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The National Book Awards caused a furor this week by accidentally including Lauren Myracle's novel Shine in the YA category. After admitting their error and saying they would allow the piece to stay, they eventually asked her to withdraw. She did. This created no shortage of outcry in the publishing world.
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Literary Quote of the Week:
"Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music-the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself." - Henry Miller
Thanks for reading, and until next week, keep those queries flying!
Jane Lebak is the author of The Guardian (Thomas Nelson, 1994), Seven Archangels: Annihilation (Double-Edged Publishing, 2008) and The Boys Upstairs (MuseItUp, 2010). At Seven Angels, Four Kids, One Family, she blogs about what happens when a distracted daydreamer and a gamer geek attempt to raise four children. She is represented by the riveting Roseanne Wells of the Marianne Strong Literary Agency.