Young Adult literature: Not just for kids.
News by Nathan Scalia November 20, 2013 (5) comments
Sally Green started writing three years ago, and now her book series about witches is getting some major attention from book publishers and movie studios alike.
News by Dean Fetzer
8th grader Maya Van Wagenen kept a journal of her attempts to fit in at school, based on advice from a 1950’s book aimed at teens — it’s apparently landed her a six-figure deal.
News by Jessica Taylor September 27, 2013 (7) comments
A series highlighting members of the LitReactor community. Find out what some of your favorite LitReactors are up to and learn about exciting projects, people, and fiction.
Podcast by Joshua Chaplinsky June 20, 2013 (4) comments
News by Dean Fetzer June 19, 2013 (1) comments
The Jim Henson Company and Grosset & Dunlap have announced a competition to write a YA novel based on the 1982 movie.
News by Christopher Shultz
The publisher hopes to further tap the young adult goldmine with its latest electronic venture.
Column by Kelly Thompson September 17, 2012 (5) comments
What's the value of a great ending? When you botch it, does it ruin everything that came before, no matter how good?
Column by Sarah Pitre August 23, 2012 (1) comments
Really, that should tell you everything you need to know about what a fantastic person she is, but I can't pass up the opportunity to gush about what makes her such a terrific YA author as well.
Column by Sarah Pitre August 9, 2012 (24) comments
Who says you can't judge a book by its cover? Not only will we judge them... we'll put them in the cage in our latest edition of Book Brawl! May the best cover win.
News by Kimberly Turner July 25, 2012 (2) comments
Mark Wheaton, screenwriter of the 2009 reboot of 'Friday The 13th' and 'The Messengers,' has signed a multi-book deal for a young adult series. How tough is the jump from horror to YA?
Column by Sarah Pitre July 19, 2012 (2) comments
The author of 'The Princess Diaries' is a queen in her own right.
Column by Kelly Thompson June 22, 2012 (2) comments
A discussion of YA Comics and, why despite a glut of talent and smart books, they can't quite muster the sales and influence of their powerful cousins - YA Prose.
Column by Sarah Pitre June 15, 2012 (8) comments
Will dystopia continue to hog the throne of young adult literature, or will it pass the crown to a new trend?
Column by Sarah Pitre May 31, 2012 (16) comments
These literary candidates are primed and ready to follow in the cinematic footsteps of the Hunger Games... and maybe even outshine it completely.
News by Kimberly Turner May 18, 2012 (7) comments
A new study of young adult fiction shows that characters who swear are richer, prettier, and more popular.
Column by Sarah Pitre May 11, 2012 (13) comments
They say you can't get addicted after just one time. But with this list of books, you'll be hooked on young adult literature immediately.
Column by John Jarzemsky March 29, 2012 (5) comments
Advocates of censorship often invoke the name of children to support their cause, but repression of literature borders on abusive.
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen March 28, 2012 (4) comments
eBooks? Please. According to new market reports, people are still buying actual books--and kind of a lot of them. Who said publishing was dead?
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen March 22, 2012 (4) comments
'Ender's Game' can be described a lot of ways--like "awesome" and "a great way to get junior high boys to read"--but "pornographic"? Thankfully not, according to police in South Carolina.
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen March 13, 2012 (3) comments
Prolific YA and adult author Francesca Lia Block may have shaped the lives of countless teenage weirdos, but she's not immune to the sucky economy--her house is underwater, and she needs help.