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13 YA Authors on How They Find (Forge, Carve Out, Sacrifice For) the Time to Write
Anyone pursuing creative work with any level of seriousness has heard the question: “How do you find the time?” They may or may not have...
ya open mic
16 Authors Discuss Ballet, Online Dating, and More in May’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...
New Releases: Finding Family, Making Your Own Rules, and Getting Royally Screwed
Happy May! The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, school years are nearing their end, and the royal wedding is a mere eighteen days away—clearly, this...
36 of Our Most Anticipated May YA Books
I know, I know, this is a lot of books to anticipate this highly, but can I help it that the month is jam-packed with some of the most fun,...
8 Socially Conscious YA Books to Read Right Now
Angie Thomas’s stunning and socially-minded The Hate U Give has held court at the top of the New York Times YA bestseller list since it debuted....
23 YA Authors Share Their Most Anticipated Books of 2018
We’re only one week into 2018, and it’s already off to a stellar start—at least as far as books are concerned. Don’t believe me? Just ask these...
29 of Our Most Anticipated Contemporaries of 2018
Fantasy novels may tend to have the highest profile in YA lit, but as much as I love them, contemporary will always have my heart. Whether it’s a...
love on the run
The Last True Love Story
Author Brendan Kiely on His On the Road Research
A boy taking his grandfather on a bucket list journey and a girl just looking for a way out of town unite in Brendan Kiely’s The Last True Love...
New Releases: Forbidden Books, Answered Prayers, and Hot-Weather Noir
The Reader, by Traci Chee Chee has penned a gorgeous metaphysical fairy tale in the guise of a straight-up fantasy novel, and it succeeds on both counts....
29 of Our Most Anticipated September YA Books
All that sacrificing of Moleskine notebooks and Earl Grey tea to the book gods must’ve worked: September is an insane month for great YA. The only...
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...
22 of Our Most Anticipated Contemporary YAs of the Second Half of 2016
O contemporary YA, how I love thee! I love your angst, your romance, your banter, your thrill, your kissing, your exploration, your humor, and your doing...
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