7 Terrifying Horror Novels Perfect for Young Adult Readers

Kiersten White, the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of “The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein,” “Hide” and more, recommends a few of her favorite horror novels. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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7 Fall and Winter Graphic Novel Releases for Kids and Young Adults

Find fresh new graphic novels like Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel by Jason Reynolds and Danica Novgodoroff for yourself or the young reader in your life. Continue reading at Book Riot

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7 Contemporary Horror Novels that Push Boundaries

The grocery store of all places was my initial indoctrination into the world of horror. As my father shuffled up and down the aisles, dutifully stacking groceries in the cart for our family, I would sneak away to the magazine section and my eye was always drawn to the shiny paperback display... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Gary Paulsen, who wrote the beloved young-adult novel ‘Hatchet,’ dies at 82

His books were often drawn from his own experiences as a sled-dog racer and outdoorsman. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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How to Publish a Young Adult Novel

Each genre of fiction has its own rules for getting published. In this article, we cover how to publish your young adult novel, including how to write a query letter and synopsis, example queries that worked as well as literary agents open to young adult submissions. The post How to Publish a... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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Introducing Young Readers to Classics with Graphic Novels

A reader makes a case for the incorporation of graphic novel adaptations of classics, abbreviated for younger readers, into the classroom. Continue reading at Book Riot

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DC Unveils Young Reader Graphic Novel Imprints

DC Entertainment has recruited a lineup of notable authors to produce stories for two new graphic novel imprints for young readers: DC Ink for teens and DC Zoom for middle graders. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How can Young Adult literature attract new readers?

Charlotte Wilson asks what publishers are doing to reach non-YA readers, and suggests how to attract new readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Andrew McCarthy will make his fiction debut with a young adult novel

Good news for '80s kids who preferred Blane McDonough to Duckie Dale: "Pretty in Pink" star Andrew McCarthy, who went from Brat Pack actor to travel writer and television director, is coming out with his first novel. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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James Frey wins $2m deal for young adult SF novel

Endgame, by the controversial author of A Million Little Pieces, sold in joint publishing and film dealJames Frey, best known for his partially-fabricated memoir A Million Little Pieces, has landed a reported $2m (£1.2m) film deal for his latest novel, a Hunger Games/Battle Royale-esque story... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Young adult readers 'prefer printed to ebooks'

Survey finds that 62% of 16 to 24-year-olds prefer traditional books over their digital equivalentsSixteen to 24-year-olds are known as the super-connected generation, obsessed with snapping selfies or downloading the latest mobile apps, so it comes as a surprise to learn that 62% prefer print... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Frances Hardinge: 'Young adults tend to be more broad-minded than adults'

Frances Hardinge answers our questions about her latest YA novel, Deeplight (Macmillan Children's Books), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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International Industry Notes: Young Readers in China; Young Publishers in the US

The Shanghai Children's Book Fair opens this week with a global roster of speakers; Penguin Random House rolls out a plan to help employees pay off student loans. The post International Industry Notes: Young Readers in China; Young Publishers in the US appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Young cancer victim finalist in Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

The young writer of a real-life The Fault in Our Stars isn't alive to see her book make the finals of the country's top awards – but her parents could not be prouder. Continue reading at Stuff

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Should adults be embarrassed to be reading young adult books? (+video)

Those in the literary community are weighing in on both sides of the debate, with some saying young adult books aren't sophisticated and others saying they should be able to read whatever they like without being ashamed. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Should adults be embarrassed to be reading young adult books?

Those in the literary community are weighing in on both sides of the debate, with some saying young adult books aren't sophisticated and others saying they should be able to read whatever they like without being ashamed. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Publishing Perspectives Forum: ‘What Young Readers Need’

The pandemic, branding, and geopolitical politics were on the table in Juergen Boos' conversation with CEOs of Scholastic and Ravensburger. The post Publishing Perspectives Forum: ‘What Young Readers Need’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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7 Historical Fiction Novels Set in the Pacific Northwest

The Northwest, where I live and where my novel is set, is a big place and it is a lot of things. It is the damp, mossy woods of the coast, the high desert, and the snowy, jagged mountain ranges that divide the two. It is home to weird and real creatures like giant octopuses, […] The post 7... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Paul Tremblay delivers another mind-bending horror novel

"The Pallbearers Club" is presented as a found memoir manuscript, complicated by the contradictory annotation of an enigmatic woman. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Cheryl Klein Named Editorial Director of Algonquin Young Readers

Klein, who previously served as editorial director of Lee & Low, will report to publisher Stacy Lellos. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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