February 2017 | Norma Hinkens

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Quiz: Favorite YA Novels as Clickbait Titles

  • February 23, 2017

Clickbait: irresistible headlines that make it impossible to not click on an article. It’s here to stay in the social Internet world, and if you have a sense of humor about it (like The Onion‘s hilarious clickbait satire site, Clickhole) it’ll make the traffic grabbing bearable. I recently thought about some of my favorite YA novels and wondered what […]

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Diverse YA Books for Black History Month

  • February 17, 2017

Black History Month is a great time to check out some of the diverse YA books written by established and emerging African American authors. As the We Need Diverse Books movement reminds us, diversity in YA is crucial to understanding different experiences as well as is reading minority writers who are sometimes overlooked by publishing and marketing. […]

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The Best YA TV Shows to Stream on Netflix

If you’re like me, you’re a binge watcher 365 days of the year, but in the winter months things get kicked up a notch. Surrendering a day, night, or weekend to a good old fashioned Netflix best YA TV shows marathon is a great way to spend the time. So it’s especially awesome that in winter […]

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Quiz: Who penned this YA author quote?

So you think you know all there is to know about YA author quotes. You’re a YA author die hard, going to release parties (or throwing one solo), seeing every movie adaption, reading every blog (like this one!), spouting random YA author quotes, following a ton of YA blogs/publishers/authors on social media, getting more excited than you […]

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New York Times and USA Today Bestseller

  • February 4, 2017

New York Times & USA Today Bestseller What a wild and crazy week this has been! After a year of hard work and too little sleep, one of my biggest literary dreams has come true. Dark Humanity, the boxed set I am one of the participating authors in, hit the New York Times Bestseller list […]

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