#young adult fiction

10 Ways to Keep Up With New YA Book Releases

When you just want to read all the time, here are ten resources to help you keep track of new YA book releases from your current and new favorite authors.

I’ve Outgrown Young Adult Fiction and I Think I’m Okay With That

Why one reader thinks they've outgrown YA -- and why they're okay with that.

Author Taran Matharu Talks His Summoner Series, The Power of Reading and More!

Taran Matharu sits down and talks to a student from Glenthorne High School about his Summoner series and the power of reading.

I Want To Believe: Four First Contact Stories for X-Files Fans

While I suspect that most fans of The X-Files must be watching the new episodes as they air, I’ve been ...

5 Books That Got Me Reading

I’ve read a lot of books. Thousands of books. I have loved a lot of them, hated some of them, ...

Six Young Adult Characters Reimagined As Bands

I love the fun and imaginative names that spring up in Young Adult fiction. Sometimes I think the names must ...

Combating Fat Phobia in YA Lit

One of the biggest pet peeves of mine in YA lit and in our society more broadly is how poorly ...

Read This, Then That: The Night We Said Yes by Lauren Gibaldi & Other Great YA Breakup Novels

The Night We Said Yes by Lauren Gibaldi is a breakup story. And not one that’s just about two people breaking up, ...

3 On A YA Theme: Intersex Teens

I’ve slowly been making my way through the letters of LGBTQIA+ through these weekly YA posts, with bisexuality, asexuality, and ...

10 Adventure Novels to Die For

Is there anything better than a great adventure novel? Here are ten (plus a few extra recommendations) to add to ...

3 On A YA Theme: Realistic Fairy Tale Retellings

Last spring, I gave a presentation at a library conference about realistic fiction, which is my favorite arena of YA. ...

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

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

3 On A YA Theme: Short Books

I just finished rereading Laurie Halse Anderson’s Speak. I read it when I was 16 and wanted to revisit it now, ...

Women Aren’t Aliens (and Other Thoughts on the Andrew Smith Controversy)

The bookish internet blew up this week over the issue of sexism, female characters, and YA. And it all started when author ...

A Reading List from My Heart & Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

Back in January, I put together a reading list inspired by the books mentioned in Andrew Winger’s Winger. I really ...