Begin with this supposition: You are a teenager with a terminal illness. Scientists have recently found a way to electronically capture a person’s mind – memory, thoughts, reasoning, personality – and transfer it into a machine. Knowing your days were coming to a close sooner rather than later, would you choose to have a future (as a humanized robot), or accept your limited time as a human?
August 16, 2015
There's nothing quite as epic and all-consuming as young love. These five novelists each bring their own unique spin to the first-time romance story.
August 9, 2015
In Sharon Cameron's newest YA novel, Rook, the future post-apocalyptic world looks a lot like the French Revolution.
August 2, 2015
Debbie Viguie and Nancy Holder’s new YA novel, The Rules, is filled with chills and thrills.
July 29, 2015
There are few things more inspiring than a story of survival. With that in mind, we've assembled a list of tales of unbeatable human courage from across the spectrum, emphasizing unbelievable true stories and including just a dash of adventure and horror fiction to round things out.
July 26, 2015
In Finding Audrey, Sophie Kinsella has crafted a realistic portrait of a family in crisis. It's been a tough year for all of them, and the cracks show.
July 19, 2015
Check out John Green's Paper Towns before the movie lands in theaters!
July 12, 2015
Do you remember that moment growing up when you heard something about your parents' past and realized - for the first time - that they had a whole life before you were born?
July 5, 2015
Has there ever been a better time to be a drama nerd? In these post-“Glee” days of the dramatic arts, is there even such thing as a “drama nerd” anymore? That’s the question we’re asking at the start of Emily Adrian’s Like It Never Happened.
June 28, 2015
Don't be fooled by this initial, disarmingly innocent vision of the apocalypse or Coyle’s novel will catch you off guard with its exploration of a range of intense topics.
June 21, 2015
Tamara Ireland Stone's new YA novel, Every Last Word, tackles OCD from a teen's point of view. It is real, and at times heartbreaking, to sit with her as she battles the obsessive thoughts that are crippling her.
June 14, 2015
You don’t need to read many novels to know it’s not easy being a second child. In her new novel, Saint Anything, Sarah Dessen approaches those sibling dynamics and adds a thousand other layers.
June 7, 2015
Anne Heltzel’s Charlie, Presumed Dead stands out in a sea of great Young Adult reads as something wholly unpredictable.
May 31, 2015
What the truth is – and speaking it – is something of a lost art in these days of public relations spinning. So in this new young adult novel, The Truth Commission by Susan Juby, the self-appointed “Truth Commission” – consisting of high school best friends Normandy, Neil, and Dusk – seeks to rectify this at their school
May 24, 2015
Nova Ren Suma has penned a quietly terrifying young adult mystery that will likely give you shivers.