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Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful Author Arwen Elys Dayton Shares Her Sci-Fi Inspirations

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Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful Author Arwen Elys Dayton Shares Her Sci-Fi Inspirations

In Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful, a futuristic novel told in six parts, Arwen Elys Dayton explores the dangers of a world in which biotech’s...
Michelle Hodkin on The Reckoning of Noah Shaw, and the Role of Family in Her Life and Her Fiction

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Michelle Hodkin on The Reckoning of Noah Shaw, and the Role of Family in Her Life and Her Fiction

Michelle Hodkin’s The Reckoning of Noah Shaw hits shelves today, the fifth in her Mara Dyer series and the second focusing on fan favorite Noah Shaw....
The Lying Woods Author Ashley Elston Shares 5 Suspenseful YA Novels with Twisted Timelines

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The Lying Woods Author Ashley Elston Shares 5 Suspenseful YA Novels with Twisted Timelines

The question I get asked most is, “Are any of your characters based on people you know in real life?” The answer is always no. I can’t say there...
Chloe’s Book Club devours three dark, spooky stories for a special October edition

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Chloe’s Book Club devours three dark, spooky stories for a special October edition

Candy apples. Corn mazes. Costumes. And creep-tastically spooky stories. These are my favorite things about fall. Along with the wondrously crisp weather...
Don Zolidis on How The Seven Torments of Amy and Craig Brought His First Love Back into His Life

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Don Zolidis on How The Seven Torments of Amy and Craig Brought His First Love Back into His Life

Don Zolidis’ debut, The Seven Torments of Amy and Craig, is not your typical love story: from the first page, you know the titular couple won’t...
The Summoner’s Handbook Author Taran Matharu Shares the Fantasy Classics That Made Him

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The Summoner’s Handbook Author Taran Matharu Shares the Fantasy Classics That Made Him

Taran Matharu’s The Summoner’s Handbook hits shelves today, a crucial volume within the world of Matharu’s bestselling Summoner series....
Lie to Me: I, Claudia Author Mary McCoy on the Irresistible Appeal of Unreliable Narrators

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Lie to Me: I, Claudia Author Mary McCoy on the Irresistible Appeal of Unreliable Narrators

Mary McCoy’s I, Claudia is out today, a high school–set, YA riff on Robert Graves’ I, Claudius, a beloved masterwork of political fiction...
For A Muse of Fire Author Heidi Heilig Shares 9 YA Books Worthy of the Muses

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For A Muse of Fire Author Heidi Heilig Shares 9 YA Books Worthy of the Muses

Today on the blog, we welcome back the amazing Heidi Heilig—author of the acclaimed The Girl From Everywhere—who returns with her sophomore series, For...
Kiersten White on Her New Book, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, and the Survival Narrative at the Heart of Frankenstein

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Kiersten White on Her New Book, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, and the Survival Narrative at the Heart of Frankenstein

Kiersten White’s latest, The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein, is the chilling story of a girl whose life depends on the boy whose family...
We Regret to Inform You Author Ariel Kaplan Shares the Inspiration Behind Her Dark College Application Comedy

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We Regret to Inform You Author Ariel Kaplan Shares the Inspiration Behind Her Dark College Application Comedy

Ariel Kaplan’s We Regret to Inform You, out today, follows high-achieving high school student-turned-sleuth Mischa Abramavicius, who smells a rat...
The Last Best Story Author Maggie Lehrman on the Best Banter in YA

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The Last Best Story Author Maggie Lehrman on the Best Banter in YA

Maggie Lehrman’s The Last Best Story is out today, the tale of two high school journalists stuck in “will they, won’t they”...
Happy National Clown Week from #MurderTrending Author Gretchen McNeil!

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Happy National Clown Week from #MurderTrending Author Gretchen McNeil!

Congratulations to author Gretchen McNeil on finding the only thing that could possibly be more terrifying than her new novel, #MurderTrending: National...

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