2018’s Top 15 Unputdownable YA Reads

2018’s Top 15 Unputdownable YA Reads

There’s something about a captivating YA novel that takes us on an unexpected and grand adventure. If you’re looking to get caught up in the newest and best young adult releases of the year, look no further.   1. When Elephants Fly by Nancy Richardson Fischer     If you loved Water for Elephants, this new YA novel will take you right back to that beloved story of love and loss. Scarred by a traumatic event from her childhood, T. Lily Decker can’t help but be consumed by the idea that, like her mother, she could develop schizophrenia and try …

10 S. E. Hinton Quotes to Fill You With Nostalgia

10 S. E. Hinton Quotes to Fill You With Nostalgia

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S. E. Hinton’s trifecta of The Outsiders, followed by That Was Then, This Is Now, and rounded off with Rumble Fish are probably the only books I liked for a good eight years. I didn’t like reading until I was seventeen.   Now I want to go back to the Hinton days. Back when fun was just a bunch of dudes hanging out in the local saloon, drinking Coke, and playing billiards. They stayed out late too. Real punks. But they had hearts of gold. And they stayed gold. Get it? Got it. Good. Yeah, back to those Hinton days. …

3 YA Fiction Twitter Accounts That Parody The Genre Perfectly

3 YA Fiction Twitter Accounts That Parody The Genre Perfectly

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We all know him, Brooding YA Hero, and his friend, Typical YA Heroine. They live in a Dystopian YA Novel world in which they are the Chosen Ones, despite only being sixteen. What you may not know, however, is that they have their own Twitter accounts!   These accounts seamlessly parody the tropes of YA, from ‘knitted eyebrows’ to being ‘the chosen one’ to smoothing one’s grey tunic to look presentable before the Overseer. They’ll have you laughing, cringing, and getting ready for the Great Battle in The Outlands…    Let’s start with Brooding YA Hero. His bio reads: “Making Bad …