Books by Cheryl Carpinello
Blogs by Cheryl Carpinello
New Books by Flanagan, Delaney, and Haddix for Xmas
11/23/2009 7:07:00 PM
[ Flag as Inappropriate ]
Christmas is fast approaching, and the time is getting short for buying those books for your young readers. My favorite authors have new books and a new series that are worth picking up.
First is John Flanagan, author of the Ranger's Apprentice series. The Siege of Macindaw, Book 6, continues the exciting saga of young Ranger Will and Warrior Horace. Not only does the survival of their homeland fall upon these young shoulders, the Renegade Knight Sir Keren has taken someone very dear to Will hostage!
Second is Joseph Delaney, author of The Last Apprentice series. The Clash of the Demons, Book 6, brings back Thomas Ward's mother to ask for Thomas' help to fight one of the most powerful of old witches! However, Thomas will have to choose: his mother or the Spook.
Third is Margaret Peterson Haddix. Her new series Missing has taken off with readers. If you know someone who loved The Shadow Children series, then introduce them to Found and Sent, the first two books.
Radio Interviews of YA Authors
Browsing through some of my regular internet haunts led me to a site called The Author Hour (http://theauthorhour.com).
Author Matthew Peterson conducts a weekly online radio show where he interviews a wide variety of authors.
On Dec. 10, 2009, the radio show is dedicated to YA Fantasy authors. Favorite author John Flanagan is featured along with James A. Owen (Here There be Dragons, Starchild comics), Frank Beddor (Looking Glass Wars novels), and James Dashner (The 13th Reality series).
If you and your young reader can't make the live broadcast, Peterson archives the interviews on his site.
Post a Comment
More Blogs by Cheryl Carpinello
Meet Children's Author Gregory E. Bray - Friday, August 21, 2015
Writing Tips from Authors & more - Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The Authors I've Interviewed & the Kid Lit Blog Hop - Sunday, February 08, 2015
Review of Zoe & Zak and the Yogi's Curse - Friday, January 03, 2014
Tutankhamen Speaks - Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Meet MG Author Hamilton C. Burger - Sunday, June 30, 2013
Meet Middle Grade Author Beth Overmyer - Wednesday, April 03, 2013
WOI 2013 Virtual Tour - Sunday, January 06, 2013
See what the Elves are doing in Montana. - Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Meet children's author Fiona Ingram - Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Meet Childrens/MG/YA author Katie Carroll - Thursday, October 11, 2012
Virtual Tour of Wales - Friday, August 03, 2012
The Secret of the Sacred Scarab by Fiona Ingram - Monday, June 20, 2011
Review of The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan - Monday, June 20, 2011
Review of Tyler Tichelaar's King Arthur's Children - Sunday, January 23, 2011
10 Facts About My First NaNoWriMo - Wednesday, December 01, 2010
My NaNoWriMo - Thursday, November 18, 2010
Join me in Celebrating Young Writers - Sunday, October 24, 2010
Review of Sent by Margaret Peterson Haddix - Sunday, September 05, 2010
Review of Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine, & a Miracle - Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Review of 14 Cows for America - Tuesday, August 03, 2010
Review of Rick Riordan's The Red Pyramid - Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Review of "Duck! Rabbit!" - Wednesday, June 30, 2010
A Review of "The Magician's Elephant" - Friday, June 18, 2010
2011 nominees - Friday, May 28, 2010
Review of The Chronicles of Prydain - Tuesday, February 16, 2010
The Lightning Thief Movie - Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Book Review of Welsh YA Novel - Tuesday, January 26, 2010
2010 Brings Adventures for Readers and Myself - Tuesday, January 05, 2010
Info: Kids Reading/Writing - Friday, December 11, 2009
New Books by Flanagan, Delaney, and Haddix for Xmas - Monday, November 23, 2009
Great Books for Reluctant Readers - Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Book Fairs/Author Visits/Book Stores - Tuesday, October 06, 2009