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15 YA Books That Live Up to the Hype

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There’s a lot of talk in the YA sphere about what books are genuinely good, which ones are overrated, and which ones need a little more love. We tackled that last one, but now we wanted to take a look at … Read More

17 Quotes from YA Fiction That Always Make Us Cry

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YA fiction is perfect at hitting us in the feels—if you couldn’t tell, we’ve been experiencing this a lot lately. Like, often enough that we rounded up a whole bunch of books that unashamedly make us ugly cry. But sometimes, you … 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

10 YA Characters We Want Spin-offs For

Epic Reads Exclusives

It’s basically inevitable: The main character’s best friend, or love interest, or rival, will always steal a little bit of the attention. It might not be their story, but it doesn’t mean they don’t deserve some of the spotlight. And … Read More

Book Your Flight With Epic Reads!

Featured, Fun Stuff, Infographics, What We're Reading

This summer has been… cray to say the least. Here at Epic Reads, we’ve SERIOUSLY been dreaming of summer escape and obviously with every vacation comes a plane ride… and with every plane ride comes a good book. So we … Read More

14 Activist Books That Will Help You Fight Back

Curated Reading Lists, Featured, Lists!, What We're Reading

OKAY. Let’s address the elephant in the room. The world is really crazy right now! You know it, we know it, we all know it! There has been A LOT of stuff going on, and sometimes it’s easy to feel … 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

5 Ways Reading YA Prepares You For Adulthood

Book Nerds Unite, Fun Stuff

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: Everyone can benefit from reading YA novels, regardless of age. Despite what you may have heard, YA fiction is not all fluff, clichés, and love triangles. The genre tackles unwieldy and … Read More

6 YA Audiobooks You Need To Listen To

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I know what you’re thinking. Are audiobooks even a thing??!? Hear me out. YAASSS They are. I know, I know. Audiobooks get a bad rep.  Every time someone mentions the word audiobook, I immediately think of a self-help tape stuck … 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

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