Sabaa Tahir grew up in California’s Mojave Desert at her family’s 18-room motel. There, she spent her time devouring fantasy novels, raiding her brother’s comic book stash, and playing the guitar badly. She began writing An Ember in the Ashes while working nights as a newspaper editor. She likes thunderous indie rock, garish socks, and all things nerd. Tahir currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.
5 Books by Muslim and/or Middle Eastern Authors to Add to Your Shelf This Year
If your goal is to read more diverse books in 2018, you’re in luck, because Penguin Teen has a great offering of stories penned by a diverse range of authors who identify as Muslim and/or Middle Eastern. Whether you’re looking to see yourself in a new story or want to read outside your own experience, … ContinuedSee More
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Which Book Should You Read Based on Your Favorite Friday Night Lights Character?
Friday Night Lights is leaving Neflix this weekend, much to our dismay. What are Sunday mornings without endlessly bingeing FNL?! To fill the hole in our hearts, we’re giving you 10 books to read based on your favorite characters of Friday Night Lights. Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose. TAMI TAYLOR: Salt to the … ContinuedSee More
Ocean’s 8: The YA Cast
The Ocean’s 8 trailer dropped today and we can’t. stop. watching. it. Unfortunately we have to wait until next June to see it, but that doesn’t mean we’re just going to sit over here stamping our feet like Veruca Salt. What are we doing? Assembling a crime team made up entirely of our favorite YA … ContinuedSee More
Romances We Can’t Wait to Continue This Year
This year is looking good already because we can FINALLY continue some of our favorite romances. From Amani and Jin to Hideo and Emika, we can wait to see what’s in store for our favorite literary lovebirds. Alex and Eliza: A Love Story by Melissa de la Cruz If you’ve seen Hamilton (or listened to … ContinuedSee More
What to Read Based on Your Favorite Fall TV Show!
Fall is here which means great TV is finally upon us. But for those shows where a binge session isn’t a possibility, and you have to wait A WHOLE WEEK for the next one, you can get bored. Luckily, we’re here with great reads to accompany your fall TV picks. Read on! If you … ContinuedSee More
Can You Find the Hidden Emojis in These Book Covers? …Holiday Edition!
So we tested your skills once in this find-the-emoji in the book covers quiz, but can you do it again? Test your skills with the quiz below, then click to flip and see how you did! They say don’t judge a book by its cover, but…if you were intrigued by any of … ContinuedSee More
8 Books to Inspire Your Unique Bookish Tattoos
Looking for ideas for your latest tattoo? Well, look no further! Whether it’s a meaningful quote or an image, these bookish ideas will inspire you for your next ink appointment! Beasts Made of Night Bookish tattoo idea: Sin beasts woven together The intricate animals on this cover would make for a perfect new tattoo. In … ContinuedSee More
9 Heroines Who Are Ready to Join the Rebel Alliance
Already seen Star Wars: The Last Jedi but can’t seem to get enough of it? Want to see Star Wars: The Last Jedi but you’re too worried about what is going to happen to our friends in the Rebel Alliance to do so? Have no fear–we’ve got you covered, regardless of your current Star … ContinuedSee More
7 Books to Inspire Your Halloween Costume This Year
Halloween is quickly approaching, and we are ready! Bring on the costumes, candy, and scares! To help you get in the mood, we have some easy bookish costume suggestions that will make you Halloween ready in no time. Alex & Eliza: A Love Story by Melissa de la Cruz For a simple Eliza costume, wear … ContinuedSee More