Fall YA Author Events!

Fall YA Author Events!

So this fall is going to be so much fun! In addition to all the amazing authors coming to town for TTBF15 in September, we also have all these authors coming to BookPeople! If you don’t live nearby, you can preorder a signed copy for many of these events. Be sure to click the link … Continue reading

A Summer of Change

A Summer of Change

It has been a summer of change. Big things have happened. The Supreme Count ruled in favor of same-sex marriage. The Boy Scouts of America ended its ban on gay adult scout leaders. The Confederate flag came down in South Carolina, but racial tensions continue to weigh on all of us. U.S. & Cuba relations … Continue reading

Book World Buzz (OMG YA News)!! 8/11/15

Book World Buzz (OMG YA News)!! 8/11/15

Author Heather Brewer Announces Gender Transition From Publishers Weekly: Heather Brewer, author of the best-selling series The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod, announced that she will be undergoing gender-reassignment and will be transitioning from female to male. After the reassignment the author will legally go by the name Zac Brewer, which will appear on all future books. … Continue reading

TPC Interview with Tavi Gevinson!

TPC Interview with Tavi Gevinson!

The Teen Press Corps had an amazing opportunity to sit down and interview the young and talented Tavi Gevinson of Rookie Yearbook. Rookie is an online magazine for teen girls about fashion, growing up, interviews with special guests, and other cool stuff geared towards young women. Teen Press Corps: What inspired you to write for … Continue reading

Teens Read Comic Books, Too!

Teens Read Comic Books, Too!

The annual Comic-Con International took place earlier this month in San Diego. You’re either too busy to read this because you’re still reveling in the glory of geek-topia, or, like me, you’re wishing you were able to have been there. In the spirit of Comic-Con, here’s a list of awesome comic books and graphic novels … Continue reading

THE FIXER: An Epic Thriller

THE FIXER: An Epic Thriller

  Title: The Fixer Author: Jennifer Lynn Barnes Release Date: 07/7/2015 Reviewed by: Emily I love Jennifer Lynn Barnes’ novels, and I love political thrillers. The combination of the two is epic. I wish I could be friends with Tess in real life. She carries the world on her shoulders — balancing high school, an … Continue reading

PROOF OF FOREVER: A Beautiful Story of Friendship

PROOF OF FOREVER: A Beautiful Story of Friendship

Title: Proof Of Forever Author: Lexa Hillyer Release Date: 06/2/2015 Reviewed by: Willa  I’m going to admit this upfront: I didn’t have high hopes for Proof of Forever, mainly because of my negative experience with some other summer camp books that I didn’t connect with. However. Proof of Forever is far more than a summer camp book. … Continue reading

MORE HAPPY THAN NOT: Everyone Must Read This!

MORE HAPPY THAN NOT: Everyone Must Read This!

  Title: More Happy Than Not   Author: Adam Silvera Release Date: 06/2/2015 Reviewed by: Emily The Leteo Institute’s revolutionary memory-relief procedure seems too good to be true to Aaron Soto — miracle cure-alls don’t tend to pop up in the Bronx projects. But Aaron can’t forget how he’s grown up poor or how his friends … Continue reading