Tag Archives: Book

Growing Up YA Lit-Style: A Personal Essay

Ilsa J. Bick, MD, a child psychologist and YA author, recently published an article on the Hunger Mountain site in which she responds to a pair of essays by Meghan Cox Gurdon, Children’s Reviewer for the Wall Street Journal, who … Continue reading

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Judging a Cover by Its Book

Don’t judge a book by its cover. How many times have we heard this old adage? How many times have we done just this sort of thing when shopping for a new book to read? I’ve done it. You’ve probably … Continue reading

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Review: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

Author: Cassandra Clare Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books First Ed: August 2010 ISBN-10: 1416975861 ISBN-13: 978-1416975861 Details: 496 pages | Hardcover | $19.99 Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare is the first novel in her new series The Infernal Devices, which … Continue reading

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Demystifying the Book Trailer: An Interview with Sheila Clover English

While assisting Nancy Holder as she developed her new book trailer for The Screaming Season, due in March 2011, I realized how little I knew about this strange new-media marketing tool. Book trailers have been cropping up here and there, … Continue reading

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The Literary Side of the Interstitial Arts

One of the groups that I’m involved with is the Interstitial Arts Foundation (IAF). The IAF defines interstitial art as being “made in the interstices between genres and categories. It is art that flourishes in the borderlands between different disciplines, mediums, … Continue reading

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