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Rising to the Challenge: How The Book Internet Delivered Books to Teens

Earlier this summer, we talked about a book challenge that took place at West Ashley High School in Charleston, South ...

SOME GIRLS ARE Removed from Summer Reading List in South Carolina

“…an unflinching look at the intricacies of high school relationships and how easily someone’s existence can change. Fans of the ...

A Conversation About Girls’ Stories with Laurie Halse Anderson and Courtney Summers

It’s been sixteen years since Laurie Halse Anderson’s groundbreaking Speak came out. In those sixteen years, it’s hard to not see ...

5 Books To Watch For in April

April always feels like a month full of promise. The weather is finally starting to turn a corner away from ...

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read In November

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, ...

Beyond the Bestsellers: So You’ve Read Ellen Hopkins

Ellen Hopkins is not only a New York Times Bestselling author, she’s a perennially popular author. No matter how many ...

The Girl Myth in YA Fiction (And Beyond)

The topic of likability is one that gets played out a lot when it comes to female characters in fiction. ...

The YA Zombie Apocalypse Crossword Puzzle: A Little Undead Fun

Zombies are far from dead in YA fiction, and they won’t be dying any time soon. They’re perennially terrifying, and ...

15 Awesome Young Adult Book-Inspired Manicures

Ever had the urge to paint your nails to match your favorite book? Check out these amazing nail art tributes ...

Genre Kryptonite: Dark, Realistic Young Adult Novels

This is a guest post by Kelly Jensen. Kelly is a librarian and a blogger at STACKED. She loves black licorice and ...