Fantasy – Page 7 – CYAPodcast

Category: Fantasy

Grimm Legacy & Leverage

Grimm Legacy by Polly ShulmanLeverage by Joshua C. Cohen

Polly Shulman (author website)

Joshua C. Cohen (book website)

Roll Call Question
What author would you most  like to meet?

Extended Leverage Resources
When She Hollers by Cynthia Voight
Brick (movie, Wikipedia entry, currently Netflix Instant)

Recommendations

Cathie Sue
Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz
Heads You Lose by Lisa Lutz and David Hayward

Jenny
Hint Fiction by Robert Swartwood
Whiff of Pine, Hint of Skunk a Forest of Poems by Deborah Ruddell

Karl
Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl (Wikipedia entry)
Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis
Modern Masters series published by Abbeville Press
Swords: An Artist’s Devotion by Benjamin Boos

Adrienne
The Good Wife on CBS
My So-Called Life, Netflix Instant (Thanks FYA!)

Emily
The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

As Easy As Falling Off the Face of the Earth, or, Prisoner of Your Own Device

As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth by Lynne Rae Perkins

Lynne Rae Perkins – author website

Roll Call Question:
What book would you like wiped from your memory?

Topic:
Book Covers
That Cover Girl
Books by Their Covers
Book Cover Archive
Jacket Knack
Jacket Whys
Txt-based Blogging: Gender and YA Books

Worst Covers
After the MomentBlessings BeadGeek CharmingGray BabyMockingjay

Best Covers

Space Between Trees by Katie WilliamsBlanketsFloating IslandsLeverageHourglassFeedRing of Endless LightSweetlyReplacement

Recommendations

Cathie Sue
Crows of Pearl Blossom by Aldous Huxley (Amazon)
Across the Universe by Beth Revis (book website)

Emily
SitStayArt

Jenny
Star-Crossed by Elizabeth Bunce (author website)
Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss (author website)
Tangled (the movie)
Gabriella’s Italian Restaurant in Norman, OK

Karl
Nutsy Bolts
Remember to release the emergency brake!

Adrienne
What Adrienne Thinks About That
Demand Patrick Rothfuss (Tour Schedule)

Upcoming Books
Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman
Leverage by Joshua C. Cohen
Red Glove by Holly Black

Space Between Trees or, River’s Edge Revisited

Space Between Trees by Katie Williams

Space Between Trees by Katie Williams – Author website

Topic

Weeding – Texas CREW: A Weeding Manual for Modern Libraries

We are re-recording Extraordinary Secrets of April, May and June by Robin Benway and Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes due to technical problems. Those discussion will be available soon. We are staying on our current schedule for now.

Recommendations

Jenny
I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett – Author website
The Oatmeal – Comics, Quizzes, and Stories

Emily
Psych on USA Network
Sherlock on BBC and PBS
World’s Ugliest Couch ContestCouch #183 – Voting ends November 30, 2010 – Vote once a day, every day

Adrienne
Me, Myself and Ike by K.L. Denman – Author website
Lost Art of the Great Speech by Richard Dowis – Amazon website
E.B. White Read Aloud Awards

Upcoming Books
You by Charles Benoit
Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney
Guys Read: Funny Business edited by Jon Scieszka

Zombies vs Unicorns or, The Winner Is…

Zombies vs Unicorns by Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier

Unicorns FTW!

Simon and Schuster Promotion Website

Holly Black – Author website

Justine Larbalestier – Author website

Recommendations

Karl
Zombie Risk game
Major Spoilers.com
Major Spoilers Podcast
Major Spoilers Critical Hit – D&D Podcast

Emily
Mildred Laughlin 2010 Festival of the BookTamora Pierce
John Green books and Nerdfighters

Adrienne
Television Without Pity.com

Upcoming Books

Extraordinary Secrets of April, May and June by Robin Benway
Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Space Between the Trees by Katie Williams

Clockwork Angel or, A Corset Too Tight

Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare – Author website

Clockwork Angel Playlist – Author’s list of songs in Grooveshark playlist

Topic

Who the heck are we?!?

Adrienne Butler, Youth Services Consultant, Oklahoma Department of Libraries

Emily Williams, Young Adult Services Coordinator, Metropolitan Library System

Cathie Sue Andersen, Selector – Youth Fiction, Tulsa City County Library System

Karl Siewert, Young Adult Librarian, Tulsa City County Library System

Recommendations

Adrienne
Slate Culture Gabfest
Slate Spoiler Special
Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey
Renew your driver’s license

Cathie Sue
The Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie by Alan C. Bradley
The Weed that Strings the Hangman’s Bag by Alan C. Bradley
ThinkGeek.com

Karl
To Write Love On Her Arms.org
Fade to Blue by Sean Bedoin
Ignite – Seattle, Tulsa, OKC

Emily
Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman, AMC TV Show

Upcoming Books:

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Zombies vs Unicorns by Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier

The Extraordinary Secrets of April, May and June by Robin Benway

Incarceron or A Tale of Two Prisons

Incarceron by Catherine Fisher

Subscribe/Listen in iTunes

Incarceron by Catherine Fisher book review mp3

Extended Resources

Catherine Fisher Official Website – sequel Sapphique due in December 28, 2010

Fox has the film rights to make Incarceron a movie – from ComingSoon.net

Washington Post review
Ferretbrain review

Moirae Witches – Wikipedia entry

Topics
Bullying

Summer Series Books (text file)

Recommendations

Cathie Sue: “We Hear the Dead” by Diane Salerni and “Revolver” by Sedgewick

Emily: “Will Grayson, Will Grayson” by John Green and David Levithan

Adrienne: iBookShelf App by Josh Pressnall $1.99 plus $.99 for scan feature.

Reading List

  • “The Wager” by Donna Jo Napoli
  • Heist Society” by Ally Carter
  • “One Crazy Summer” by Rita Williams-Garcia

White Cat, or 99 Problems

White Cat: The Curse Workers by Holly Black

Subscribe/Listen in iTunes

White Cat by Holly Black book review mp3

Extended Resources

Holly Black, wikipedia entry, official website

Sequels: Red Glove (2011, status of book) and Black Heart

Books of Doom White Cat cover art, synopsis and review

Magritte (Google images search)

Villanelle poetry – definition by Wikipedia. Villanelle poetry example of Edwin Arlington Robinson’s House on the Hill and Dylan Thomas’ Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night on LibriVox.

Other Topics

Recommendations

Adrienne:
Grifters 1990 film, directed by Stephen Frears, novel by Jim Thompson, starring Anjelica Huston, John Cusack and Annette Bening
Miller’s Crossing 1990 film, directed and written by Joel and Ethan Coen, starring Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden, Albert Finney, John Turturro, Jon Polito

Cathie Sue:
Mac Slater Hunts the Cool by Tristan BancksMac Slater Cool Hunter website

Emily:
Castle – ABC TV show starring Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic
For the Win by Cory Doctorow

http://www.google.com/m/search?oe=UTF-8&client=safari&q=Magritte&hl=en&site=images&resnum=1&ei=1hzwS7DhBNL6tgfZvY7IAQ&sa=X&oi=image_result_group&ct=title&cd=1&ved=0CAUQsAQwAA#p=0

Odd-Fish Interivew

The group was very lucky to score a video Skype interview with James Kennedy author of Order of the Odd-Fish.

Order of the Odd-Fish by James Kennedy

Order of the Odd-Fish by James Kennedy

This book is about Jo Larouche who was found with a note declaring her a “dangerous baby”. After thirteen years of a relatively quiet life with her eccentric Aunt, Jo is swept up in an fast-paced adventure and find out just how “dangerous” she really is.

Visit James Kennedy

Listen to the James Kennedy Interview.

December’s book was Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. January’s book is Graceling by Kristin Cashore.