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14 YA Authors on the Queer Books That Changed Their Lives

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14 YA Authors on the Queer Books That Changed Their Lives

Happy Pride Month! This is a month with so much history behind it, and of course, there’s one way we explore that best: by asking authors of some of...
New Releases: Perilous Pirates, Witchy Women, and Dangerous Doppelgangers

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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...
Like Never and Always Author Ann Aguirre Shares the 10 Thrillers She’s Reading This Summer

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Like Never and Always Author Ann Aguirre Shares the 10 Thrillers She’s Reading This Summer

In Ann Aguirre’s new thriller Like Never and Always, best friends Liv and Morgan are in a car crash on a dark road, with one of their boyfriends...
14 Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Heartbreak, Elemental Magic, and Second First Impressions

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14 Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Heartbreak, Elemental Magic, and Second First Impressions

Meet the Young Adults, the B&N Teen Blog’s swat team of awesome teenaged bloggers. YA literature is a strange and wonderful landscape of books...
7 YA Books That Are as Good as a Writing Class

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7 YA Books That Are as Good as a Writing Class

Writing classes are great if you’ve got the time, money, and access, but lord knows plenty of us don’t. Thankfully, not only do great books...
22 YAs That Get it Right: LGBTQA Edition

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22 YAs That Get it Right: LGBTQA Edition

Welcome to another edition of YAs That Get it Right, which is all about YAs that truly nail an element of the teen experience. In honor of Pride Month,...
11 Books We’re Thankful For

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11 Books We’re Thankful For

Today we’re taking a moment to reflect on our gratitude for something that makes our lives, our brains, and our capacity for compassion bigger...
15 YAs Celebrating Bisexuality

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15 YAs Celebrating Bisexuality

September 23 marks Bi Visibility Day, aka Bisexual Pride Day, and in its honor, we’re talking about our favorite “bi-proud” YAs. These...
11 YA Books that Demand to Be Binge-Read

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11 YA Books that Demand to Be Binge-Read

Some books benefit from being read in installments, whether you’re wrestling with ginormous page count, complex themes, or intricacies of plot or...
15 of the Best Opening Lines in YA

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15 of the Best Opening Lines in YA

First lines are powerful. It’s the author’s best chance to hook the reader. A great first line will pull you in, introduce you to the narrator, and...

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YA Authors Dish on Their Most Recent Book Discoveries

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YA Authors Dish on Their Most Recent Book Discoveries

We’re currently living in a glorious age of YA debuts, one our children’s children will remember, and perhaps mark with the sacrificial burning...

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Honey Girl Author Lisa Freeman Shares Her LGBTQ Reading List

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Honey Girl Author Lisa Freeman Shares Her LGBTQ Reading List

Set among the waves and hot sand of beachfront Santa Monica in 1972, Lisa Freeman’s debut YA novel, Honey Girl, is one of those delicious books you...

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