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YA Wednesday: Tips from a Star-Touched Queen

From the author of one of our recent Best YA Books of the Month picks--The Star-Touched Queen--an otherworldly list of life hacks...

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The 2015 Nebula Award Winners

At their annual awards gala, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America gave this year’s Nebula Awards and Andre Norton Award to the winners below while in Chicago on Saturday, May 14. Below are the finalists for the Nebula...

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Heat and Light-Amazon Book Review

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, a novel by a writer so skilled that she makes the subject of fracking interesting, the highly anticipated finale to a bestselling supernatural suspense series, and an author obsesses over the Rolling Stones...

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Poetry Month: Original Poems from Rick Yancey, Joe Hill, and Angela Duckworth

We launched National Poetry Month on April 1 with poems from some of our favorite writers about their books or their love of books, but don't worry: The fun continues all month! Here are original poems written by Rick Yancey,...

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens – New Books

What's the title of the film after "The Force Awakens"? My 10-year-old daughter thinks it should be "The Force Brushes Its Teeth." This selection of new adult and kids books will refresh your thirst ("The Force Gets a Glass of Water"?) for all things Star Wars in time for this week's digital and Blu-ray release.

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And the Winner of the Great Literary Tournament Is...

Learn who won the match of the century!

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The Great Literary Tournament: And Then There Were Two...

Last week, sixty-four book characters entered the Great Literary Tournament. More than one hundred matches have been fought. More than 25,000 votes were cast by readers. And we're finally down to the final two contenders, who will face off on...

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YA Wednesday: Markus Zusak's Top 10 Books List

The much beloved YA novel, The Book Thief celebrates ten years in print this month. It's a book often found on readers' top 10 lists (mine included) so we wondered what books are on author Markus Zusak's favorites list?

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What to Read This Spring...

Around here the daffodils are in bloom but the rain is still coming down--spring has arrived. So what to read this drizzly (or for some, snow blown) season? We've got a few ideas...

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Round 2 Results for the Great Literary Tournament

It's getting messy, folks! We received almost 20,000 votes to whittle the bracket down to these sixteen book characters who are still (barely) standing after their hard-fought skirmishes. Fun facts about round two: Carrie (from Stephen King’s Carrie) and Marvel’s...

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