A Taxonomy of Love is a wonderful read that does a great job of showing the messiness of friendships during adolescence.
Bardugo failed to capture the magnetic spirit of a young Diana and was further weighted down by a cast of bland characters and an anxiety-inducing homework assignment deadline of a plot. Wonder Woman: Warbringer crumbled under my heavy expectations for Bardugo and for Diana’s character.
We got the chance to talk with Julie Merberg about Downtown Bookworks’s DC Comics series, the inspiration for the Girl Power line, what she hopes young readers can get out of these books, and more. Read the full interview!
So sit back, relax, and ring in the new year by checking out our favorite young adult reads of 2017! Let us know if your faves made the list!
Color Me Powerful is the perfect activity book for young girls looking for a way to express their love of comics and embrace their girl power! (Thanks to Downtown Book works for the review copy.)
Take a look at our top picks of the year for middle grade novels and then chime in below in the comments with some of your favorites!
If you’re looking to start the new year out right with some awesome books, you can’t go wrong with any of these books on our best of 2017 list!
Scott Reintgen’s debut young adult novel, Nyxia, is a high-stakes thrill-ride full and easily one of the year’s best YA sci-fi novels!
Tales of Hope & Courage shares stories about six of the greatest heroines from across all the Star Wars eras including General Leia, Rey, Sabine Wren, Ahsoka Tano, Padmé Amidala, and Jyn Erso.
A ghost story for the elementary-aged crowd, Graveyard Shakes is a much darker tale than one might assume from the cover and a much deeper story about what it means to be a sister, what it means to be a friend, and what it means to be yourself. (Thanks to Graphix for the review copy!)