John Sandford

John Sandford Post-Prey: Uncaged, First in Singular Menace Series

New York Times bestselling novelist John Sandford (The Prey Series, Virgil Flowers, The Kidd Series) is back with Uncaged, the first installment in a new teen thriller series co-written by crime reporter Michele Cook.

July 20, 2014

Revisit a YA Classic: Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging

Louise Rennison’s Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging is the perfect light-hearted romp for anyone looking for a good laugh or three hundred.

July 13, 2014

Zombies? Coming-of-Age? All at Once

Courtney Summers’s young adult novel, This Is Not a Test, explores the theme of survival – at multiple levels.

July 6, 2014

On the Heels of If I Stay: Gayle Forman's Where She Went

Where She Went continues the story of Mia and Adam, who we met in Gayle Forman's previous and exquisite novel, If I Stay.

July 4, 2014

Something for Everyone: 10 New Reads for a Long Weekend

The Fourth of July is traditionally a time to gather with friends and family, fire up the barbecue, and celebrate our country's independence. That said, it's also your prerogative if you'd rather celebrate your independence by reading -- independently. If that's the case, we have you covered with ten brand-new books for fans of fiction, […]

June 29, 2014

Teen Search and Rescue: The Body in the Woods

April Henry was inspired by a real-life search-and-rescue team in the creation of her new series, Point Last Seen

June 22, 2014

YA for the Tech Set: Cory Doctorow's Little Brother and Homeland

For today’s youth, these fictional stories entertain and also serve as a reminder to kids that this country is theirs – and if they see abuses of power, it’s within their power to affect change.

June 20, 2014

Have a Good Cry: 20 Books to Make You Weep

An avid reader shares the twenty books that make her and her circle of voraciously reading friends cry every time.

June 15, 2014

Lose Your Head Over John Corey Whaley's Noggin

How’s this for a premise: A terminally ill teenage boy decides to have his head severed and frozen, in hopes that someday he’ll be able to come back to life.

June 8, 2014

Satisfying New YA: Hungry by H. A. Swain

I will admit to some skepticism upon reading the description of this book, with the tagline 'In the Future, Food is Gone.'

June 1, 2014

Love at First Sight: Fall in Love with Jennifer E. Smith

Sweet and light, with the comfort of familiarity, Jennifer Smith's The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight is a story for the romantics and those who remain young at heart, against all odds.

May 25, 2014

A Remarkable New Voice in YA Fiction: Infinite Sky

There is a magical thing that happens every once in a while with in irresistible new novel. Such is the case with C.J. Flood’s debut, Infinite Sky.

May 18, 2014

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart: An Exquisite YA Treat

E. Lockhart’s We Were Liars is the young adult novel people will be buzzing about all spring and then some!

May 11, 2014

When Blackmail Leads to Bullying: Charles Benoit's YA Novel Cold Calls

What would you do if someone knew a secret about you, and blackmailed you into bullying others to keep that secret hidden?

May 4, 2014

A Teen Read to See Before the Movie: Gayle Forman's If I Stay

Gayle Forman's If I Stay is a quiet, young adult novel that is scheduled for film release this fall – “quiet” because most of it takes place while seventeen-year-old Mia is in a coma following a devastating car wreck.