Part of being a great YA author is being a great YA reader, and seeing what your peers are putting out into the world for teens. But research isn’t the only reason to read YA, of course; we read it because it’s damn good, and as writers ourselves, we appreciate the written word done right. […]
It’s finally here: Snow day season! If the weather gods cooperate, we can expect at least one unexpected stay-at-home-reading day, and you don’t want to find yourself unprepared. This month’s must-reads include heroines shouldering their families’ burdens, a proud band geek who will NOT go down quietly, an epic battle between evil and the damned, […]
In today’s most exciting releases, sisters are left to fend for themselves after abandonment by their survivalist father, a performing arts competition plays out on the high seas, and an outer space princess makes a sacrifice to save someone she loves. These are the books we’re selling our book clubs on right now.
There are apps out there for just about everything, and plenty just for book lovers: apps that help you categorize your library, share your writing with a community (hi, Wattpad!), read comics in an interactive and dynamic way, and even interact with other book lovers by sharing reviews and making recommendations. And while a few of […]
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 formality of bios and offer authors a platform to talk about something readers wouldn’t necessarily find on their websites. Check out previous posts here. This month, our ten featured authors are […]