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8 Amazing YA Moms!

Best YA Moms
by Jess Harold

Mother’s Day was this past Sunday, so now that you’ve given her flowers, presents, and brunch (or breakfast in bed), it’s time to remember that pretty much every day should be mother’s day, because moms do so much and are often overlooked or misunderstood. I’ve decided to share my favorite YA moms with you, in the […]

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Best Sights in Texas

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by Jess Harold

In Honor by Jessi Kirby, is an uplifting story about healing. Three days after learning of her brother Finn’s death, Honor receives his last letter from Iraq. Devastated, she interprets his note as a final request and spontaneously sets off on a road trip to California to fulfill it. Joining her is Rusty, Finn’s former best […]

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True Crime Stories to Keep You Up at Night

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by Diego Molano Rodriguez

Last week marked the premiere of the new SIMON TRUE series, a non-fiction YA series easily summed up by the series tagline: “Real stories. Real teens. Real crimes.” The series launched with two titles, each equally riveting true stories: Deep Water, in which a Coronado swim team is recruited by an old coach for drug runs […]

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Shakespeare According to Tumblr

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by Julie Jarema

Do you find it difficult to relate to life according to a 16th century English playwright? Never traded places with your twin brother just to mess with the entire town? Never been so blind to reality that you actually went blind? Never acted a little crazy after your uncle tried to poison you and then […]

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Tarot Trouble

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by Diego Molano Rodriguez

A few days ago, I found myself exploring the bowels of our stockroom, when I came upon a forgotten promo item – Shadowhunter’s Tarot Cards! The tarot is the basis for every major card game in the world. It is comprised of 56 minor arcana (similar to the 52 cards in your typical Bicycle deck, […]

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My Predictions: The Adjustment

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by Jill Hacking

I’m really good at predicting plots. Like, so much so that my roommate doesn’t binge watch stuff with me anymore because I always call the thing right before it happens (Cause I’m the worst. Sorry roommate!). So, prepare yourselves because I am going to take a whack at The Adjustment. My credentials: I have read […]

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Nineteen Times We Didn’t Deserve Tim Federle

The writer Tim Federle (USA), October 5, 2014.  Photo © Beowulf Sheehan mail@beowulfsheehan.com +1 (917) 450-2345
by Keri Horan

If you are unfamiliar with Tim Federle, pause for a second and follow him on Twitter. If you don’t have a Twitter, make one just so you can follow him. Trust me, you won’t regret it. Tim is the author of several books, including The Great American Whatever (a FANTASTIC young adult book we just […]

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5 Stories of Split Paths

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by Sarah Jane Abbott

Robert Frost famously wrote, “Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both and be one traveler.” But what if we could travel both? It’s fascinating to think about how your life might be different if you’d made different decisions. It’s mind-blowing to think about how each individual decision has shaped […]

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