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16 YA Books You’ll Want to Read After a Single Quote

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16 YA Books You’ll Want to Read After a Single Quote

There are many ways to find new books to read. Some people like to head to their nearest Barnes & Noble and spend a few hours quietly perusing. Others...
5 of Our Favorite 2016 Sophomore Novels

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5 of Our Favorite 2016 Sophomore Novels

For writers, nothing quite beats the high of completing your first book—and there’s a lot of talk about the second one being the most difficult....
6 Back to School Reads that Get High School Right

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6 Back to School Reads that Get High School Right

Consider this my farewell-to-high-school post. I’m writing it the day before I leave for my freshman year of college—not least because I am a champion...
New Releases: Revenge Plots, Dark Birthrights, and Wolves in the Woods

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New Releases: Revenge Plots, Dark Birthrights, and Wolves in the Woods

Wink, Poppy, Midnight, by April Genevieve Tucholke  Tucholke’s sophomore novel is deliciously strange and utterly beguiling, mashing up the...
9 YA Authors Discuss Music, Chronic Illness, and More in March’s YA Open Mic

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9 YA Authors Discuss Music, Chronic Illness, and More in March’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, above all, is to peel away the...
28 of Our Most Anticipated March YA Books

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28 of Our Most Anticipated March YA Books

Spring is coming, and with it a whole barrel load of YA books so good I’d tramp through a late-season blizzard in flip-flops to get to them. The...
15 More YAs That Get it Right

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15 More YAs That Get it Right

One of our favorite things to zero in on here at the B&N Teen Blog is YA’s that “Get it Right,” i.e. that seem to perfectly portray...
25 of Our Most Anticipated 2016 Contemporary YAs

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25 of Our Most Anticipated 2016 Contemporary YAs

As a primarily contemporary reader, nothing excites me on the eve of a new year like the promise of new stories of brutal realism, light romance,...
A Guide to Surviving High School in 10 YA Novels

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A Guide to Surviving High School in 10 YA Novels

Fiction teaches us lots of things we might never need to use: how to win the Hunger Games, how to react upon learning you’re a wizard, what to do if...

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These Unlikable YA Heroines LOL at Your Concern, Quietly Plot Your Destruction

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These Unlikable YA Heroines LOL at Your Concern, Quietly Plot Your Destruction

The idea that readers can’t identify with unlikable characters is hilariously, fatally flawed. In pursuit of a good story, we’ve rooted for the...

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12 YA Quotes that Perfectly Express the Teen Condition

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12 YA Quotes that Perfectly Express the Teen Condition

The best thing about being a reader is the way it lets you live countless lives, countless stories. Books let you leave yourself behind, becoming such a...

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