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Four Must-Read Science Fiction Debuts
2014 has kicked off with some extraordinarily entertaining sci-fi debuts! If you’re a fan looking for some exciting new voices to add to your...
What to Read While You’re Waiting for
to Hit Theaters
The release of the first Divergent movie is just around the corner, and we’ve been keeping warm with film trailers, movie news, and shots of Shailene...
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4 Books That Will Make You Glad You’re Alive Right Now
It can be easy to wish you lived in a more innocent, pre-Snapchatting/live-tweeting/reality TV–watching time, and even easier to find a book that will...
Five Reasons You Should Read Pierce Brown’s
Almost 20 years of reviewing genre fiction has transformed me into a skeptic. Every time I read a press release or receive an email touting the next big...
8 Signs You’re Not Ready for Life in a Dystopia
The sky is cloudy, casting gray light on the plain walls and sparsely populated streets of your hometown. With your government-issued uniform buttoned...
5 End of the World Reads
In keeping with the season, I—the agoraphobic bibliophile—was recently forced to leave the friendly confines of my home to travel to a local megamall...
6 Great Gifts for Hunger Games Fans Who Are Hungry For More
Throughout the holiday season, we’re gathering books that make the perfect gifts for everyone on your list—from your mother and the teen in your life...
Books You Need to Read
One Book Everyone Should Read:
A Canticle for Leibowitz
When asked what book I think everyone should read in their lifetime, the answer came surprisingly easily. It had to be Walter M. Miller, Jr.’s A Canticle...
A Comic-Con Reading List: YA Edition
The annual gathering of geeks known as San Diego Comic-Con officially kicks off today, and while you’ll find your usual collection of capes,...
Where I Write
YA Novelist Cori McCarthy Writes at Biggby Coffee
Cori McCarthy’s debut YA novel, The Color of Rain, envisions a dystopic world that’s darker than most. Set on a brutally industrialized future...
The Next Big Thing in YA Dystopia
I think we as a society don’t give our young adults enough credit—we’re continually underestimating what they can understand. That’s why I love...