Column by Riki Cleveland
These six YA novels pack an enormous amount of action and drama, and a year’s worth of emotion into a mere day, and we dare you to put them down before binge reading in the same amount of time.
Review by Bart Bishop
A review of Elisa Ludwig's young adult novel 'Coin Heist.'
Darth Trump and Princess Hillary: How Claudia Gray's 'Star Wars: Bloodline' Mirrors the 2016 Election YearColumn by Bart Bishop August 10, 2016
A look at Claudia Gray's 'Star Wars: Bloodline', a novel that manages to be about the current election year without boring readers to tears.
Review by Stephanie Bonjack March 9, 2015
Book one of a dystopian trilogy set 400 years after a massive nuclear war. There's danger, characters on the run, and young love.
Column by Riki Cleveland February 18, 2015
Whether they're fighting crime in the halls of the local high school, or fending off the the bad guys in Cold-war Russia, these girls know how to kick butt and take some names.
Column by Leah Dearborn January 27, 2015
Research reports that guys read fewer books of any genre and boys of every age group have scored worse than girls on reading tests for the last three decades. Why?
Column by Riki Cleveland September 30, 2014
There’s never been a better time to explore young adult novels that are raising the bar with a rich and diverse cast of characters.
Column by Riki Cleveland August 25, 2014
A look at six young adult novels that explore the tough topic of mental health.
Column by Riki Cleveland April 30, 2014
The four openly gay characters in young adult literature that you need to know now.
News by Dean Fetzer September 30, 2013
Darren Shan, author of the ‘Zom-B’ series and ‘Cirque du Freak’, says publishers of YA fiction think gory violence is fine, but sex is a no-no, particularly for teenage boys. Huh?!?
News by Dean Fetzer September 24, 2013
The American Library Association has revealed that attempts to ban books are “increasingly driven by the desire to protect teenagers from tales of sex, drugs and suicide in young adult fiction”.
Column by Meredith Borders January 4, 2013
Meredith lists the ten books she's most anticipating in 2013. What are yours?