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New Releases: New Beginnings, the End of the World, and the Aftermath of Tragedy

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New Releases: New Beginnings, the End of the World, and the Aftermath of Tragedy

It’s a lighter release week this time around, but that just means you can give extra attention to these five, which include some very exciting new...
33 of October’s Best YA Reads

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33 of October’s Best YA Reads

October is such a delicious reading month, because you just know so many of these books were meant to consumed with apple cider, trick-or-treating, and...
Our Most Anticipated Contemporary YAs of 2019: July to December

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Our Most Anticipated Contemporary YAs of 2019: July to December

If we’re all being honest, we’ve all got our favorite genres, and yes, contemporary is mine. It’s where issues get tackled, romances...
8 Socially Conscious YA Books to Read Right Now

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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....
6 Diverse Historical YA Must Reads Now In Paperback!

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6 Diverse Historical YA Must Reads Now In Paperback!

Historical novels, as a genre, can be a hard thing to leap into. They’ve got the lush worldbuilding of fantasy with none of the dragons....
50 Crucial Feminist YA Novels

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50 Crucial Feminist YA Novels

Given the sheer number of feminist YA gems, compiling a list of essentials is undoubtedly a foolhardy task—and yet we simply couldn’t help ourselves!...
What to Read While Your Favorite TV Shows are On Hiatus

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What to Read While Your Favorite TV Shows are On Hiatus

So your favorite show is heading into a hiatus? I’m not here to tell you about some surprise TV tie-ins to read while you’re on break from...
8 Must-Read YA Books About Loss

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8 Must-Read YA Books About Loss

Loss and grieving have no age floor or ceiling; the death of a loved one, be they friend or family or the rare person who manages to straddle that line,...
5 of the Best Opening Scenes in YA Lit

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5 of the Best Opening Scenes in YA Lit

Opening scenes are some of the trickiest to pull off, not least because they’re expected to do so much heavy lifting. They’re our first introduction to...
12 Great Under the Gaydar YAs

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12 Great Under the Gaydar YAs

Marketing LGBTQA YA is a double-edged sword. Some of it is glaringly queer, and some of it is what I love to call Under the Gaydar, i.e., there’s no...
7 Books to Read While You Wait for The Hate U Give

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7 Books to Read While You Wait for The Hate U Give

Expectations—and anticipation—for Angela Thomas’s 2017 YA novel, The Hate U Give (yep, taking its name from the tattoo Tupac sported) are sky high....
8 Must-Reads for Black History Month and Beyond

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8 Must-Reads for Black History Month and Beyond

This Black History Month, pick up one of these eight must-read books that will have you rethinking the narrative. Titles from bright new voices like Jason...

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