aka YA Literature

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Book Giveaway!

Meg Cabot's awesome publicist sent me 5 copies of How to Be Popular (thanks, Rachel!). And I have decided to give one away in A True Reality's first ever blog giveaway!

You will love this book. The main character, Stephanie, is this adorable, klutzy girl who really wants to fit in with the in-crowd. She stumbles across an old book called How to Be Popular and uses it to aid her in her quest for popularity. This is just a really sweet, funny book. Also, there is a little of that boy-next-door romance going on, which you just have to love.

If you want a chance to win a copy of How to Be Popular by Meg Cabot, just tell us your favorite YA book and/or author along with why it/he/she is your favorite. On Friday, I will do a totally random drawing and announce the winner. I look forward to reading your responses!

10 comments:

Emily Marshall said...

I love Meg's books. But my favorite YA book I think has to be The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen. Merely because it was the only book I finished and then immediately began reading from the beginning right away, since I wasn't ready to let it go.

Chas said...

Oh man, this is hard. When I was actually a YA myself, I liked Christopher Pike and Caroline Cooney. As a teacher and adult, I liked the authors that really got the kids into reading...J.K. Rowling, Jerry Spinelli, Lois Lowry, Avi. My favorite YA book is far and away Tuck Everlasting, but I can't say that Natalie Babbitt is my favorite YA author. I guess I'll have to go with Jerry Spinelli. His books just have a way of reaching the kids. He knows how they think I guess. When I read Crash with my 6th graders, they were entranced...they loved it.

Sarah, Alan, Makaya & Kason said...

I like Sarah Dessen and Meg Cabot (I loved the Mediator series) too, but I really Really love Janette Rallison's books. They're great! They have humor (usually your main character's embarrasing moments) and good lessons on forgiveness/forgiving. I could really see myself in any of her characters' shoes...which is pretty funny in itself. Anyway, she's my most favorite...

Kinleigh said...

I just enjoyed reading series when I was a young lad, but I have to admit I LOVED the Princess Diaries.

Swapna said...

I think my favorite YA book would have to be the Jessica Darling series by Megan McCafferty, specifically, Sloppy Firsts!
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Sabs said...

hmmmm tough one....i suppose I'd have to go with The True Confessions of Charlote O'Doyle by Avi simply because it is my first memory of reading a "real" chapter book and being totally hooked. I got it for a b-day present from my bff in 3rd grade. Love the courageous/awkward-girl-type books:)

Kinleigh said...

Ok, so I will admit that my favorite YA series was one called "SUMMER." I have no idea who wrote it, but I absolutely LOVED IT. I was such a sucker for teenage romance- especially summer romance.

Bunny B said...

My fave YA book would be The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale. I got drawn into her writing from the very beginning and it was a wonderful journey till the end! :) I hold it close to my heart and recommend it to anyone and everyone! Thanks for a cool book giveaway!

Katie said...

When I was a YA reader I loved, loved, loved Madeline L'Engle. I read every single book.

Now I really like the Stephanie Meyer vampire series (too cliche?).

ihchicky said...

My favorite YA book would have to be The Nanny Diaries by Emma Mclaughlin and Nicola Kraus. I read it before the movie came out and I absolutely loved it. The book is much better than the movie. But they usually are, aren't they? I loved this book because it was a lot of fun, kind of reminded me of myself at times and I wasn't able to put it down from beginning to end. I love Meg Cabot as well and I would love to read this book. Thank you hosting this giveaway.