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An October Full of YA Goodness

e-lockhart-headshot.jpg.jpgJust a quick followup to my item earlier this week about Readergirlz‘s 31 Flavorites campaign, which begins next Monday. “Any project has my support if it pulls teenagers into reading and connects them with their local libraries—as Teen Read Week does,” says E. Lockhart (left), who will be appearing on the site October 24. “Plus, have you seen the line-up? They cornered the best-selling and most interesting writers in YA literature, so I’m way over-excited to be on their list.”

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