Young Adult literature: Not just for kids.
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.