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Guest Post: Enchantée author Gita Trelease on Worldbuilding, Digging Into History and Her Fave Historical Fantasies

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Guest Post: Enchantée author Gita Trelease on Worldbuilding, Digging Into History and Her Fave Historical Fantasies

Today on the B&N Teen blog, debut author Gita Trelease joins us to share her tips for research and worldbuilding in historical fantasy, along with her...
New Releases: Internet Famous, Sibling Rivalry, and Tarot

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New Releases: Internet Famous, Sibling Rivalry, and Tarot

This week’s new YA books are all about identity: searching for it, rejecting it, or making peace with it. Sisters who grew up defined by their...
The B&N YA Podcast: Laura Sebastian

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The B&N YA Podcast: Laura Sebastian

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...
The B&N YA Podcast: Holly Black

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The B&N YA Podcast: Holly Black

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...
12 New and Upcoming YAs That Are Perfect for Valentine’s Day

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12 New and Upcoming YAs That Are Perfect for Valentine’s Day

Like so many other readers, I’m a sucker for romance. Give it to me with drama and angst or sweetness and banter! Start them off as the best of...
5 YAs Perfect for Galentine’s Day

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5 YAs Perfect for Galentine’s Day

Parks and Recreation gave us many great things, but perhaps the very best was Galentine’s Day, a celebration of female friendship that takes place on...
New Releases: Vengeance, Comic Books, and Sisterhood

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New Releases: Vengeance, Comic Books, and Sisterhood

This week’s YA books are all about intersectional feminism, whether in a modern high school or 1899 New York. Motivated by poverty, revenge, or dreams of...
The B&N YA Podcast: Leigh Bardugo

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The B&N YA Podcast: Leigh Bardugo

  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...
The B&N YA Podcast: Angie Thomas

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The B&N YA Podcast: Angie Thomas

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...
7 YA Books to Celebrate Lunar New Year With

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7 YA Books to Celebrate Lunar New Year With

Welcome, friends, to the Year of the Pig. The Lunar New Year—which marks the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar—is an annual...
New Releases: French Assassins, a Time Machine, and a School for Con Artists

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New Releases: French Assassins, a Time Machine, and a School for Con Artists

If it felt like this week’s YA releases would never come, that’s because there’s so much to be excited about! Not only do we get Angie...
Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Small Towns, Cruel Djinn, and Reading the Book Before the Movie

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Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Small Towns, Cruel Djinn, and Reading the Book Before the Movie

Meet the Young Adults, the B&N Teen Blog’s swat team of awesome teenaged bloggers. YA literature is a strange and wonderful landscape of books that...

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