Coverlust: Middle Grade Special

by Vanessa Di Gregorio — Okay, I’ll admit it: I’m a total coverlust junkie. I spend WAY too much time admiring pretty covers (so much so that I even started just saving them to my computer to periodically look at). Can you say, addicted? Though I suppose, compared to my addiction to junk food, it isn’t nearly as bad. Anyways, lately I’ve been finding that MG (middle grade) books have FANTASTIC covers galore! I’ve been […]

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Genre Mashing

There are a million reasons I love writing and reading YA, but one of the things I’m constantly grateful for is the freedom of genre. When you want to buy a YA book—or you’ve written one—you know you can find it in the YA section of the bookstore. Contemporary? YA section. Magic realism? YA section. Urban fantasy? YA section. Science fiction? YA section. Dystopian romance with hints of fairy tale set on a second Earth? […]

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Skylark by Meagan Spooner: First Pages Reveal and ARC Giveaway!

So, Pub(lishing) Crawl has been given a very special, very unique chance. Last week, Meagan Spooner revealed her stunning cover for her debut novel, Skylark. And now WE get to share the first pages of it! We are so incredibly honored to share this snippet of Skylark with you—and NOT just because we feel Super Cool for getting to do this…but because we also ADORE the book. And obviously we aren’t the only ones who love it—it sold […]

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The Pub Crawl Gals Celebrate Titanic

by Rachel Seigel — April 15, 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking. For the last century, it’s been a subject of seemingly endless fascination. There have been over 200 books written about the Titanic, as well as numerous television specials, a musical (which wasn’t all that bad) and at least a dozen movies. Last week, James Cameron’s 1997 blockbuster Titanic returned to theatres re-mastered in 3D, and judging by the already strong […]

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Question of the Month: Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, or Slytherin?

Welcome to Question of the Month, where one question is asked to the entire Pub Crawl group 🙂 This month’s question is: If your main character(s) were wizards and witches in the Harry Potter world, what House(s) would they be sorted into? Here are our answers! Kat Zhang Let’s see. My main characters are Eva and Addie, and since they share a body and all, it would be quite difficult to sort them into different […]

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