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YA Inferior?

A recent Publisher's Weekly article discusses some of the big children's titles that were being buzzed about at Mid-June's Winte...
2011 BookFeast: All You Can Read!

2011 BookFeast: All You Can Read!

Are you a librarian? Do you know one? Do you love a library? (Judging by the heartfelt and thoughtful comments on our ALA ARC giveaway post ...
Field Trip Friday: January 28, 2011

Field Trip Friday: January 28, 2011

THE BIG NEWS THIS WEEK During #querychat, a blogger asked agent Jill Corcoran about authors writing book reviews. Jill said she&#...
Interview: Jackie Morse Kessler, Author of HUNGER

Interview: Jackie Morse Kessler, Author of HUNGER

About HUNGER: Lisabeth Lewis has a black steed, a set of scales, and a new job: she’s been appointed Famine. How will an anorexic seven...
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Road Trip Wednesday #64: Oh, the Places You'll Go

Welcome to our 64th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writi...
~*Super Shiny ALA ARC Giveaway!*~

~*Super Shiny ALA ARC Giveaway!*~

The Giveaway is OVER! Thanks for entering :) At the American Library Association's (ALA) Midwinter conference, I was TOTALLY think...
A Post for Procrastinators

A Post for Procrastinators

Photo by Ian Britton at freephoto.com Some writers are blessed with the extraordinary gift of sitting down and writing things out in an ...
Taking The Emo Out of Emoticon

Taking The Emo Out of Emoticon

Paleontour via Compfight cc A lot of people have blogged about this, and most of them have said it more eloquently than I'm about ...
ALA's Young Adult Picks and Award Winners

ALA's Young Adult Picks and Award Winners

The award season isn't limited to the movie or music awards shows. The publishing world recognizes its own superstars with a number of...
Field Trip Friday: January 21, 2011

Field Trip Friday: January 21, 2011

THE BIG NEWS THIS WEEK Last Friday, a warning from Janet Reid about a contest from First One Publishing sparked controversy in...
Interview: Sarwat Chadda, Author of "Dark Goddess"

Interview: Sarwat Chadda, Author of "Dark Goddess"

Devil's Kiss Billi SanGreal is the first girl in the Knights Templar, and the most kick ass weapon-wielding heroine around. But the...
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Road Trip Wednesday #63: Blurb It!

Welcome to our 63rd Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writi...
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Writing The Next Book

“Write the next book.” It’s a piece of advice you’ve probably seen. It seems to be a favorite tidbit of wisdom for people to share when some...
Harnessing Your Inner Frustration-Ostrich

Harnessing Your Inner Frustration-Ostrich

Ever felt frustrated by your writing? Crafting a book is a tricky process. Occasionally, an obstacle will appear that sends you into a kind ...
A Literary Snob Reads Graphic Novels

A Literary Snob Reads Graphic Novels

I feel no shame in letting my geek flag fly. I wear my retro t-shirts with pride. I carry my copy of Voyage of the Dawn Treader in my backpa...
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YA Highway An Agent Query Best Blog

You might want to cover your ears for a moment. SQUEE EEEE!! !! !!!!!!!!!!! Ya Highway has received the monthly Best Blog award...
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Field Trip Friday: January 14, 2011

It was bound to happen folks. All that zombifying of pictures has caused our beloved Kate the Great to fall victim to the greenness of ...