Books for Younguns, Young Adults and the Young-at-Heart

Friday, April 13, 2012

Friday News Round-Up

News from the store:
--On Wednesday, April 18, join us for the April meeting of the Current Affairs reading group at 12:00 p.m. at Left Bank Books--Downtown at which we will discuss Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson (previously reviewed).

--Also on Wednesday, April 18, join us at Left Bank Books--Central West End at 7:00 p.m. for a reading and signing of Crow by Barbara Wright.  If you are unable to attend, you can call the store at 314-367-6731 x.1 to reserve your personalized signed copy.

--We now have signed copies of two of Antony John's books:  Five Flavors of Dumb (previously reviewed) and Thou Shalt Not Road Trip (previously reviewed) available at both Left Bank Books locations.

News from the publishing world:
--Harry Potter e-book sales topped $1.6 million in their first three days of sales.

--Winners of the 2012 Indie Choice Book Awards were announced, including:
Young Adult
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
E.B. White Read-Aloud Award
Picture Book
I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen (previously reviewed)
Middle Reader (tie)
The Apothecary by Maile Meloy, illustrated by Ian Schoenherr (previously reviewed)
Wildwood by Colin Meloy, illustrated by Carson Ellis

via Shelf Awareness.

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