young adult http://wamc.org en Book Picks - Oblong Books And Music http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-oblong-books-and-music-12 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Suzanna Hermans joins us from <a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/">Oblong Books and Music</a> with this week's Book Picks List.</p><p>List:<br /><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/book/9780545639125" target="_blank">Rules of Summer</a> by Shaun Tan<br /><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/book/9781616204068" target="_blank">Three-Ring Rascals: The Show Must Go On!</a> by Kate Klise &amp; M. Sarah Klise<br /><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/book/9781423133162" target="_blank">Waterfire Saga, Book 1: Deep Blue</a> by Jennifer Donnelly (launch event at Rhinebeck store, Sunday, 5/4, 4pm)<br /><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/book/9781250036421" target="_blank">Monument 14: Savage Drift</a> by Emmy Laybourne (launch event at Rhinebeck store, Tuesday, 5/6, 7pm)<br /><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/book/9781442458727" target="_blank">Noggin</a> by John Corey Whaley<br /><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/book/9780385737388" target="_blank">Don't Even Think About It</a> by Sarah Mlynowski (event at Rhinebeck store, Sunday, 5/18, 4pm)<br /><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/book/9780385736800" target="_blank">The Here and Now</a> by Ann Brashares (event at Rhinebeck store, Sunday, 5/18, 4pm)<br /><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/book/9780385741262" target="_blank">We Were Liars</a> by E. Lockhart (event at Rhinebeck store, Sunday, 5/18, 4pm)</p><p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 89255 at http://wamc.org Book Picks - Oblong Books And Music "The Finisher" By David Baldacci http://wamc.org/post/finisher-david-baldacci <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lawyer-turned-novelist David </span>Baldacci<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is best-known for his best-selling page-turners. Since the 1996 publication of his debut novel, Absolute Power, </span>Baldacci<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has published 27 books for adults, plus three for young readers.</span></p><p>His latest is the YA novel, The Finisher. In the book, we meet “Vega Jane.” We are also introduced to Baldacci’s mythical world of Wormwood, where townsfolk, known as Wugmorts, live in constant fear of the dense and mysterious “Quag” that surrounds them.</p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 85161 at http://wamc.org "The Finisher" By David Baldacci "Somebody Up There Hates You" By Hollis Seamon http://wamc.org/post/somebody-there-hates-you-hollis-seamon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Making her young adult fiction debut, <a href="http://www.hollisseamon.com/">Hollis </a></span><a href="http://www.hollisseamon.com/">Seamon</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> creates one of the most original voices to appear in young adult literature with </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Somebody Up There Hates You</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the book, Richard Casey narrates a story that is unflinching, graphic, heartbreaking, funny, and above all life-affirming in its depiction of what it really means to be a teenager dying of cancer.</span></p><p>Hollis Seamon will participate in <a href="http://www.troyauthorday.wordpress.com/">Troy Author Day</a> at The Troy Public Library this Saturday.</p><p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 75784 at http://wamc.org "Somebody Up There Hates You" By Hollis Seamon Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-oblong-books-and-music-8 <p><em>**Audio to come**</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Suzanna Hermans&nbsp;from Oblong Books and Music joins us with this week's selections.&nbsp;</p><p><em>List after the break.</em></p><p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 68323 at http://wamc.org Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-oblong-books-and-music-7 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Suzanna<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Hermans<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> from</span><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"> Oblong Books and Music</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> joins us with this week's Book Picks list.</span></p><p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 58086 at http://wamc.org Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-oblong-books-and-music-6 <p>Suzanna Hermans from Oblong Books and Music joins us with this week's Book Picks list.</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 52767 at http://wamc.org Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music Charlaine Harris http://wamc.org/post/charlaine-harris <p>We welcome Charlaine Harris and speak with her about <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1937007448/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1937007448">Deadlocked (Sookie Stackhouse, Book 12)</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1937007448" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1" /> </em>.</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 21:07:48 +0000 Joe Donahue 37953 at http://wamc.org Charlaine Harris