books, or embarrassed+when we buy them, let’s not hide them in a secret bookcaseâ€ – AnnieonMyMind
- @TeachingBooks RIP Nancy Garden. Listen to her share the backstory for writing Annie on My Mind http://ow.ly/yqXOL
- @BruceCoville Sad loss for children’s/YA today with the death of Nancy Garden. Here’s a lovely remembrance of a great lady. http://www.lambdaliterary.org/features/rem/06/24/in-remembrance-nancy-garden/
- @Alex_Flinn Saddened by the death of Nancy Garden, author of Annie on My Mind. â€œDon’t let ignorance win. Let love.â€ #NancyGarden #RIP
- @jayasherguy Nancy Garden’s novels also introduced many of us to our first LGBT friends. A wonderful legacy. http://bit.ly/1nDhs6d ANNIE OpeNed MY MIND
- @malindalo In Remembrance: Nancy Garden – robintalley: Nancy Garden, author, editor, LGBT activist, former theater… http://tmblr.co/ZCnnow1JieehU
- @plexippa “I vowed that someday I’d write a book for my people that would end happily.â€ (Nancy Garden) You did. Thank you.
- @judyblume It’s official! Best part of writing this summer. Can’t wait to get to NM Judy Blume Novel for Adults Set for 2015 http://nyti.ms/1qJtb9z
- @EpicReads It’s that time again! The 15 Most Anticipated YA Novels Publishing In July â€“â€“> http://bit.ly/epicjuly15
- @mstiefvater Oh, hey! Here is Dan Bittner reading the first chapter of SINNER for the audiobook. It’s pukingly delightful. http://maggie-stiefvater.tumblr.com/post/89768391751/first-chapter-of-the-sinner-audiobook-read-by-dan â€¦
- @EW .@LBardugo talks Grisha trilogy conclusion, ‘Ruin and Rising’: http://ow.ly/yra9s
- @scout101 So happy to hear that @colleenaf new LGBT YA graphic novel has been announced & acquired by @01FirstSecond Fantastic http://tinyurl.com/khfbnaz
- @Scholastic 7 things only YA book fans will understand (+ a shout out to @this_is_teen!): http://huff.to/1mcdOPf via @HuffPostBooks #IreadYA #yalit
- @aishacs This piece on #yalit is the best piece on the “adults reading YA” matter I have read to date. Incredible. http://www.refinery29.com/2014/06/69313/ya-fiction-adults-reading â€¦
- @realjohngreen So excited to announce that the brilliant filmmaker Sarah Polley will be writing and directing a film adaptation of Looking for Alaska.
- @TheMarySue The new #HungerGames trailer is here to subtly intimidate you. http://www.themarysue.com/mockingjay-part-1-trailer/ â€¦
- @TIME See why Jennifer Lawrence is not on the haunting new poster for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay” http://ti.me/1pK264c pic.twitter.com/stvWmCN7Sd
- @seventeenmag Chloe Grace Moretz & Jamie Blackley will melt your heart in these AMAZING new #IfIStay pics: http://svn.tn/6015YH2z
- @needalibraryjob Your Unofficial Guide to Socializing at the ALA Annual Conference 2014 http://inalj.com/?p=73721 via @needalibraryjob
- @alalibraryval @ALALibrary @BlackGirlsCode @ALA_LITA Awards Presentation & President’s Program Kimberly Bryant live stream! http://youtu.be/wwyonafK1YU #alaac14
- @pstokesbooks The cover for @pstokesbooks LIARS, INC. is epic!! Check it out and enter to win an ARC (INT) http://eaterofbooks.blogspot.com/2014/06/cover-reveal-and-giveaway-liars-inc-
- @staceyleeauthor It’s here, the cover to UNDER A PAINTED SKY + 3 shiny spanking new ARCS! http://www.yahighway.com/2014/06/cover-reveal-under-painted-sky-by.html â€¦ @yahighway
-Katie Shanahan Yu, currently reading A Spark Unseen by Sharon Cameron
One thought on “Tweets of the Week: June 27th”
Don’t forget the Monstrumologist series by Rick Yancy is being made into movies!
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