40 Paperbacks That Are Begging to Be Read This Summer

Curated Reading Lists, Featured, Fun Stuff, Lists!

Hardcovers may be the untouched museum pieces on our bookshelves, but it’s paperbacks that we truly love to read. Before we recommend some delicious YA paperbacks for your summer reading roster, let us first give you a few reasons why … Read More

The Best YA Book Trailers of All Time

Lists!, Selection Series, Videos

We’re exactly the type of people who go to theaters early just to see the trailers. They can be a great tease and totally get you hyped. We’ve rounded up the best YA book trailers of all time –– the … Read More

46 Problems Only YA Characters Understand

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Life’s tough when you’re a young adult character. Not only do you have to deal with being secretly beautiful, you have all these other things going on too. You just want some affection but whenever you touch people they die … Read More

10 Reasons Why New Jersey Is The Most Romantic State Ever


A lot of people love to hate on New Jersey, but what you don’t know is that it is actually the most romantic place to be. Why else would all of Robin Constantine’s YA romances be set in New Jersey? … Read More

The Most Misunderstood Villains of All Time

Author Guest Posts, Lists!, Pop Culture

Let’s all agree that there are some villains out there that deserve a little less hate and little more respect. Yes, the Evil Stepmother locked Cinderella in a tower. But wasn’t she just looking out for the interests of her … Read More

Like Try Why For Authors Who Crossover!

Like, Try, Why, Lists!

Looking to read a new type of book by your favorite author? Many authors write across age groups, moving from one age bracket to another and back again. After all, age is just a number! Check out our authors who … Read More

15 YA Books That Need To Be Adapted Into Broadway Musicals

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Whether you were in your school’s production of Les Misérables, proudly call yourself a Renthead, bow down to Sondheim, or play Hamilton noooon-stop, we can all agree that musicals are magical. Awesome attire, dance moves for days, and who doesn’t love listening to that … Read More

9 Curious Alice in Wonderland Adaptations

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Curiouser and curiouser! Back in the day (more like waaaay back) in 1865, a novel was written by English mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. That novel was Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. It’s doubtful that he knew … Read More

Truly Terrible (or Awesome?) Prom Themes Based on Books

Book Nerds Unite, Fun Stuff, Lists!

@EpicReads oh man, we're on this. — Strand Book Store (@strandbookstore) April 6, 2016 Ain’t no party like a Gatsby party because a Gatsby party don’t stop until at least two people are dead and everyone is disillusioned with … Read More

Hairstyle Inspiration from 10 YA Book Covers

Fun Stuff, Lists!

Next time you want to mix up your look, head to your local bookstore for some inspiration! Have you ever looked at a cover and thought, “Wow, she has great hair”? We definitely have. So here are some hairstyles we … Read More

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