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The Teenage Apocalypses Of The 100 - Look! It Moves by Adi Tantimedh - Bleeding Cool News

The Teenage Apocalypses Of The 100 - Look! It Moves by Adi Tantimedh - Bleeding Cool News | YAFic | Scoop.it
  Adi Tantimedh writes, In this era of Apocalyptic Young Adult fiction almost neck-and-neck with superheroes in movies and TV, The 100 might be the darkest of them all.
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David Levithan interview: The US author on leading the way in LGBT fiction for ... - The Independent

David Levithan interview: The US author on leading the way in LGBT fiction for ... - The Independent | YAFic | Scoop.it
In the dozen years that US author David Levithan has been writing young adult (YA) novels that focus either on or around LGBT issues, teen-marketed books with gay narratives have come out of the closet, and into the mainstream.
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Top 10 feminist icons in children's and teen books - The Guardian

Top 10 feminist icons in children's and teen books - The Guardian | YAFic | Scoop.it
From Matilda to Malala to Katniss Everdeen, Sarah Alderson chooses the 10 best feminists from fiction and non fiction
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Pop Culture and Teen Programming

Pop Culture and Teen Programming | YAFic | Scoop.it
The theme for the monthly discussion at Teen Services Underground is pop culture and teen programming. They posted a list of questions to get librarians talking about their experiences with pop culture and programming.
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In 'Shadow,' Change And Growth As A Story Sheds Its Scales

In 'Shadow,' Change And Growth As A Story Sheds Its Scales | YAFic | Scoop.it
Rachel Hartman continues her tale of half-dragon musician and unwilling diplomat Seraphina in Shadow Scale. Reviewer Amal El-Mohtar says the new book doesn't just live up to the old, it outgrows it.
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Stack Overflow: Powerful - GeekDad

Stack Overflow: Powerful - GeekDad | YAFic | Scoop.it
My reading pace was a little slower this week, and since a couple of the books I finished aren't actually available yet, I'll take this opportunity to catch up a little on a few books from my backlog--this week, how about superpowers? Continue reading →
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Mal Peet, British author of acclaimed young-adult fiction, dies at 67 - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Mal Peet, British author of acclaimed young-adult fiction, dies at 67 - Minneapolis Star Tribune | YAFic | Scoop.it
LONDON — Mal Peet, an irreverent, award-winning British writer of books for children and young adults, has died aged 67
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‘Alice in Wonderland’ Turns 150: Enjoy the Classic, Plus Film and Digital Spinoffs for Free

‘Alice in Wonderland’ Turns 150: Enjoy the Classic, Plus Film and Digital Spinoffs for Free | YAFic | Scoop.it
We've rounded up dozens of Wonderland freebies, including the original manuscript illustrated by Lewis Carroll, smart-phone and audio-book editions of the novel, movies and games -- even a spinoff title that starts with the words "Fifty Shades."...

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Hot YA Book 'The Square Root of Summer' Sells at Auction - Hollywood Reporter

Hot YA Book 'The Square Root of Summer' Sells at Auction - Hollywood Reporter | YAFic | Scoop.it
The Square Root of Summer, the debut YA novel from journalist Harriet Reuter Hapgood, has been acquired by Macmillan imprint Roaring Press Books in a two-book deal. U.K. rights were snapped up by Macmillan Children’s books.
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On The Radar: 13 Books for March

On The Radar: 13 Books for March | YAFic | Scoop.it
One of the most popular posts I do over at Book Riot is the round-up of upcoming YA fiction titles, and one of the most popular questions I seem to get on Twitter and in my inboxes is "what should I be looking out for in YA?
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'Divergent' Author Veronica Roth Has Two New Books In The Works, And They ... - Bustle

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Check out the best YA fiction of 2015 - Lynchburg News and Advance

Check out the best YA fiction of 2015 - Lynchburg News and Advance | YAFic | Scoop.it
The Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association has released a list of young adult fiction believed to be the best 2015 has to offer.
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February Debut YA Novels

February Debut YA Novels | YAFic | Scoop.it
For what's usually a fairly quiet month in publishing, February is heavy on debut YA titles this year. Like always, this round up includes debut novels with "debut" in its purest definition. These are first-time books by first-time authors.
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There's No Wrong Place To Start Reading Pratchett

There's No Wrong Place To Start Reading Pratchett | YAFic | Scoop.it
Terry Pratchett wrote so many books that it can be hard to know where to begin, especially with the lengthy Discworld series. Critic Tasha Robinson says there's really no wrong place to dive in.
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Terry Pratchett, Prolific Fantasy Author, Dies At 66

Terry Pratchett, Prolific Fantasy Author, Dies At 66 | YAFic | Scoop.it
The Discworld series author had for years struggled with a rare form of early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Pratchett amassed a devoted following over four decades of writing — and dozens of novels.
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Realistic YA Review Round-Up: This Side of Home by Renee Watson, I'll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios, and Read Between the Lines by Jo Knowles

Realistic YA Review Round-Up: This Side of Home by Renee Watson, I'll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios, and Read Between the Lines by Jo Knowles | YAFic | Scoop.it
I've been reading a lot lately and I've been really enjoying what I've been reading lately. It's been interesting though, as the more I've enjoyed books, the less I've wanted to sit down and write lengthy reviews of them.
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Meet the women giving teen fiction a much-needed makeover - The Voice Online

Meet the women giving teen fiction a much-needed makeover - The Voice Online | YAFic | Scoop.it
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Meet the women giving teen fiction a much-needed makeover
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THE YOUNG adult literature scene is set to receive some refreshing additions as two women prepare to make their debut after securing lucrative book deals.
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John Green's 'Paper Towns' Movie Gets Pushed Back, But 'Looking For Alaska ... - Huffington Post

John Green's 'Paper Towns' Movie Gets Pushed Back, But 'Looking For Alaska ... - Huffington Post | YAFic | Scoop.it
Get ready, Nerdfighters. John Green has some news that's about to rock your YA fiction world.

In a new video on his Vlogbrothers YouTube channel, the author updated fans on the status of the “Paper Towns” movie.
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Norwood Librarians talk the 5 most requested young adult fiction books - Wicked Local Norwood (blog)

Norwood Librarians talk the 5 most requested young adult fiction books - Wicked Local Norwood (blog) | YAFic | Scoop.it
Popular young adult fiction at the Morrill Memorial Library tends to fall into two categories.
The most requested young adult fiction books tend to be
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LIST: What are the greatest books for young Irish readers? - Newstalk 106-108 fm

LIST: What are the greatest books for young Irish readers? - Newstalk 106-108 fm | YAFic | Scoop.it
To celebrate World Book Day, Ireland’s Laureate na n-Óg Eoin Colfer, was live in studio with George Hook to talk about the important and significance of literature in the lives of...
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Field Trip Friday: February 27, 2015

Field Trip Friday: February 27, 2015 | YAFic | Scoop.it
THIS WEEK IN WRITING- Shannon Hale has a thought provoking post on school visits as a woman author.
- A guest post on Stacked Books discusses writing realistically flawed parents in YA.
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As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From the Making of The Princess Bride, by Cary Elwes

As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From the Making of The Princess Bride, by Cary Elwes | YAFic | Scoop.it
For many people it is inconceivable to not feel a true love for the giant movie The Princess Bride. This memoir, authored by the Man in Black himself (a.k.a.
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Time-traveling teen scientist novel sparks bidding war - Fusion

Time-traveling teen scientist novel sparks bidding war - Fusion | YAFic | Scoop.it
The novel is about a girl named Gottie, who's a seventeen-year-old physics prodigy.
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Like, Try, Why: Contemporary YA

Like, Try, Why: Contemporary YA | YAFic | Scoop.it
I used to make these “like, try, why” reader’s advisory posts regularly for the Teen Zone before I moved to Collection Development (you can find them all indexed here).
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Reading Matters – Program Launch

Reading Matters – Program Launch | YAFic | Scoop.it
It’s LIVE!
The 2015 Reading Matters is out in the world and ready for your eyes.
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