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3 on a YA Theme: YA Mysteries Set in Vermont

If you're looking for a mystery with a strong sense of place, check out these three YA mysteries set in the great state of Vermont!

Genre Kryptonite: YA Novels With Strong Sibling Relationships

Five YA novels featuring strong sibling relationships.

Read Mindfully: My Own Read Harder Challenge

I’ll be perfectly honest: I didn’t get even a quarter of the way through the 2015 Read Harder challenge. I ...

April Book Adaptation News!

Hollywood loves to mine the book world for stories, new and old, that can be re-imagined and brought to the ...

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

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

September Book Adaptation News

Lots of films, television shows, mini-series, and musicals all find their origins in books. If you are someone who wants ...

Books for Boys and Books for Girls: Problems with Gendered Reading

We can be our own worst enemies when it comes to teaching kids how to love reading. We tell boys ...

Two Writers Who Are Killing It on Twitter

Ok, so last time I wrote about the way some authors behave on Twitter, lots of authors got super annoyed ...

Book Touring Like a Rock Star

Something pretty cool might be coming to a town near you, and reading about it got me thinking about author ...

They’re (Paper) Ba-ack: October 2, 2012

Tuesday is New Book Day. We celebrate each week by highlighting titles we’re excited to see arrive in paperback. [galleryview ...

What if Your Need to Read Changes?

I don’t mean to alarm you, but my reading mojo is gone. Well…not gone, exactly, but it’s changed. And changed ...