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YA Wednesday: The Best Books of June

The Best Young Adult Books of June include a debut I want to put my arms around from an already best-selling author, a mystery wrapped in a graphic novel, a powerful coming-of-age story, and a serpentine search for the truth about a charismatic young man presumed dead. Or is he?...

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YA Wednesday: Book Clubbin'

For myself and the other editors over here in our cozy office cave, we are always reading upcoming books but I've often thought it would be great if we had a book club of our own, where we could choose a title that came out a year ago or even longer if we wanted, and then connect with readers from cities large and small. And now we've got one...

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100 Young Adult Books to Read in a Lifetime

Young adult books have transcended their humble beginnings to become a wildly popular category, read by people far beyond their teens and twenties, and embraced by Hollywood in a big way. We love our YA, too and the time had come for us to put together the 100 Young Adult Books to Read in a Lifetime list...

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Winners of the Bram Stoker Award for Horror and Dark Fantasy

On Saturday, May 9, the Horror Writers Association presented the Bram Stoker Award to works of excellence in horror and dark fantasy. From novels to graphic novels, here are the nominees and the deserving winners.

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RT Awards Deliver Top-Notch Romance Reads

This weekend in Dallas, top romance authors will receive awards for writing the best books published in 2014. See who will become your next favorite author....

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YA Wednesday: 5 Things to Do Before You Die

Like nearly everyone he knows, Denton Little has been aware of the date he will die from a very young age, though without the knowledge of what will actually kill him. This is the story of what Denton does with his last days and begs the question, what would you do? Author Lance Rubin answers that question, and takes it beyond what you might think...

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Big Spring Books

Our Picks for the Best Books of the Season

I know this will be hard to believe for many (I’m thinking of you Northeastern states!), but spring is almost sprung and with it a bevy of exciting book releases. From blockbusters to the best in literary fiction, nonfiction, children's...

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Weekend Reading

Walking to the park last weekend, I collided with a young chap so engrossed in a book that he…well, ran into me. He was reading the latest in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series (“the very best one!” he exclaimed). Not terribly astute at multi-tasking myself, I think I’ll don a helmet when I venture back to the park this Saturday with my weekend reads. Here’s a peek at what a few of the editors will be digging into:

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Sara Says... A Long-Awaited Sequel Appears

Like millions of readers, I was thrilled this week to hear that Harper Lee was finally going to publish another book. To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the touchstones of my youth, of my experience as a reader, as, well. . . as an American. And to learn today that Lee will publish another book about Scout and Gem and Atticus. . .

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YA Wednesday: 2015 Michael L. Printz Award

This might out me as a total book geek (as if that's news...) but when the time came during the ALA awards webcast to learn the winning and honored books for the Michael L. Printz award, my heart started pounding. Besides there being no list of finalists, every year there can be a different number of honor books and this year, like last, there are four...

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