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Can't Quite Say Goodbye...A Conversation with Rebecca Stead

Seventh grade. Have you ever met anyone who would voluntarily return to that time in their life? No thank you. Yet this tumultuous time is the setting for "Goodbye Stranger," Rebecca Stead's latest novel and one of my favorite reads this year so I asked her, why go there?...

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YA Book Club: John Green Answers Your Questions

John Green's "Paper Towns" is our book club read for August and he answered some questions from our readers. See what he has to say about his characters, Walt Whitman, and more, and vote for the September YA book club pick at the same time...

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Fall Reading Preview

For those of you clinging to the last vestiges of summer, the headline of this post might sting a little bit. The good news is...

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The Crayons Are Back...

Have you ever found crayons buried in between the couch cushions or covered in dog hair under a bed? The crayons who've been left behind have something to say about it in this follow-up to "The Day the Crayons Quit"...

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YA Wednesday: Best Books of August

Get ready to flex those reading muscles this month, August has a half-dozen top new releases on our Best YA Books list, and we have a literary road trip to take with the new YA book club pick chosen by our readers...

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"What We Talk About When We Talk About YA" by Beth Carswell of AbeBooks

What We Talk About When We Talk About YA by Beth Carswell There are differing schools of thought when it comes to defining the YA genre of literature. It stands for "Young Adult", and that's about where the widespread agreement...

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The Last (?) Dr. Seuss

After months of waiting and speculation readers have been weighing in on Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" and now we've finally cracked another much-discussed manuscript curiosity, Dr. Seuss' "What Pet Should I Get?"...

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YA Book Club: What to Read in August...

It's time to choose next month's YA book club read and we've got three great contenders--which one will you vote for?

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Road Trips & Audiobook Adventures Ahead!

Summer means road trips, and road trips mean long stretches of time that are best filled with captivating audiobooks. Check out these 18 best audiobooks selected by Audible and the Amazon Editors to make the miles fly by for the whole family.

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YA Wednesday: The Best Books of July

This month we chose four very different novels for our best young adult books list including high society crossed with ancient legend, the treachery of love, a new sci-fi thriller series, and a strange and unique sequel...

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