Young Adult literature: Not just for kids.
Review by Leah Dearborn
Regardless of whether it lives up to the hype, 'The Queen of the Tearling' deserves better than to be lauded only as a Frankenstein product of popular literature.
Column by Riki Cleveland July 3, 2014
Why I just can't get enough of the New Adult genre.
News by Peter Derk June 9, 2014
Last week's Slate article shaming adult readers of YA lit has the internet all in a tizzy.
Column by Riki Cleveland June 3, 2014
Whether you enjoy your young adult steeped in fantasy or prefer a fresh contemporary take, we've got the rundown on hot YA books to keep you busy through the dog days of summer.
Column by Emma McMorran Clark May 30, 2014
Can an adult cross the rickety bridge into Terabithia? I did, and so should you.
Column by Emma McMorran Clark April 28, 2014
Over 20 years ago I read a book that convinced me I needed a pair of hounds. Now that I'm older and presumably wiser, I picked it back up to see what else I could learn.
News by Sean May March 27, 2014
Another film based on the work of the 'The Fault in Our Stars' author is headed to the big screen: an adaptation of his novel 'Paper Towns.'
Column by Kelly Thompson March 17, 2014
That's right, 'Catching Fire' is easily one of the best book adaptations I've ever seen. Let me tell you why.
News by Nathan Scalia November 20, 2013
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
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
News by Dean Fetzer June 19, 2013
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
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
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
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
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
The author of 'The Princess Diaries' is a queen in her own right.
Column by Kelly Thompson June 22, 2012
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
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
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
A new study of young adult fiction shows that characters who swear are richer, prettier, and more popular.