Kat Cho used to hide books under the bathroom sink and then sneak in there to read after bedtime. Her parents pretended not to know. This helped when she decided to write a dinosaur time-travel novel at the tender age of nine. Sadly, that book was not published. She currently lives and works in NYC and spends her free time trying to figure out what kind of puppy to adopt.
Cast Your Vote for the Best Bookish Moments of 2019!
2019 has been a FULL of heart-stopping moments in the book world. Frank stole our hearts in Frankly in Love. The plot twist at the end of The Beautiful left us SCREAMING. Ruta Sepetys made us sob with yet another masterpiece, The Fountains of Silence. This is Penguin Teen: Best Bookish Moments of 2019, and the vote is up to YOU! Meet … ContinuedSee More
11 Authors you really should be following on Instagram
Looking for writing tips? Sneak peeks into future books? General awesome content? There are a few authors you should definitely be following! Ruta Sepetys View this post on Instagram The first edition of THE FOUNTAINS OF SILENCE is back from the printer. Such an emotional author moment! After years of writing and research, seeing … ContinuedSee More
Reads for Romance Awareness Month!
It’s August, and you know what that means. It’s Romance Awareness Month! So, we’re celebrating with some of our top romantic reads, plus one bonus read! 8. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins Boarding school? In Paris? Charming boy by the name of Étienne St. Clair? This irresistible will-they-won’t-they romance in which … ContinuedSee More
A book lover’s holiday gift guide!
Presenting: the holiday gift guide you should give to the friends & family of all book lovers. If your reader loves FANTASY… Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte Seventeen-year-old Keralie Corrington may seem harmless, but she’s, in fact, one of Quadara’s most skilled thieves and a liar. Varin, on the other hand, is an … ContinuedSee More
Here are 13 of the most gorgeous covers we’ve seen so far this year
Shoutout to all the cover designers giving us more excuses to hoard multiple copies of one book. PREPARE YOUR EYEBALLS for 13 of the most stunning covers you will see this year: 1. War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi About the book: The year is 2172. Climate change and nuclear disasters have rendered much of earth … ContinuedSee More
5 Reasons you’re going to fall in LOVE with Wicked Fox
If you haven’t heard yet, the most epic fantasy-romance is coming out June 25th. Wicked Fox, set in modern day Seoul, promises to deliver fantasy, drama, suspense and romance…what more could you ask for??? We’ve been obsessing over Kat Cho’s debut novel and can’t wait for everyone else to get their hands on it too. So, … ContinuedSee More
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Heading off to college? Take these 8 books with you
Getting ready to dive into all the dorm-unpacking, finals-dreading, new-place-new-you shenanigans of freshman year? We have a few books you should take with you. What to read when you’re struggling to find your squad: Seafire by Natalie C. Parker Everyone knows finding your squad is key, and nobody knows that better than Caledonia, leader and captain … ContinuedSee More
Welcome to the We Are YA Podcast!
YA books are longer than 280 characters. Conversations about YA should be too. Welcome to the We Are YA podcast! Over 7 episodes, host Anna Borges will be talking all all things YA with the amazing authors that make up the modern YA community. Here is where you can find additional information and links to each episode! … ContinuedSee More
If Books Were Sharks
Shark Week is coming to an end, but these reads will live on forever. So, we’ve compiled our top pairings of books as sharks! An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir – Great White Shark Let’s face it. Both are awesome but can also rip your insides up pretty quickly. The Last Voyage … ContinuedSee More