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Sarah is the author of Bruised and High and Dry for teens, and Club Deception for adults. Her new romantic comedy, Fame Adjacent, comes out April 2019. She lives with her magician husband and 6-year-old son in a suburb of L.A. She tweets @Sarah_Skilton.

New Releases: Roller Derby, a Town Full of Witches, and Sibling Bonds

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New Releases: Roller Derby, a Town Full of Witches, and Sibling Bonds

It’s siblings to the rescue this week in new YA releases. Grimoire Noir finds a teenage boy searching for his kidnapped sister (who, like every other...
New Releases: Post-College Reality Check, Tightrope Walkers, and Cryptozoology

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New Releases: Post-College Reality Check, Tightrope Walkers, and Cryptozoology

This week in YA is a grab-bag of goodies for every type of reader. A summer romance set in Hawaii and a post-college friendship drama provide the...
New Releases: Victorian Road Trips, Sabrina, and Parallel Universes

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New Releases: Victorian Road Trips, Sabrina, and Parallel Universes

This week’s new YA releases have everything: hate-to-love romantic comedies, parallel universes, a feminist Lord of the Flies, and a Victorian...
New Releases: Heartbreak, Monsters and Oddities, Oh My!

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New Releases: Heartbreak, Monsters and Oddities, Oh My!

Summer may be considered the slow season when it comes to publishing, but don’t tell these awesome new releases that. The first week of July is...
22 of the Best YAs of July

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22 of the Best YAs of July

This month of summer reads represent approximately 17 different genres, but the thing they have in common—the most important thing in a book, tbh—is...
July’s Best New YA Fiction

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July’s Best New YA Fiction

The best part of summer—besides summer book lists—is sleeping in, right? You’ll need the extra rest after staying up all night reading this month’s...
Helena Fox’s How it Feels to Float Is a Stunning Debut that Refuses to be Pinned Down

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Helena Fox’s How it Feels to Float Is a Stunning Debut that Refuses to be Pinned Down

Just like its protagonist, Elizabeth “Biz” Grey, How It Feels to Float refuses to be categorized, which makes for a beautiful and truthful...
The Best New YA Books of May

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The Best New YA Books of May

Fantasy, sci-fi, and contemporary fans have so much to love this month, with new offerings from Stephanie Garber, Victoria Aveyard, Claire Legrand, and the...
April’s Best New YA Fiction

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April’s Best New YA Fiction

Spring has sprung and with it comes a month of invigorating, exciting reads from bestselling authors and writing teams: Cassandra Clare joins forces with...
New Releases: Merlin, #Quaranteens, and the Art of Knife-Throwing

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New Releases: Merlin, #Quaranteens, and the Art of Knife-Throwing

This week’s new YA books are coming for your emotions, with powerful new books from Katherine Fleet and A.S. King. On the lighter side is a...
New Releases: Fair Folk, FOMO, and First Kisses

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New Releases: Fair Folk, FOMO, and First Kisses

This week’s new YA releases are a mixture of near-future tales and fantasy, with a fresh take on Maid Marian of Robin Hood fame, a super-creepy...
New Releases: Ice Hockey, Forbidden Love, and Lots of Kissing

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New Releases: Ice Hockey, Forbidden Love, and Lots of Kissing

This week’s new releases are all about clandestine love stories. A reimagining of Tristan and Iseult is set in Brooklyn, and a college girl with an...

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