Young Adult literature: Not just for kids.

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.

30 Much Anticipated Young Adult Novels for the First Half of 2016

Column by Riki Cleveland January 18, 2016
From sought-after sequels to fresh, debut voices, here are thirty of our most anticipated YA releases for the first half of 2016.

The Undead Don't Need Hall Passes: 7 YA Zombie Novels

Column by Riki Cleveland October 22, 2015
There’s something here for every YA horror fan, from humorous tales of zombie infestation to gory accounts of undead attacks. There’s no doubt about it; zombies are hot.
Adaptation of R.L. Stine’s ‘Fear Street’ in the Works

Adaptation of R.L. Stine’s ‘Fear Street’ in the Works

News by Raine Winters October 12, 2015
First Goosebumps, now this. My childhood dreams are complete.
Tom DeLonge Writing 15 YA Books

Tom DeLonge Writing 15 YA Books

News by Peter Derk
Blink-182's Tom DeLonge is writing 15 YA books. 15. 15.

7 YA Novels Featuring Lesbian and Bisexual Girls

Column by Riki Cleveland
With increased exposure and reader’s desire to see themselves in the pages of the books they read, there are more young adult novels that explore the lesbian and bisexual experience. Here are seven.

Go Back to Boarding School With These 7 Young Adult Novels

Column by Riki Cleveland
Go back to school with these seven young adult novels featuring a lush boarding school setting.

Teens in Tinseltown: Six Hollywood YA Novels

Column by Riki Cleveland
America’s fascination with all things Hollywood knows no bounds, and luckily there are many young adult novels depicting the high profile lives of the stars to keep readers satisfied.

Six Novels On the Transgender Experience

Column by Riki Cleveland
Never before has it been more important to have quality young adult novels depicting LGBTQ characters in the hands of readers. Here are six unique novels that feature a transgendered protagonist.