ft. Renee Ahdieh, Carrie Ryan, Robyn Schneider, Maggie Lehrman, Margo Rabb, Megan Miranda, Gwenda Bond, Megan Shepherd (cc Epic Reads, #DangerousLadies)
We Heart YA: Lessons From a Year of Reading Diverse YA
To celebrate, Teen Lit Rocks and the Reading Date are giving away a bunch of amazing books. DO NOT WALK RUN RUN RUN to their sites and enter
We Heart YA: Bookish Quotes from the Chicago Cultural Center
Over the weekend I visited Chicago with a girl friend, and we popped into the Chicago Cultural Center on Michigan Ave. I had been in this bu
We Heart YA: Pardon the Pun, But I Must Buzz About BONE GAP
BONE GAP is not really about bees, in case you were wondering. That cover is striking though, isn't it? As soon as I saw it, I knew I had to
We Heart YA: Epic and Dangerous Ladies: 2 Author Events Recapped
Recently I had the pleasure of attending two YA author events in the Cincinnati area. (There were actually several more happening nearby, bu
We Heart YA: The YA Blogosphere: A Wonderful Place That Colors Your Pers...
Those of us who are part of the YA blogosphere tend to live in a bubble. Our Twitter streams, Facebook feeds, and blog readers are filled wi
We Heart YA: Recommended: "Rainbow Rowell On The Power Of Fan Fiction"
RR: Well, I think we all sort of want to be chosen. Because being chosen means having a purpose. Being chosen gives your life meaning and cl
We Heart YA: Recommended: "Making Pretty: A Conversation With YA Author ...
Even though when I was a teenager I understood that it was great to be smart and talented and funny and brave, I was the most anxious about
We Heart YA: Seeing Both Sides: AN EMBER IN THE ASHES and Dual POVs
The YA Diversity Book Club has been going strong for almost a year now. (Woohoo!) Recently we realized that all of our selections so far hav
We Heart YA: Four YA Writers Prove That Great Chemistry Makes for Great ...
Our local indie bookseller, Joseph-Beth, has been on a roll! On March 31, they hosted yet another great YA panel, with Emery Lord, Kate Hatt
We Heart YA: Recommended: "One Thing Leads to Another: An Interview with...
I should have been humiliated by it all—by the drama at my school, by the forced psych evaluation, by the refusal of all these idiot adults
We Heart YA: Recommended: "The Importance of Girls’ Stories"
I don't understand wanting to read a book to like the characters. I'm not reading for someone I want to be friends with. I'm reading for som