7 Banned Books That Should Be Required Reading

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7 Banned Books That Should Be Required Reading

Every year the Office for Intellectual Freedom, a branch of the American Library Association dedicated to fighting censorship, compiles a list of the books...
Happy Graduation! Love, YA Books

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Happy Graduation! Love, YA Books

Graduation, whether you’re exiting high school, college, graduate school, or even kindergarten, can be an emotionally confusing time. Moving forward,...
10 of the Truest YA Quotes About Heartache

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10 of the Truest YA Quotes About Heartache

Hearts can break over so many things, it makes them seem awfully fragile. They can break over losing love, or never having enough to begin with. Grief...
10 of the Truest YA Quotes About the Future

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10 of the Truest YA Quotes About the Future

Books are time machines. They can show us the past, they can paint potential futures. A book from our childhood can take us back into our own histories,...
10 Swoonworthy YA Quotes for Pride Month

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10 Swoonworthy YA Quotes for Pride Month

Kick off your summer reading during Pride Month with some of the swooniest, most gorgeous, heart-in-your-chest romantic queer YA books! These quotes are...
6 Books to Read if You Loved Everything, Everything

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6 Books to Read if You Loved Everything, Everything

Given that most of the action in Nicola Yoon’s gorgeous, format-tweaking debut Everything, Everything takes place in just a few rooms, in the house...
6 Same-Sex Couples I Will Never Stop Shipping

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6 Same-Sex Couples I Will Never Stop Shipping

Living life as a hardcore shipper is full of blessings and disappointments. The author lords giveth, the author lords ignoreth. Sometimes your headcanon...
7 Graphic Novels to Read if you Love FX’s Legion

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7 Graphic Novels to Read if you Love FX’s Legion

From the first five minutes of FX’s new show Legion, in which we watch as a happy young boy slowly ages into a tortured, mentally ill adult, I was...
Celebrate Before I Fall’s Film Release with 6 Great YAs About Female Friendship

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Celebrate Before I Fall’s Film Release with 6 Great YAs About Female Friendship

The film adaptation of Lauren Oliver’s contemporary classic Before I Fall hits theaters today, with a buzzy script by Maria Maggenti and a killer...
8 Reasons to Read (or Reread) His Dark Materials before The Book of Dust Arrives

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8 Reasons to Read (or Reread) His Dark Materials before The Book of Dust Arrives

When it was announced that Philip Pullman was finally releasing the long awaited The Book of Dust, the first volume in the long-awaited trilogy companion...
Valentine Pickup Lines From Your Favorite YA Hotties

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Valentine Pickup Lines From Your Favorite YA Hotties

I’ve spent my life dreaming about what I would say if I met Gilbert Blythe (From Anne of Green Gables, you guys) on some wind-swept Canadian...
YA-Inspired Halloween Costumes You Can Make with 4 Items or Less

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YA-Inspired Halloween Costumes You Can Make with 4 Items or Less

I usually start planning my Halloween costume around August. This gives me enough time to sew myself Brienne of Tarth’s armor and bully my sister into...

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