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YA Round-up – November 2017

YA Round-up – November 2017

Hey everyone! Another month has passed, and with it came a slew of YA-related news and other interesting things! We’ve gathered November’s best news bits and features. Check them out below, and see you next month! News: Cherie Dimaline wins ...
News
YA Round-up – October 2017

YA Round-up – October 2017

Hey everyone! It’s been another exciting month – but it’s not over yet! Halloween is just around the corner, and of course we’re all busy with planning our costumes and picking out which books we still need to read this ...
Sci Fi
Rank my power: Mind Reading and Control

Rank my power: Mind Reading and Control

Many YA characters and multiple superheros have the power to mind read and the power to control the actions of those around them. Susan Kaye Quinn’s Mind Jack Series’ dystopian world is based on this gift, and let’s not forget ...
Dystopian, Fantasy, Sci Fi, YA/NA
Is YA Grimdark still YA?

Is YA Grimdark still YA?

Grimdark is “a subgenre or a way to describe the tone, style or setting of speculative fiction that is particularly dystopian, amoral, or violent,” according to popular sources. It has spread thanks to the success of A Song of Ice ...