Bookish News (#52)

Bookish and Blogish news is my weekly wrap up of the news around the YA industry and my blog this week. This includes cover reveals, new book announcements, new author sign ups, book trailers, blog tours and more. I hope you enjoy!

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New Lauren Kate Website & Teardrop sneak peek!

To celebrate the upcoming launch of Teardrop by Lauren Kate, Random House are giving us little titbits of info and news about Lauren Kate and the book. The week before last it was a sneak peek at the book; go to the Scribed website and you can read the prologue and chapter one. 
This week it was the launch of a new UK website for the author. On the website there is exciting news and you can find out all about Lauren’s books! Visit it here

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Booktrust announces the Best Book Awards – in association with Kindle

The booktrust have announced this week that there will be a new award from next year, aimed purely at children’s book from preschool to age 14. The awards will have a few different categories but once shortlisting is done, voting will be carried out by libraries, schools and parents across the UK.
To find out more and register interest from your school or library etc go to this link. The shortlisting is expected to be done by March and the award winners announced during Children’s Book Week in June.
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Cover reveal: Under Nameless Stars by Christian Schoon
Strange Chemistry have revealed the cover for the second book from Christian Schoon, and it is beautiful! Under Nameless Stars follows on from Zenn Scarlett and will be published in April next year! 
  • The Under Nameless Stars cover is so pretty! I love book covers with stars on them.

    Thanks for sharing, Raimy!