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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 | Books
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 | Books
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 | Books
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 | Books
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

npr.org | By Lauren Myracle | Posted 09.06.2011 | Books

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)

abcnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

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...