This Week In YA News: Mandy Moore, Dumplin’, Simon, And More!

Book Nerds Unite, Fun Stuff, YA Movie & TV News

So… Wow. This week was ON POINT with the YA movie news/ YA news in general. So much happened and we are out of our minds excited!!!!! We got news on the Dumplin‘, Simon, and Darkest Minds movies. We got … Read More

Jennifer Aniston Joins the Dumplin Movie Cast

Featured, YA Movie & TV News

Jennifer Aniston is about to become the YA beauty pageant mom of your dreams. News recently broke that Aniston has been cast as a former beauty queen in the upcoming big-screen adaptation of Julie Murphy’s YA novel Dumplin‘. Aniston will … Read More

That Time The Book Competition Got The Best Of You

Book Nerds Unite, Videos

NOBODY, and we mean NOBODY messes with our books……….. but ok this time we think we may have taken the book competition a littttle too far. #sorrynotsorry. PSA: No books were harmed in the making of this video. Featured Books: … Read More

Pick an Ice Cream, Get a Book Recommendation!

Fun Stuff, Quizzes, Red Queen Series, Selection Series

🍦 You scream, we all scream for ice cream…book recommendations! July is National Ice Cream Month so we’re celebrating by combining our two favorite things. Click on an ice cream photo below to flip the image and presto, you get a … Read More

15 YA Books That Need To Be Adapted Into Broadway Musicals

Fun Stuff, Lists!, Pop Culture

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

Yoga Poses for Book Nerds

Book Nerds Unite, Fun Stuff, Infographics, Lists!

Namaste right here and read some more. Did you know? The yoga pants you wear to read are also good for actual yoga. It’s true! A friend told me! If this book nerd workout is a little too strenuous for … Read More

2015 Book Shimmy Awards: Final Round

Epic Reads Exclusives

Let the final voting round begin! After sifting through over 11,000 votes in the semi-final round we are so excited to present to you the final 4 in each of the *Book Shimmy Awards* categories! Now it’s up to you … Read More

The 29 Best YA Book Covers of 2015 as Chosen by Our Designers


These are the most gorgeously designed YA book covers of 2015, as chosen by the entire book design staff here at Epic Reads! This was one of the best years yet for book cover design. We started seeing fewer girls … Read More

Pick a Coffee, Get a Book Recommendation!

Quizzes, Selection Series

What have you bean reading these days? We have some freshly brewed young adult novels that are sure to give you the pick-me-up you need! All you have to do is select the coffee drink that you love the most … Read More

Meet Julie Murphy & Cammie McGovern on Tour!

Epic Reads Exclusives

Meet two fabulous YA authors out on their 5-city national tour this October! Julie Murphy, author of Dumplin, and Cammie McGovern, author of A Step Toward Falling are headed out to a city near you on their “Breaking the YA … Read More


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