Isabel Sterling is an LGBTQ educator and advocate by day and a YA author by night. When she’s not writing about magic and murder, Isabel can be found lost in a good book, marathoning her favorite shows, or relaxing by the lake. She lives in Central New York with her wife and their brood of furry children: cats Oliver and December, and a beagle-mix named Lily.
Summer Scares: reads that will give you CHILLS
Halloween may not be for a little while yet, but we here at Penguin Teen are all about the summer scares. So if you’re looking for the next read that’s going to have you either buying a nightlight or bidding sleep adieu altogether, read on! 👻 The Companion by Katie Alender Simply put: THIS FAMILY IS NOT … ContinuedSee More
Every Book Hitting Shelves in May!
It MAY be a very good month for books. Here’s what to look forward to! 5/5: Forged in Fire and Stars by Andrea Robertson – Games of Thrones meets An Ember in the Ashes in this action-packed fantasy from the internationally bestselling author of the Nightshade series. 5/5: How It Feels to Float by Helena Fox – A stunningly gorgeous and deeply … ContinuedSee More
This Spell Can’t Last by Isabel Sterling is coming!
Exciting prequel news! If you fell under Isabel Sterling’s spell in These Witches Don’t Burn and are already highly anticipating This Coven Won’t Break this May, prepare yourself. Author Isabel Sterling has a prequel e-novella up her sleeves! Get ready for This Spell Can’t Last (omg that title, right?!) Hannah and Veronica battle a Blood Witch in the thrilling, heartbreaking e-novella prequel to These … ContinuedSee More
#ReadPrideAndBeyond with these books!
This Pride Month, we’re celebrating with books that highlight extraordinary LGBTQ+ stories. Funny, heartbreaking, suspenseful, romantic – there’s a little something for everyone on this list, so scroll down on for some of our favorites and #ReadPrideAndBeyond all year long! Plus, don’t forget to enter our sweeps to win a stack! Click here to enter our #ReadPrideAndBeyond … ContinuedSee More
Read an excerpt of THIS COVEN WON’T BREAK
This Coven Won’t Break is hitting shelves next month! We are so excited for the thrilling sequel to These Witches Don’t Burn and are sharing an excerpt in anticipation of book 2. Scroll down to read! High school. They say it’s the best time of our lives. A time of exploration and endless possibilities. We can try … ContinuedSee More
7 Book squads that will be there for you if you’re missing yours right now
If you’re feeling a bit secluded at the moment, here are 7 of our favorite squads from books to keep you company! 1. Seafire by Natalie C. Parker One squad that you can bet will always be there is Caledonia and her fearless crew aboard the Mors Navis in Seafire. You just can’t help but feel like you’re riding the … ContinuedSee More
A Mood Reader’s Roadmap
Are you a mood reader? We’ve got you! We’ve put together a list of reads perfect for all of the reading moods, including some of 2020’s hottest reads and what’s about to hit shelves next! In the mood for a fantasy that will take you away for a bit? You should read… The Kinder Poison by … ContinuedSee More
A Fantasy Reader’s Guide to 2020
Welcome to your guide to all the awesome fantasy reads that have hit shelves thus far and which ones to keep a close eye out for later this year! The Queen’s Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz Caledon Holt is the kingdom’s deadliest weapon. No one alive can best him in speed, strength, or … ContinuedSee More
2020 YA Preview!
Hello and WELCOME to the 2020 YA preview! We’re talking all early info on upcoming 2020 books we cannot WAIT to read and all the amazing books out so far this year! All the Days Past, All the Days to Come by Mildred D. Taylor – January 7, 2020 The saga of the Logan family–made … ContinuedSee More