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New Releases: Perilous Pirates, Witchy Women, and Dangerous Doppelgangers
True fact: this is one of my favorite release days this year, combining feminist fantasy, brilliant sci-fi, psychological thrillers, emotional...
thou doth protest too much
7 Hate-to-Love Romances We Cannot Resist
Ever since Petruchio and Katherina sparred in The Taming of the Shrew, and Mr. Darcy enraged Elizabeth Bennett before winning her heart in Pride and...
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!...
a fine girlmance
7 Perfect YAs Reads for Galentine’s Day
February 13 marks one of the best holidays ever created by a TV character: Galentine’s Day (via Leslie Knope of Parks and Recreation), which...
6 Teen Novels Written By Actual Teens
As a preteen and later a teenager, I had dreams of publishing my first novel early and becoming a literary wunderkind. Alas, I’m now 25, and without...
The Lovely Reckless
Author Kami Garcia on Her Favorite YA Bad Boys
In her new book The Lovely Reckless, out this week, Kami Garcia pairs Frankie, a straight-A student dealing with PTSD after witnessing her...
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...
YA open mic
15 Authors Discuss Name Changes, Diversity in Literature, and More in July’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...
New Releases: Ottoman Intrigue, Runaways, and Winning at Any Cost
And I Darken, by Kiersten White Lada Dragwlya got tough young—being abandoned by your royal father, to be raised in the ruthless Ottoman courts, will do...
26 of Our Most Anticipated June Young Adult Books
June means reading weather, summer vacation feels, and iced coffee rings on all your favorite paperbacks. Here are 25 new young adult books we’re...
10 YA Authors on Not Being a Debut Anymore
It’s an incredibly emotional experience, showing your writing to the world as you’re still finding your footing yourself—figuring out who you...
15 of Our Most Anticipated LGBTQ YAs of 2016
It’s hard to match the excellence of 2015’s excellent LGBTQI YA offerings, from the bold bi pride of Hannah Moskowitz’s Not Otherwise...
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