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New Releases: Fair Folk, FOMO, and First Kisses

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New Releases: Fair Folk, FOMO, and First Kisses

This week’s new YA releases are a mixture of near-future tales and fantasy, with a fresh take on Maid Marian of Robin Hood fame, a super-creepy...
36 of the Best YA Books of March

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36 of the Best YA Books of March

Spring has sprung and with it comes an extravaganza of YA. March introduces readers to necromancers, dystopian technopaths, a lesbian werewolf, and the...
5 YA Must-Reads for Politically Aware Teens

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5 YA Must-Reads for Politically Aware Teens

The election may be over, but the time to be a politically engaged young person is just beginning. If the state of U.S. politics has given you the itch to...
Going Geek’s Skylar, and 6 More YA Characters Having a Worse Back to School Season Than You

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Going Geek’s Skylar, and 6 More YA Characters Having a Worse Back to School Season Than You

Charlotte Huang’s second book, Going Geek, whisks readers away to an exclusive, preppy boarding school on the East Coast, where Skylar Hoffman is eagerly...
New Releases: Cult Novels, Crossroads, and Lying to Survive

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New Releases: Cult Novels, Crossroads, and Lying to Survive

The Inside of Out, by Jenn Marie Thorne Thorne smartly examines the possibility of vocal solidarity tipping over into self-aggrandizement through the...
16 Authors Discuss Black Lives Matter, Anxiety, and More in May’s YA Open Mic

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16 Authors Discuss Black Lives Matter, Anxiety, 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, above all, is to peel away the...
26 of Our Most Anticipated May YA Books

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26 of Our Most Anticipated May YA Books

JT gets it: May is going to be a ridiculously great month for YA! The May release stack is so thrillingly extensive I had to take out accident insurance...
13 Highly Anticipated Sophomore Standalones of 2016

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13 Highly Anticipated Sophomore Standalones of 2016

You know the best thing after falling in love with an author for the first time? Learning you’ll get to spend even more time with their words in the...
The B&N Teen Bloggers’ Favorite Young Adult Books of 2015

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The B&N Teen Bloggers’ Favorite Young Adult Books of 2015

The B&N Teen bloggers weigh in on the YA books that knocked us flat in 2015. Six of Crows is the most breathlessly plotted heist I’ve ever read....
Five YAs for Fans of Political Intrigue

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Five YAs for Fans of Political Intrigue

One may need to be 18 to vote in the United States, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t lots of ways for minors to get involved in politics....
Becoming Jinn Author Lori Goldstein Recommends 5 YA Debuts to Take to the Beach

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Becoming Jinn Author Lori Goldstein Recommends 5 YA Debuts to Take to the Beach

In Lori Goldstein’s debut novel Becoming Jinn, teenaged Azra wakes on her 16th birthday to a life of servitude: she’s come into her birthright...

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Jenn Marie Thorne Takes on the Power and Pressure of Politics in The Wrong Side of Right

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Jenn Marie Thorne Takes on the Power and Pressure of Politics in The Wrong Side of Right

YA has seen its share of books about children of politicians, the behind-the-scenes lives of celebrities, and romances between scions of feuding families,...

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