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Winter Blog Blast Tour

Here is the official schedule for the 2010 Winter Blog Blast Tour! As a quick recap: a bunch of bloggers interview a variety of authors. Each day, Chasing Ray will have highlights from each interview, along with direct URLs. I hope you enjoy! Monday, December 6 Elizabeth Hand at Chasing Ray Maya Gold at Bildungsroman [...]

Review: The Curse of the Wendigo

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 The Curse of the Wendigo by Rick Yancey. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 2010. Personal copy. Sequel to The Monstrumologist. The Plot: 1888, New England. Will Henry and his guardian/employer, monstrumologist Pellinore Warthrop, are pulled into another hunt for monsters, this time, the Wendigo. The thing is — Warthrop doesn’t believe in the [...]

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults

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The finalists for the 2011 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults have been announced! The winner will be announced at ALA Midwinter. The five titles are: Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing by Ann Angel, published by Amulet/Abrams (2010). From YALSA: “Janis Joplin, a true “fish out of water” in Port Arthur, TX, [...]

Review: Havoc

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Havoc by Chris Wooding. Scholastic. 2010. Reviewed from ARC, borrowed from friend. Sequel to Malice. Official Malice website. The Plot: Seth, back in the real world, has just recovered his memories of the dark and dangerous world of Malice. He has barely time to grab a few things, including the mysterious Shard, say good-bye to his [...]