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Archive Monthly Archives: May 2016

YA Fantasy for “Game of Thrones” Fans

  • May 26, 2016

YA Fantasy Fix This is a magical time of year, when Sunday nights bring new episodes of HBO’s explosive hit fantasy show, Game of Thrones, and the world stands still. If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, the cruelest moment of your life is when the credits start rolling. How will you make it to […]

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Quiz: What YA novel should you read this summer?

  • May 20, 2016

Summer YA Reading Quiz We’ve passed the mid-May mark, and summer is almost upon us. Candy-colored nail polish, cute flip flops and huge beach bags just waiting to be filled with magazines and books. Now’s the time when the young adult novels of the season are released, and this year there are some awesome contenders for your […]

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The YA Reading Slump And How to Fix It

  • May 12, 2016

So it’s finally hit! The most dreaded enemy of YA bookworms everywhere: the reading slump. You read a string of amazing young adult novels, and it just feels like you’re going through the motions. The unwanted cousin to the book hangover, the reading slump will even take the fizz out of that hot new release you’ve been dying to get your […]

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4 Awesome YA Novels Inspired by Sherlock Holmes

  • May 5, 2016

  It’s official! Smash hit BBC mystery series Sherlock is filming its much-anticipated fourth season, set to air around Christmas this year, according to Martin Freeman. Variations on the Holmes detective stories fiction aren’t new, but now young adult novels inspired by Sherlock and the canon are emerging in full force. Here’s a guide to the best […]

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