This week's video choice is BALLAD from Maggie Stiefvater, it is the sequel to LAMENT. Maggie drew several hundred frames and composed the music for the trailer; the music ("Nuala") is played by her on harp, keyboard, whistle, & bodhran & and Kate Hummel on fiddle. Simply brilliant





ALSO, THE HOT NEW VIDEO FOR HUSH HUSH BY BECCA FITZPATRICK. CLICK ON THE BOOK COVER AND IT WILL TAKE YOU TO THE SUPER SWEET BOOK TRAILER

5 comments on "Trailer Tuesday's: BALLAD by Maggie Stiefvater & HUSH HUSH by Becca Fitzpatrick"

Michelle wrote: August 24, 2009 at 9:02 PM

Wow, she writes, draws, and composes music? Ummm talented much?! ;P

This is a really cool book trailer, thanks for sharing. :D


Ravenous Reader wrote: August 24, 2009 at 9:08 PM

I know! Maggie is truly talented, she constantly amazes me.


Rachel wrote: August 24, 2009 at 10:43 PM

The trailer looks so good. I love how they did picture drawings instead of all different scenes and pictures from movies and other stuff.


suzie wrote: August 25, 2009 at 8:23 AM

maggie is amazing! She's so incredibly artistic and talented. Can't wait to read her new book when it comes out.


Becca Fitzpatrick wrote: August 25, 2009 at 8:35 AM

Hey, Ravenous Reader! Thanks for sharing the trailer for Hush, Hush! :)


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Thursday, May 14 @ 7pm

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Friday, May 22 @ 6pm

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Book launch party for MICHELLE TEA

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Wednesday, June 3 @ 7pm

VIRGINIA BOECKER Book Launch
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Thursday, June 4 @ 7pm

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Books Inc. in Mountain View
Friday, June 5 @ 7pm

BAY AREA BOOK FESTIVAL
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Saturday & Sunday, June 6-7, 2015
Paolo Bacigalupi
Lauren Oliver
Judy Blume
Kresley Cole
Jenny Han
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Tamara Ireland Stone
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PAOLO BACIGALUPI
Borderlands Cafe in San Francisco
Sunday, June 7 @ 3pm

MARY PEARSON
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Friday, June 12 @ 7pm

MICHELLE TEA
Book Passage in Corte Madera
Friday, June 12 @ 6:30pm

STEPHANIE KUEHN
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Saturday, June 13 @ 7:30pm

ADAM SILVERA and JANDY NELSON
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Thursday, June 25 @ 7pm

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SAN FRAN GOLDEN GATE AUTHOR EVENT
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