Young Adult literature: Not just for kids.
Mark Wheaton Signs Multi-Book Deal For YA Series

Friday The 13th Screenwriter Signs Multi-Book Deal For YA Series

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?

YA Superstar: Meg Cabot

Column by Sarah Pitre July 19, 2012
The author of 'The Princess Diaries' is a queen in her own right.

YA Novels vs YA Comics

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.

The Next Big Thing In YA

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?

Top 10 YA Books That Should Be Adapted for Film

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.
There's So Much Damned Profanity In YA Books

There's So Much Damned Profanity In YA Books

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.

YA Gateway Books: A Primer

Column by Sarah Pitre May 11, 2012
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.

Won't Somebody Please Think of the Children?

Column by John Jarzemsky March 29, 2012
Advocates of censorship often invoke the name of children to support their cause, but repression of literature borders on abusive.
Booksales up for 2012

Shockingly Rosy Reports Show an Increase in Actual Booksales, in Actual Bookstores

News by Hanna Brooks Olsen March 28, 2012
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?
Ender's Game Porn

'Ender's Game' Not Too Porny For Schools, Police Decide

News by Hanna Brooks Olsen March 22, 2012
'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.
Save Francesca Lia Block's House!

Francesca Lia Block, YA Favorite Of Awesome Teenage Girls, Might Lose Her House

News by Hanna Brooks Olsen March 13, 2012
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.

Top 10 YA Books That Adults Will Love

Column by Meredith Borders March 2, 2012
It's not all TWILIGHT up in here. Some young adult novels are brilliant and engaging. Read on for ten of the best.