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#TTBF16 PANEL: Just Like Old Times

#TTBF16 PANEL: Just Like Old Times

This entire week leading up to the festival, the Teen Press Corps will be highlighting the amazing panels that will be featured this year! The Just Like Old Times panel is inspired by ancient history, legends, and myths of yore, these authors build on narratives we all know and love to spin tales that are shiny … Continue reading

Only Daughter: The Plot Thickens

Only Daughter: The Plot Thickens

Title: Only Daughter Author: Anna Snoekstra Release Date: 9/20/16 Reviewed by: Miriam Rebecca Winters is living the life. A 16 year old girl going to parties with her friends, working with a hot guy, and hitting the pool with her little brothers, nothing could go wrong. . . or so she thought. Rebecca Winters was … Continue reading

The Cresswell Plot: Delivers A Great Mystery

The Cresswell Plot: Delivers A Great Mystery

Title: The Cresswell Plot Author: Eliza Wass Release Date: 6/7/16 Reviewed by: Katie The Cresswell Plot by Eliza Wass tells the haunting story of Castella Cresswell’s different life as she begins to come of age and think for herself. She lives with her five siblings- Hannan, Casper, Mortimer, Delvive, and Jerusalem- and her mom and … Continue reading

Queen Of Hearts: Morbid & Malicious

Queen Of Hearts: Morbid & Malicious

Title: Queen of Hearts Author: Colleen Oaks Release Date: 5/3/16 Reviewed by: Evelyn Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oaks is a deliciously morbid book which twists the well-known Wonderland into a cruel kingdom lead by a violent and malicious King of Hearts. Dinah, the king’s daughter, Princess of Hearts, and heir to the throne, is … Continue reading

Texas Teen Book Festival Turns 8!

Texas Teen Book Festival Turns 8!

The Teen Press Corps has been there from the very beginning when the very first Austin Teen Book Festival was started in 2008. We have seen it grow from a couple hundred teens  from the community, coming together for their love of YA. Since then it has become one of the biggest young adult festivals … Continue reading

What We’re Reading Right This Minute!

What We’re Reading Right This Minute!

  Willa Mirror King by Jodi Meadows The sequel to the Orphan Queen, and it is one heck of a sequel! Traitors, magic, royalty, vigilantes, and it’s fabulous. Mia Passenger by Alexandra Bracken I decided to pick this one up because I saw that Sarah J. Maas wrote the blurb on the cover. Etta Spencer was … Continue reading

Hello?: Mind Blown

Hello?: Mind Blown

Title: Hello? Author: Liza Wiemer Release Date: 11/10/2015 Reviewed by: Xander Brenda. Angie. Emerson. Brian. Tricia. Brenda is trying to find her place in the world. She is a screenwriter who is moving to New York soon for college. Angie is waiting for her boyfriend to ask her to prom. She gets lost in her … Continue reading

SIX OF CROWS: Blew Me Away!

SIX OF CROWS: Blew Me Away!

Title: Six of Crows  Author: Leigh Bardugo Release Date: 9/29/2015 Reviewed by: Maddy The author of the Grisha trilogy, Leigh bardugo has once again blown me away with Six of Crows. Taking place in the same magical world as the Grisha trilogy, this story follows Kaz Brekker, an infamous criminal leader.  When Kaz is tasked … Continue reading