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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...
Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Treasonous Magic, Viking Girls, and the End of Death

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Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Treasonous Magic, Viking Girls, and the End of Death

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...
8 YA Books to Get You in the Mood for Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone Reboot

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8 YA Books to Get You in the Mood for Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone Reboot

Listen closely. Can you hear it? Can you hear that sound? Doo-doo-dee-doo doo-doo-dee-doo. Those notes that make your hair stand on end can mean only one...
9 Mindbending YA Reads for Russian Doll Fans

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9 Mindbending YA Reads for Russian Doll Fans

From Nadia and Alan to Oatmeal and Horse, were we ever mesmerized by Netflix’s latest obsession-worthy series, Russian Doll. Twisty time loops and a...
Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Small Towns, Cruel Djinn, and Reading the Book Before the Movie

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Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Small Towns, Cruel Djinn, and Reading the Book Before the Movie

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...
28 of February’s Best New YA Books

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28 of February’s Best New YA Books

February may be the shortest month but it’s chock-full of amazing new YA books. I’m not saying you should try to read one per day, but I’m not NOT...
13 Books To Escape the Winter Blues

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13 Books To Escape the Winter Blues

For those living in a post-holiday winter wonderland, daily life can be a drag: Cold weather. Reduced daylight hours. Impending blizzards. Reading at the...
Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Pulp Fiction, Necromancy, and Meeting Cute in NYC

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Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Pulp Fiction, Necromancy, and Meeting Cute in NYC

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...
29 of Our Most Anticipated Contemporary YAs of 2019: January-June

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29 of Our Most Anticipated Contemporary YAs of 2019: January-June

Contemporary is my favorite genre in part for all its possibilities. In any given list of contemporary greats, including this one, there can be romantic...
35 of Our Most Anticipated LGBTQAP YA Books of 2019: May-June

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35 of Our Most Anticipated LGBTQAP YA Books of 2019: May-June

How wild is it that there are so many queer novels coming in May and June that they need their own huge post? Can you imagine a better way to spend Pride...

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