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Melissa is the founding editor of the B&N Teen Blog and an editor at B&N Reads. She reads books, worries about strangers' dogs (they look thirsty), and gets mad at people who block the escalator. You can find her on Twitter @mimi_albert.

Debut of the Week: Natasha Díaz

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Debut of the Week: Natasha Díaz

Welcome to Debut of the Week, our series celebrating some of the most exciting new voices in YA. This week we welcomeNatasha Díaz, author of Color Me...
Debut of the Week: Erin A. Craig

debut of the week

Debut of the Week: Erin A. Craig

Welcome to Debut of the Week, our series celebrating some of the most exciting new voices in YA. This week we welcome Erin A. Craig, author of House...
Debut of the Week: Margaret Owen

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Debut of the Week: Margaret Owen

Welcome to Debut of the Week, our series celebrating some of the most exciting new voices in YA. This week we welcome Margaret Owen, author of The...
Debut of the Week: Danielle Stinson and Before I Disappear

debut of the week

Debut of the Week: Danielle Stinson and Before I Disappear

Welcome to Debut of the Week, our series celebrating some of the most exciting new voices in YA. This week we welcome Danielle Stinson, author of Before I...
Debut of the Week: Rory Power and Wilder Girls

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Debut of the Week: Rory Power and Wilder Girls

Welcome to Debut of the Week, our series celebrating some of the most exciting new voices in YA. This week we welcome Rory Power, author of Wilder Girls....
Debut of the Week: Katharyn Blair and The Beckoning Shadow

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Debut of the Week: Katharyn Blair and The Beckoning Shadow

Welcome to Debut of the Week, our series celebrating some of the most exciting new voices in YA. This week we welcome Katharyn Blair, author of The...
Debut of the Week: Kat Cho and Wicked Fox

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Debut of the Week: Kat Cho and Wicked Fox

Welcome to Debut of the Week, our series celebrating some of the most exciting new voices in YA. This week we welcome Kat Cho, author of Wicked Fox....
Debut of the Week: Michelle Ruiz Keil and All of Us with Wings

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Debut of the Week: Michelle Ruiz Keil and All of Us with Wings

Welcome to Debut of the Week, our series celebrating some of the most exciting new voices in YA! This week we welcome Michelle Ruiz Keil, author of All...
Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Fandoms, Secrets, Greek Gods, and DRAGONS!

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Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Fandoms, Secrets, Greek Gods, and DRAGONS!

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...
11 YA Authors on the Book That Changed Their Life

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11 YA Authors on the Book That Changed Their Life

It’s a truism by now to say that books change lives. But it’s also an everyday miracle, the knowledge that at any point—but particularly,...
Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Treasonous Magic, Viking Girls, and the End of Death

the young adults

Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Treasonous Magic, Viking Girls, and the End of Death

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...
1980s-Set Books to Read After the New Stranger Things Trailer Sends You Down a Nostalgia Rabbithole

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1980s-Set Books to Read After the New Stranger Things Trailer Sends You Down a Nostalgia Rabbithole

Malls and monsters, glamour shots and aerobicizing, neon lights and everyone’s dad Steve Harrington in a jaunty sailor suit: who else is still shook...

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