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If You’re Not Following These YA Characters on Twitter, You Should Be

Book Nerds Unite, Fun Stuff

We all love to follow our favorite authors on social media—inside scoop! Writing sprints! The prime source of all things fandom!—but what about our favorite characters? Do you need some tips on who to follow on Twitter? Well, thanks to … Read More

15 YA Characters Who Live Up to the Hype

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If you asked a hundred different readers who their favorite characters are, you would probably get close to a hundred different answers. But there are some characters in YA who standout above the rest, who made their mark and find themselves … Read More

10 Books Made Into Movies You Don’t Want to Miss in 2018

YA Movie & TV News

2018 is shaping up to be an excellent year for movie releases and we can’t wait to see some of our favorite books come to life on screen. Fingers crossed that the movie adaptations do the books justice…movie studios, hear our … Read More

9 Life Lessons That We Learned From YA Books

Lists!

Here at Epic Reads, we are firm believers that there is absolutely no shame in admitting your love for YA books. Obviously. Frankly, we don’t understand anyone who looks down on them. Not only are they ridiculously entertaining, but the characters … Read More

5 YA Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Epic Reads Exclusives

You know the books. They’re the ones that have changed your life, and the ones that have given you a different way of looking at the world. You probably might’ve cried while reading them, and you definitely texted your best friend immediately … Read More

The 10 YA Books Longlisted for the 2017 National Book Awards

Epic Reads Exclusives

The National Book Awards are just around the corner. The winners will be announced on November 15th and we can’t wait to see which book receives the Young People’s Literature award this year! What are the National Book Awards? It … Read More

Starr’s Family Has Been Cast for The Hate U Give Movie!

Featured, YA Movie & TV News

Flashback just a couple of months: THE HATE U GIVE, the breathtaking, addicting, too-relevant YA debut from Angie Thomas, finally hit shelves after months of anticipation. We could not put it down. And you know what? It seemed like our dreams came true … Read More

You Need To Listen To This Playlist Inspired By All Eyez On Me

Epic Reads Exclusives

All Eyez on Me, a movie on the true story of rapper/poet/activist/actor Tupac Shakur, hits theaters tomorrow and we absolutely, positively cannot wait– especially because Angie Thomas, author of #1 New York Times novel,  The Hate U Give, was deeply inspired … Read More

Here’s How Tupac Inspired The Hate U Give

Book Nerds Unite, Fun Stuff

By now you’ve heard that The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is the one YA novel you absolutely cannot miss this year. What you might not know is that The Hate U Give was not only inspired by the … Read More

Watch Our April 2017 Real Talk Video

Real Talk, Videos, What We're Reading

Welcome to real-talk-landia, where we are committed to keepin’ it 100 at all times. Because we were craving some conversation about all the important topics being written about in YA, this month Natalie from Team Epic Reads is bringing you some … Read More

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