The Winner of One Lonely Degree is…

courtneybooks, young adult lit

Wow! I should maybe not hold contests that end on Sundays. Who updates their blogs on Sunday? Not me, apparently! So, a day late (and a dollar short), I am pleased to announce the winner of C.K. Kelly Martin’s One Lonely Degree, by random number generation, is….


Brandy, I’ve emailed you. I hope you enjoy the book as much as I did! And to all those who entered: thank you. I’m sorry I couldn’t give a copy to each and every one of you, and I hope you’ll all pick up One Lonely Degree regardless because it’s just that fantastic.

So anyone else read that Wall Street Journal article about how teens are JUST NOW, IN THE NAUGHTIES, gravitating to “grimmer?” YA fiction?

I want to make some clever kind of comment about how The Chocolate War is a book from the future that came out in the past or something, but I don’t think that makes sense ALSO, it’s 3:25 in the morning and I am tired so you gotta catch me some slack (also, if you want a variety of recently released, grim YA fiction to be SPOILED for you, go read the article and shake a fist!).

Anyways. Because it is 3:25 am in the morning and I am tired, longer blog entry later. Related: anyone got a blog topic for me? Because I am in short supply lately.

It’s becoming a real problem.

And just because: