Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Let's Celebrate the Books of 2012!

Last year I co-hosted The Class of 2011: YA Superlatives Blogfest with YA Confidential Operatives Jessica Love and Alison Miller, as well as Tracey Neithercott. The blogfest was a fun, interactive way to highlight our favorite YA novels, covers, characters, and story elements using common high school superlatives like Biggest Flirt, Class Clown, Fashion King/Queen, and many, many more. We had a fantastic group of bloggers who signed on to participate, and we had a blast hopping from blog to blog to find out how everyone awarded their 2011 superlatives.
Jess, Alison, Tracey, and I had such a great time promoting awesome 2011 books and getting to know new bloggers through the blogfest, we’ve decided to do it all over again! This year we’ll highlight 2012 books, we’ll introduce a few new superlative categories, AND we’re planning a giveaway as just one more reason to join in on the fun.
Jess, Alison, Tracey, and I will post lots more information about the specifics of the The Class of 2012: YA Superlatives Blogfest on our personal blogs in the coming weeks (I can tell you that it’ll take place toward the end of December), but we wanted to give you a heads up now, so you have plenty of time to beef up your books-published-in-2012 reading list (there’s a comprehensive catalog of titles HERE). And we encourage you to revisit our 2011 posts (Jessica’sAlison’sTracey’sand mine) to refresh your memory in regard to all of the superlative categories we included last year.
Just like 2011, the The Class of 2012: YA Superlatives Blogfest will be all about FUN and promoting fantastic novels! Don’t worry if your 2012 reading list is on the short side, or if you don’t have a book/character/cover/element for each category; we just want you to jump in and participate any way you can!
What do you think? Will you participate in The Class of 2012: YA Superlatives Blogfest?


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