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READERGIRLZ PRESENTS “NIGHT BITES” ONLINE AUTHOR CHATS
More than a dozen authors to converge on rgz forum to chat with ravenous teen readers
Sept. 18, 2008 (Seattle, Wash.) -- In celebration of Young Adult Library Services Association's (YALSA's) Teen Reed Week™, readergirlz (rgz) is excited to present Night Bites, a series of online live chats with an epic lineup of published authors. The chats will take place at the rgz forum, Oct. 13-17, 2008.
Playing off of YALSA's theme of “Books with Bite,” Night Bites will feature five themed chats designed to appeal to an array of literary tastes. Sure to suck in even the most reluctant teen readers, the complete Night Bites schedule is as follows:
Monday, Oct. 13: Multicultural Bites
Coe Booth (TYRELL)
An Na (THE FOLD)
Mitali Perkins (SECRET KEEPER)
Tuesday, Oct. 14: Verse Bites
Lorie Ann Grover (ON POINTE)
Stephanie Hemphill (YOUR OWN SYLVIA)
Lisa Ann Sandell (SONG OF THE SPARROW)
Wednesday, Oct. 15: Contemporary Bites
Ally Carter (CROSS MY HEART AND HOPE TO SPY)
Justina Chen Headley (NORTH OF BEAUTIFUL)
Maureen Johnson (SUITE SCARLETT)
Thursday, Oct. 16: Fantasy Bites
Holly Black and Ted Naifeh (THE GOOD NEIGHBORS)
Dia Calhoun (AVIELLE OF RHIA)
Tamora Pierce (MELTING STONES)
Friday, Oct. 17: Gothic Bites
Holly Cupala (A LIGHT THAT NEVER GOES OUT)
Christopher Golden (SOULLESS)
Annette Curtis Klause (BLOOD AND CHOCOLATE)
Mari Mancusi (BOYS THAT BITE).
It all happens at the rgz forum (http://groups.myspace.com/readergirlz) beginning at 6 p.m. Pacific Time (9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time), Oct. 13-17.
Until then, sleep tight . . . Don't let the book bugs bite!
readergirlz is the foremost online book community for teen girls, led by five critically acclaimed YA authors - Dia Calhoun (Avielle of Rhia), Lorie Ann Grover (On Pointe), Justina Chen Headley (Girl Overboard), and Mitali Perkins (First Daughter: White House Rules). readergirlz is the recipient of a 2007 James Patterson PageTurner Award.
To promote teen literacy and leadership in girls, readergirlz features a different YA novel and corresponding community service project every month. For more information about readergirlz, please visit www.readergirlz.com and www.myspace.com/readergirlz, or contact email@example.com.
For more than 50 years, YALSA has been the world leader in selecting books, films and audiobooks for teens. For more information about YALSA or for lists of recommended reading, viewing and listening, go to www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists.
© readergirlz 2008
Night Bites Trailer
If you cannot see the trailer above, click here to watch it at YouTube.
Many kudos and thanks to Holly Cupala for creating the poster, the trailer, and the animated banners.The song used in the trailer is a cover version of Ring of Fire performed by Universal Hall Pass.
I also posted about readergirlz Night Bites at SparkLife.