Young adult books: 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' author James Thurber picks the best YA titles

Beyond John Green and Veronica Roth: James Thurber compiled his own list of books that he thought young adults might enjoy, and his picks still hold up today. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Young adult books: 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' author James Thurber picks the best YA titles

Beyond John Green and Veronica Roth: James Thurber compiled his own list of books that he thought young adults might enjoy, and his picks still hold up today. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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24 Titles Compete for Barnes & Noble’s Children’s & Young Adult Book Awards

These 24 picture book, young reader, and young adult books are the finalists for this year's Barnes & Noble Children's and Young Adult Book Awards. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-03-27 13:10:40 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: 'PW' Editors' Picks, Young Adult

The last PW Editors’ Picks panel, which closed out the U.S. Book Show on May 27, featured eight editors spotlighting big YA titles coming out this fall, and was moderated by 'PW' reviewer Sanina Clark. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Wise Wolf Books Paves an Adventurous New Path for Teen and Young Adult Titles

The imprint carries a unique and targeted marketing program that transforms its books into bestsellers. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers: Children’s and Young Adult Titles, by Niloufar Talebi

Essay To mark the upcoming 2020 Neustadt Lit Fest and the announcement of the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature, here is an excerpt featuring the children’s and young adult books selection from 100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-09-30 13:21:42 UTC ]
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YA author John Young to cycle Scottish book tour

John Young, who is shortlisted for Scottish Book Trust’s Teenage Book Prize, is cycling around Scotland for the book tour of his novel Farewell Tour of a Terminal Optimist (Kelpies). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Banned Books Week 2015 will center on young adult titles

'These are the books that speak most immediately to young people, dealing with many of the difficult issues that arise in their own lives, or in the lives of their friends,' Judith Platt, chair of the Banned Books Week national committee, said of challenged YA books. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Guadalajara Book Fair Announces Awards in Young Adult Books and Romance Languages

New winners in annual awards programs are Ida Vitale and Graciela Montes, as named by Mexico's leading international book fair organizers at Guadalajara. The post Guadalajara Book Fair Announces Awards in Young Adult Books and Romance Languages appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Lizzie Skurnick Books will retrieve out-of-print young adult books

Lizzie Skurnick Books, named after the author who will oversee the titles, will re-release old favorites among young adult titles first published between the 1920s and 1980s. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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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

[ Stuff | 2015-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2024 Barnes & Noble Children’s & Young Adult Book Award Winners

Check out this year's winners of the Barnes & Noble Children's & Young Adult Book Awards (plus, learn about this summer's reading program for kids!) Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-05-14 12:45:00 UTC ]
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I didn’t get the credit for my bestselling book: the secret life of the celebrity ghost writer

There’s nothing quite like finding six new releases on display in a bookstore – all of which you’ve written, and none of which has your name on itA few years back, a long-held dream of mine came true: a book I wrote became a runaway hit.You’ve probably read the book. You’ve definitely seen the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-03-11 14:00:31 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Up 4.7% Last Week, Driven by New Adult Titles

A host of new titles and a solid performance by adult segments led to a 4.7% increase in unit sales of print books last week over the week ended October 8, 2022 at outlets that report to Circana BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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7 Manga Titles Perfect for Any Young Adult Reading List

Harmony Becker, author of “Himawari House,” shares her recommendations of manga that teens will enjoy. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-04-08 09:00:31 UTC ]
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2023 Walter Dean Myers Awards: Life Changing Literature and Book Bans

The eighth annual ​Walter​ ​Awards ​Ceremony​ and Symposium took place as a hybrid event at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C., and online on March 17. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What Do 10 Years of the New York Times Young Adult Bestseller Lists Say About YA?

The New York Times Young Adult Bestseller list celebrated its 10th anniversary in December 2022. Here's a look at what it shows. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-02-06 11:36:00 UTC ]
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2023 YA Book Title Earworms

These 2023 YA book titles are going to get songs stuck in your head. Enjoy these new YA book title earworms. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-18 11:36:00 UTC ]
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Ali Hazelwood’s sort-of-secret life as a best-selling author

“Love Hypothesis” author Ali Hazelwood didn’t intend to keep her scientist identity separate from her author identity. She didn’t intend to become an author. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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