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6 New Graphic Novels YA Readers Will Love
When picture-perfect illustrations combine with a page-turning story, the results are a fictional world you’ll never want to leave. From the story of...
33 Quiet YA Books that Need to Be on Your Radar Now
With the great expanse of YA literature published each year, it’s no surprise not everyone hears about every single release. However, it also means...
5 Books that Reinvent the Love Triangle Trope
There are few things in young adult literature more divisive than the love triangle, seen by some as overdone, tired, or underwhelming. Twilight, which...
9 Sci-Fi Novels for Fantasy Lovers to Read After
Somaiya Daud’s Mirage is a beautiful, Moroccan-inspired blend of science fiction and fantasy and one of the best books of 2018. If you can’t...
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The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein
: Ranking the Darkness of Kiersten White
There’s always at least a bit of darkness in Kiersten White’s books, and sometimes a lot. In honor of her latest, The Dark Descent of...
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35 Great Books for Reluctant Readers
Let’s talk about everyone’s favorite phrase: “reluctant readers.” I’m firmly of the opinion that readers are only reluctant...
12 Diverse Books to Read for Pride Month (and 6 to Preorder!)
Pride Month is a great time to put the focus on queer YA—specifically, some of the incredible intersectional queer books YA has been blessed with, given...
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10 2018 YA Books to Read Based on Your Favorite Tropes
Many readers have a love/hate relationship with tropes. On one hand, tropes can be overused, used poorly, or can saturate a genre (paranormal romance love...
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Your 10-Book Manga Starter Pack
Manga can be an overwhelming world to dip a toe into, because there are simply so many places you can begin. If you’re looking to try some manga, but...
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