YA Wednesday: Done with Vampires?

Tonight at the National Book Awards ceremony, GalleyCat "prowled the red carpet" asking the nominees: What do you think of the Twilight books?

Quick links...
Claudettecolvin Phillip Hoose wins the National Book Award in the young readers category for Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice.

Shona, a blogger, starts the Rory Gilmore Books Project, in which she sets out to read 260 books mentioned, shown, or joked about on the Gilmore Girls. (via Book-a-rama.)

Variety calls New Moon, the movie, "as good as Twilight and arguably a shade better."

Img-mg---twilight-tattoos---erica-collins_162211589513.jpg_tn_gallery The Daily Beast compiles a photo gallery of the Best Twilight Tattoos. (via GalleyCat.)

Tired of vampires yet? You're not the only one. Stephenie Meyer tells Oprah.com: "I'm a little burned out on vampires right now."

Happy reading!--Heidi


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It's fun to see the more curmudgeonly authors try not to say anything bad about Twilight. I think people reading is great - Twilight is not cannibalizing other sales, it's expanding the pie. For the rest of us, there will always be more great books out there than time to read them.

Posted by: Brian - Kafkacotton | Thursday November 19, 2009 at 3:48 PM

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