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They’re Back! Vampires Rise From the Dead

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They’re Back! Vampires Rise From the Dead

Vampires are back! Although some would argue that they’ve never left. There’s always someone dreaming up a horrifically engrossing tale of...
33 of October’s Best YA Reads

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33 of October’s Best YA Reads

October is such a delicious reading month, because you just know so many of these books were meant to consumed with apple cider, trick-or-treating, and...
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...
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...
Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Fandoms, Secrets, Greek Gods, and DRAGONS!

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Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Fandoms, Secrets, Greek Gods, and DRAGONS!

Meet the Young Adults, the B&N Teen Blog’s swat team of awesome teenaged bloggers. YA literature is a strange and wonderful landscape of books that...
We Recommend a YA Read to Every Woman Left in Westeros

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We Recommend a YA Read to Every Woman Left in Westeros

Warning: Mega spoilers from last night’s Game of Thrones episode ahead. We’ve come so far, and we’re so close now. We’ll soon know the winner...
48 of the Best YA Books of May

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48 of the Best YA Books of May

Have you ever seen a book month packed with this much glory?? Coming this May we’ve got a beautiful host of rainbow titles, majorly awaited sequels,...
8 YAs in Translation That Highlight Incredible Literary Voices Around the World

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8 YAs in Translation That Highlight Incredible Literary Voices Around the World

I first read Cornelia Funke’s Inkheart as a child, not realizing then that it was a translated book, originally written in German. While YA books are...
We Spy 6 Brilliant New Books That Celebrate Our Fascination with Spies

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We Spy 6 Brilliant New Books That Celebrate Our Fascination with Spies

Spies fascinate, infuriate, and enchant us. As much as we loathe the people who sneak behind our own lines and steal our secrets, we daydream about being...
6 Modern Poets YA Readers Will Love

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6 Modern Poets YA Readers Will Love

It’s National Poetry Month, which means it’s time to dive into a form that can be incredibly fun—but, for the uninitiated, quite intimidating (or a...
33 Quiet YA Books that Need to Be on Your Radar Now

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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...
A.S. King’s Dig, and More of the Best Surrealist YA

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A.S. King’s Dig, and More of the Best Surrealist YA

Bleak, beautiful, and bewildering, Dig is A.S. King’s eleventh book and one of the least-categorizable novels of this still-young year. King is no...

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