I haven't done one of these in a while, so I figured the time was ripe for my first in 2012!
Around the Blogosphere
One of the craziest (and most awesome) Aussie bloggers has co-created a new meme! Sarah from saz101 and Kristin from GrowingUP YA have given birth to Blogspiration. Where each week they post something, whether an image, a video, a quote, etc that INSPIRES. And they invite you to do the same! Check out Sarah's amazing image for this week.
Dystopian Domination 2 is in full swing! Kai and Precious are pulling off a brilliant event full of 2012's most hotly anticipated dystopian titles. And what Dystopian Domination would be complete without explosive giveaways? What are you waiting for?! Go check out their blogs!
February is nearly here! Stick around because Lisa and I have a swoon-tastic event in store with hot YA guys, couples, love triangles, crazy talented authors and some drool-worthy prizes!
Clear your calendar for this Friday, folks. Why? Only because one of the hottest fantasy writers is stopping by HarlequinTeen Facebook for a chat!! Maria V. Snyder, of course! Get your questions ready, your Kerrick kidnapping methods in motion and tune in to their Facebook page at 4pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (double check time zones in your country) Friday 27th January 2012.
In the lead up to his debut novel's release, COLD FURY, T.M Goeglein is posting webisodes - tiny excerpts from Sara Jane's journal along with a teasing video. Things are not looking very good Sara Jane!!
J. A Sounders is hosting a Scavenger Hunt for the sexy cover reveal of her insanely awesome (well, the synopsis suggests as such!) novel, RENEGADE. Check out the full list of blogs participating HERE for teasing jigsaw pieces of the reveal. The full cover will go live Monday 23rd January.
Libba Bray tweeted a sneak peek at the cover of her upcoming novel, THE DIVINERS. Another Libba Bray book? BRODIE EXCITED.
The Divergent Facebook page have started posting TEASERS of INSURGENT! I KNOW. MY MOUTH WAS GAPING OPEN TOO!
" Before I chose Dauntless... I felt assured of my long lifespan, if nothing else. Now there are no reassurances except that where I go, I go because I choose to. "
MORE. MORE. GIVE ME MORE.
Pitched as Black Swan meets Pretty Little Liars, featuring a teen girl who had it all until the night she and her friend go missing, and she loses all recollection of who she is, but must piece together a life she no longer wants and the events that led to her friend's disappearance.
January 5th 2013 by Spencer Hill Press
A teenage girl born under the thirteenth sign of the zodiac with a kiss that kills and a touch that can bring the dead back to life, pitched as Shatter Me meets The Walking Dead.
2012 by Walker Children's
In 1804, three cousins with an unknown family lineage of witchcraft awake to their magical powers; beyond the manicured gardens and ballrooms of Regency London, they must navigate the new underworld now open to them, learn to control their new talents, and unravel the secret of one cousin’s mother’s illness, all the while evading fortune seekers, marriage proposals, and a dangerous killer murdering young debutantes.
2013 by Delacourte Press
The story of an Executor sent to earth to bring about human destinies, who finds herself unaccountably experiencing human emotions, leading to an epic romance set across multiple worlds
The Big Screen
The final poster for THE HUNGER GAMES has been released. While I think it looks a little too photoshopped, I'M STILL FREAKING EXCITED!!! They also released a new still, featuring Katniss and Peeta ready and suited up for Cinna to light them on fire. CAN YOU BELIEVE MARCH IS ALMOST UPON US?!
This has absolutely nothing to do with books, it's just for your viewing pleasure. (Wait, it's linked to Alex Pettyfer, who usually gets linked to every blonde boy with muscles for book casting... sooo). I had no idea there was even a movie with such a fine cast of young men coming out until last night! MAGIC MIKE. When I saw these pictures posted... um... well... *discreetly wipes drool from face*
I'm particular fond of one Matt Bomer, bottom pic to the right ;)