Amy Plum’s 6 Shocking Pop Culture Plot Twists

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That awkward moment when you’re living your life, minding your own business, and *BAM* turns out everything you thought you knew is a lie. Okay, hopefully you’re not personally familiar with this feeling, but you know what we’re talking about. … Read More

Three Things That Are Sexier Because They’re French

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French kissing. French wines. French lipstick. Rosamund Hodge, author of Cruel Beauty and Crimson Bound shares her thoughts on why some things are definitely sexier because they are French. We know that “French” means “sexy” with a soupçon of “sophisticated.” … Read More

Michelle Zink’s 10 Biggest Pop Culture Lies

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Michelle Zink, author of Lies I Told, is calling out the liars, liars pants on fire in pop culture. And she’s certainly the author for the job. As you might have guessed from the title, the characters in Lies I … Read More

Reading for School vs Reading for Fun

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Reading for school is the WOOOORRRSSSTTTTT. Alice Oseman is the 20-year old author of Solitaire and she understands that sometimes reading for school can be a tad different experience than reading for fun. She’s pretty much an expert on the … Read More

What Are Your Favorite Sequels?

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In honor of ETHERWORLD, the sequel to ELUSION and the conclusion to the duology by Claudia Gabel and Cheryl Klam, we asked this dynamic duo to tell us what their favorite sequels were. Here’s their list, which spans movies, YA, … Read More

How to Win at High School (According to Owen Matthews)

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With a book titled How to Win at High School it’s a no brainer that Owen Matthews knows exactly what it takes to win at life from freshman to senior year.   But first! Here’s what you need to know … Read More

Alice Oseman: I Wrote a Book About a Sad Girl

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This week, authors Cynthia Hand, Michelle Falkoff, and Jasmine Warga have discussed why YA books that delve into mental health issues are so important. Today, Alice Oseman, author of Solitaire, shares the inspiration for her debut novel, and how writing … Read More

Jasmine Warga: Portraying Teenage Depression in YA

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Jasmine Warga, author of My Heart and Other Black Holes, joins our discussion on why YA books that deal with mental health issues are so important. Now, learn what Jasmine aimed to accomplish by writing an authentic portrayal of teenage … Read More

Michelle Falkoff: Writing About Grief

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This week, to further open the conversation on mental health books, we asked a few of our authors who have written novels that deal with mental health issues to share the inspiration for their books, and tell us why books … Read More

Cynthia Hand: Breaking the Silence on Mental Health

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One of the reasons we love YA books is because they don’t shy away from the difficult topics. Rather, they face them head on, reminding us it’s possible to celebrate the triumphs without undermining the hardships of life. This week, … Read More

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