Stephen Chbosky’s book is a brief thing; the scant 200-plus pages are hardly indicative of the complex narrative that unfolds between the movie tie-in covers prominently featuring Emma Watson of Harry Potter fame.
January 27, 2013
Author Alexandra Bracken chats with Everyday eBook about her young adult thriller series, betrayal in the futuristic world she has created, and the dark side of human nature.
January 20, 2013
Wonderfully eerie and eccentric, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is a unique read for young readers and adults alike, who don’t mind a bit of murder with their mystery.
January 13, 2013
When Lena Duchannes arrives in the sleepy town of Gatlin and captures the attention of Ethan Wate, the truth about local history is revealed, along with secrets and supernatural powers, in this young adult tale that is being adapted for the big screen.
January 6, 2013
Set in the 1920s, Bray's The Diviners centers around Evie, a seventeen-year-old Ohio transplant who comes to New York City to live with her uncle, the supernatural academic, and his assistant. Shortly after her arrival the city is rocked by a series of murders, which she and her uncle discover may be connected to a darker presence lurking in the shadows.
December 30, 2012
John Green's young adult novel of two young people going through more than just their teen years together transcends the boundaries of age-appropriate reading to touch all readers.
December 23, 2012
Nineteen-year-old Ed Kennedy is an ordinary underachiever until he receives mysterious playing cards that compel him to intervene in people's lives, helping or hurting, in Markus Zusak's poignant, funny young adult novel.
December 16, 2012
Remember your first serious crush? Are you cringing, looking back? Okay, good. We have all been there and endured the awkward splendor and hormonal grief of a (likely) unrequited relationship in our early teen years. And in Love and Other Perishable Items, first-time novelist Buzo has re-created just that.
December 9, 2012
Rebecca Stead’s Liar & Spy chronicles life from the point of view of the diffident Georges. It is a sharply intuitive, engaging tale that teaches, through the protagonist’s example, how to be independent, and perhaps, most importantly, how to be brave.
December 2, 2012
Does Laini Taylor know how to title a book or what? She’s also managed to kick the whole second-book-in-a-trilogy-sucking curse right in the behind. The best way I can describe her latest, Days of Blood and Starlight, is (to borrow from one of my other favorite author's books, North of Beautiful) jolie laide, literally translated from the French as 'pretty ugly.'
November 25, 2012
Remember this smart, sweet movie? Teens Nick and Norah spend one wild night in New York City, full of music, drunken friends, and heady romance. And the book is just as good, with a somewhat different twist.
November 21, 2012
In his New York Magazine review of 'Lincoln,' David Edelstein said, 'By the time the movie ends, you don’t feel as if you know Lincoln – few, in his own time, claimed to know him. But you feel as if you know what it was like to be in his presence.' If you'd rather get to know the man, check out one of these reads.
November 18, 2012
Author Kirsten Hubbard chats about her adventurous young adult novel, Wanderlove, her own travel serendipity, and the pleasure of going off the beaten path.
November 15, 2012
Happy Birthday, Everyday eBook. In honor of our first birthday, we’d like to take a look back at some of the posts from our early days that we think you may have missed and that we’re particularly fond of. Happy eReading!
November 11, 2012
In Andy Mulligan's young adult novel, three 'dumpsite' boys mine their own resources to survive a dangerous game of cat and mouse.