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 month. It’s been a busy month for everyone, certainly – so busy that you might have missed a few YA-related things!
So here’s our monthly YA Round-up for the month of October! Check out the list of links below for some great articles, lists, news, and so many others! Thanks guys, and remember to check back next month! Happy Halloween!
- YA Novel About ‘Mob Mentalities’ Punished After Online Backlash, by Ruth Graham, from Slate
- Lilliam Rivera’s debut novel highlights love for YA genre, by Peter Rasmussen, for The Monitor
- Faber Children’s scoops ‘seductive’ French YA novel, by Heloise Wood, for The Bookseller
- Mipcom: Komixx Media Group Options Young Adult Digital Thriller Novel ‘Captured,’ from Variety
Features, Articles, and Essays
- We Live In the Dystopia Young Adult Fiction Warns Us About, by Robert Tracinski, from The Federalist
- Cool Classes: Young Adult Fiction, by Christine Masciere Wallace, from Bucknell University
- Young adult literature is under siege, by Esther Cepeda, from the Pantagraph
Events and Events-related:
- Booklovers Gather for Anderson’s 14th Annual Young Adult Literature Conference, from Chicago Tribune
- Top authors coming to Young Adult Literature Conference, from Daily Herald