Kid + Young Adult

YA Wednesday: The Best of 2015

Choosing the Best Young Adult Books of 2015 is one of the hardest lists to compile because there can only be 20 titles. I know that sounds like a lot but believe me, when you start looking over that shelf of favorites it seems like a very small number. That said, for me the number one YA novel this year can only be...

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Best Children's Books of 2015

Looking back on the year, there are books that immediately come to mind as the best of what came out in 2015. In the case of children's books, that covers a lot of ground (as it should) so we chose our favorite books for babies and toddlers, picture books, chapter books, exciting nonfiction, and of course the novels...

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Best Books of 2015

Our Picks for the Best Books of 2015

"What are you reading and loving right now?"--One of my favorite questions that came up again over dinner a couple nights ago, eliciting an unusually effusive response from a colleague who had just discovered Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan novels. "These may...

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YA Wednesday: The Villainous Side of Marie Lu

Would you rather be a hero or a villain? Marie Lu talks about switching sides in her new series, "The Young Elites"...

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The Best Children's Books of October

With school in full swing there is even more reason to make sure kids are finding books they want to read. Here are some of our favorite new books this month for each age range...

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Halloween Books for the Kiddies

At my house right now we are arguing about how many Halloween costumes the dog needs and I'm trying to decide when it's safe to buy candy without eating it least there are all these cute new Halloween children's books...

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YA Wednesday: Best Books of October

Once again we are looking at a wealth of fantastic new YA fiction this month and our Best Books of October list is a who's who of favorite authors including Leigh Bardugo, Patrick Ness, and Rainbow Rowell...

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Pharrell Williams is Happy!

Going from hit single to picture book may not seem like the obvious choice, but Pharrell Williams explains why he made that jump in this exclusive Q&A...

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YA Wednesday: Ransom Riggs Asks, What If?

There is the saying, a picture is worth a thousand words, but in the case of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series it is the symbiotic relationship between photographs and words that makes reading all three books so special. In this exclusive, Ransom Riggs tells us how it all began...

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YA Book Club: Blackmail, Baba Yaga, or Bullets?

Help us decide which of these three very different novels our book club should read in October...

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