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Top Ten Book Turn-Offs

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Time to vent, you guys! My top book turn offs include things I think a lot of readers can relate with. Can you?

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Young Adult Novels with Grownup Appeal - People Magazine

What We're Reading This Weekend: Young Adult Novels with Grownup Appeal - People Magazine | Young Adult Literature | Scoop.it

Kids know a good story when they see one, so it's no surprise that the best YA novels can hold an adult's attention – and sometimes teach us a little something as well. Share your thoughts on the books our staffers are enjoying – and let us know what you're reading.

 

 


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Should more YA fiction be read in schools?

Should more YA fiction be read in schools? | Young Adult Literature | Scoop.it

If there is anywhere that young adult literature should be read, it's schools. But more and more it seems that curriculums have to be followed, and books that could be relevant to teenagers (and, in a lot of cases, books altogether) are getting left behind.

 

 


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'Ender's Game' star Asa Butterfield refuses to grow up - New York Post

'Ender's Game' star Asa Butterfield refuses to grow up - New York Post | Young Adult Literature | Scoop.it

The new movie “Ender’s Game,” in theaters Friday, presents a frighteningly bleak portrait of future life on Earth: Mankind is in peril after attacks by an evil alien race called the Buggers, who, true to their name, look like mutant insects.


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Lois Duncan on reaching a new generation of teen readers - Los Angeles Times

Lois Duncan on reaching a new generation of teen readers - Los Angeles Times | Young Adult Literature | Scoop.it

Long before YA literature was a massive category of books yielding an unending stream of blockbuster movies, Lois Duncan was a writer whose page-turners kept teen readers up at night.


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Best Opening Lines in Young Adult Books

Best Opening Lines in Young Adult Books | Young Adult Literature | Scoop.it
The first sentences of books set the tone for the entire novel and can grip readers or lose them right away – that’s why I love reading the best opening lines in YA books.

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Veronica Roth Explains Why Shocking 'Allegiant' Death Had To Happen - MTV.com

Veronica Roth Explains Why Shocking 'Allegiant' Death Had To Happen - MTV.com | Young Adult Literature | Scoop.it

"Allegiant" — the final installment of Veronica Roth's best-selling "Divergent" series — has been in readers' hands and on their Kindles for nearly a week now, meaning fans finally know the fate of heroine Tris Prior and her love, Tobias Eaton. The heart-wrenching conclusion no doubt surprised many — with fans galore taking to social media to cry, commiserate or complain about Roth's vision for the characters she so lovingly crafted over the trilogy.


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Top Ten Creepiest Looking Book Covers

Top Ten Creepiest Looking Book Covers | Young Adult Literature | Scoop.it

Technically, the Top Ten Tuesday prompt was “scariest looking covers,” but let’s be real. I don’t do scary so I would just Google “scary book covers,” and all you’d get are some R.L. Stine and Stephen King books.


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