Baking With Elissa Sussman: Pumpkin Pie!

Epic Reads Exclusives, Fun Stuff, Videos

There’s a reason we caught ourselves drooling when we read STRAY. Princess Aislynn, the protagonist, finds her happy place when she’s baking things we’ve never even heard of like “cinnamon bookbinder’s bread” (NOM.) This is no coincidence: author Elissa Sussman … Read More

BookShelfies With Amy Ewing!

Author Guest Posts

What does Amy Ewing’s bookshelf look like? Well, you’re about to find out! This the first of our new series where we’re asking YA authors to take a selfie in front of their bookshelf, hence, a bookshelfie!   WHO Amy Ewing –– Amy … Read More

What Should You Read Next? (Cat Edition!)

Fun Stuff, Quizzes

In honor of National Cat Day, we’re recommending books based on your favorite Internet cat! Pick a cat and get a book! Do it. Do it meow. Take more quizzes here!

Scary Passages from YA Books

Sneak Peeks

Go on, get your Halloween on. We’ve compiled a list of truly frightening passages from some of favorite reads. Which passage is the scariest? You’ll have to read on to find out!   THE FALL by Bethany Griffin “I’ve been … Read More

Series Guide: INSIGNIA by S.J. Kincaid

Series Recaps

Here is everything you need to know about the INSIGNIA series by S.J. Kincaid before you read the final book in the trilogy, CATALYST!   Character Guide   Name: Thomas Raines (may respond to: Tom, Doctor, Gormless Cretin, Doctor of Gormless … Read More

A Reading Kit Inspired by FALLING INTO PLACE

Fun Stuff

Has a book ever come out of nowhere and run over your emotions like a semi truck? You wish someone had prepared you, right? Fear not, because we’ve created a reading kit for FALLING INTO PLACE, an incredible novel that, … Read More

The Age of YA: A Timeline of Historical Fiction

Book Nerds Unite, Infographics, Lists!

From ancient times to the decade of grunge, take a trip to the past with this timeline of 140 YA historical fiction novels, curated by the Epic Reads community! Scroll down for the gorgeous graphic and then keep scrolling, scrolling, … Read More


What We're Reading

If you’ve never read a Neil Gaiman book and don’t know where to start, stop searching and start reading THE GRAVEYARD BOOK. In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place—he’s the only living … Read More

Paige Rawl’s Top Tips for Surviving Bullies

Author Guest Posts

October is anti-bullying month and we’re taking a stand against bullies with Paige Rawl, author of the inspiring memoir, POSITIVE. On a regular day in middle school, Paige told her then best friend that she was born HIV positive and … Read More

The 13 Most Anticipated YA Novels Publishing In November 2014

Coming Soon

Get ready for another month filled with amazing YA releases! Which ones are you most excited to read? Tell us in the comments below!   1. The Retribution of Mara Dyer by Michell Hodkin Loyalties are betrayed, guilt and innocence … Read More

related books


This Month