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SLJ Teen Book Buzz

SPONSORED BY: Candlewick, Flux Books, Bloomsbury, Hachette Book Group and School Library Journal.
EVENT DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET/10:00 – 11:00 AM PT

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It’s going to be a spectacular fall reading season for teens! Our four participating publishers will be talking about the current hot reads, sequels and prequels on the verge, and new series and stand-alone titles that you need to know about.  And you can bet on this — no genre is left unturned. Whether your readers are into romance, speculative fiction, coming of age stories, paranormal, thrillers or contemporary twists, you’re sure to find something on this fun and fast-paced Teen Book Buzz. You’ll hear about titles from new and well-loved authors, and get a sneak peek at spring 2012 lists, too.  There are always galley giveaways, so sign up now and get a jump on the next must-have teen read!


Jenny Choy – Associate Manager, School and Library Marketing, Candlewick
Jenny Choy began her career in publishing as an intern at Candlewick Press, where she spent the summer after graduation pouring over picture books she was supposed to be re-shelving in their in-house library.  She joined the Candlewick Press family as a member of their school and library marketing team in 2007.

Brian Farrey-Latz – Acquiring Editor, Flux Books
Brian Farrey-Latz has been acquiring YA Flux novels since 2008. He has a B.A. in Communications and an MFA in Creative Writing from Hamline University. He is also the author of With or Without You (Simon Pulse), a Stonewall Honor Book, and the forthcoming Junior Library Guild Selection, The Vengekeep Prophecies (HarperCollins).

Beth Eller- Director of School and Library Marketing, Bloomsbury and Walker Books for Young Readers
Beth Eller is the Director of School and Library Marketing at Bloomsbury and Walker Books for Young Readers.

Zoe Luderitz – Associate Manager, School & Library Marketing and Social Media, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (Hachette Book Group)
Zoe Luderitz is the Associate Manager, School & Library Marketing and Social Media at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. You can follow us on Twitter @lbschool or Like us on Facebook.com/littlebrownschool.

Dodie Ownes – editor, SLJTeen

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