Smuggler Specialties YA Appreciation Month

Young Adult Appreciation Month: Supernatural Summer Week

Howdy folks! Young Adult Appreciation Month is officially on (check here for our review of Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince movie)! Here’s what you can expect this coming week:

Harper Teen has a fabulous Supernatural Summer promotion, for five titles from five authors. This week, we will be reviewing each of these titles and will have interviews and posts from each of the authors, and even a few giveaways.

Monday: Kelley Armstrong Day

Thea reviews The Awakening and later in the day, interviews Kelley Armstrong about her Darkest Powers series, and on writing Young Adult novels.

Tuesday – Melissa Marr Day

Ana reviews the Wicked Lovely Manga, followed by an exclusive insight from the author about writing the Manga.

Wednesday – Aprilynne Pike Day

Thea reviews the stunning Wings, and Aprilynne Pike talks a bit about her debut novel.

Thursday – Claudia Gray Day

Thea has a double review of books 1 & 2 in the Evernight series, Evernight and Stargazer. Also, we have an interview with the author.

Friday – Kim Harrison Day

Thea reviews favorite author Kim Harrison’s first Young Adult novel Once Dead Twice Shy, followed by a post by Kim Harrison on writing Young Adult novels.

Saturday – A Chat With An Editor

Farrin Jacobs, Executive Editor of HarperCollins Children’s Books talks to us about being a Young Adult editor, and what to expect from Harper Teen in the future.

And that’s it for the first week of our Young Adult Appreciation Month! Don’t forget you can take part in the celebration of all things Young Adult by joining us on a collective festival across blogland – read the details here.

Until tomorrow…

~ Your Friendly Neighborhood Book Smugglers


  • danielle
    July 19, 2009 at 3:18 pm

    ooh i read the awakening and evernight (havent gotten to stargazer yet!) and Wings, but havent gotten around to once dead,twice shy.

    the fact that miley cyrus is planned to play laurel in the wings adaptation is kinda ruining it for me 😛

  • Wendy
    July 19, 2009 at 4:28 pm

    I really want to start reading more YA, and all those books look so good. 🙂

  • Kris
    July 19, 2009 at 4:49 pm

    *rubbing hands together in glee* I’m really looking forward to this month of reviews and interviews, etc, ladies. I’m loving the YA genre at the moment.

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  • Jo
    July 20, 2009 at 9:21 am

    Looks like it’s going to be an awesome first week! Thanks girls!

  • Lenore
    July 20, 2009 at 9:44 am

    This is mega exciting! Thanks again for putting this together.

  • orannia
    July 21, 2009 at 2:12 pm

    What an absolutely amazing week and I’m drooling at the thought of both Melissa Marr’s manga and the visit by Farrin Jacobs! What a dream job IMO 🙂

  • Alice
    August 12, 2009 at 12:11 am

    omfg! I’m not alone with my obssession for books. I’ve got my fingers crossed on getting into a publishing place after high school. Ek! One day you could be reading my work, which would be awesome. I actually just finished writing a book. It’s in the editing process at the moment.

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