A SENSE OF INFINITE: Stunningly Gorgeous

A SENSE OF INFINITE: Stunningly Gorgeous

Title: A Sense of Infinite Author: Hilary T. Smith Release Date: 5/19/2015 Reviewed by: Willa Hilary T. Smith’s novel Wild Awake blew me away. Her writing is stunningly gorgeous, and her novels are both unique and relatable. A Sense of Infinite, though, topped Wild Awake. It’s heart-wrenchingly beautiful, addicting, and just . . . incredible. In the wake of … Continue reading

Tavi Gevinson In-Store TODAY!

Tavi Gevinson In-Store TODAY!

  Friday, May 22 at 7PM Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Rookie TAVI GEVINSON speaking & signing Rookie Yearbook Three   Join us tonight at 7pm to meet and welcome the creator and editor of the popular online magazine Rookie, Tavi Gevinson! Rookiemag.com is a website created by and for young women to make the best … Continue reading

EARTH GIRL: Completely Different

EARTH GIRL: Completely Different

Title: Earth Girl Author: Janet Edwards Release Date: 3/05/2013 Reviewed by Miriam Jarra lives on Earth, but it’s not her choice. It’s 2788 and she is one of the few people born with an immune system disorder that doesn’t let her live on the other planets. Everyone thinks her kind are apes, throwbacks, rejects, etc. … Continue reading

Teen on Self-Publishing Her Novella

Teen on Self-Publishing Her Novella

Emily Pinkerton is a soon to be graduate of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School. For the past three weeks or so, she has been an intern at BookPeople. She helps out in the kids section, receiving, and all other areas of the store. She has shared her experience and insight with our staff about self-publishing her novella, … Continue reading

DREAM A LITTLE DREAM: A Killer Cliffhanger

DREAM A LITTLE DREAM: A Killer Cliffhanger

  Title: Dream A Little Dream Author: Kerstin Gier Release Date: 4/14/2015 Reviewed by: Haley  Dream a Little Dream is the first book in a new series written by Kerstin Gier, author of the Ruby Red trilogy. Liv Silver is your typical fifteen-year-old girl: she’s living in London with her family, going to school at Frognal … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: David Arnold & Aisha Saeed

Exclusive Interview: David Arnold & Aisha Saeed

On April 15, members of the Teen Press Corps had the opportunity to sit down with debut authors David Arnold (Mosquitoland), Sabaa Tahir (An Ember in the Ashes), and Aisha Saeed (Written in the Stars). We had a wonderful evening chatting with them about books, writing, and their experiences in the Young Adult industry. We extracted the … Continue reading

CRIMSON BOUND: The writing is amazing!

CRIMSON BOUND: The writing is amazing!

Title: Crimson Bound Author: Rosamund Hodge Release Date: 05/5/2015 Reviewed by: Emma When Rachelle was young, she was innocent. Training to be a woodwife, and to protect her village from the evil that surrounds her world. When a meeting with a creature she has been told to hate goes horrifyingly wrong, her life is changed … Continue reading

May: YA Events This Month!!!

May: YA Events This Month!!!

There are lots of upcoming events in May and June. Mark your calendar and join us and these authors! We Need Diverse Books YA Panel Join us this Sunday, May 17 at 1PM, as five awesome YA authors discuss diversity in YA literature. I. W. Gregorio, Natalie C. Parker, Sona Charaipotra, Dhonielle Clayton, and Marike … Continue reading

THE COST OF ALL THINGS: A Fun Debut

THE COST OF ALL THINGS: A Fun Debut

  Title: The Cost of All Things Author: Maggie Lehrman Release Date: 5/12/2015 Reviewed by: Aurora  The Cost of All Things by Maggie Lehrman has a very interesting concept. The story is about what would happen if you could take an enchanted spell to change or fix things in your life. It mainly focuses on a … Continue reading