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4 Books Sure to Inspire a Backpacking Adventure!

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by Danielle Finnegan

As spring break crawls away and you start daydreaming of summer, many of you will be planning your own vacations, begging your parents to go somewhere, or writing a mental list of places you wish you could go. Luckily, there’s no shortage of young adult books that can take you on an unforgettable journey to some truly amazing […]

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11 Books to Keep Romance Alive All Year Long

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by Amy Beaudoin

February (the all-too-short month of love) has officially come to an end, which means it’s now impossible to find chocolate in the shape of a heart, our free romantic reads are coming to an end, and love ISN’T everywhere you turn! Some people are excited to see an end to all the lovey-dovey things, but if you’re like […]

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Nine Incredible Reads for the Dark Days of Winter

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by Keri Horan

With the holidays over, there’s nothing I want to do more than sit by the fire and curl up with a book. Here are nine reads I’m so excited to dive into this winter–some set in the icy cold of winter, some giving me hope for the warmth of summer days. What’s on your list? Let me […]

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Our Favorite YA Siblings

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by Catherine Hayden

In Suzanne Young’s new contemporary novel, All In Pieces, Savannah Sutton would do anything for her little brother Evan, despite dealing with her own issues with anger. “Anything” includes sticking a pencil in her ex-boyfriend’s hand because he mocked Evan for being disabled. Despite the method, it’s hard NOT to root for someone that wouldn’t hesitate […]

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10 Badass Heroines with Class

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by Janine Perez

Catherine Hayden and I both finished reading Maid of Secrets by Jennifer McGowan, at around the same time, (it’s a free read until October 24 so check it out!) so we did what any self-respecting book nerds would do—we started discussing! The book centers around these five remarkable young women who make up the Maids […]

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6 Graphic Novels for Art & Comic Book Nerds

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by Julie Jarema

In the spirit of Draw the Line, I’ve gathered up some of my favorite graphic novels that will take you from family vacations spots at the beach to the eerie corners of the forest to tech-filled evil lairs and beyond. These books are perfect to read by flashlight under the stars or while hiding from the sun […]

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7 LGBT+ Fantasy/Speculative Novels to Read This Summer

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by Shelly Z

Fantasy novels hold a special place in my heart, as they allow me (and other readers) to escape mundane ordinary life. While the mention of fantasy YA brings about specific types of books, I’ve included some more speculative novels as well as some sci-fi novels to this list. Fantasy has so many great LGBT+ novels, […]

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40 LGBTQIA+ Reads for Pride

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by Chelsea Fought

June is Pride Month and to celebrate I wanted to put together a list of great YA featuring LGBTQIA+ characters! This is in no way a comprehensive list (and throughout the process of putting this together I found a lot of great new books I added to my TBR pile, along with a bunch that […]

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The 15 YA Books Star Wars Fans Are Looking For

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by Chelsea Fought

May the fourth be with you book nerds! On this day, Star Wars Day, I’ve curated a list of 15 YA books you’ll love if you’re a Star Wars fan. You may be asking yourself… And the answer is, yes! Yes we are! The force is strong with these reads, so roll along with BB-8 and check them out!

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