Tag Archives | Dystopian

FROZEN Cover Reveal!

It feels like just a few weeks ago I was revealing Taken‘s cover. My how time flies. Today, I get to share the cover for Taken‘s sequel, Frozen. Because I know you’re just going to scroll down anyway, let’s jump right to the shiny… And here’s the official flap copy (But fair warning—very minor Taken spoilers in the summary!): The Heists were only the beginning. Gray Weathersby escaped from the primitive town of Claysoot expecting […]


Taken by Erin Bowman releases today!

Today is the launch day for Erin Bowman’s TAKEN, and we here at Pub(lishing) Crawl couldn’t be more thrilled! Seriously—no exaggeration—we are all flipping out with excitement over this book’s release. Not only Erin is a great writer, a great friend, and also a pivotal part of the inner workings of this blog (we wouldn’t be here if not for her—heck, she designed the graphics of this site, after all!), but we’re also HUGE fans of […]


Interview with Alex Bracken, Author of The Darkest Minds

Today I have the honor of interviewing the amazingly talented and awesome Alex Bracken, author of Brightly Woven (Egmont, 2010) and The Darkest Minds (Disney-Hyperion, 2012). I’m lucky enough to call Alex my critique partner and friend, but she’s also one of my ALL TIME FAVORITE authors. I adored her debut novel, Brightly Woven, but her latest book—The Darkest Minds—absolutely floored me. Words can’t even begin to describe how much I love The Darkest Minds […]


The State of the YA Market

As I was thinking on what to post about, I was thinking on the topics that never quite get old. And of course… that brought me to the state of the YA market. I became an agent in February of 2010 (I’m coming up on my three year agentversary!), paranormal was going strong, and the big wave that everyone saw coming (and everyone wanted a part of) was dystopian. The Hunger Games and Catching Fire had, […]


TAKEN Cover Reveal!

I can’t tell you how excited I am to finally reveal the cover of Taken! I’ve been staring at this beauty for many months (six!) and I still get hit with a wave of giddy happiness every time I look at it. It is striking and unique and I love it to pieces! The team at Harper did such a fantastic job. But enough rambling on my part. Let’s get to the goods… And here’s […]