Cynsational News & Links

Enter to win one of 10 copies of Nothing But the Truth (and a Few White Lies), a new novel by Justina Chen Headley (Little Brown, 2006)(author interview)(excerpt) from YA Books Central.

Author Interview: Cynthia Kadohata from Cynthia is the author of numerous books, including the 2005 Newbery Medal novel, Kira-Kira (Atheneum, 2004)(excerpt) and Weedflower (Atheneum, 2006)(excerpt), a Junior Library Guild selection.Read a recent Cynsations interview with Cynthia Kadohata.

Author-Editor Dialogue: Rita Williams-Garcia and Rosemary Brosnan from CBC Magazine. See also An Interview with Rosemary Brosnan from SCBWI France and Rita Williams-Garcia. Rita’s books include No Laughter Here (HarperCollins/Amistad, 2003).

A Bibliography of Novels in Verse by Susan Taylor Brown from Once Upon a Time There Was A Girl Who Wanted to Write (That Would Be Me). Look for Susan’s upcoming middle grade novel in poems, Hugging the Rock (Tricycle Press, 2006)(PDF excerpt).

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (Knopf, 2006): reviewed by J. A. Kaszuba Locke from BookLoons Reviews. See also Endgame by Nancy Garden (Harcourt, 2006)(author interview): reviewed by by Lyn Seippel from BookLoons Reviews.