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BOOK NEWS FOR JULY 21ST: HISTORICAL FANTASY, 99 CENT E-BOOKS, AND AUTHOR INTERVIEWS

A blurring of fact and fiction By David Larsen the New Zealand Herald Having received his professional education from Tolkien, Kay decided to make his first work of fiction – his graduate project, so to speak – a tribute to the master: a heroic fantasy trilogy very much in the … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: LINGER BY MAGGIE STIEFVATER

Linger (Book 2, The Wolves of Mercy Falls) Maggie Stiefvater “This is the story of a boy who used to be a wolf and a girl who was becoming one. Just a few months ago, it was Sam who was the mythical creature. But now it is spring. With the … Continue reading

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OBS TOP 5/10: SUMMMER READING EDITION

TOP 10 YA Reads THIS summer: by Chris 1. Dark Flame by Alyson Noel – 4th installment of the Immortals Series 2. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins – 3rd and final book of The Hunger Games Series (August 24th) 3. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer – … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR JUNE 13TH: LINGER RELEASE TOUR AND HUNGER GAMES BOARD GAME

Linger Playlist, Texas Dates & Happy Germans via Maggie Stiefvater’s Blog Okay, it’s Friday, and it’s before Linger’s coming out, so more Linger music (are you guys tired of this yet?) It’s now five-ish weeks until Linger’s release and it’s starting to feel really close. As such, I now have … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR MAY 10TH: LINGER TRAILER, BLOOD GROOVE, AND INTERNATIONAL BOOK COVERS

Trailer for Linger Linger, the sequel to the Bestselling Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater comes out July 20th. Check out the trailer below (created by the author)! In Maggie Stiefvater’s Shiver, Grace and Sam found each other.  Now, in Linger, they must fight to be together. For Grace, this means defying … Continue reading

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ON OUR RADAR: NOVEL NOVICE LINGER GIVEAWAY

Our friends over at Novel Novice have some exciting news that we want to share with you… Novel Novice is launching a mega countdown to the July 20th release of Linger by Maggie Stiefvater. This is the sequel to Shiver. They will be featuring cool posts every Saturday — and then every day starting July … Continue reading

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CONTESTS: JANUARY 28TH

Random Chalk Talk is having a Sing Me to Sleep Giveaway: THE TRANSFORMATION Beth has always been “The Beast”—that’s what everyone at school calls her because of her awkward height, facial scars, and thick glasses. Beth’s only friend is geeky, golden-haired Scott. That is, until she’s selected to be her … Continue reading

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MAGGIE STIEFVATER CHAT TRANSCRIPT

Last Friday night we, OBS, had the opportunity to chat with Maggie Stiefvater. It was a rousing success. Many of you showed up and had great questions. Thanks for your participation. Here are a few highlight from Maggie: Krystal: How does it feel having a hit book on the bookshelves? … Continue reading

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