The first line of Soman Chainaini’s THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL #2: A WORLD WITHOUT PRINCES was included in Publishers Weekly’s Fabulous First Lines 2014.
And how does the book start?
“There is an uneasiness that remains after your best friend tries to kill you.”
Alex Flinn’s TOWERING, a darkly romantic retelling of Rapunzel, is out today in paperback!
When Rachel was taken to live in a tower by a woman she calls Mama, she was excited. She felt like a princess in a castle. But many years later, Rachel knows her palace is really a prison, and begins to plan her escape. She is encouraged by the speed with which her golden hair has been growing. It’s gotten long enough to reach the ground. And she’s begun dreaming of a green-eyed man. Could he be out there in the world? Is he coming to save her? Or will she find a way to save herself?
Happy book birthday to TYLER MAKES A BIRTHDAY CAKE! by Tyler Florence and Craig Frazier.
To celebrate Tofu’s birthday, Tyler goes to the bakery to learn how to make a delicious birthday cake. There, he discovers all the delicious ingredients that go into carrot cake, plus the baker whips up an extra special dog-friendly cake for Tofu! Recipes for both are included in the back. Yum!
Wendy Higgins’ Sweet Reckoning, the third book in the Sweet Evil trilogy, is the second most anticipated YA book of April, according to Epic Reads! Luckily, we only have to wait ten more days until it’s on sale!
Dragonwings, Laurence Yep (F, 30s, sparkly gold tote, leather tights, sunglasses on, J train)
Spied on the subway, Laurence Yep’s historical novel Dragonwings, the Newbery Honor book inspired by the account of a Chinese immigrant who made a flying machine in 1909. It’s a beautiful portrayal of the rich traditions of the Chinese community as it made its way in a hostile new world.
April is National Poetry Month! What better way to celebrate than by reading a OneFour debut book! Here’s a look at some of our books that have a special tie-in to poetry: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~…
OneFour Kid Lit, a group of authors debuting in 2014, is celebrating National Poetry Month by looking at novels in verse, including Madeleine Kuderick’s gripping novel, Kiss of Broken Glass, out in September.
Happy publication day to Soman Chainani’s THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL #2: A WORLD WITHOUT PRINCES!
Magic and romance battle each other in this much anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL (available in paperback today, too). Best friends Sophie and Agatha return to the spectacular world where the only way out of a fairy tale is to live through one. Together, they have the strength to face unseen enemies and new threats. But what will happen when they are torn apart?