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to-Film Adaptations

<b>There is a massive wave of YA novels set to become films in the next few years. Our work experience student, Alex MacAffe, looks at three of her</b> …

Books

Julianne Moore to Go Evil in Mockingjay? And 7 Other Great YA Villainesses

The casting word on the street is that Julianne Moore is in talks to play President Alma Coin in the upcoming two-part conclusion to the <i>Hunger Games</i> …

What Are Grown-Ups Afraid of in YA Books?

Many times, it’s big-name publications that get young adult literature all wrong. Their “experts” call anything published for the under-18 crowd YA, …

What Are Grown-Ups Afraid of in YA Books?

<i>First published on Book Riot</i><p>Many times, it's big-name publications that get young adult literature all wrong. Their "experts" call anything published for the under-18 crowd YA, or they make claims that there aren't any books written for boys (I covered this in my 5 Things to Know About YA post).<p>But …

YA Summer Reading: 17 Amazing Books To Get You Through September

<b>By Riley Griffin, 17</b><p>A few blocks from my house is a bookstore. There, on the second floor, in the small corner by the window, is where I am happiest. It’s my “the eye of the storm”: a sanctuary that allows me to avoid the calamities of this world by escaping to another. Call me old-fashioned, but …

25 YA Books For Adults Who Don't Read YA

You’ve heard of The Hunger Games, Twilight and Harry Potter and now you’re ready to visit the teen or “young adult” section at your local bookstore but not sure where to start. We suggest giving these 25, excellent YA books a try. Ready for a role reversal? Fans of YA! Here are 25 adult books our …

Awesome Infographics: YA Cover Art Trends in 2011

We recently came across Uncovering YA Covers, an amazing series of infographics drawn up by YA author Kate Hart about the trends in YA cover art in …

Infographics

In Defense of YA Romance (And Why I Love It So Much)

As you may have noticed if you’re a regular reader of this column, I tend to focus on one specific type of YA. YA is a pretty broad classification …

Books

Two 19th century Gothic classics get Goth YA makeovers

Those thoroughly satiated with beach days and summer blonds can seek refuge of a darker sort in two new novels for young adults in which classic 19th century Gothic novels get a postmodern, post-punk makeover influenced by the aesthetic of their 20th century pop culture counterpart, Gothic …

Status update with Maureen Johnson: writer and ideal dinner-party guest

We often ask the personalities who answer our Status Update questions who they would invite to their dream dinner party. If you've followed the work of the New York-based author and prolific Twitter user Maureen Johnson, it's likely that <i>she</i> would be on <i>your</i> list.<p>Johnson is that person you want to …

In Honor Of Banned Books Week, Here's Some Of The Most-Challenged YA Books In Recent Memory

Our poor pal Rainbow Rowell: “Fangirl” comes out, and at the same time, her previous YA novel, “Eleanor & Park,” gets challenged in Minnesota. Some fussbudget parents claimed the book was too sexy and profane to be taught in schools, and kicked off a big old to-do at the thought of it taking up …