A review (and defense) of Bennett Madison's September Girls, a sharp, funny, dark book about freaky mermaids.
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A review of Katie Williams' enthralling ghost story Absent, in which Mandy draws some eerie parallels to MTV's Awkward. Also: lots of Swayze.
A review of David Iserson's Firecracker, in which Mandy overuses the word "asshole" but means it in the best possible way.
Erin reviews The Milk of Birds by Sylvia Whitman and is ready to hang up her hat, because nothing is ever going to make her feel like this book did.
You should really read Rainbow Rowell's Eleanor & Park. Trust.
A peek into the ever-mysterious mind of a cover designer, Phil Falco at Scholastic. (Psst: Also, there's a rad giveaway at the end! Trust me, you want in on it.)
A review of the brilliant The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey, which is more of an exploration than a retelling of Jane Eyre.
There's not enough magic wine in all of the kingdoms to make incest ok.
In which our heroine Betsy learns that sometimes, the best way to deal with emotions is by churning butter.
Erin reviews Tara Altebrando's What Happens Here, a tale of travel, home, friendship and what happens when everything falls apart.
In which our heroine, Darcy Jones, discovers that the power of invisibility isn't as great as Harry Potter makes it seem.
A review of Love Drugged by James Klise. One pill makes you larger, the other makes you straight.
We've been waiting AGES for Bennett's new book, and the cover does not disappoint.
Alix reviews A Wrinkle In Time: The Graphic Novel, a new take on the classic novel.
Alix reviews Silhouette of a Sparrow by Molly Beth Griffin about a teenage girl trying to assert herself as a young woman in the 1920s.
A review of Maggie Stiefvater's The Raven Boys, a book that includes (but is not limited to): psychics, a quest, and private school boys.
Erin reviews Annabel Pitcher's My Sister Lives on the Mantlepiece, a story of the wild romance of grief and the tiny blossoms of hope. REQUIRED READING, Y'ALL.
Alix reviews Alif the Unseen, a book that manages to blend fantasy, theology, and computer hacking.
Erin reviews Lisa Stasse's The Forsaken, a novel which proves you really never can trust The Man.
YA author and new FYA contributor Brian Katcher gives the dude review treatment to Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.
A review of Beth Kephart's Small Damages, a book you should read RIGHT NOW. It's about love and loss and living, and there's not a paranormal anything to be found. THANK GOD.
Can scavenger hunts be the new vampire? Please?
Jenny reviews Martin Leicht and Isla Neal's Mothership, a book about a ship full of pregnant teenagers. In space.
Alix reviews The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker, a book that proves that sometimes, miracles suck.
Jenny reviews S. J. Kincaid's Insignia and it's so awesome, she's almost ready to try gaming.
Tell The Wolves I'm Home will crush you with grief and slay you with emotion. And you'll love every second.
Jenny reviews The Fear, the third book in The Enemy series by Charlie Higson -- the best zombie stories forever ever.
A review of A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness, a book about vampires and witches that borders on pornographic when it comes to libraries (and we don't mean sex in the stacks).
A book report of Rebecca Stead's mystery, masterpiece, and Madeleine L'Engle homage, When You Reach Me.
Jenny reviews Joelle Anthony's The Right & The Real, a book about a girl, her dad, and a cult.
A review of Roddy Doyle's A Greyhound of a Girl, a haunting book about a haunting.
Erin reviews Ripper by Stefan Petrucha, a book that sadly wasn't focused on Jack the Ripper as much as she would have liked.
A book review of Antony John's Thou Shalt Not Road Trip, a story about faith, falling in love, and finding yourself on the road.
Forever Young Adult Presents: A review of Pieces of Us by Margie Gelbwasser
Forever Young Adult presents a book review of Flick by Abigail Tarttelin
Forever Young Adult presents: A review of Harbinger by Sara Wilson Etienne
Meghan pays tribute to Madeleine L'Engel's A Wrinkle in Time.
Forever Young Adult presents: a review of Liesl and Po by Lauren Oliver
Forever Young Adult Presents: A review of Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool
Forever Young Adult Presents: a review of Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler
Forever Young Adult Presents: A Review of Winter Town by Stephen Emond
Forever Young Adult Presents: A Review of King Dork by Frank Portman
Forever Young Adult Presents: A review of Life: An Exploded Diagram by Mal Peet
In The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler, two '90s teens get a glimpse of their future selves via time-bending access to Facebook.
Forever Young Adult Presents: A review of A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Forever Young Adult presents a book review of Legend by Marie Lu
A book review of The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente, a fairy tale that has the potential to be a new classic.
A review of Variant by Robison Wells, in which students are trapped in an evil boarding school.
Megan befriends Marcelo In The Real World by Francisco X. Stork.
Get your Louise Rennison fix with Withering Tights, in which the talentless heroine attends a performance arts summer program.
Everybody should read Everybody Sees The Ants by A.S. King.
A review of The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, a book about a magical circus and rival magicians.
A review of the children's book The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart, in which a group of children must infiltrate and thwart an evil boarding school.
Posh explores the magical world of The Apothecary by Maile Meloy.
In Bill Willingham's Down the Mysterly River, a terrific foursome (of mostly talking animals!) go on a quest for truth and survival.
Erin reads a grownup book that devastates her with the repercussions of war, The Very Thought of You by Rosie Alison.
Meghan reviews The Blood Lie by Shirley Reva Vernick, in which a boy faces wrongful accusations born out of bigotry.
Erin books a stay at the hotel Wilfair from Alysia Gray Painter's novel, which has an indoor ferris wheel and a 500 Dip Bar!
Keek's life undergoes a summer of disarray in And Then Things Fall Apart by Arlaina Tibensky.
A review of Once Upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell, a story of a girl with a tumultuous life finds solace in the river.
A book review of Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, a novel for your secret (or not so secret) inner nerd.
A review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, a haunting novel that combines the present and the past (with photos!).
A review of America Pacifica by Anna North, in which climate change has ravaged the world (and apparently robbed it of all joy).
A review of This Girl Is Different by J.J. Johnson, in which a home schooled girl ventures off to public school for her senior year.
A review of Winterborne by Augusta Blythe, in which the inheritance of special powers and the narrival of a British boy come between two best friends.
Please read Dreamland Social Club by Tara Altebrando, lest Erin resort to expressing her frustration with drastic acts of hair consumption.
Meghan reviews Edges by Léna Roy, in which the characters learn to deal with loss without addiction.
Jenny reviews The Blue Castle, which features that Lucy Maud Montgomery signature combo of awesome heroine and terrific swoonworthiness.
Megan gives an absolutely true review of her full-time love for The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie.
Meghan reviews Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys, a profound story of one family's hardships in a Siberian work camp.
Posh develops a serious case of amor deliria nervosa for Lauren Oliver's Delirium.
Jenny reviews Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King and wants to be the pickle in its Big Mac.
Meghan is glad that she entered the unfamiliar realm of jocks for Reality Check by Peter Abrahams.
Posh reviews Kelle James' memoir, Smile for the Camera, about her youth as an aspiring model in New York during the late '70s.
Jenny falls in love with Michaela MacColl's re-imagining of Queen Victoria's court, Prisoners In the Palace.
In All Unquiet Things by Anna Jarzab, the cousin and the boyfriend of a murdered girl team up to unravel the mystery behind her death.
A review of the 90s YA awesomeness known as the Forbidden Game Trilogy by L.J. Smith
In John C. Ford's The Morgue and Me, a summer job at the morgue turns into an amateur investigation into a suspicious death.
Erin reviews short stories from Zombies vs. Unicorns. Which team will emerge victorious from this epic battle?
Jenny reviews a good suspense thriller in The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting.
A review of Sara Zarr's Sweethearts. (Seriously, Cameron. CALL US. ASAP.)
A review of the starkly beautiful and darkly compelling The Patterns of Paper Monsters by Emma Rathbone.
Posh reviews The Space Between Trees by Katie Williams, a hauntingly beautiful story about that quiet girl who always keeps to herself.
A review of The Disreputable History of Frankie Laundau-Banks by E. Lockhart, also known as "Why Frankie Banks Is Posh's Feminist Hero".
A discussion of the newly released cover for the final Hunger Games book, Mockingjay.
Erin doesn't want to say goodbye to How To Say Goodbye In Robot by Natalie Standiford.
A scientific investigation of what makes YA covers so ridiculously embarrassing