Category Archives: Tu Books

Anything related to our Tu Books imprint, publishing books for older readers with a focus on speculative fiction.

Cover Reveal: Ink and Ashes 

Cover reveal for INK AND ASHES by Valynne E. Maetani, Tu Books’ first New Visions Award winner.

Out Today: Rose Eagle

Tu Books is excited to announce the release of its first e-novella: ROSE EAGLE, prequel to the award-winning KILLER OF ENEMIES.

Dream Casting for Our Favorite YA Novels

We share our dream casting for three of our favorite (diverse) YA books: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Eleanor and Park, and Killer of Enemies.

Thirteen Scary YA Books: Diverse Edition

A list of thirteen YA horror novels, all featuring diverse characters or by diverse authors.

New Visions Award Reminder

The deadline to submit to Tu Book’s New Visions Award ends October 31, 2014.

Cover Reveal: Rose Eagle

The cover reveal for ROSE EAGLE, an e-novella prequel to Joseph Bruchac’s KILLER OF ENEMIES, coming out in October!

Ask an Editor: Nailing the Story

Tu Books Publisher and Editorial Director Stacy Whitman shares some advice for aspiring authors, especially those looking to submit to our New Visions Award, on how to write a compelling story.

Ask an Editor: Hooking the Reader Early

Tu Books Publisher and Editorial Director Stacy Whitman shares some advice for aspiring authors, especially those looking to submit to our New Visions Award, on how to hook readers and captivate them from the very beginning of your novel.

New Visions Award: What Not to Do

Tu Books Publisher Stacy Whitman shares some easy tips on what NOT to do when submitting a manuscript to our New Visions Award.

Ask an Editor: Worldbuilding in Speculative Fiction, Part II

Tu Books publisher Stacy Whitman discusses worldbuilding in speculative fiction, why it can be so challenging to do well, and how writers should approach it.

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