Inspired by the American classic Our Town, You’d Be Home Now is Kathleen Glasgow’s glorious modern story of a town and the secret lives people live there. And the story of a girl, figuring out life in all its pain and beauty and struggle and joy.
If you need help getting into the convention spirit, here is a list of five recent convention-centric young adult novels that will have you vicariously exploring convention floors and living your best nerd life!
Last month we encouraged you guys to make San Diego Comic-Con into a mini-San Diego BookCon! Now that the SDCC 2017 schedule has been officially released we’ve gone through and found some pretty awesome book-centric panels that we think you should check out.* There are some very exciting conversations going on […]
Author: Gina Damico Release Date: July 11, 2017 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for Young Readers Review Spoilers: Mild GoodReads | Amazon There are few books that I’ve wanted to like as much as I wanted to like Waste of Space. The premise is phenomenal and whether it was taken seriously or presented as a parody, […]
For the past two months one of my absolute favorite Twitter accounts has been @DystopianYA. The account good-naturedly lampoons the stereotypes so prevalent in young adult literature. The account is helmed by writer Dana Schwartz who also runs the popular @GuyinYourMFA account and brings the same sort of humor to […]
Plus One Author: Elizabeth Fama Release Date: April 8, 2014 Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Source: Edelweiss Genre(s): Dystopian Fiction, Young Adult, Alternate History Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Review Spoilers: Moderate GoodReads | Amazon All right, so, there are a lot of dystopian YA books out there these days. It’s the fad right now and, you know what? I’m […]
Extraction Author: Stephanie Diaz Release Date: July 22, 2014 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Source: Edelweiss Genre(s): Dystopian Fiction, Young Adult Rating: ★★★☆☆ Review Spoilers: Mild GoodReads | Amazon I’m a big fan of science fiction. Give me space, give me technology, give me new societies and expectations. I love that sort of thing and it’s the one thing […]
Don’t forget to enter to one of the amazing prizes being raffled away as part of the Perilous Sea book tour! Win copies of Sherry Thomas’s Elemental Trilogy books, sweet swag, and more! Get more information below or ENTER HERE! The Perilous Sea Author: Sherry Thomas Series: The Elemental Trilogy #2 Release […]
So proud of everyone behind #WeNeedDiverseBooks, and everyone tweeting and sharing and e-mailing. Love you all. #noimnotcrying — Kaye M. (@gildedspine) April 29, 2014 Right now on Twitter something pretty amazing is happening. Writers, book bloggers, librarians, and everyday readers are coming together to highlight the importance of diversity in […]
As part of our tour stop for Expiration Day we’ve got a guest post from the author, William Campbell Powell! We asked him to muse on what it’s like to be a new author in a time where participatory fandom has become the norm. Fans and authors have become used to immediate […]