Best Books List, events, News, YA Fandom, YA/NA
YA Round-Up: February 2017
Hey everyone! It’s that time of the month again! A lot has happened over February – and that includes a lot of YA-related stuff. So we’re doing a round-up so that you can check out what news bits you might ...
Book Reviews, Fantasy, Mystery
Ghostly Echoes (Jackaby #3) by William Ritter
Ghostly Echoes brings forth a continuance to an unsolved case that seems to repeat through the course of history. Abigail Rook is on a mission to help a ghost try to remember her past and find clues that connect to ...
Best Books List, Fantasy, mermaids
The Best YA Fairytales and Fairytale Retellings of 2014 and 2015
Hey everyone! Here’s another batch of some of the best YA Fairytale/Fairytale Retellings – this time, books released in 2014 and 2015! Winter by Marissa Meyer Princess Winter is a graceful and kind princess, and the Lunar people admire her ...
Book Reviews, Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, YA/NA
The Edge of Everything by Jeff Giles
Thank you to Bloomsbury for sending me an early copy of The Edge of Everything. I am on the fence about this book. Part of me adored the writing and the characters, but another part really disliked the plot. It ...
Apocalyptic, Best Books List, Dystopian
The Best Dystopian/Post-Apocalyptic YA Books of 2014
As dystopia and post-apocalypse are genres that are very popular in YA lit, it’s always a little difficult to catch up on the best new series, prequels, and sequels that fall under them. So here are more awesome post-apocalyptic/dystopian YA books – ...
Best Books List, Fantasy
The Best YA Fantasy Books of 2016
Many YA books fall under the fantasy category, but while that might seem unnecessary for the reader who’s not well-acquainted with the fantasy genre (is it really elves and wizards and evil lords over and over again?), you’ll be glad ...
Best Books List, Romance
The Best Contemporary YA Books of 2014
Hey everyone! Here’s another list of some of the best contemporary YA books out there – this time ones that are from the year 2014! From love stories to heartfelt tales about siblings, this list covers a variety of contemporary ...
Here’s a little project we made with the members of the Young Adult Author Alliance. I put the full slides here so you can click through and read about them all! NOTE: Click the arrow navigation  at the bottom to ...
YA Fandom, YA/NA
The YA Shelf’s YA Round-Up: January 2017
Hey everyone! How’s January been for you guys? For YA literature, it’s been a pretty busy month – and it’s just the start of the year! Here’s a fresh new round-up post for you, compiling choice news articles, features, essays, and lists ...
Best Books List, Romance, YA Resources, YA/NA
The Best Contemporary/Realistic YA Books of 2012 and 2013
A lot of YA books can fall under speculative fiction – fantasy, science fiction, horror, dystopia, historical fiction, post-apocalyptic, you name it. But YA also tackles concerns that we’re all too familiar with – high school love, teenage problems, and ...