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.
May 12, 2013
In Beautiful Creatures, the sleepy Southern town of Gatlin, South Carolina, is shaken awake upon the arrival of mysterious and beautiful newcomer Lena Duchannes. In Beautiful Darkness, finally we can see what our heroine is up to now.
May 5, 2013
Rachel Shukert's new YA novel, Starstruck, reads like a cross between a film noir mystery novel and celebrity tabloid fodder. The ambiguity of characters’ intentions, along with the mystery behind a starlet's disappearance, will keep audiences captivated until the very end.
April 28, 2013
Morrill's debut novel is a romantic comedy befitting dreamy bookworms with a taste for screwball. Consider this literary confection the equivalent of a Cadbury cream egg – a brightly wrapped sweet treat that tugs at the heartstrings of the Anglophile in all of us.
April 21, 2013
Although Out of Nowhere deals with broad themes of racism, immigration, and religious tolerance in a post 9-11 world, the story began for me in a more personal place. Namely, with the novel’s narrator, Tom Bouchard.
April 14, 2013
Lauren Buckland, the editor who first came across seventeen-year-old sensation Beth Reekles’ novel, recounts the experience of finding something so wonderful.
April 7, 2013
The author of The Sweetest Dark shares with Everyday eBook her inspiration behind Lora Jones, heroine of The Sweetest Dark.
March 31, 2013
Robert Cormier never believed in 'writing down' to teens. His novels present flawed, realistic, anti-heroes, characters that struggle with issues of rebellion and nonconformity. It's no wonder they still hold up today.
March 24, 2013
Jeff Baron has started a new literary adventure with his novel I Represent Sean Rosen. Baron shows in his first novel the keen ear of a playwright, one perfectly attuned to his character’s voice -- and what a voice it is.
March 17, 2013
Son, the gripping conclusion to The Giver series, both enhances the world Lois Lowry has painstakingly crafted over the course two decades and also stands alone as its own immersive tale.
March 10, 2013
The year 2013 marks the seventieth anniversary of The Little Prince, whose intrigue and delightfulness are due both to its wonderful story and illustrations, and to the fascinating life of its author.
March 3, 2013
Set in 1980s Omaha, Rainbow Rowell's eBook is filled with relevant pop culture references and a slow, honest love story between misfit teens struggling with their relationship.
February 24, 2013
Though some YA reading may simply serve as a guilty pleasure for adults, there is a vast oeuvre of Teen literature that isn’t just fluff or an escape. Elizabeth Laban’s The Tragedy Paper is a book that falls into this deeper sort.
February 17, 2013
Author Theo Lawrence discusses his young adult trilogy set in a future New York in which much of the city is underwater, politics is a dangerous business, a rebellion may be on the horizon, and star-crossed lovers must find each other.
February 10, 2013
Unlike the sexier, more mainstream monsters of the vampire and werewolf ilk, zombies are often relegated to roles in b-movies and slapstick horror. Thankfully, in Marion’s Warm Bodies, they finally take center stage as heroes.