Keep Me Posted!

Sign me up for the latest news from Penguin Teen, including new books, special offers, and promotions.

Dear Hollywood, These YA Books Are READY!

SHARE

With the success of recent YA adaptations including Love, Simon and a heavy slate of upcoming awesomeness including To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, The Darkest Minds and The Hate U Give – we gotta ask the question: why is Hollywood sleeping on these amazing books that are SCREAMING for adaptation?!

 

An Ember in the Ashes series by Sabaa Tahir

AnEmberintheAshes

The Ember series has been in development for what feels like FOREVER! But really, with the A Reaper at the Gates recent release and the New York Times bestseller list series debut – the message is clear: this series is beloved!! The biggest question really is, should Sabaa Tahir’s amazing world be a movie or a wider, more explores TV series?

 

The Legend series by Marie Lu

Legend

Another series that has been taking the slow road to the screen, the Legend series is sadly super relevant and timely. The series is also finished so the producers would have a clear idea of end points and could make solid plans how to get there. But most importantly, we’re all SUPER READY FOR JUNE AND DAY ON THE SCREEN?!

 

Royals by Rachel Hawkins

Royals

Netflix is KILLING it with the rom-coms lately AND they’ve also shown an interest in royal movies, what with their Christmas royal movie last year being a social media hit. So it begs the question – has anyone at Netflix read Royals? And if not, what are you waiting for? This book would be a delightful rom-com movie romp and bonus, Scotland setting!

 

Seafire by Natalie C Parker

Seafire

It’s not even out yet but we’re already desperate for someone to get on board Seafire (see what we did there?!). This would be the best kind of genre busting YA adaptation that could take the world by storm (another sailing pun!). Girls kicking butt, that would require awesome dialogue; fire and water that would require awesome stunts – let’s set sail on this adaptation ASAP (we’re not even sorry!).

 

Lies You Never Told Me by Jennifer Donaldson

LYNTM_online (1)

With no Pretty Little Liars or Scandal on screens to keep us GASPING each week, Lies You Never Told Me could absolutely feel the void. Even before the jaw dropping finale, this book has some serious twists and turns that could absolutely make it appointment viewing.

#ShelfGoals

Sci-Fi for People Who Don’t Like Sci-Fi

Okay, we know, we know–sci-fi often features the usual suspects: aliens, spaceships, and evil villains who wants to destroy the intergalactic world. But let’s be real: there’s also mystery, action, suspense, and of course, romance *wink wink*. Here are some great sci-fi books that’ll make you forget you’re not a sci-fi fan!   Nemesis by … Continued
See More

6 Reads to Help You Recover from Black Friday

You know that day that comes right after the day we all say how thankful we are for the things we have? The one where everyone runs out and risks life and limb to get half-priced plasma screens and tupperware? Yeah, that day. Black Friday. It’s one that requires a cup of hot cocoa and a … Continued
See More

Books That Aren’t Afraid to Go There

Sometimes it’s easy to think YA books are all light and fluffy. It’s easy to forget that The Outsiders, arguably a YA genre instigator for a lot of the books we know and love today, wasn’t all that light and fluffy at all, and that YA books have been providing windows and mirrors for teens dealing with all … Continued
See More

12 Books to Read When Adulting is Too Hard

Adulting is hard – making your own appointments, doing laundry, self-imposed bed times, being the one to tell yourself that you shouldn’t eat that whole roll of cookie dough, etc. Luckily, for days when you just can’t, there’s still an escape: books. Here, all you have to worry about is ruling kingdoms, fighting gladiators, and … Continued
See More

Fall FOMO: Don’t Miss These Hot Reads!

You don’t want to suffer from fall FOMO this season, and Penguin Teen has the antidote right here – some of the hottest, buzziest, BESTEST books of fall all gathered up just for you! Which ones have you already read, and which ones are you adding to your to be read pile ASAP? Tell us on Twitter! … Continued
See More

Every Book Going on Sale in November!

November is a time to be thankful, and in true bookish style the thing we’re most thankful for is NEW BOOKS! Check out the full list below to see all the newest hardcovers, the most anticipated sequels, and beautiful new paperbacks coming your way.   11/6: Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix by Julie C. Dao – … Continued
See More

9 Slow Burn Romances That Are Worth the Wait

Usually, those of us who love our books with a heaping side of romance are happy to be feeling like from page one. But then there are those loves that start off with great chemistry and build over time to something amazing, to the point where we’re like And when it happens, it’s all the … Continued
See More

2019 Penguin Teen YA Book Preview!

It feels SO far away but 2019 for YA books is shaping up to be GOOOOOOOOOOOOD! And because we know, you need to know ALL the details as soon as possible to get your TBR’s ready, we created this preview of our breaking news 2019 titles to keep you in the loop of all the best new fantasy, … Continued
See More

Books that offer understanding to the refugee experience

In a time when understanding and empathizing with the plight of refugees is vitally important, these reads offer insight and experience. From a World War II tragedy to the very recent Syrian refugee crisis, these books are important additions to your shelf. A Land of Permanent Goodbyes Narrated by Destiny, this heartbreaking — and timely — … Continued
See More

Books to Read Based On Your Hogwarts House!

Need to take a break from stalking the mailman for your Hogwarts letter? Don’t worry, we get it. And we’ve got the perfect list of reads to keep you distracted until it comes!   If you’re a GRYFFINDOR     Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh On her way to the imperial city, Mariko is … Continued
See More
BACK TO TOP