Can You Guess the YA Fantasy Book From the Quote?


You know them. Young adult fantasy books. Heck, you’ve even seen if you could survive one. But do you know them well enough to identify one from a single quote? We have a ton of lines highlighted, countless pages post-it’d, and plenty of … Read More

How Popular Are Your Opinions About These Bookish Pet Peeves?

Book Nerds Unite, Quizzes

All right, we’re just going to ask it—are you a book snob? We’re not afraid to admit that sometimes we are. After all, there’s only so much we can take when we put our favorite things into the hands of others. … Read More

17 #OwnVoices YA Books Coming Out This Year We Can’t Wait to Read


There are some truly incredible diverse YA books coming out this year that we can’t wait to add to our bookshelves, and we’re so excited that authors from those same marginalized backgrounds are getting the chance to tell their stories! … Read More

What’s Your Three Dark Crowns Gift?

Quizzes, Three Dark Crowns Series

All right, THREE DARK CROWNS fans, it’s the moment you’ve been waiting for. It’s the quiz your fandomship deserves and the one that will define your place on Fennbirn Island for all of time. Get ready to find out which of the THREE DARK … Read More

This Face Match App is Proof That YA Book Covers Are Works of Art

Featured, Fun Stuff

If you’ve been anywhere near the social media sphere lately, you might’ve seen posts pairing peoples’ faces with classical paintings that look weirdly like them. Thanks to a brand new face match app from Google Arts and Culture, now you can … Read More

You Need to Find Out What Your YA Alias Would Be

Fun Stuff

Ellingham Academy was meant to be a beautiful place—not the setting of unsolved mysteries. An exclusive boarding school, tucked away in the mountains of Vermont, styled with the most iconic decor and designed to be a place where learning was more than … Read More

46 Thoughts I Had While Watching the New Love, Simon Trailer

Thoughts While Reading, Videos

Hey, everyone! Tyler from Team Epic Reads here. Are you as excited as I am for LOVE, SIMON to finally hit theaters this year?! Honestly, if you’re not, it’s probably because you’ve never read the book and still haven’t happened upon one … Read More

10 YA Sequels That Might Actually Be Better Than the First Book


It’s no secret that YA sequels will either make or break a series. Sometimes it’s hard to live up to how good the first book is—but sometimes, an author will take the characters, the plot, and the stakes to new … Read More

Could You Solve the Mystery of Truly Devious?


Puzzling riddles, suspenseful twists, suspicious characters and of course, a mysterious murder…Intrigued? Then today’s quiz is for you! It’s time to test your detective skills to see if you have what it takes to solve the mystery of TRULY DEVIOUS. … Read More

The 2017 *Book Shimmy* Awards Winners!

Book Nerds Unite, Epic Reads Exclusives, Featured, Fun Stuff

Gather round! We have counted your many, many, many votes, and the ballots are officially in! We’re finally ready to announce the winners of this year’s *Book Shimmy* Awards and, can we just say, this was, by far, one of the most … Read More


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