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Darren writes the YA sci-fi series Altered Sequence, which you can check out here: www.adcroucher.com. He reads nonstop, makes short movies, can geek out for days, and wishes he lived in either Hogwarts or the Avengers' headquarters. He hangs out on Twitter @darrenwriter.

6 Reasons You Need to Read The Final Six

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6 Reasons You Need to Read The Final Six

Alexandra Monir’s latest, The Final Six, takes place in a chillingly realistic near-future Earth ravaged by unstoppable floods and devastating storm...
6 YA Books for Fans of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

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6 YA Books for Fans of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

With an extraordinary, smart, witty, feisty, fiery, and inspiring lead in Midge, more jokes per minute than most sitcoms, and a powerful emotional...
Our Most Anticipated Science Fiction Novels of 2018

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Our Most Anticipated Science Fiction Novels of 2018

It’s a new year, which means a new spacefaring lineup of awesome YA sci-fi to take you to other worlds and galaxies! Here are twelve forthcoming YA...
6 of the Best Ensemble Casts in YA

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6 of the Best Ensemble Casts in YA

When disparate people are thrown together by events beyond their control, anything can happen. When you find a crew—a new family—it can be tense, it...
6 #MustRead YA Novels That Are All About Going Viral

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6 #MustRead YA Novels That Are All About Going Viral

Twitter, Insta, Snap…okay, yes, sometimes Facebook, too—these social media sites are where we all live now. So it’s only natural that YA, which...
One Day Can Change the World in Patrick Ness’s Extraordinary Release

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One Day Can Change the World in Patrick Ness’s Extraordinary Release

Patrick Ness’s latest novel, Release, is deceptively simple and elegantly told. It’s a stunningly powerful story following one day in the life...
6 of the Greatest YA Heist Stories

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6 of the Greatest YA Heist Stories

A good heist must be immaculately plotted and dazzlingly executed, starring complex and nuanced perps struggling with familiar human issues…on top of...
8 Female-Penned YA Sci-Fi Novels We Love

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8 Female-Penned YA Sci-Fi Novels We Love

There are whole universes’ worth of awesome female-penned YA sci-fi novels, but here are eight of the best—some old, some recent, some coming...
6 Crucial YA City Stories

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6 Crucial YA City Stories

We all love great world-building, and bow down to the likes of Leigh Bardugo and Laini Taylor with their beautifully wrought fantasy landscapes. But what...
5 YA books for American Gods fans

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5 YA books for American Gods fans

The long wait is over—Neil Gaiman’s fantastic American Gods is finally coming to the small screen at the end of April! While you wait to see...
6 YA Murder Mysteries to Binge After You Finish Watching Big Little Lies

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6 YA Murder Mysteries to Binge After You Finish Watching Big Little Lies

Have you recovered from the Big Little Lies series finale yet? After seven intense and increasingly twisty-turny episodes we found out exactly who died and...
6 Books to Read While Waiting for Philip Pullman’s The Book of Dust

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6 Books to Read While Waiting for Philip Pullman’s The Book of Dust

It has been 14 years since Phillip Pullman closed out the His Dark Materials trilogy with the astonishing The Amber Spyglass. Fourteen long, dark years...

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