vampires http://wkar.org en YA author Holly Black dishes on new vampire novel, answers fans' questions http://wkar.org/post/ya-author-holly-black-dishes-new-vampire-novel-answers-fans-questions <p></p><p>The trend of teen novels transporting their readers to fantasy worlds filled with vampires, fairies and monsters is relevant once again this month with the release of a new book called <a href="http://www.blackholly.com/thecoldestgirlincoldtown.html"><em>The Coldest Girl in Coldtown</em>, </a>written by Holly Black, who will be visiting Lansing this week.</p><p>Black, who’s most famous for co-writing <em>The Spiderwick Chronicles</em> series, reveals her fear of zombies and answers questions from local fans from Okemos&nbsp;High School.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 17:40:51 +0000 Current State 42125 at http://wkar.org YA author Holly Black dishes on new vampire novel, answers fans' questions Book review: Holly Black's 'The Coldest Girl in Coldtown' http://wkar.org/post/book-review-holly-blacks-coldest-girl-coldtown <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>I have never understood the whole vampire thing (and that’s apart from my personal distaste of them). If an alien was to rocket past our planet and spy just a fraction of our entertainment, they would think we were taken over by the undead. &nbsp;They are everywhere—books, TV, movies—you can’t escape them and it seems a lot of us wouldn’t want to anyway.</p><p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 17:36:42 +0000 Scott D. Southard 42124 at http://wkar.org Book review: Holly Black's 'The Coldest Girl in Coldtown'