Illuminae is a thrilling space adventure where Artificial Intelligence, a Virus and mutinies all threaten human survival.
November 15, 2015
We caught up with Lauren Kate, author of fan-favorite series Fallen, to talk about her characters, writing process, the adaptation of Fallen, and more.
November 8, 2015
Teenager Riley Vasquez is having a bad time of it when we meet her in Kelley Armstrong's Young Adult novel, The Masked Truth.
November 1, 2015
Noelle Stevenson’s graphic novel, Nimona, pits kind-of evil versus sort-of bad for a romp you won’t soon forget.
October 25, 2015
Jennifer Donnelly tells the tale of a young woman's search for the truth about her father's death in Old Manhattan.
October 18, 2015
It is a group of rambunctious, rebellious teenagers faced with such revelations as love and life and death whom Hans Christian Andersen Award-winning author David Almond sets at the center of his latest novel for young adults, A Song for Ella Grey.
October 11, 2015
Patrick Ness's new young adult novel, The Rest of Us Just Live Here, is something of a tribute to the ninety-nine percent of us who will never win the Hunger Games, never get the girl or guy, not get a scholarship to Harvard, never make the football team or cheerleading squad, and never slay a vampire.
October 4, 2015
'When you lose someone, it's as if they've been smashed into a thousand pieces and what you're doing in the aftermath is gathering a few of those pieces to put some version of that person back together again.'
September 27, 2015
Julie Murphy's charming book Dumplin' celebrates the self - specifically the teenaged, plus-sized self of Willowdean Opal Dickson, daughter of the winner of Clover City's Miss Teen Blue Bonnet (1997), and fan of all things Dolly Parton.
September 20, 2015
A meteor is hurtling toward Earth and you have twenty-four hours left to live. (As far as you know, Bruce Willis is not flying into outer space accompanied by an Aerosmith soundtrack.) How do you spend your time? This is the very situation the characters in Lisa Schroeder’s new YA novel, All We Have Is Now, find themselves in.
September 13, 2015
In this sequel to Vivian Apple at the End of the World, things are getting weirder and wilder and are as entertaining as ever.
September 6, 2015
Nicola Yoon’s sparkling debut young adult novel, Everything, Everything, is, well, everything you’d want in a teen romance – minus the schmaltz.
August 30, 2015
Nicely paced and coming to a satisfying close, this book incorporating friendship, girl power, and a graphic novel is hard to beat.
August 23, 2015
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.