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New YA Comics Coming Out July–September 2019

Your quarterly round up of new YA graphic novels and comics hitting shelves July-September 2019! Check out these summer 2019 YA comics.

3 on a YA Theme: Teen Writers

Celebrate National Novel Writing Month and get inspired to write those 50k words with this reading list of YA books about teen writers!

Books From 2015 I Wish I’d Read When They Came Out

I waited for them to come out. I bought them. I said I’d read them soon. I didn’t. These are ...

The Future is Now: 6 Books About Time Travel

Obviously yesterday was a big day. A day of hoverboards and the Cubs winning the Series. I’m obviously talking about ...

5 (+3) Books to Watch For in October

October is my favourite, you guys. It’s the month of pumpkin spice lattes, cold evenings and sunny mornings, and Thanksgiving ...

How FANGIRL Restored My Faith in Humanity

This is a guest post from Nikki DeMarco. Nikki is a composition teacher and blogs atnikkilooch.com. She lives in Richmond, ...

Romance 101: Beta Heroes

Everyone knows the typical romance hero. Brooding, possessive, domineering. A man who pines for the heroine so hard that it ...

4 Book-Inspired Merchandise Lines I Want To See

Branded merchandise is par for the course for most movies and television shows. But now with so many movies and ...

Back to School: 10 Books For Reliving Those College Days

It is that time of year when our local stores are running Back to School sales on everything from pencils ...

15 Author Pages You Should Like on Facebook

Want more bookishness if your Facebook feed? Check out these wicked awesome author fan pages. 1. Paulo Coelho If you ...

We Need Bigger Megaphones for Diversity in Kid Lit

Last week, BookCon announced their event’s lineup of blockbuster kid lit panelists. Jeff Kinney, James Patterson, Rick Riordan, and Lemony ...

Why the ELEANOR & PARK Movie is So Important

I am so excited for the Eleanor & Park movie. I’m not just excited to see it (I ate the ...

Don’t Ban Books Like Eleanor & Park. Teens Need Them.

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read in September

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

On the “Banned” Wagon: The Month in Book Challenges

Banned Books Week is a annual “celebration” to raise awareness about books that have been challenged or banned — it’s ...