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.
Every Book Hitting Shelves in July!
Looking for your next summer read? These books are hitting shelves this month! 7/7: The Damned by Renée Ahdieh – New York Times bestselling author Renée Ahdieh returns with the second installment of her new sumptuous, sultry and romantic series, The Beautiful. 7/7: The Unleashed by Danielle Vega – In the terrifying sequel to The Haunted, Hendricks … ContinuedSee More
Cover Reveal: VICIOUS SPIRITS by Kat Cho
Cover reveal time! We all fell MADLY in love with Kat Cho’s Wicked Fox. But it also left us with questions. We need to know what’s next for Miyoung and Jihoon! We don’t have all the answers yet, but luckily, we DO have a cover to show you. And it. is. GORGEOUS. Prepare your eyeballs and scroll down … 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
The 2020/2021 books you need to add to your TBR ASAP
Did you join us for Penguin Teen’s 2020/2021 preview show? Here are the books we talked about! Scroll down to read about some of our most anticipated reads! They Wish They Were Us by Jessica Goodman – July 21, 2020 Gossip Girl meets One of Us Is Lying with a dash of The Secret History in this slick, taut murder mystery … ContinuedSee More
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
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
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
Try Not to Swoon Challenge: YA’s Steamiest Romances 😍
Alright, folks. Prepare to swoon. We’re counting down some of YA’s absolute swooniest romances of all time. Kicking us off… Warcross by Marie Lu *cough* hot tub scene *cough* Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera Juliet falling in love with a cute librarian named Kira was sort of the best. Also? Kira rides … ContinuedSee More