Archive | February, 2013

How to Become an Agent, Part 2: What We Do

So now that I’ve talked about how to become and agent (Part 1, go here) and also how the role of the agent is changing (go here), I’d like to also delve a little bit into how agents do what we do. So there are jobs and there are careers, right? And neither is better than the other. It all depends what you want and where you’re going and how you’re getting there.  Well, in […]


A Darkness Strange and Lovely Giveaway

A Darkness Strange and Lovely—book 2 in the Something Strange and Deadly series–doesn’t release for another 5 months. Which means doing this giveaway is a wee bit early. But today is my BIRTHDAY, and as I told people last year, on my birthday I am automatically queen for a day. So, just like last year, I am… Giving away a SIGNED advanced copy of A Darkness Strange and Lovely. Clearly this is becoming a tradition! About the […]


Last Call: Blood Red Road by Moira Young

In Blood Red Road, Saba is on a mission to rescue her kidnapped twin brother. The quest takes her across a post-apocalyptic wasteland, complete with dusty dunes, cage-fighting, sand skiffs, revolutionaries, and more. (Seriously, this book could not have more action or a better cast of characters!) The above photo quote sums up Saba’s father’s belief that a man’s fate is written among the stars, but here at PubCrawl, we think it also sums up […]



Hello, everyone! So, I am super, super, SUPER excited to announce that Pub Crawl is taking part of the official cover reveal for These Broken Stars! It’s an amazing, amaaaazing YA sci-fi co-written by Meagan Spooner and our very own Amie Kaufman, and will be out December 10th from Disney-Hyperion. Confession: I’m a little obsessed with this book. I had the pleasure of reading two earlier drafts of it, and both times, I fell completely […]


In defense of love triangles interests

I’ve been thinking about love triangles ever since YALSA’s BFYA Teen Feedback Session at ALA Midwinter. More specifically, ever since these two tweets, paraphrasing what one of the teens said during the panel, showed up in my feed: Many tweets followed, all seeming to confirm that teens are love-triangled out. Now I’m not trying to discount the opinion stated in the above tweets. Nor am I questioning that readers are tired of love triangles. But […]