Malinda Lo is the critically acclaimed author of several young adult novels, including most recently A Line in the Dark, which was a Kirkus Best YA Book of 2017 one of Vulture’s 10 Best YA Books of 2017. Her novel Ash, a lesbian retelling of Cinderella, was a finalist for the William C. Morris YA Debut Award, the Andre Norton Award for YA Science Fiction and Fantasy, the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award, and was a Kirkus Best Book for Children and Teens. She has been a three-time finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Malinda’s nonfiction has been published by The New York Times Book Review, NPR, The Huffington Post, The Toast, The Horn Book, and the anthologies Here We Are, How I Resist, and Scratch. She lives in Massachusetts.
Every. Book. Dropping. In. September!!!
As summer draws to a close, we start to ponder the nature of time and the inevitable passing of the seasons – JUST KIDDING! No time for existential dread cause we’ve got SO MANY amazing new books dropping this September the only thing you have time to think about is how to make room on … ContinuedSee More
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10 YA Characters Who Will Mess with Your Mind
How much can you really trust the main character in the book you’re reading? If your answer is somewhere along the lines of “not much,” you’re in for a wild ride. There’s nothing better than when a book truly shocks you, and who better to take you on this ride than a narrator who’s going to … ContinuedSee More
11 Creepy Lines From Books That Will Give You Chills
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12 Books We Can’t Wait to Read this Fall
Oh autumn, a season full of cool weather, pumpkins, leaves changing colors, and lots and lots of reading. With a change of season comes a change in our book list. While we aren’t quite ready for summer to end, it’s never too early to start getting hyped about the amazing new books coming this fall. … ContinuedSee More
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Get Into the Halloween Spirit With These Wicked Reads
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13 Books to Add to Your Friday the 13th TBR
Happy Friday the 13th, y’all! We here at Penguin Teen HQ know the value and fun of a good scare, so we love that there have been so many great horror movies out right now–A Quiet Place, Truth or Dare, and The Strangers: Prey at Night, to name few. Already seen them or too scared … ContinuedSee More
Every Book Going on Sale in October 2017!
Ahh, fall. Crisp air, pumpkin spice lattes, and lots and lots of great reads, perfect for curling up by the fire with on those chilly October nights. We’ve got an incredible list of October reads for you, so get ready to add them to your TBR! 10/3: Things I’m Seeing Without You by Peter … ContinuedSee More