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14 of the Best YA Gothic Novels

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14 of the Best YA Gothic Novels

With fall finally upon us, there’s no better time to curl up with something slightly spooky and a little romantic. When the weather begins to cool down,...
10 Books to Read While Waiting on John Green’s Turtles All the Way Down

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10 Books to Read While Waiting on John Green’s Turtles All the Way Down

fLook, if we had known we’d be waiting half a decade from one John Green book to the next, we would’ve taken our sweet time reading The Fault in Our...
6 Books to Read While Waiting for Season Two of Riverdale

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6 Books to Read While Waiting for Season Two of Riverdale

How much did you love the first season of Riverdale on the CW? An admittedly darker and more dramatic version of the goofy and lovable Archie comics, the...
16 Great 2017 YAs that Celebrate Bi Visibility

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16 Great 2017 YAs that Celebrate Bi Visibility

Happy Bi Visibility Week! Bisexual visibility is a tough battle on any ground; more often than not, despite being one of the letters in LGBT, bisexuality...
5 YA Cult Stories to Help Set the Mood for American Horror Story: Cult

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5 YA Cult Stories to Help Set the Mood for American Horror Story: Cult

My goodness, do I love me some American Horror Story. A series where each season stands on its own, but hides little treats and the occasional crossover...
5 YA Novels for Phantom of the Opera Fans

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5 YA Novels for Phantom of the Opera Fans

The Phantom of the Opera has long been one of my favorite musicals, and I rewatch it every fall. I love the music, yes, but also the story—a sweeping...
New Releases: Genre Bending, Ruthless Queens, and a New Gen of Riot Grrrls

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New Releases: Genre Bending, Ruthless Queens, and a New Gen of Riot Grrrls

Moxie, by Jennifer Mathieu Inspired by the zine culture and Riot Grrrls of her mother’s youth, a girl whose high school turns a blind eye toward...
6 YA Reads About Being the Kid of Color At Private School

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6 YA Reads About Being the Kid of Color At Private School

Long after segregation, the educational system in the United States is far from perfect—or even fully integrated. I was lucky enough to have a...
One Day Can Change the World in Patrick Ness’s Extraordinary Release

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One Day Can Change the World in Patrick Ness’s Extraordinary Release

Patrick Ness’s latest novel, Release, is deceptively simple and elegantly told. It’s a stunningly powerful story following one day in the life...
Author Sarah Beth Durst On Bringing YA Novel Drink Slay Love to the Screen

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Author Sarah Beth Durst On Bringing YA Novel Drink Slay Love to the Screen

Young adult novels have been attracting Hollywood’s attention since before the category existed (The Outsiders, anyone?), and in recent years, many of...
7 Books To Read If You Love The Bold Type

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7 Books To Read If You Love The Bold Type

Were you watching The Bold Type all summer? So was I. Now that the season finale has aired and we don’t know what the future holds for Kat, Sutton,...
8 Contemporary YAs Set Amid High-Stakes Competition

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8 Contemporary YAs Set Amid High-Stakes Competition

Fantasy may have its duels to the death, and sci-fi may have the threat of planets blowing up, but don’t make the mistake of underestimating just how...

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