Scholastic To Publish Sinner, Companion Book To The Internationally Bestselling Shiver Trilogy By Award-Winning Author Maggie

     Scholastic To Publish Sinner, Companion Book To The Internationally
     Bestselling Shiver Trilogy By Award-Winning Author Maggie Stiefvater


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NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2013

NEW YORK, Sept.10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Scholastic, the global children's
publishing, education and media company, announced today that it has acquired
world rights to Sinner by #1 New York Times bestselling and Printz Honor
winning author Maggie Stiefvater. Sinner, a companion book to the
internationally bestselling Shiver Trilogy, which has more than 1.8 million
copies in print,  will be published on July 1, 2014. Sinner will be published
simultaneously in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand,
and Canada. The deal was negotiated by Laura Rennert from Andrea Brown
Literary Agency and David Levithan, VP/Publisher and Editorial Director at


"Legions of fans – myself included – have wanted Maggie to return to the world
of Shiver, and now she's found an ingenious, sexy, utterly compelling way to
do it," says David Levithan, VP/Publisher and Editorial Director, Scholastic
Press. "This isn't so much a re-visitation as it is a reinvention, with
Maggie taking readers to many places they've never been with her before. There
is nothing quite so amazing as Maggie Stiefvater at the top of her game."

Author Maggie Stiefvater says, "For me, finishing the Shiver trilogy was a
bittersweet moment — I knew that I wouldn't be returning to Mercy Falls once
Sam and Grace's story was over. But Cole and Isabel still lurked in the back
of my mind. Both of them were only half-fixed at the end of the trilogy, and I
wanted to know if they could be fixed the rest of the way."

About Sinner
Sinner (978-0-545-65457-9, $18.99, hardcover; 978-0-545-65458-6, $18.99,
ebook; Ages 14 and up) follows Cole St. Clair, a pivotal character from the #1
New York Times bestselling Shiver Trilogy. Everybody thinks they know Cole's
story. Stardom. Addiction. Downfall. Disappearance. But only a few people
know Cole's darkest secret – his ability to shift into a wolf. One of these
people is Isabel. At one point, they may have even loved each other. But
that feels like a lifetime ago. Now Cole is back. Back in the spotlight.
Back in the danger zone. Back in Isabel's life.Can this  sinner  be saved?

About Maggie Stiefvater
Entertainment Weekly has called Maggie Stiefvater, "one of the finest YA
novelists writing today." Maggie Stiefvater is a writer, artist, and musician
and the New York Times bestselling author of Shiver, hailed by Publishers
Weekly in a starred review as, "a lyrical tale," and by BookPage as,
"beautifully written, even poetic at times, and a perfect indulgence for
readers of all ages." There are more than 1.8 million copies of the Shiver
trilogy in print. Since publication, rights to thirty-six foreign editions of
Shiver have been licensed. Linger, the second book in the Shiver trilogy,
debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list. The Scorpio Races (2011)
was named to the following best of the year lists for 2011: Publishers Weekly,
School Library Journal, The Horn Book and Kirkus Reviews. In addition, The
Scorpio Races was named a 2012 Michael L. Printz Honor Book by the American
Library Association and a New York Times Notable Children's Book. Time
Magazine called, The Raven Boys, Book #1 in Stiefvater's latest New York Times
bestselling series The Raven Cycle, "A flirtier kind of horror-fantasy, aimed
at teens clutching tattered Twilight and Sandman paperbacks....Stiefvater's
quirky prose has ample nerdy pleasures." The Dream Thieves, Book #2 in the
Raven Cycle, will be published on September 17, 2013. Stiefvater lives in
Virginia with her family. You can visit her online at
and follow her on Twitter @mstiefvater. For more information, please visit:

About Scholastic
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and
distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology and
related services and children's media. Scholastic creates quality books and
ebooks, print and technology-based learning materials and programs, magazines,
multi-media and other products that help children learn both at school and at
home. The Company distributes its products and services worldwide through a
variety of channels, including school-based book clubs and book fairs, retail
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