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The Real Reason Why Grown-Ups Love Young-Adult Fantasy Books

<i>Marie Rutkoski's young-adult novel The Winner's Curse is already getting early raves. We've got the exclusive reveal of the book's gorgeous cover,</i> …

The New Roth

The author of runaway YA series Divergent, Veronica Roth talks to ELLE about choosing the bestseller list over grad school, her own coming of age (spoiler alert: there was a heavy metal phase!), and what's next<p>Veronica Roth is giving Suzanne Collins a run for her money as the reigning queen of …

Four: The Transfer

• <b>Author:</b> Veronica Roth<p>Complete your Divergent library with the Four stories!<p>Fans of the Divergent series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth will be captivated by "Four: The Transfer," the first of four stories, each between fifty and seventy-five pages long, set in the world of …

Young adults books quiz: Can you match the quote to the book?

PW KidsCast A Conversation with Shannon Hale

Shannon Hale discusses her new middle-grade novel, 'Ever After High: The Storybook of Legends,' and the importance of both reading and imaginative …

Librarian slams 9-year-old for reading too much

The director of the Hudson Falls Public Library in New York has advised 9-year-old Tyler Weaver to drop out of their summer-long “Dig Into Reading” …

Clockwork Princess

• <b>Author:</b> Cassandra Clare<p>Danger and betrayal, love and loss, secrets and enchantment are woven together in the breathtaking finale to the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling Infernal Devices Trilogy, prequel to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series.<p>Danger intensifies for the …

Japanese school board bans acclaimed anti-war manga

A Japanese manga series considered an anti-war classic has caused a stir in Japan after a school board in the country's south-western city of Matsue removed it from all its school libraries.<p>The 10-volume manga series, Hadashi No Gen (Barefoot Gen), is based on author Keiji Nakazawa's own …

The Bitter Kingdom

• <b>Author:</b> Rae Carson<p>The New York Times‒best-selling series!<p>"Carson joins the ranks of writers like Kristin Cashore, Megan Whalen Turner, and Tamora Pierce as one of YA's best writers of high fantasy."—Locus<p>In the deeply satisfying conclusion to the bestselling Girl of Fire and Thorns trilogy, …

Fable

• <b>Author:</b> Chanda Hahn<p>All that glitters is not gold.<p>When something precious is stolen from sixteen-year-old Mina Grime, she will do anything in her power to get it back, even if it means traveling to the dangerous Fae plane and battling one of the strongest fairy-tale villains yet.<p>However, nothing can …

The Fall of Five

• <b>Author:</b> Pittacus Lore<p>The Fall of Five is the fourth novel in the New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series by Pittacus Lore. The Garde are finally reunited, but do they have what it takes to win the war against the Mogadorians?<p>John Smith—Number Four—thought that things would change once …

Crown of Midnight

• <b>Author:</b> Sarah J. Maas<p><i>She is the greatest assassin her world has ever known.</i><i><br>But does she have the heart of a killer?</i><p>After a year of hard labor in the Salt Mines of Endovier, eighteen-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien has won the king's contest to become the new royal assassin. But Calaena is far …

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The Formula That's Ruining Teen Movies

After Harry Potter, Hunger Games, et al., maybe it's time to retire the Chosen One trope.<p>And perhaps that’s the problem right there. Hollywood is notorious for trying to copycat its monster successes (no pun intended), but what started out as copycatting has turned into a glut. It’s not as if the …

Filmdom scores with YA genre

<b>Life-and-death drama,</b> compelling characters, relentless action, budding romance, wicked-to-the-core villains, a me-against-the-world sensibility, …

The Heroes of Olympus, Book Four: The House of Hades

• <b>Author:</b> Rick Riordan<p>At the conclusion of The Mark of Athena, Annabeth and Percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the Underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow Percy's instructions to find the mortal side of the Doors of Death. If they can fight their way …

Marie Lu's 'Legend' ends with a 'Champion'

Enemies-turned-allies Day and June have one more novel of dystopian drama, and we have an exclusive excerpt.<p>Marie Lu is making sure she ends her debut young-adult series with a novel worthy of its heavyweight title.<p><i>Champion</i>, out Nov. 5 (read an exclusive excerpt below), concludes the dystopian …

95 Young Adult Books To Read This Summer Instead Of Reading 'Harry Potter' AGAIN

For last summer's list of books for a slightly more advanced crowd, click here.

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Fate and Fury, Book 6 The Grey Wolves Series

• <b>Author:</b> Quinn Loftis<p>The last few days have been the darkest of Sally’s life. After experiencing the joy of finding her mate, she now suffers the pain of losing everything she holds dear. Both the Romanian and Serbian packs have been captured, ripping Sally’s soul mate away from her almost as soon …

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Soundtrack (Television) - The Legend of Korra: Book One (album review )

<b>Comments:</b><p><b>Album Rating: 4.0</b><p>Really crisp sounds on this thing.<p>Good review<p>I don't get why you mention the record label so much though<p><b>Digging:</b> Waka …

You Can Now Enjoy Cole Sprouse In Comics Form Thanks To Riverdale

Comics<p>Comic Book News, Reviews, Previews, and Commentary. Get info on well-known characters and comic movies for real comic book fans.<p>Comics<p>An …