Tantalize by Cynthia Leitich Smith (Candlewick, 2007) has been chosen as a Borders Original Voices Title for March.
The other children's/YA books honored for March are Grumpy Bird by Jeremy Tankard (Scholastic, 2007) and Jacob's Ladder by Brian Keaney (Candlewick, 2007).
In other news, thank you to Dragon's Lair Books & Comics of Austin for passing out promotional postcards for Tantalize! Most appreciated.
Thanks to Kim Winters for blogging about the Tantalize giveaway contest at YABC!
Buried in the Slushpile gives Tantalize four out of five wax seals of approval and says: "There were a couple of times, especially near the end, that I was just as shocked as Quince at the revelations. And let me tell you, these days it's pretty darn hard to actually surprise me with a plot twist. Bravo!" Read the whole review.
"How Do You Discover Books?" asks a poll from Galley Cat. Source: Anastasia Suen at Create/Relate.
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Author Interview: Barry Lyga on The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl (Houghton Mifflin, 2006) from Cynsations.