You don’t have to be Canadian to take part in the 1st annual Teen Read Awards. Cast your vote now and check back on September 25, 2010 to find out who will win!
And don’t forget the Teens’ Top Ten. Check out the 2010 nominees and vote for your favorites between August 23rd and September 17th. The winners will be announced during Teen Read Week, October 17-23.
I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore looks like an intriguing new SF book.
I am telling the story of Earth, Lorien, and the Nine because our war has come to your planet. It will either be won or lost here. While the fates of our planets have been linked for millennia, they are more intertwined than ever: If and when I find the Nine and unite them, we will make our last stand together, here, on Earth.
The book is about monsters, enhanced and exceptionally beautiful versions of various animal species. Fire is a human monster, so beautiful that she has to hide her hair for fear of attack by both raptor monsters and human men. She is able to enter other people’s minds and exert power over them. It is a tumultuous time in the kingdom, as various lords are preparing to overthrow the king, and Fire is drawn into the fray.
Place your hold on the final book in the Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay, by Suzanne Collins and find out how it all ends!
Tim Burton’s dark look at the Alice story comes out soon on DVD. Reserve a copy now.
While you’re waiting, give the original Lewis Carroll story a try.
Beware the Jabberwock.