Libba Bray is the best selling author of A Great and Terrible Beauty, Rebel Angels, The Sweet Far Thing,New York Times bestseller Beauty Queens, and the 2010 Printz Award-winning Going Bovine. In her latest book The Diviners, Evie O'Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped
off to the bustling streets of New York City. 1920s New York thrums with giddy life in this gripping first in a new
trilogy. Intricate plot and magnificently
imagined details of character, dialogue and setting take hold and don't
let you go.
"Here's your headline boss: "Small-Town Dame Lands in Big Apple, Goes Wild, Tries to Stop
Resurrection of Antichrist." It'll sell bundles..."-- Daniel Kraus ALA Booklist
Gwenda Bond's debut novel, Blackwood, is a September 2012 launch title for Strange Chemistry, the
new YA imprint of Angry Robot Books. She is also a contributing writer
for Publishers Weekly, regularly reviews for Locus, and guest-edited a
special YA issue of Subterranean Online. Her nonfiction work has
appeared in the Washington Post, Lightspeed, and Strange Horizons, among
others, and she has an MFA in Writing from the Vermont College of Fine
Arts. She lives in a hundred-year-old house in Lexington, Kentucky, with
her husband, author Christopher Rowe, and their menagerie.
"This haunting, romantic mystery intrigues, chills, and captivates." -New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith
PLEASE NOTE: Maureen Johnson (THE NAME OF THE STAR) was also scheduled to participate but has had to postpone her appearance. She hopes to reschedule for a subsequent HVYAS salon in the Spring.
Every little girl goes through her princess phase, whether she wants
to be Snow White or Cinderella, Belle or Ariel. But then we grow up. And
life is not a fairy tale. Christine Heppermann's collection of
fifty poems puts the ideals of fairy tales right beside the life of the
modern teenage girl. With piercing truths reminiscent of Laurie Halse
Anderson and Ellen Hopkins, this is a powerful and provocative book for
every young woman.