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Neo-Nazi Trump Supporters Are Going After YA Books Now

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 09.26.2016 | Arts

Author Laura Silverman wrote a YA novel, Girl Out of Water, that’s slated for publication in May 2017. The book hasn’t fully made its way through ...

The Gay Young Adult Novel You've Been Waiting For Is Finally Here

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.01.2016 | Queer Voices

Award-winning novelist Tim Federle makes his first foray into young adult fiction with The Great American Whatever, and it's every bit worth the wait....

YA Author Holly Black on Her New Book, Fairies & Working With Cassandra Clare

Lisa Parkin | Posted 03.15.2015 | Home
Lisa Parkin

The Darkest Part of the Forest shows Black's skill as a master storyteller and her ability to reinvent the Fae in a new, creative and compelling way.

8 Must-Read YA Authors You Might Not Know

Amy Yoelin | Posted 03.23.2014 | Teen
Amy Yoelin

If you were to ask what I do for my life, the answer would be writing and reading. I have to limit myself from going to my public library, because I end up taking WAY to many books than I can handle to read. I start to cry when I walk into Barnes & Noble. Yeah, it's bad.

Lovesick and Tired: Unnecessary Romance in YA

Elizabeth Vail | Posted 06.24.2013 | Home
Elizabeth Vail

Looking at the last couple of years of YA novels, it seems that romance has shifted from being a genre trend to a genre requirement -- and the genre has suffered for it.

High School Friends Take Trip Down Memory Lane In Reunited

Julie A. Carlson | Posted 09.17.2012 | Home
Julie A. Carlson

The novel, which won the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Book Launch Award in 2011, centers around three teens -- Alice, Summer and Tiernan -- all of them have just graduated from high school.

Interview With Josephine Angelini, Author of Young Adult Mythology Novel, 'Dreamless'

Lisa Parkin | Posted 08.13.2012 | Home
Lisa Parkin

Along with the rising popularity of dystopian novels in young adult fiction, Greek mythology retellings are finding their way more and more into teen books. Whether it's about Persephone, Medusa or the Furies, no Olympian or ancient myth is safe from YA novelists.

BEA 2012: Young Adult Editor's Buzz

Lisa Parkin | Posted 08.08.2012 | Home
Lisa Parkin

You can't walk two feet at BookExpo America without stumbling on a hot new read showcased at one of the 1,000 booths inside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

YA Author Apologizes To 'Wall Street Journal' Critic | By Lauren Myracle | Posted 09.06.2011 | Home

Debates over what material is appropriate for teen readers have been raging ever since the young adult -- or "YA" -- genre first emerged....

"Looking Glass Wars" Author Frank Beddor Speaks To Readers Young And Old (VIDEO) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Tomorrow is National Young Readers Day, an initiative to celebrate and encourage a love of reading in kids, and in honor of that, we bring you this in...