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BOOKS WE LOVE

Belzhar and More of Our Favorite Boarding-School Novels

Belzhar and More of Our Favorite Boarding-School Novels

Is there any teen out there who doesn’t occasionally fantasize about being sent off to school far, far away from their parents? Sure, there are rules and teachers and things, but a boarding school is also a microcosm completely devoted to high-school […]

by × October 3, 2014 ×

COVER STORIES

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Jessica Verdi’s What You Left Behind

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Jessica Verdi’s What You Left Behind

Young adult author Jessica Verdi has written about a teen living with HIV (My Life After Now) and a girl going to a “reparative therapy” camp to learn how to like boys instead of girls (The Summer I Wasn’t Me). Needless […]

by × September 10, 2014 ×

WHAT TO READ NEXT

What to Read Next If You Liked Paper Towns, The Goldfinch, Big Little Lies, In the Kingdom of Ice, or Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good

What to Read Next If You Liked Paper Towns, The Goldfinch, Big Little Lies, In the Kingdom of Ice, or Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good

Paper Towns, by John Green, has practically everything you could want in a YA novel: a mystery, a revenge plot, an epic road trip, and unrequited love. I say “practically everything,” because what it lacks, of course, is a screaming […]

by × August 28, 2014 ×

HA!

Honest Book Titles

Honest Book Titles

Someone excellent at penning clichés once wrote this: “You can’t judge a book by its cover.” I would argue that this person had only a limited understanding of books and the saucy trappings that hold them together; in my opinion, […]

by × June 27, 2014 ×

WHAT TO READ NEXT

What to Read Next if You Liked The Fault in Our Stars, Skin Game, Mr. Mercedes, China Dolls,or Congratulations, By the Way

What to Read Next if You Liked The Fault in Our Stars, Skin Game, Mr. Mercedes, China Dolls,or Congratulations, By the Way

What’s that? You’ve cried your eyes sandpaper dry and rent all your garments reading John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars then watching the movie and then reading it again and filling a bathtub with your tears, and you’re still looking for […]

by × June 12, 2014 ×

POINT/COUNTERPOINT

Should You Be Embarrassed to Read YA? The Best Debate on the Internet

Should You Be Embarrassed to Read YA? The Best Debate on the Internet

Ruth Graham’s Slate piece, “Against YA,” has everyone asking, “is YA embarrassing?” We had to weigh in. Below, two contrasting opinions of the debate of YA validity. We can’t wait to hear where you stand! Grown-ups: We Are Better Than […]

by × June 12, 2014 ×

THE FAULT IN OUR STARS

10 Lines from The Fault In Our Stars That Must Make It Into the Movie

10 Lines from The Fault In Our Stars That Must Make It Into the Movie

Few characters since Romeo and Juliet have fallen in love as articulately as The Fault In Our Stars‘ Hazel Grace Lancaster and Augustus Waters. And every reader currently lining their pockets with Kleenex in preparation for watching them fall for […]

by × June 5, 2014 ×

JOHN GREEN

Maybe John Green Is Today’s Judy Blume After All

Maybe John Green Is Today’s Judy Blume After All

John Green loves Judy Blume. In fact, in this video from 2007, he tells his brother she’s on his celebrity crush list. So we can only imagine how he must have felt when the Hollywood Reporter said The Fault in […]

by × June 2, 2014 ×

WHAT TO READ NEXT

What to Read Next if You Liked All the Light We Cannot See, If I Stay, Unbroken, Me Before You or Ordinary Grace

What to Read Next if You Liked All the Light We Cannot See, If I Stay, Unbroken, Me Before You or Ordinary Grace

If you enjoyed the romance and wartime verisimilitude of All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr, you’ll appreciate the epic sweep of Julie Orringer’s The Invisible Bridge, which made a big splash a few years ago. Both books manage to […]

by × May 15, 2014 ×