Elizabeth Wein

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Paste Magazine has listed Code Name Verity as the best YA novel of the 2010 decade! The full list is here:

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Release Day for The Enigma Game in the UK!

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Published by Bloomsbury Children's Books in the UK on 14 May 2020, The Enigma Game is a World War II thriller set in the world of Code Name Verity. If you’re familiar with that world, you’ll be familiar with Jamie Beaufort-Stuart, now flying Blenheim bombers, and Ellen McEwen, working as a driver for the Ro

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message 15: by Abby

Abby I just want you to know that having dragged me into a Star Wars spiral, nanni proceeded to drop a Certain Bombshell on me (she keeps up with DW much better than I do) and the noises I made were unearthly.


message 14: by Emily

Emily Elizabeth, will you be doing a tour for Rose Under Fire like you did for Code Name Verity?


Elizabeth Emily wrote: "Elizabeth, I was VERY excited to see that Code Name Verity has been nominated for Best Young Adult Fiction 2012! I hope it wins! :-)"

Thank you, Emily!


message 12: by Emily

Emily Elizabeth, I was VERY excited to see that Code Name Verity has been nominated for Best Young Adult Fiction 2012! I hope it wins! :-)


Elizabeth Code Name Verity spoiler-friendly-zone here. (For sone reason the link doesn't show up in the cross-posted blog entry from livejournal)

http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/7...


message 10: by Kim

Kim Thanks for accepting my friend request! I'm truly honored. :)


Elizabeth Propaganda leaflet flypast from E Wein:

Code Name Verity is out in North America today, 15 May! join me for an online launch party at
http://eegatland.livejournal.com/9296...

Also please join in the CNV Special Ops for V-Day, Allied Invasion of bookstores & libraries - stop in and ask for CNV. Then tweet, FB, Goodreads, blog about it and pass it on.


Ashlyn Thanks for the add :)


Elizabeth Sara wrote: "Hello my mother you write good books!
That book is the horse without a head. I lost it sorry. Can you dig it out the attic so i can try reading it again?"



ok sara! I hope you like it!


message 6: by Sara (last edited Apr 24, 2011 03:34AM)

Sara Hello my mother you write good books!
That book is the horse without a head. I lost it sorry. Can you dig it out the attic so i can try reading it again?


Elizabeth woo hoo, one of my favorite books has just been recommended by Philip Pullman as a top ten must read. Actually, he's mentioned several of my favorite books, but this is the most obscure:

Le Cheval Sans Tete

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-ent...#


Elizabeth phew... the Doodlebugs book was rather exhausting. Now I have to finish all the others that I put aside to read this...


Estara Thanks for the friending request ^^.


Elizabeth thanks for those kind thoughts and happy new year to you too!




Nick 2E0NAQ Hi Elizabeth
hope you are ok and that you had a great christmas and new year or should I say happy Hog many.
All the best for you in 2010 and you are just successful with your write in 2010.
nick


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