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Adib Khorram

Adib Khorram lives in Kansas City, Missouri. When he isn’t writing (or at his day job as a graphic designer), you can probably find him trying to get his hundred-yard freestyle under a minute, learning to a Lutz jump, or steeping a cup of oolong.

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5 of the most iconic YA friendships!

What do we love about YA books? EPIC PLOTS? Well, yes. SWOONY LOVE INTERESTS? Also yes, but that’s not what we’re talking about right now… WE LOVE THOSE #FRIENDSHIPGOALS. So we’re listing 5 of the most iconic friendships in YA books!   Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram  Darius’s friendship with Sohrab … Continued
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8 Books to Cuddle Up With

Winter is the best time to be a reader because no one tries to force you to go outside and be “active,” leaving you with plenty of time to cuddle up with a cup of hot cocoa and a good book. Below are a few of our favorites to get all snuggly with, and the … Continued
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These YA Books are Classics in the Making

On account of the absolutely outstanding books hitting shelves lately, we rounded up a few that we dare regard as instant YA classics.   1. Frankly in Love by David Yoon “This is a classic in the making.” —Marie Lu, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Warcross Who are we to argue with Queen Marie Lu? Frankly in … Continued
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Read an excerpt of Darius the Great Is Not Okay

Welcome back to #FridayReads! With all the excitement over the paperback of Darius the Great Is Not Okay hitting shelves this August, we’re sharing an excerpt! Hilarious and heartbreaking, this unforgettable debut is one you’ll want to get on your TBR asap in case you haven’t already. Scroll down to read an excerpt! My grandmother loomed large on … Continued
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Your Cheat Sheet to Every Book that Came Out in 2018

Wait…you’re saying it’s almost 2019? ALREADY? Well, then it’s time to take a stroll down Bookish Memory Lane and make sure you haven’t missed out on any of the amazing titles 2018 gave us! via GIPHY January: Rookie on Love by Tavi Gevinson A single-subject anthology about the heart’s most powerful emotion, edited by Rookie creator, … Continued
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These books will make you feel all of your feelings

Let’s face it: the best books are the ones that somehow actually make your heart skip, speed up, and occasionally, you know, stop. They stick with you weeks, months, after, sometimes longer. So, here are six of our favorite tear-jerkers.   1. Someday We Will Fly This one will get you right in the feels because it’s so real. Set … Continued
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Every book hitting shelves in August!

Looking to fit a few more summer reads in before beach season’s over? Check out every book hitting shelves in August!   8/6: Ziggy, Stardust and Me by James Brandon – In this tender-hearted debut, set against the tumultuous backdrop of life in 1973, when homosexuality is still considered a mental illness, two boys defy all … Continued
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Paperbacks you NEED in your life

Have you been in a bookstore lingering by a shelf of beauties when suddenly, there, you see it? That gorgeous cover and its near magnetic pull inching your fingers closer and closer to what must be the best plot ever as you calculate your ever growing TBR and your fingers close around the edges of The Book. “YOU … Continued
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