Cristin Terrill

Time Travel Is a Tricky Thing

In Cristin Terrill’s YA novel All Our Yesterdays, time travel exists at the core of a group of friends and the troubles they face.

August 10, 2014

Austin Aslan's The Islands at the End of the World: Sci-fi Meets Eco-thriller

This is an apocalyptic, science-fiction eco-thriller. Austin Aslan’s first young adult book, The Islands at the End of the World, comes roaring out of the gate with expert pacing in this race-to-get-home adventure.

August 3, 2014

Not for Long: $2.99 for James Dashner's The Eye of Minds

James Dashner, author of The Maze Runner series, brings us The Eye of Minds, the first book in a new series called Mortality Doctrine.

July 27, 2014

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.