15 YA Books Featuring Amazing Adults

Curated Reading Lists

These YA books know how to adult! YA has a bad reputation for never featuring adults. Usually all of the adults are either conveniently working all the time, dead, or are totally clueless as to what’s going on with the … Read More

9 Candles Every Book-Loving Pyro Needs

Book Nerds Unite, Fun Stuff, Lists!

Burn candles, not books! Instead of burning books, here are nine book-themed or scented candles we recommend you light up during Banned Books Week! Burning Books Literary Candle This candle smells like you’re sitting by a fire reading your favorite … Read More

Writing Challenge: Fictionalize Your Day!

Author Guest Posts

Aaron Hartzler, author of the compelling new YA book What We Saw, has a writing challenge for you! Yes, you. Listen up. Aaron Hartzler’s Writing Challenge: People always ask me, “Where do you get your ideas?” My new novel What … Read More

Pick a Coffee, Get a Book Recommendation!

Quizzes, Selection Series

What have you bean reading these days? We have some freshly brewed young adult novels that are sure to give you the pick-me-up you need! All you have to do is select the coffee drink that you love the most … Read More

Cover Reveal: SEVEN BLACK DIAMONDS by Melissa Marr

Cover Design

It’s cover reveal time for SEVEN BLACK DIAMONDS, the new novel from Melissa Marr, author of Wicked Lovely! Seven Black Diamonds is a thrilling fantasy complete with ethereal fae powers, tumultuous romance, and a bloodthirsty faery queen. We are SO IN.   … Read More

Meet Julie Murphy & Cammie McGovern on Tour!

Epic Reads Exclusives

Meet two fabulous YA authors out on their 5-city national tour this October! Julie Murphy, author of Dumplin, and Cammie McGovern, author of A Step Toward Falling are headed out to a city near you on their “Breaking the YA … Read More

Can You Match the YA Book to the Girl on the Cover?


How good is your book cover matching game? Take this quiz and see how easily can you identify the YA book based on the cover models from the book covers! Side note: When will this whole “girl on the cover” … Read More

The 18 Most Anticipated YA Books to Read in October

Coming Soon

Pumpkin spice lattes are sweet but new books are even sweeter (and won’t rot your teeth). Get ready to add these 18 upcoming young adult novels to your bookshelf! We scoured Goodreads to see which books our community is most … Read More

Can You Match the Dream Sequence to the Book?


Sweet dreams are made of this.  How well do you remember your dreams? If you’re like us, then as soon as you wake up it’s just…nothing. Nope, nada. But can you remember what happens in your favorite books? We bet that’s a YES. … Read More

Like, Try, Why: Never Let Me Go, If I Stay, Tin Star

Like, Try, Why

We are your book matchmakers, here to make you a match! Sometimes it’s hard to find a book you’ll like, which is why we’ve done the dirty work for you! We have read-a-like suggestions if you enjoyed Never Let Me … Read More

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