Monday, January 13, 2014

January good news round up for the Lucky 13s!

Some people may think that the number 13 is unlucky, but not those of us at The Lucky 13s. In fact, we're celebrating the 13th day of each month by featuring all the fabulous stuff that's been happening to The Lucky 13s...

So, happy new year, readers! The Lucky 13s wish you all the best for a magnificent 2014.

And here is our latest round-up of good news:

Justina Ireland's Promise of Shadows got a pretty nice review from Publisher's Weekly:

Christy Farley's debut cover, GILDED, was revealed at YA Books Central:

Cat Winters, Megan Shepherd, April Genevieve Tucholke, Caroline Carlson, Cristin Terrill, Mindy McGinnis, Amy Tintera, Amy Christine Parker, Emily Murdoch and Tim Federle were all nominated for YABC awards:

Check the list, and vote for your favourite!

Tamera Will Wissinger's GONE FISHING is a Nerdy Book Club 2013 Nerdy Award poetry winner, and a Chicago Public Library “Best of the Best of 2013” for younger fiction.

Karen Akins LOOP has a release date - October 21, 2014! You can add it to GoodReads here:

Amy McCulloch's debut THE OATHBREAKER'S SHADOW and its sequel THE SHADOW'S CURSE have a US publisher! Flux will be releasing the first book in Spring 2015. 

C. J. Flood's debut INFINITE SKY made the Telegraph's list of the Top Ten Best YA Novels of 2013:

Watch out for more good news from the Lucky 13s on the 13th of next month!

C. J. Flood is the author of the Carnegie Medal nominated INFINITE SKY. She blogs and tweets while trying to resist the temptations of Facebook.