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Nicole Hill reads, writes, and makes devastating use of puns for work and play. When she is not frantically acquiescing to the whims of her cantankerous beagle, she copy edits and maintains an encyclopedic knowledge of Muppet lore. You can find her on Twitter at @nicolemhill, where she tries to be cool.

We Recommend a YA Read to Every Woman Left in Westeros

the long night of reading

We Recommend a YA Read to Every Woman Left in Westeros

Warning: Mega spoilers from last night’s Game of Thrones episode ahead. We’ve come so far, and we’re so close now. We’ll soon know the winner...
A.S. King’s Dig, and More of the Best Surrealist YA

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A.S. King’s Dig, and More of the Best Surrealist YA

Bleak, beautiful, and bewildering, Dig is A.S. King’s eleventh book and one of the least-categorizable novels of this still-young year. King is no...
8 YA Books to Get You in the Mood for Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone Reboot

dee-dee dee-dee dee-dee dee-dee

8 YA Books to Get You in the Mood for Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone Reboot

Listen closely. Can you hear it? Can you hear that sound? Doo-doo-dee-doo doo-doo-dee-doo. Those notes that make your hair stand on end can mean only one...
9 Mindbending YA Reads for Russian Doll Fans

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9 Mindbending YA Reads for Russian Doll Fans

From Nadia and Alan to Oatmeal and Horse, were we ever mesmerized by Netflix’s latest obsession-worthy series, Russian Doll. Twisty time loops and a...
7 Books to Read While You Wait for Good Omens to Hit the Small Screen

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7 Books to Read While You Wait for Good Omens to Hit the Small Screen

It’s the end of the world as we worried we might never know it. After what seemed like ages, the small screen adaptation of Good Omens, Neil Gaiman and...
10 Magical Realism YA Books to Read Right Now

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10 Magical Realism YA Books to Read Right Now

More than fifty years after its publication, One Hundred Years of Solitude is finally coming to a screen near you. Netflix announced earlier this month it...
The Best Gifts for YA Readers This Holiday Season

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The Best Gifts for YA Readers This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a wonderful and stressful time, filled with merriment and reflection—and moments of waffling on what gift best reflects the...
8 Short YA Books to Read During Your NaNoWriMo Breaks

the writing life

8 Short YA Books to Read During Your NaNoWriMo Breaks

Happy National Novel Writing Month! Stop your furious scribbling for just a second, and let’s talk about an important component of NaNoWriMo success:...
7 YA Books to Read After Your The Haunting of Hill House Binge

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7 YA Books to Read After Your The Haunting of Hill House Binge

Hello and welcome back to the light, friends. Across just ten episodes, Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House—part adaptation of and part homage to the...
7 Dark New Reads to Bring in Autumn

the darkening

7 Dark New Reads to Bring in Autumn

Whether the leaves are turning where you are, and even if you can’t feel the any-day-now chill in the air, fall is fast approaching. As the nights grow...
6 YA Books That’ll Make Brontë Fans Swoon

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6 YA Books That’ll Make Brontë Fans Swoon

I suspect, dear reader, I’m not alone in having developed a soft spot for the Brontës early in my reading life. The suspense, the drama, the...
A Dangerous World Grows Darker in A Reaper at the Gates

we are in the waiting (for book four) place

A Dangerous World Grows Darker in A Reaper at the Gates

The situation was grim from the start in the brutal Martial Empire Sabaa Tahir created in debut novel An Ember in the Ashes. This was a dark, bloody...

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