Searching for Magic with Hafsah Faizal’s Spellbinding We Hunt the Flame

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Searching for Magic with Hafsah Faizal’s Spellbinding We Hunt the Flame

Arawiya is a kingdom without magic. Or, at least it is now. This is the land of Arawiya at the start of Hafsah Faizal’s debut novel, We Hunt the Flame....
13 Fairy Tales to Read After Edith Pattou’s West

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13 Fairy Tales to Read After Edith Pattou’s West

“Far off places, daring sword fights, magic spells, a prince in disguise…” Belle said it best. What isn’t there to love about a good fairy tale?...
Difficult Women Shine in Claire Legrand’s Furyborn

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Difficult Women Shine in Claire Legrand’s Furyborn

Fans of Daughter of Smoke & Bone and The Mortal Instruments rejoice: there are new angels on the block. But the angels in Claire Legrand’s Furyborn,...
16 of the Funniest Moments in the Harry Potter Series

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16 of the Funniest Moments in the Harry Potter Series

We all know the Harry Potter series is an international phenomenon that has inspired millions of children to read and spawned two movie franchises, a...
6 Teen Novels Written By Actual Teens

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6 Teen Novels Written By Actual Teens

As a preteen and later a teenager, I had dreams of publishing my first novel early and becoming a literary wunderkind. Alas, I’m now 25, and without...
7 Geeky Love Stories That Prove Nerd Love Is The Best Love

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7 Geeky Love Stories That Prove Nerd Love Is The Best Love

I’m very familiar with geeky love stories. I first knew I wanted to date my current boyfriend when I made a Sherlock reference to him and he...
6 YA Novels to Help You Cope with the End of Downton Abbey

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6 YA Novels to Help You Cope with the End of Downton Abbey

Hey there, how are you holding up? I know it’s been a rough couple of weeks without Downton Abbey, but I promise we’re going to make it...
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5 Magical YA Novels to Read Between Episodes of The Magicians

Nothing makes me more excited, or more terrified, than when I hear that one of my favorite novels is being adapted for the screen. So I was pretty nervous...
5 Sherlock-worthy YAs to Read While You Wait for Season 4

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5 Sherlock-worthy YAs to Read While You Wait for Season 4

You know how parents reassure their kids that, if they’ve been good little boys and girls all year, Santa will bring them exactly what they want for...
5 Classic Teen Series That Should Get the Graphic Novel Treatment

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5 Classic Teen Series That Should Get the Graphic Novel Treatment

One of my favorite series growing up was Ann M. Martin’s Babysitters Club books, about a group of plucky young girls who managed to go to school,...
5 Psychic Protagonists Whose Stories You Want to Read

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5 Psychic Protagonists Whose Stories You Want to Read

If you could see into the future or read someone’s mind, would you use your powers for good or for evil? Is it ethical to use them at all? Heck,...
5 YA Pirate Tales to Bring Out Your Inner Swashbuckler

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5 YA Pirate Tales to Bring Out Your Inner Swashbuckler

There was a time back in the early 2000s when the coolest thing in entertainment was pirates. Thanks to Johnny Depp’s belligerently swaggering Jack...

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