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swords and chivalry
Knights Rule: 5 YA Books about Knights
Knights. Romantic, bound to honor, wielding weaponry and wearing armor. What’s not to love? But they’re not in common in YA books as you’d think....
10 Amazing YA Fantasies to Pick Up During #BNBookHaul
There’s nothing like a super sale to end the summer! Here comes another Barnes & Noble Book Haul Blowout! #BNBookHaul runs from Saturday, August 24...
the force is strong
Zoraida Córdova Spills on Her New Stars Wars YA,
A Crash of Fate
There’s nothing more exciting than an expanding universe. The Star Wars franchise has been all about new books lately, adding to its canon in a myriad of...
Our Most Anticipated Fantasy YAs of 2019: July to December
I love fantasy books. And if you’re reading this, you probably love fantasy books, too. Between the amazing characters, the excellent worldbuilding, and...
Our Most Anticipated Debut YAs of 2019: July to December
The only thing more exciting than your favorite author coming out with a new book is discovering your next favorite author. What’s better than finding...
8 YA Novels for Fans of
Avatar: The Last Airbender
It’s finally here. The best thing in July isn’t the summer heat or the third season of Stranger Things. It’s the release of The Rise of Kyoshi, by...
We Spy 6 Brilliant New Books That Celebrate Our Fascination with Spies
Spies fascinate, infuriate, and enchant us. As much as we loathe the people who sneak behind our own lines and steal our secrets, we daydream about being...
5 Funny Historical Fantasies To Read Right Now
In the hands of the wrong teacher, history can be a bore, full of dusty dates and details. Where’s the fun? Where’s the humor? Where’s...
national poetry month
6 Modern Poets YA Readers Will Love
It’s National Poetry Month, which means it’s time to dive into a form that can be incredibly fun—but, for the uninitiated, quite intimidating (or a...
5 of the Best Guided Journals for Teens
Staring at the first page of a fresh new notebook can be an overwhelming feeling, especially for teens trying to figure out their own lives. What do you...
get thee to a priory
6 More Feminist Fantasy Epics for Fans of
Priory of the Orange Tree
Queer girls, strange magic, and dragons—what’s not to love about Samantha Shannon’s The Priory of the Orange Tree? Shannon is known for her crossover...
the deep dark
5 YA Forests That Might Eat You Alive
From fairy tales to musicals to modern horror stories, creators love to take us into the deep, dark woods. Characters often leave these mysterious spaces...
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