YA Open Mic is a monthly series in which YA authors share personal stories on topics of their choice. The aim of the series is to peel away the formality of bios and offer authors a platform to talk about something readers won’t necessarily find on their websites. This month, 15 authors discuss everything from […]
The dog days of summer are here, requiring iced coffee by the gallon, Pop-Ices by the yard, and enough books to arm us for many days spent in front of the fan/AC/open freezer. Here are 25 we’ve got our eyes on, featuring devil’s deals, reimagined superheroes, and doors into magic lands.
In December I shared 26 January–June fantasy books I couldn’t wait to read, and now I’m back with a double-decker stack of glorious YA fantasy hitting shelves from July to December. Here there be dragons, of course, but also feminist fairy tales, genre-hopping big-house mysteries, vividly transporting tales of the fey, coming-of-age stories infused with African myth, and […]