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Dahlia Adler is the author of YA novels Behind the Scenes, Under the Lights, and Just Visiting, and NA novel Last Will and Testament. She lives in New York City with her husband and their overstuffed bookshelves, and tweets far too often @MissDahlELama.

The Best Contemporary YA Romance of 2014

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The Best Contemporary YA Romance of 2014

Confession: contemporary young adult romance has the most special place in my heart of all YA genres. It encompasses so much of what I love about reading...
12 Must-Read LGBTQ YAs of 2014

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12 Must-Read LGBTQ YAs of 2014

It’s been a really great year for young adult lit, and for LGBTQ YA in particular. The category continues to grow in leaps and bounds, and this list...

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8 Great YA Sophomore Standalones of 2014

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8 Great YA Sophomore Standalones of 2014

The sophomore slump can be one of the greatest curses of any writer, and the stronger your debut, the scarier the expectations. Many an author has been...
Exclusive Cover Reveal: Delicate Monsters, by Stephanie Kuehn

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Exclusive Cover Reveal: Delicate Monsters, by Stephanie Kuehn

This is such an exciting book for me to help reveal, because I’m a huge fan of Kuehn’s first two books—the Morris Award–winning...
6 YA Antiheroes We Love

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6 YA Antiheroes We Love

In young adult lit, as in life, there are a whole lot of good guys, a whole lot of bad guys…and all those special gray-area characters in between....

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4 Mistresses of Dark Contemporary YA

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4 Mistresses of Dark Contemporary YA

There’s no one way to experience adolescence, and no one way to write about it. What’s fantastic about young adult lit is the way it documents...
Four Fantastic YA Murder Mysteries

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Four Fantastic YA Murder Mysteries

In the grand tradition of Nancy Drew, Veronica Mars, and Scooby-Doo, some of the best teen characters are those who solve mysteries, and what better plot...

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5 YA Horror Novels We Love

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5 YA Horror Novels We Love

Happy almost Halloween! ‘Tis the season to be utterly creeped out, whether by ghosts and goblins or just straight-up gore. So turn off all the...

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Five Great Southern Gothic YAs

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Five Great Southern Gothic YAs

You can find southern sans Gothic (see: Magnolia, by Kristi Cook) or Gothic set elsewhere (April Genevieve Tucholke’s Between the Devil and the Deep...
Six YA Books That Take Place in One Day

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Six YA Books That Take Place in One Day

So much can happen in a day, and nothing proves that better than an entire book dedicated to one twenty-four period, in which lives change, relationships...

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Exclusive Cover Reveal: Francesca Zappia’s Made You Up

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Exclusive Cover Reveal: Francesca Zappia’s Made You Up

Reading Francesca Zappia’s debut, Made You Up, inspires a whole lot of feelings, but the awareness that it’s a first novel isn’t one of...
We Love These YA Books Set in the Country-Music World

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We Love These YA Books Set in the Country-Music World

As a New York City girl, I didn’t exactly grow up on Dolly Parton and Patsy Cline. But every now and again, I read a great YA book that makes me wish...

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