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#TTBF Interview: Jason Reynolds

~Post by Willa Jason Reynolds’s first YA novel is entitled When I Was the Greatest came out in January and is the story of teenagers Ali, Noodles, and Needles and how their world changes. Reynolds started writing poetry at age ten, and promised himself no matter what he would never be a novelist, but in his early twenties in New…

TTBF14: Texas Throwdown Game Show

Reported by: Adrienne, Em, & Haley, Teen Press Corps ~ Six authors. Two teams. Bring. It. On.   Frank Portman, Joelle Charbonneau, Jason Reynolds, Paolo Bacigalupi, Marie Lu, and Simmone Howell first divided up into teams and chose their team names: the Beautiful Bastards (Joelle, Jason, Marie) vs the Grim Bastards (Frank, Paolo, Simmone). Round one pitted the musicians against…

#TTBF14 Panel Talk: Get Your Adrenaline Pumping!

~Post by the BookPeople Teen Press Corps This panel at #TTBF14 is sure to get the adrenaline pumping. Five great authors will be talking about their heart-racing, tension-filled, and packed-with-drama books. Don’t miss it! (We won’t.) ___________________________________________________________ Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi is the 2011 Micheal L. Printz Award winner for his debut young adult novel, Ship Breaker. The sequel to…