Erin Korenko

About Erin Korenko

Erin Korenko is a production manager with Ballantine Bantam Dell. When she’s not reading or writing she’s spending far too much time and emotional energy watching television.

September 1, 2013

Sarah Dessen's The Moon and More: A Perfect Late Summer Read

In Sarah Dessen’s latest, The Moon and More, eighteen-year-old Emaline is about to leave her small, coastal, resort town for college -- that is, until an unexpected turn of events.

July 21, 2013

Caution Abandoned: Gayle Forman's Touching YA Novel Just One Day

Good girl Allyson has always lived her life cautiously. So when she decides on a whim to follow Dutch Shakespearean actor Willem to Paris for a day, little does she realize that one day can change the course of her life.

May 19, 2013

Oceans Eleven Comes to the YA Set: Ally Carter's Perfect Scoundrels

Katarina “Kat” Bishop, a sixteen-year-old version of Danny Ocean himself, has had a 'colorful' past for one so young. The product of a long line of con men and thieves, Kat has seen -- and stolen -- more priceless artifacts than most people see in their lives.

January 13, 2013

Southern Gothic Meets Supernatural: Beautiful Creatures, Book One of The Caster Chronicles

When Lena Duchannes arrives in the sleepy town of Gatlin and captures the attention of Ethan Wate, the truth about local history is revealed, along with secrets and supernatural powers, in this young adult tale that is being adapted for the big screen.

January 6, 2013

A Young Heroine's Roaring Twenties: Libba Bray's The Diviners

Set in the 1920s, Bray's The Diviners centers around Evie, a seventeen-year-old Ohio transplant who comes to New York City to live with her uncle, the supernatural academic, and his assistant. Shortly after her arrival the city is rocked by a series of murders, which she and her uncle discover may be connected to a darker presence lurking in the shadows.

November 25, 2012

Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist: Loved the Movie? You'll Love the Book More

Remember this smart, sweet movie? Teens Nick and Norah spend one wild night in New York City, full of music, drunken friends, and heady romance. And the book is just as good, with a somewhat different twist.