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17 Can’t-Miss Fantasy Retellings Hitting Shelves in 2018

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17 Can’t-Miss Fantasy Retellings Hitting Shelves in 2018

I love old stories dressed in new skins, especially when they’re fantastical ones. The books below are some of the year’s most exciting fantasy...
7 Dark New Reads to Bring in Autumn

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7 Dark New Reads to Bring in Autumn

Whether the leaves are turning where you are, and even if you can’t feel the any-day-now chill in the air, fall is fast approaching. As the nights grow...
Escaping from Houdini Author Kerri Maniscalco talks Card Tricks, Flipping Tropes, and Devil’s Deals with Stephanie Garber

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Escaping from Houdini Author Kerri Maniscalco talks Card Tricks, Flipping Tropes, and Devil’s Deals with Stephanie Garber

Across three books and counting, Kerri Maniscalco has followed the adventures of Audrey Rose Wadsworth, whose fascination with dead bodies and crime scenes...
New Releases: Unwelcome Gifts, Deadly Missions, and Austen Gets Remixed

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New Releases: Unwelcome Gifts, Deadly Missions, and Austen Gets Remixed

I know, I know, but September just will not slow down. Can you believe how many must-reads are releasing this week?? Neither can I, but you better believe...
The B&N YA Podcast: Ibi Zoboi

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The B&N YA Podcast: Ibi Zoboi

Explore the stories behind the young adult books you love with the B&N YA Podcast. Join host Melissa Albert, editor of the B&N Teen Blog and...
12 Great New Beach Reads to Take You Through the End of Summer

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12 Great New Beach Reads to Take You Through the End of Summer

Summer may be on its last legs, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to put away those books that are perfect for lying surfside. Never are we more...
5 National Book Award Longlist Selections to Read Right Now

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5 National Book Award Longlist Selections to Read Right Now

Today the National Book Award longlist was announced, a thrilling and diverse stack of reads including a trio of middle grade titles; an uncategorizable...
6 of the Best Podcasts for YA Fans

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6 of the Best Podcasts for YA Fans

One of my favorite ways to indulge my inner reader and writer without actually reading or writing is by listening to podcasts about reading and writing....
New Releases: A Familial Epic, Fighting for the Throne, and a Different Kind of Panic Room

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New Releases: A Familial Epic, Fighting for the Throne, and a Different Kind of Panic Room

Get ready to have your mind blown in some very different ways by today’s releases! Whether it’s reading a multigenerational epic from...
Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Changing Neighborhoods, Toppled Kings, and Heretics United

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Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Changing Neighborhoods, Toppled Kings, and Heretics United

Meet the Young Adults, the B&N Teen Blog’s swat team of awesome teenaged bloggers. YA literature is a strange and wonderful landscape of books that...
6 of the Year’s Best New YA Audiobooks

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6 of the Year’s Best New YA Audiobooks

Audiobooks are one of my favorite things: I grew up on Harry Potter as narrated by Jim Dale, and I believe a good narrator can make or break an audiobook....
22 Authors Discuss X-Men, Media Visibility, and More in September’s YA Open Mic

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22 Authors Discuss X-Men, Media Visibility, and More in September’s YA Open Mic

YA Open Mic is a monthly series in which YA authors share personal stories on topics of their choice. The aim of the series is to peel away the formality...

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