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Young adult literature has many amazing genres and sub-genres, let's explore the latest books and hottest topics in YA reading.
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How to Be a Teenager in a Contemporary Novel Written for Adults

How to Be a Teenager in a Contemporary Novel Written for Adults | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
How do you do, fellow kids? Prove you're down with the youngs by using these common tropes.
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Love all these suggestions!
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List Fun: Ghost Stories for All Ages

List Fun: Ghost Stories for All Ages | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Whether or not you believe in ghosts, stories that feature these ethereal characters are a creepy delight for readers of all ages. These ten books, selected from past Cybils nominees/finalists/winners, highlight the best tales about…
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Great ghost stories!!!
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Dear Kate DiCamillo by Lisa Schroeder

Dear Kate DiCamillo by Lisa Schroeder | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Dear Kate DiCamillo,   I’ve always wanted to write you a letter to tell you how much your books inspire me as a writer. So when I got the chance to write a post for the Nerdy Book Club, I decided I’d share my letter with them, too.   I read Because of Winn-Dixie many…
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Two awesome authors, what a great post!!!
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Fandom 101: The Raven Cycle - The Hub

Fandom 101: The Raven Cycle - The Hub | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Art Print from Maggie Stiefvater’s Society 6 Page If you’ve been anywhere near Tumblr, you have probably encountered the always growing fandom for Maggie Stiefvater’s…
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Love everything by Maggie Stiefvater
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#MASLSC | Social Media To Create A Community of Readers

#MASLSC  | Social Media To Create A Community of Readers | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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great ways to build a community of readers!!!
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a review of Siege and Storm

a review of Siege and Storm | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
This 2nd book in the Grisha series just swept me along like Six of Crows and Shadow and Bone! Alina and Mal are running from the Darkling since he want
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2nd of the Grisha trilogy does not disappoint!!!
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a review of The Winner's Kiss

a review of The Winner's Kiss | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
OMG, loved this series, love Kestrel and Arin, could not stop reading the drama of war, treachery, lying, secrets, and betrayal. As Arin readies fo
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A winner for this series and the 3rd & final book!!! 
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Book Feels: The Winner's Kiss by Marie Rutkoski - what sarah read...

Book Feels: The Winner's Kiss by Marie Rutkoski - what sarah read... | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
There was a day back in early January where you may have sensed a disturbance in the force. Well, not necessarily a disturbance as much as a great fangirl explosion as a group of very lucky bloggers were granted access to a digital galley of The Winner’s Kiss . I was so thrilled to be part of this group of bloggers who …
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My review will follow but I agree with this review, the 3rd book was a WINNER!
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Ida B . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World by Katherine Hannigan – Reviewed by Heather Jensen

Ida B . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World by Katherine Hannigan –  Reviewed by Heather Jensen | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
“Good friends help you find important things when you lose them . . . things like your smile, your hope and your courage.” ~Doe Zantamata.     Books are like these friendships. I hold my favorite books close to my heart and the characters become like my closest friends. Every spring break, I feel the…
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Even though it was published in 2004, this book keeps getting buzz. so I am definitely going to read it and find out why:)
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Shelf Awareness for Readers for Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Shelf Awareness for Readers for Tuesday, April 19, 2016 | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Web site for Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for the Book Trade, the free e-mail newsletter dedicated to helping the people in stores
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I want to read The Darkest Corners by Kara Thomas!!! Serial killer book!!!
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Interview with Tamara Ireland Stone

Interview with Tamara Ireland Stone | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
First off, congrats! We adored Every Last Word. Can you tell us a bit about how you came up with the idea for the book?Thank you so much! What an honor to have been nominated…
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Interview with author of Every Last Word
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Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2–6 | Authors and Illustrators Remember Their Mentors

Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2–6 | Authors and Illustrators Remember Their Mentors | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
A timeless mix of reminiscences from authors and illustrators, first published in 2011.
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Authors & illustrators remember favorite teachers
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The Buddy System: Everyone Gains When Kids Read Together

The Buddy System: Everyone Gains When Kids Read Together | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Reading buddy and paired reading initiatives are on the rise. Here's what these programs look like today—and tips for creating your own.
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the buddy system will get kids reading and keep them reading!
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Around the World in 80 Books: A Global Reading List

Around the World in 80 Books: A Global Reading List | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Settle in for some armchair travel! This list will take you to the eighty most populated countries in the world.
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80 countries in 80 books!
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YA Short Stories| Book Review: Summer Days & Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories Edited by Stephanie Perkins

YA Short Stories| Book Review: Summer Days & Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories Edited by Stephanie Perkins | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Summer Days and Summer Nights has a few excellent stories but unfortunately doesn't offer a well-rounded offering.
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Summer Love Story collection!
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Interview with Victoria Jamieson

Interview with Victoria Jamieson | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
First off, congrats! We adored Roller Girl. Can you tell us a bit about how you came up with the idea for the book?Thank you, and thank you for the honor of a Cybils award! I am…
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Loved this graphic novel!!!
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Instability in the (near) future: #YearofYA May 2016

Instability in the (near) future: #YearofYA May 2016 | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
The theme this month is so so important, especially given the release of students for the summer in the coming weeks. Those of us on a traditional schedule are preparing to close the doors to our classrooms, libraries, and schools and we are looking forward to summers away from the grind and responsibilities we face as…
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What are our students' lives really like?
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a review of Ruin and Rising

a review of Ruin and Rising | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I just loved being able to read all three of these books one right after the other!!! As the Darkling rules the capital, Mal helps Alina look for th
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Third in the Grisha trilogy has fantasy, world building, magic and more!
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a review of Shadow and Bone

a review of Shadow and Bone | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
I read Leigh Bardugo's Six of Crows as part of The Hub Challenge and as a result of reading her this book spectacularly awesome book I knew I just ha
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If you liked Six of Crows and Bardugo's Grisha world, you will love this series!!!
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a review of Gilt Hollow

a review of Gilt Hollow | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Thank you to NetGalley and Zonderkudz-Books and Blink for providing an advance copy of Gilt Hollow by Lorie Langdon. Mysteries are my favorite genre an
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Great YA Mystery on NetGalley
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YA Mental Health | Book Review: Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley

YA Mental Health | Book Review: Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Highly Illogical Behavior is a deep book with flawed but (mostly) lovable characters who represented mental health in a real and relatable way.
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I like John Corey Whaley, so I will be trying this after it is published 5/10!
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Rich in Color | 8 Historical Titles for Late Spring

Rich in Color | 8 Historical Titles for Late Spring | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Great post on historical fiction reads!
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100 Must-Read Memoirs

100 Must-Read Memoirs | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Up your nonfiction game with these 100 must-read memoirs.
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100 Must read memoirs, good list!
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#MHYALit: Shattered Illusions: Growing up with a Bipolar Father, a guest post by Kim Baccellia — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

#MHYALit: Shattered Illusions: Growing up with a Bipolar Father, a guest post by Kim Baccellia — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
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Compelling post! A must read!
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SLJ’s April 2016 Popular Picks

SLJ’s April 2016 Popular Picks | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
In our inaugural list of must-have titles, SLJeditors have selected choice storytime picks, Cassandra Clare’s latest series opener, and a new work by Avi. You’ll want to purchase multiple copies of these books, which are bound to fly off the shelves.
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Great new titles are reviewed; I like Lady Midnight, Rescued and The Problem with Forever
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