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5 New Political YAs to Pick Up After You’ve Hit the Polls

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5 New Political YAs to Pick Up After You’ve Hit the Polls

Politics have always played a huge role in YA, from royal fantasies to reproductive fiction to immigrant narratives to contemporary romances that beg for...
New Releases: Factory Girls, Supervillains, and Undercover Debutantes

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New Releases: Factory Girls, Supervillains, and Undercover Debutantes

Blast off this week with two sci-fi adventures set among the stars, three fantasies inspired by Chinese, Japanese, and Irish folktales, and a futuristic...
Teens Share the Last YA Book They Loved: Retelling Rumpelstiltskin, Surviving the Patriarchy, and Getting Kicked out of Fairyland

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Teens Share the Last YA Book They Loved: Retelling Rumpelstiltskin, Surviving the Patriarchy, and Getting Kicked out of Fairyland

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...
Exclusive Cover Reveal: Elizabeth Eulberg’s Past Perfect Life

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Exclusive Cover Reveal: Elizabeth Eulberg’s Past Perfect Life

Allison Smith has a practically perfect life: she’s thick as thieves with her widowed dad, loves her circle of friends, and is reasonably confident...
The B&N YA Podcast: Val Emmich and Steven Levenson

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The B&N YA Podcast: Val Emmich and Steven Levenson

Explore the stories behind the young adult books you love with the B&N YA Podcast. Join us as we sit down with fellow YA authors to talk about books,...
10 Authors Discuss Difficult Births, School Bands, and More in November’s YA Open Mic

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10 Authors Discuss Difficult Births, School Bands, and More in November’s YA Open Mic

YA Open Mic is a monthly series in which YA authors share personal stories on topics of their choice. The aim of the series is to peel away the formality...
Books Are Magic: A NaNoWriMo Reading List

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Books Are Magic: A NaNoWriMo Reading List

Tomorrow marks the start of National Novel Writing Month, during which thousands of intrepid souls will take on the quixotic task of writing a 50,000-word...
Read an Exclusive Excerpt of Emily A. Duncan’s Bloody Gothic Fantasy, Wicked Saints

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Read an Exclusive Excerpt of Emily A. Duncan’s Bloody Gothic Fantasy, Wicked Saints

Wicked Saints, the first book in Emily A. Duncan’s Something Dark and Holy series, won’t arrive till April 2, but we’re sharing an...
Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy Talk The Brilliant Death, Being Nonbinary, and Empowering Magic

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Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy Talk The Brilliant Death, Being Nonbinary, and Empowering Magic

Amy Rose Capetta’s lush, Italian-influenced fantasy The Brilliant Death is out today, telling the tale of a magic-wielder, or strega, who hides her...
New Releases: Monster-Hunting Siblings, Legendary Swamps, and Magical Politics

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New Releases: Monster-Hunting Siblings, Legendary Swamps, and Magical Politics

My love for the books I’ve read that release on this day is so deep, I want to get right to them. This is a beautiful day for truly nuanced queer...
21 of November’s Best New Young Adult Books

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21 of November’s Best New Young Adult Books

November is a love letter to YA fantasy fans! If you’re into queer fantasy, as well as fantasy based on Greek, Chinese, and Japanese legends, consider...
The B&N YA Podcast: Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera

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The B&N YA Podcast: Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera

Explore the stories behind the young adult books you love with the B&N YA Podcast. Join host Melissa Albert, editor of the B&N Teen Blog and...

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