10 Weirdest Facts About Renaissance Florence

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You can find some bizarre facts while you’re researching. Author L. M. Elliott has immersed herself in Renaissance Florence for her new book, Da Vinci’s Tiger, where we meet Ginevra de’Benci, the fascinating real woman who sat for Leonardo Da … Read More

5 Signs Your BFF May Actually Be a Frenemy

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Can’t tell if the person you’re hanging out with is a friend or a frenemy? Marcy Beller Paul, author of Underneath Everything, has a few tips to help you figure it out. When you meet a new friend who gets … Read More

Intersex Awareness Day!

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Today is Intersex Awareness Day! If you don’t know what intersex is, check out these amazing videos here or here. Or read None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio. If you do know what intersex is, but aren’t sure why … Read More

How to Throw a Spy-Themed Book Party

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Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to throw a spy-themed party of epic proportions. Celebrate the release of VELVET UNDERCOVER, a WWI-era spy novel by Teri Brown, by inviting your friends on a scavenger hunt to solve … Read More

Why Patrick Ness Wrote About the Unchosen Ones

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Who honestly wants to be part of Buffy’s Scooby Gang when you can be the kid in the back of the class that never gets hurt or killed at all? Patrick Ness wrote this amazing novel called THE REST OF … Read More

8 Things I Wish I Knew In High School

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Four years of heart-stopping crushes, best friends, awkward social situations, and bad cafeteria food. Like Dickens said, it was the best of times…and it was the worst of times. Welcome to High School. In VERY IN PIECES, Very Sayles-Woodruff leaves her … Read More

Writing Challenge: Fictionalize Your Day!

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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

8 Badass Ladies Who Changed Literature Forever

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Who run the literary world? GIRLS. Women writers have been kicking butt for a long time and it’s time we acknowledge those who changed the literature game.   8 Women Who Changed Literature A list curated by Mackenzi Lee My … Read More

5 Weird But (Probably) Significant Pop Culture Dream Sequences

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Dream sequences should strike the perfect balance of confusion and clarity. There will be some clues you can crack immediately, and others you won’t be able to decipher until a future event. Sometimes the dreams are prophetic, other times they … Read More

7 Major Fairy Tale Fails

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Mirror, mirror on the wall who’s the failest of them all? Alex Flinn, author of Beastly, Bewitching, and her newest novel, Mirrored, knows that fairy tales aren’t as perfect as they may seem. Actually, if you think about it, there’s … Read More

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