Young Adult literature: Not just for kids.

Celebrating National Book Lovers' Day

Column by Karis Rogerson
Reminiscing about great books and their meaning on National Book Lovers' Day.

Celebrate Teen Literature Day with These Five YA Authors

Column by Karis Rogerson
Five YA authors and the books which are bound to change the life of the teens you know — and maybe yours in the process

"P.S. I Still Love You" is All About Love and Heartbreak, in the Cutest Way

Column by Karis Rogerson February 20, 2020
The sequel to "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" is finally out, and writer Karis Rogerson talks about the best parts of the movie.

10 Wintery Yule Books for the Solstice

Column by Jessica Marie Baumgartner
Looking for some Paganish reading material to celebrate the Winter Solstice/Yule? Here are some recommendations.

Revisiting The Twilight Phenomenon

Column by Peter Derk
What was it? Why was it? How was it?

Marie Lu on Returning to The World of The Legend Trilogy

Column by Karis Rogerson October 1, 2019
Young Adult author Marie Lu's next novel is a return to the world of her debut series. We spoke with her about coming back to the world she created, all these years later.

Why I Love YA Rom Coms

Column by Christoph Paul
Whether it's on the page or on Netflix, I love a good YA rom com.

How To Make The Most of D.E.A.R. This April

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
To celebrate Beverly Cleary's birthday, “Drop Everything and Read” (or D.E.A.R.) is celebrated annually April 12th. To help you make the most of this day, here is a list of books all ages can enjoy.

Book vs. Film: "To All the Boys I've Loved Before"

Column by Karis Rogerson
The adaptation is not a perfect match to the book. It's a new creation, a sister, and perfect in its own way.

Books About Mental Illness are Important, Especially if You Have One

Column by Karis Rogerson
One mentally ill writer and reader on why books that mirror her experiences are so important.

Happy Birthday To The Evil Genius Behind 'Sweet Valley High'

Column by Meredith Borders May 14, 2018
Francine Pascal turns 80 today. Let's take a look at some of the more insane stuff she pulled with SVH.

The 10 Best Classic YA Books

Column by Meredith Borders March 9, 2018
In honor of the long-awaited release of Ava DuVernay's "A Wrinkle in Time", we take a look at some other classic YA books that helped shape a genre.

Zoraida Cordova Writes Fantasy She Can See Herself In

Column by Karis Rogerson
A feature on YA and romance author Zoraida Cordova, who believes in letting teens see themselves in fiction.

What It's Like to Be Young and Writing for Young Adults

Column by Karis Rogerson
Three YA authors who achieved success in the field at a young age share what that's like.

In Defense of YA Twitter

Column by Karis Rogerson
A look at the positive side of YA Twitter.

How to Reconcile the Writing Life and Faith

Column by Karis Rogerson
Thanks to interviews with Young Adult authors Lauren Miller and Mitali Perkins, I learned that it is possible to be both a writer and a Christian.

6 Book Suggestions for the Young and Weird at Heart

Column by Brian Allen Carr
Suggestions for young (and young at heart) readers that bring the weird.

John Green Is the Reason I Write Contemporary YA

Column by Karis Rogerson
One aspiring author gives credit to John Green for inspiring her to write the genre she loves.

All in a Day: YA That Takes Place in 24 Hours

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.

Why Would An Adult Read Books For Teenagers?

Column by Karis Rogerson
Why would an adult read fiction for teenagers? Because it possesses those fleeting qualities that are so hard to find elsewhere.
Bookshots: 'And We're Off' by Dana Schwartz

Bookshots: 'And We're Off' by Dana Schwartz

Review by Christoph Paul June 7, 2017
A review of Dana Schwartz's debut YA novel.

13 Can't Miss 2017 Young Adult Releases

Column by Riki Cleveland
Whether you’ve got a holiday gift card to the bookstore burning a hole in your pocket, or you’re planning your 2017 book budget now, we’ve got a new highly anticipated release to add to your list.
John Green: Author, Internet Celebrity, Race Car Driver

John Green: Author, Internet Celebrity, Race Car Driver

News by Peter Derk
'The Fault In Our Stars', race cars, and some suggested phrases to help you become pals with John Green.
Tom McCarthy to Direct Netflix Series ’13 Reasons Why’

Tom McCarthy to Direct Netflix Series ’13 Reasons Why’

News by Riki Cleveland
Fresh off a Best Picture win for his Oscar-winning film Spotlight, McCarthy will also executive produce the 13-episode series.
YA Novels Featuring Mulder and Scully Releasing January 2017

YA Novels Featuring Mulder and Scully Releasing January 2017

News by Riki Cleveland
With Mulder and Scully’s history safely in two competent novelist’s hands, die-hard X-Files fans can be sure that these origin stories will answer questions long asked of the series.