Leviathan on Readergirlz

Starting today and for all of March, Leviathan will be the featured book on Readergirlz.

For those of you who don’t know the site, Readergirlz is a YA and middle-grade book reviews, chats, and inside scoops. Read their manifesta page for more.

For the whole month the site will have features about me and Leviathan, and I’ll be doing a chat there on March 17 (US time):

rgz chat ad March 2010

Hope you get a chance to check it out.

In other news, Leviathan has been short-listed for the Andre Norton Award for outstanding young adult science fiction or fantasy book published in 2009. w00t, and congrats to all the other nominees:

Hotel Under the Sand, Kage Baker
Ice, Sarah Beth Durst
Ash, Malinda Lo
Eyes Like Stars, Lisa Mantchev
Zoe’s Tale, John Scalzi
When You Reach Me, Rebecca Stead
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland, Catherynne M. Valente
Leviathan, Scott Westerfeld

And breaking news: Leviathan has also been short-listed for the Indie Next Book Award for 2010. Let the w00ting be redoubled!

Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)
Going Bovine, by Libba Bray (Delacorte Books for Young Readers)
If I Stay, by Gayle Forman (Dutton Juvenile)
Leviathan, by Scott Westerfeld, Keith Thompson (illus.) (Simon Pulse)
Shiver, by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic)
Wintergirls, by Laurie Halse Anderson (Viking Juvenile)

Reminder: Don’t forget, Sydneysiders, that I’ll be launching Foz Meadows‘ debut novel, Solace and Grief this Sunday, March 7. Click here for details.

24 thoughts on “Leviathan on Readergirlz

  1. That’s exciting! Never heard of the site but I’m headed there now! (First comment!) (I check this site too much!)

  2. I just checked out the sight and it’s really great! I’m excited. Those songs were really cool. And this made me smile:
    Cure for writer’s block: Blow something up (in the book).

    Scott-la, have you ever blown something up outside of a book? In general or specifically to cure writer’s block? 🙂

  3. I hope to see many of you Westerfeld commenters and readers over at the readergirlz blog and website. I look forward to discussing Leviathan with all of you!

    Congratulations to all of those whose works are short-listed for the Norton!

  4. Awww man I can’t see the playlist(I love playlists. Ohhh like in that movie nick and norahs infinite playlist!!!) cause I’m on my iPod and it doesn’t support flash!! Curse apple and it’s antiflashness.

  5. Wow! Congrats!
    News on me: I’m still waiting for an agent to contact me…I feel like something will happen soon, though!
    Meanwhile, I’ve started another novel…haha…

  6. Very cool, congrats!!!

    Cool playlist, I am a fan of playlist and they help me so much for my books or even writer’s block

  7. I’m sorry, but I can’t help but laugh every time I see the name “Readergirlz”. But, maybe I shouldn’t be so quick to judge.

  8. That video was really cool. It was great to see your writing space, which I loved. An amazing view, a comfy couch, and tons of books!

  9. Cool! Congrats Scott-la! X-D I’m currently writing an scholarship essay on picking a piece of lit. that influenced how I view the world and I’m using Uglies as 1 of 2 pieces for an example. I’ll see if I can check out that website! 🙂

  10. OMGosh I totally loved the Leviathan!!!!! it was soooooo amazing!!!!!!! I love how Scott mixed history into the best book EVER!!!!!!!!! I can’t wait till the second book comes out!!!!

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