February 24, 2010

Live Chat: Fantasy Books!

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Fantasy fans, the next Live Chat is for you! We will be chatting about all your favorite fantasy books: Harry Potter, Inkheart, Percy Jackson, and all the others that you are completely, absolutely, positively obsessed with! Join us at the Live Chat and tell us about the fantasy books you just could not live without!

WHEN:Wednesday, February 24, 2010 6-7 p.m. ET (3-4 p.m. PT)
TOPIC: Fantasy Books!

Sign up for our Live Chat reminders and we will send you an e-mail a couple days before the chat to remind you to join!

UPDATE: Thanks for joining the chat, you awesome peoples! Check out the transcript!

  1. justin

    what i also love about scholastic is that about the captin underpants maker comics.so fun

  2. justin

    i just love harry potter books.there so dramatic and adventureous including the sorseros stone

  3. puppyperiwinkle19


  4. Karime

    I’m 11 and going 6th grade soon and I need advice pronto! I love fantasy books, mainly magic as the focus. My favorite books are Twilight, Percy Jackson, Harry Potter, and (more like sci-fi)The Hunger Games! Read ALL the series and hope for more!!! Any suggestions for other books related to the “fantasy” topic? I need more books!!! Running out of options!!!!

  5. peanut

    the shadows was part of the series the books of elsewhere. they were so scary and awesome

  6. Layla

    Hey everyone! I LOVE FANTASY BOOKS! Does anyone here read ‘The Lord of the Rings?’ I love that series!

  7. dreamtimepink9

    OK GIRLS, The two books that I’m writing are Star Wars The Story Of The SkyWalker Family and Night At The Museum The Mission. I imagine that I’m in those
    books as write. I have Big Imagination everytime I read a book. Do you Girls have a Big Imagination everytime read a book.

  8. dreamtimepink9

    Hey Girls. Guess what? I’m writing my own fantasy books. The titles are: Star
    Wars The Story Of The SkyWalker Family and Night At The Museum The Mission. The books that I’m
    writing are from the movies.

  9. brittny

    i want the secret stuff plz plz plz!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. surfertide1

    I love fantasy! Who doesn’t? I love the Sea of Monsters! Its awesome!!!!!!
    I can NOT live without this books

  11. arrivingaqua3

    I like “BigNate”, because it’s funny and weird and long. It’s about this boy who partnered with a girl name Gina to do a Science project.


    sooo boring talkin bout goblins of catstle o it’s gone be as gud book………peace!!!!1

  13. lovely-4-eva

    A book that i could not live without is diary of a wimpy kid. I love the book beause its funny, long (I love long books), and beause i love diary of a wimpy kid if u like diary of a wimpy kid add me on my profile!(thanks)

  14. Abadabado123

    i loved this one i did not go but one of my close friends on the stacks told me everything about it !!! CAN NOT WAIT FOR ANOTHER ONE!!!!

  15. Grace

    to: Peachez2533
    nothing just in school my teacher let us go on anything we wanted so i went on this what are you doing?

  16. janet

    i can’t believe it ima chat with someone for realzzzzzss *giggles* i laugh but i’;m sad because of micheal jackson i am his 1 fan and i will love for him to come back.

  17. Jill

    Peaceloveandharmony Who is your favorite person in the book and have you seen the book’s movie because I think it is as alsome the is but what. I do not get is does the mayor die in the book? I think that the boy and girl should be a couple don’t you?

  18. orangbabe

    ok, so i’m not that big of a reader and one girl in my gym class had the book “dear john” and i was lik ok ill read it b4 i see the move just for the fun of it and now i LOVE it the movie of corse was affal compared to the book i fell in love with the charticter as they fell in love with each other its my all time fav book (even thoungh i really havn’t read all that meny books):)

  19. Taytam4


  20. percyj99

    TOTALLY MISSED IT!! :( :(:(
    The movie had NOTHING to do with the book, but I’ll still give it 1,000,000 stars!!!

  21. abbie

    I love you sosososososossoossososososososososososos0sosososossosososososossossososossososososososossossossosossosso much

  22. Hannah

    me and my friend Abbie love him so much lovvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvve

  23. abbie

    I love u 100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 love so much

  24. Abbie

    please write BACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  25. PinkGirly97

    Ugh! I missed it, :( . I was really looking forward to coming onto the chat but I got caught in a book and lost track of time! Sorry guys, maybe next time! :D I hope. I really want to come to a chat. It will be my first time (On Scholastic).

  26. calylove13

    im new to the staks and i need friends so hit me up the name is calylove13 k
    does anyone like the kid justen from wizerds of waverly place he is sooooooooooo CUTE but on the show hes kinda dorky

  27. amber

    OMG,i never knew they were going to put a chat for the twilight series!I’m a big fan!I’ve read all 4 books except people say its coming out and Edward is telling the story!It’s so exciting to talk to you guys.L8r G8rs!

  28. catherine1u

    i love this book called skeleton creek and the sequal, ghost in the machine. it is very spine chilling, but i love it! :)

  29. wwoolunalovegood

    heres a quick little riddle for you.
    A man goes into the county on Friday, stays for 3 days and leaves on Friday. How did he do it. Post the answer if you know

  30. syd17

    i want to see dear john but idk if its good or not. should i waite tell it comes out or watch it in theaters

  31. syd17

    i really want to see dear john but idk if its good. should i watch it or waite for it to come out on dvd?

  32. syd17

    hi i am new at this and i really dont know what to do to my profile what should i do to make my profile to make it more intersting ans fun?

  33. cookiedough48

    Hey totally looking foward 2 it but not sure if I can make it…..My headmasters retiring(Hallelujah!) but so i’m in school like 24/7 but hoping to get into it!
    PS: perseshopper…..TOTALLY agree on allie!

  34. alianne

    to jill i read city of ember and it is totally awsome the movie doesnt do it justice p.s. if you read the next books (which you should) i dont think theyre as good as the first ones but you should read them any way.

  35. Christian

    Not everyone is obsessed with the twilight books, I enjoy more adventurous books like Dragonspell and that whole series, and try reading the uglies series that will really get you to think about things.

  36. irene18

    I think harry potter is awesome! I love action books and im obsessed w/ WIZARDS!!! I love wizards of waverly place! This website is awesome. I love to change my avatar around or express my feelings by changing my mood. I also love dogs!!! They are cute.

  37. irene18

    I have also read Chasing Vermeer. I am going to read the sequel to it: The Wright Three. P.S. Irene is my BFF!!!

  38. irene18

    I love Harry Potter!!! I saw the Lightning Thief movie yesterday and it was awesome!!
    I’ve finished the Harry Potter Series, so now I’ll have something to read!!

  39. cookie monster60

    just finish goblet of fire
    it was great, if you haven,t read the harry potter books you should.

  40. nicholas

    i am reading tons of books right now.but i also love taking my time on scholastic news too.the book i started reading about a week ago is called inkspell.it is the second series of inkheart.after i read inkspell, i will read inkdeath.inkdeath is the third series.so then i will read three book series.the author is Cornelia Funk.after these three books, i will read the Percy Jackson series.i already have the third series, The Last Olimpian.but i really want to get The Thief Lord.i think The Thief Lord is the second series.i am going to change the subject;i love books very much!!!

  41. silver hare

    Has anyone read Artemis Fowl? If I can, I’ll try to make it. I get out at 2:11, so I might make it in time. To Jill: City of Ember is nice, but I think that Artemis Fowl is better. More action.

  42. me (the awesomeful and prettyful one)

    what time would that be in central time? (texas, oklahoma, and kansas)?
    please answer.

  43. Sunshine_Girl_3231

    Oh, I have to ask, but on a scale of one to ten, I’m probably 7. This will be my 2nd one!

  44. kayla

    i love this site and like i said they could still make it better but i love to read they should also have a thing were u can subscribe to get a book every month and they send you a book each month and the book should be one that the movie just came out and everyone wants to see it or a just popular book also u should ask if they are female or male and if the are teenagers, adults, kids, or babies then that would be awesome you would then get alot of busseiness!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  45. kayla

    i love this sight it is my fav site except they should have a thing at the top to type in a book name and then they should show u the price and give u a breif review of it and they should also name a couple places to buy it at they could make this site a lot better but still i like this site it is awesome to look at books on and also they should have a book of the week or month like a popular book or a book of a movie that just came out!!!!!!!

  46. rickriordanfan

    I’m SO EXCITED! I’m totally going to be there! My favorite fantasy series are Percy Jackson, Harry Potter, and Vampirates! I’m SO EXCITED FOR THIS CHAT!!!!

  47. poplove me


  48. bakers02

    They should really change the time for live chats. I get home from school at 3:45 p.m. I always miss the live chats and have to read the transcripts later.
    still, I look forward to it.

  49. missactress

    i am reading a book called the leap and i hope to talk about it i will try to make this one hope i can!!!!

  50. misty542

    heeeeeeey! my fav book is posion its about this girl who tring to make somthing of herself and want to no what she wants to be when she grows up. i looooooooove itttttt!

  51. catching_fire

    Can we talk about sci-fi books too? ‘Cuz I have crossed the line of obsession when it comes to The Hunger Games….

  52. girly27

    I’ll be there I just will miss 15 minutes but what do you do in the live chat anyways????Whats a food fight?

  53. Chocolate Goosebumps

    COOL! Goosebumps, PYO, The Secret Series, etc. … That should be great! I’m glad they can email you reminders now (I forgot to be at last month’s .. :( )

  54. Victoria

    Aww, I’m going to miss half of that, considering I get home from school at 3:30 p.t…. aww….

  55. Kaitlyn

    I am 13 yrs. old, and the major book series for us is the Twilight series. Will we be discussing them, on the live chat, on Feb.27th.?

  56. Rose Romania

    Mmmmmm, I <3 Vampire Academy! AWSOME! Can’t live without it! (and the rest of the series!) xD :3

  57. peaceloveandharmony

    I’ll so be there! It’ll be my first chat. To: jill, I read City of Ember! It’s awesome.

  58. SakuraUzumaki30

    This the best book ever.If you don’t what book then I will tell you.It’s a book about drawings

  59. Gabriela G.

    I was wondering for the book The Girl Who Chased Away Sorrow, what is the name of Aunt’s baby?

  60. jill

    hey my favorite book is becoming jane.
    I love to read what ever book that my hands on at all times.
    I have an idea that i will try to read 15
    chapter books in about five or eight mouths. I will post about the books the books after I finish and if the books sound good to you buy the book than comment back and tell me if you liked the book or not
    okay first book I am going to read is the
    (city of ember). I have seen the movie but not read the book yet so let is how I got idea of read so many books in this amount of time. I was thinking that it would make the books more cool. Plus I am setting goals for myself now because it is you to do that.
    BYE talk to again after I finish the book or Some comments me to me a question

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