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Suz Korb: Why I Write Teen Fiction

Because I love to! Obviously. I revel in remembering my past days as an adolescent. I don't like all of my youthful days memories though, so what I like to do is to add a supernatural twist to the teen books that I write.
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May The Vows Be Ever In Your Favor: Lessons From Dystopian YA ...

May The Vows Be Ever In Your Favor: Lessons From Dystopian YA ... | YAFic | Scoop.it
The success of The Hunger Games and the Divergent series opened the floodgates for young adult novels set in a dystopian future. Readers are gobbling up.
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What If The X-Men Were Real? Q&A With Marcus Sakey, Author Of 'Brilliance'

What If The X-Men Were Real? Q&A With Marcus Sakey, Author Of 'Brilliance' | YAFic | Scoop.it
Marcus Sakey's new novel, Brilliance, imagines an America where superhumanly talented savants are hunted by a rogue government agency. Sakey says the titular "brilliants" are "objectively superior to the rest of us.
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Young Adult Fiction Author John Green: A Quick Review | The ...

Young Adult Fiction Author John Green: A Quick Review | The ... | YAFic | Scoop.it
I was introduced to Green's work about three years ago when his young adult novel, Looking for Alaska, was listed as a text for one of my kid lit classes. I bought the book, but I ended up dropping the class (I decided to go with ...
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Interview: Chris Claremont On The Wolverine, X-Men: Days Of Future Past & More! - WhatCulture!

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Interview: Chris Claremont On The Wolverine, X-Men: Days Of Future Past & More!
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Teen Fiction That Made Me Me And That Inspires My Pupils

Teen Fiction That Made Me Me And That Inspires My Pupils | YAFic | Scoop.it
Teen Fiction That Made Me Me And That Inspires My Pupils. Aaaaand…it's book time again, readers! Lee-Anne is a librarian (yep…this post was always going to be good) and has listed the books she recommends to her ...
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Young Adult Book Review: 'Burning' by Elana K. Arnold - MTPR

Young Adult Book Review: 'Burning' by Elana K. Arnold - MTPR | YAFic | Scoop.it
Young Adult Book Review: 'Burning' by Elana K.
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10 best moments from 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Comic Con panel - Examiner.com

10 best moments from 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Comic Con panel - Examiner.com | YAFic | Scoop.it
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10 best moments from 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Comic Con panel
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Young Adult Fiction · The Hunger Games · catching fire · Comic Con · San Diego Comic Con · YA Fiction. Advertisement.
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Shudder Revealed! A Hurray for YA Dystopia - Bitsy Bling Books

Shudder Revealed! A Hurray for YA Dystopia - Bitsy Bling Books | YAFic | Scoop.it
It's only been three days, and already everything is different Paragon is behind her, but somehow Alessa's life may actually have gotten worse. In a wrenching twist of fate, she traded the safety and companionship of her sister ...
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Teen angst – no longer just for kids! - HeraldNet (blog)

Teen angst – no longer just for kids! - HeraldNet (blog) | YAFic | Scoop.it
Teen angst – no longer just for kids!
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One of the functions of young adult literature is to explore the feelings of alienation that teens typically experience.
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Use The Books, Fans: 'Star Wars' Franchise Thrives In Print

Use The Books, Fans: 'Star Wars' Franchise Thrives In Print | YAFic | Scoop.it
More than 200 novels, the Star Wars' book series spans 25,000 years, from the beginning of the Jedi Order to 40 years beyond where the original trilogy left off.
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The Decline and Fall of the Book Cover - New Yorker (blog)

The Decline and Fall of the Book Cover - New Yorker (blog) | YAFic | Scoop.it
The Decline and Fall of the Book Cover
New Yorker (blog)
For some reason children's books, Y.A.
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'Divergent' - Zimbio

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'Divergent'
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Riding the current wave of YA fiction being adapted to the big screen, Divergent has a sharp and classically science fiction concept targeted straight to teen readers.
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Meet the Master of Kenya's Young Adult Fiction - AllAfrica.com

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Meet the Master of Kenya's Young Adult Fiction
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One of his young adult fiction tiles, The Salem Mystery, won the Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature in the adolescent Category in 2003.
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A grouchy mermaid, and other new YA fiction worth a read - Globe and Mail

A grouchy mermaid, and other new YA fiction worth a read - Globe and Mail | YAFic | Scoop.it
A grouchy mermaid, and other new YA fiction worth a read
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The closing two words in Michelle Tea's debut Y.A.
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Adult Anxieties Over Young Adult Fiction Endure | Comic Book Legal ...

Adult Anxieties Over Young Adult Fiction Endure | Comic Book Legal ... | YAFic | Scoop.it
Every once in a while, some blogger or columnist garners a lot of pageviews by rekindling the simmering debate as to whether Young Adult fiction has become...
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95 Young Adult Books To Read This Summer Instead Of Reading ...

95 Young Adult Books To Read This Summer Instead Of Reading ... | YAFic | Scoop.it
Try anything on this list that doesn't feature angst-ridden, sparkly vampires.
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Get on the Highway!

Get on the Highway! | YAFic | Scoop.it
photo creditAt YA Highway, we try to provide content that appeals to all YA fans -- aspiring writers, published authors, readers, bloggers, industry pros, librarians, teachers, teens, and more. But now we'd like to see what those fans have to say!
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Sneak Peek at the Harry Potter 15th Anniversary Editions

Sneak Peek at the Harry Potter 15th Anniversary Editions | YAFic | Scoop.it
As I first reported back in February, Scholastic will be releasing special 15th anniversary editions of the Harry Potter series later this summer.
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Will Shailene Woodley be the new queen of YA film adaptations? - Los Angeles Times

Will Shailene Woodley be the new queen of YA film adaptations? - Los Angeles Times | YAFic | Scoop.it
Will Shailene Woodley be the new queen of YA film adaptations?
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Judging by the movies she'll be starring in this fall, actress Shailene Woodley has great taste in young adult books.
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Melinda Taub on her new young adult novel, 'Still Star-Crossed' - Metro.us

Melinda Taub on her new young adult novel, 'Still Star-Crossed' - Metro.us | YAFic | Scoop.it
Melinda Taub on her new young adult novel, 'Still Star-Crossed' Metro.us Author Melinda Taub refers to her young adult book, “Still Star-Crossed,” as a mash-up of adventure and romance that chronicles, “the story of the characters who survive...
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science fact in ya science fiction - Book Brats

science fact in ya science fiction - Book Brats | YAFic | Scoop.it
Megan discusses factual science in science fiction and how science is becoming tossed to the wind in favor of kissing.
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Author interview: Emily Gale on tackling Australia's forgotten past - Hypable

Author interview: Emily Gale on tackling Australia's forgotten past - Hypable | YAFic | Scoop.it
Author interview: Emily Gale on tackling Australia's forgotten past
Hypable
I loved her first novel, Six Impossible Things, so much that I came into Wildlife worrying that it wouldn't live up to my expectations.
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4 adult novelists who made brilliant children’s book authors

4 adult novelists who made brilliant children’s book authors | YAFic | Scoop.it
For writers like George Saunders, YA and children's lit are just other mediums for exploring universal themes

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Upcoming Film Adaptations of Young Adult Books ...

Upcoming Film Adaptations of Young Adult Books ... | YAFic | Scoop.it
That reminded me of how excited I am to see what messes/successes come from the upcoming SLEW of YA books that are being adapted for the big screen. So, here is a list of the top 10 adaptations I'm most looking forward ...
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