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New Releases: Sibling Rivalry, Treasure Hunting, and Deadly Prophecy

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New Releases: Sibling Rivalry, Treasure Hunting, and Deadly Prophecy

This is one of those beautiful weeks in publishing where there’s truly something for everyone, whether your great love is contemporary, sci-fi,...
5 New YAs Starring College Kids

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5 New YAs Starring College Kids

One of my favorite trends in YA is seeing the ages of main characters creep up, because being a teen doesn’t generally stop upon high school...
38 of the Best YAs of September

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38 of the Best YAs of September

Fall is kicking off with a major bang, making sure you’ve got the perfect books whether you’re still relaxing by the pool, gearing up for...
New Releases: Pumpkinheads, Ghosts, and the Deep Blue Sea

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New Releases: Pumpkinheads, Ghosts, and the Deep Blue Sea

The final week of August brings a graphic novel from Rainbow Rowell as well as a debut YA about a young woman who can hack people’s memories. Moira...
New Releases: Physics, Fandom, and Family Secrets

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New Releases: Physics, Fandom, and Family Secrets

This week of new releases is my favorite of the month, because it’s full of contemporary reads in which characters begin to discover who they are and who...
New Releases: Boat Trips, Oscar Wilde, and Princesses in Love

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New Releases: Boat Trips, Oscar Wilde, and Princesses in Love

This week features a new historical YA by master of the genre Stacey Lee, as well as contemporary reads about brotherly bonding; an aspiring medical...
29 of the Best YA Books of August

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29 of the Best YA Books of August

June and July wish they were this prolific. August is coming in hot with nearly 30 titles to get excited about, from a standalone Star Wars tale by Zoraida...
Our Most Anticipated Fantasy YAs of 2019: July to December

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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 Contemporary YAs of 2019: July to December

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Our Most Anticipated Contemporary YAs of 2019: July to December

If we’re all being honest, we’ve all got our favorite genres, and yes, contemporary is mine. It’s where issues get tackled, romances...
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...
Our Most Anticipated Debut YAs of 2019: July to December

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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...
The B&N YA Podcast: Rory Power Rewrites the World

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The B&N YA Podcast: Rory Power Rewrites the World

Explore the stories behind the young adult books you love with the B&N YA Podcast. Join host Melissa Albert, bestselling author of The Hazel Wood, as...

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