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5 Books for the Budding Author

by Janine Perez

If you’re a budding author who loves reading books, you will benefit from reading about some characters who also love to express themselves through the written word. Each of these characters use writing in different ways. Some communicate purely through writing, some only write in lists, some write beautiful prose, and others catalog their daily […]

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7 Books for 7 Types of Love

by Jess Harold

It doesn’t matter what kind of reader you are, there is a love story out there for you! You might turn your nose up at romantic fiction, but treasure the stories where friendship is the most important relationship. I love seeing how we can meaningfully connect with people in our lives in different ways. (We […]

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7 Characters We Wish Were Real

by Sam Benson

Have you ever read a book and just wanted to be best friends with the main character? I spend so much time reading that it often feels like characters in books are my best friends. I wish they would just walk off the page! Below are the top six characters that I would love to meet […]

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7 of Our Favorite Anthologies!

by Jess Harold

One of my favorite trends in literature is the creation of anthologies, or what I like to refer to as collaborative fiction. When authors find that their ideas and writing styles vibe, the logical next step is to bring their creative genius together to create amazing works of literature. It gives you the opportunity to explore […]

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August Books!

by Janine Perez

August is over, and that means it’s time for me to tell you about all the books you might have missed! These are all ON SALE NOW, so if a few (or a ton) catch your eye, you don’t have to wait to get your hands on them! Hardcovers  Shimmer and Burn by Mary Taranta To save her […]

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Unique Names in YA and Their Meanings

by Jess Harold

One thing every new author and parent have in common is the knowledge that picking a name is nearly impossible. The pressure of picking that one perfect name that will distinguish them from every other person/character is intense. After all, every little fact about a name can (and probably will) be analyzed—where it comes from, how it […]

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5 Addicting Sci-Fi & Fantasy Duologies

by Danielle Finnegan

I LOVE the duology trend in YA right now, especially for sci-fi and fantasy. One book is never enough, but waiting for a series to be completed can be maddening. I just want to know what happens next, and not die of anticipation before I can find out how everything concludes! That’s why I think duologies […]

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6 Creepy Books Set in Maine

by Sarah Jane Abbott

Maine is one of my favorite places—the intense natural beauty, the tranquility, the lighthouses, the lobster! But somehow, in literature, Maine often winds up being the setting for creepy situations. Maybe it’s because with all of that nature (and lots of small, far-away islands) comes a sense of isolation, a quiet that tugs at the […]

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Our Favorite YA Fantasy Books of 2017

by Sam Benson

So far, 2017 has been a great year for fantasy and it’s only August! Some fantasy novels are from new authors that we’re just starting to fall in love with, while others are old favorites we’ve had on instant pre-order for years. We know you’ll be dying to get your hands on these books once you read […]

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