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The B&N YA Podcast: Neal and Jarrod Shusterman

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The B&N YA Podcast: Neal and Jarrod Shusterman

Explore the stories behind the young adult books you love with the B&N YA Podcast. Join us as we sit down with fellow YA authors to talk about books,...
The B&N YA Podcast: Lauren Oliver

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The B&N YA Podcast: Lauren Oliver

Explore the stories behind the young adult books you love with the B&N YA Podcast. Join host Melissa Albert, editor of the B&N Teen Blog and...
5 Dark and Delicious Fall Fantasies Featuring Devious Queens (and Princesses!)

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5 Dark and Delicious Fall Fantasies Featuring Devious Queens (and Princesses!)

As fall’s mellow chill deepens into longer, cooler nights and a whirl of moody colors, it’s time to settle in with some cider and a good, dark...
Read an Exclusive Excerpt of Sam J. Miller’s Genre Mashup, Destroy All Monsters

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Read an Exclusive Excerpt of Sam J. Miller’s Genre Mashup, Destroy All Monsters

Sam J. Miller swept us off our feet with The Art of Starving, which went on to win the Nebula Award for best YA. After a brief detour in adult sci-fi ...
5 Books that Reinvent the Love Triangle Trope

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5 Books that Reinvent the Love Triangle Trope

There are few things in young adult literature more divisive than the love triangle, seen by some as overdone, tired, or underwhelming. Twilight, which...
Chloe’s Book Club devours three dark, spooky stories for a special October edition

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Chloe’s Book Club devours three dark, spooky stories for a special October edition

Candy apples. Corn mazes. Costumes. And creep-tastically spooky stories. These are my favorite things about fall. Along with the wondrously crisp weather...
New Releases: Cyberbullying, Breakdancing, and Soul-Eating

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New Releases: Cyberbullying, Breakdancing, and Soul-Eating

This release day centers on the kinds of books that burrow themselves into your brain and take up some serious space. Identity, betrayal, bullying, and...
6 of the Best Contemporary YA Retellings of 2018

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6 of the Best Contemporary YA Retellings of 2018

Real-world takes on classics, fairy tales, and even historical lore might not be as common as fantasy versions, but that’s what makes it so cool when...
9 Sci-Fi Novels for Fantasy Lovers to Read After Mirage

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9 Sci-Fi Novels for Fantasy Lovers to Read After Mirage

Somaiya Daud’s Mirage is a beautiful, Moroccan-inspired blend of science fiction and fantasy and one of the best books of 2018. If you can’t...
6 Reasons What If It’s Us Is the Feel-Good Rom-Com of the Fall

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6 Reasons What If It’s Us Is the Feel-Good Rom-Com of the Fall

What happens when two YA authors known for their smart, compelling, swoon-worthy, and realistic characters join forces for a romantic comedy? Everything...
Announcing the 5 Finalists for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature

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Announcing the 5 Finalists for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature

Today the five finalists for the National Book Awards for Young People’s Literature were announced, including a book in verse about a teen finding...
New Releases: A Love Triangle, a Meet-Cute, and Emotions in Space

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New Releases: A Love Triangle, a Meet-Cute, and Emotions in Space

Today is all about epic returns from some of YA’s best new voices, excellent new additions to queer lit—almost every one of these books falls...

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