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Four Must-Read Science Fiction Debuts

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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...

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What to Read While You’re Waiting for Divergent to Hit Theaters

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What to Read While You’re Waiting for Divergent 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...
4 Books That Will Make You Glad You’re Alive Right Now

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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 Red Rising

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Five Reasons You Should Read Pierce Brown’s Red Rising

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...

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8 Signs You’re Not Ready for Life in a Dystopia

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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

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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...

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6 Great Gifts for Hunger Games Fans Who Are Hungry For More

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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...

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One Book Everyone Should Read: A Canticle for Leibowitz

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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...

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A Comic-Con Reading List: YA Edition

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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,...

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YA Novelist Cori McCarthy Writes at Biggby Coffee

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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

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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...

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