Maxine Kaplan is smashing the patriarchy in her badass new novel, The Accidental Bad Girl.
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Craving a thoughtful summer read with a feminist kick? Scoop up Siobhan Vivian's latest novel.
Lord, I was (re)born a shamblin' man. Tryin' to make a livin' just eatin' folks the best I can...
It makes my heart happy when the middle book of a trilogy is just as awesome as its predecessor. You’ll be feeling the wait for the final installment of the Winternight Trilogy after reading Katherine Arden's latest, The Girl in the Tower.
The follow-up to the feminist historical fiction anthology A Tyranny of Petticoats does not disappoint.
Tamora Pierce wraps up her female-empowering series with Lady Knight, showing you just what a woman can get done when in a position of power.
Victoria Namkung wants to give notice to any inappropriate teachers out there: Never underestimate the power of justice.
Three young women in Amy Reed’s The Nowhere Girls start a movement to combat rape culture in their town.
In Squire, Tamora Pierce asks if it ever gets old watching a woman put a sexist man in his place. The answer is no, no it doesn't.
In Tamora Pierce’s Page, Kel won’t let anything—people, her own shortcomings, or circumstances—keep her from accomplishing her dreams.
Jennifer Mathieu's Moxie will make you want to trample the patriarchy (if you didn't already). Plus, you could win a copy!
Return to Tortall to join Kel as she embarks on her first year of knight school in Tamora Pierce’s First Test.
Leigh Bardugo’s Wonder Woman: Warbringer is a fantastic addition to the iconic superhero’s canon.
Mindy McGinnis’s A Madness So Discreet is an intensely dark and unapologetically feminist take on the Sherlock and Watson trope.
The first in Renée Ahdieh’s new series, Flame in the Mist, is a lush, powerful, swoony tale that incorporates aspects of both Mulan and Robin Hood while standing on its own two feet.
Find out if you have what it takes to be a theme park princess in Karole Cozzo’s newest novel, The Truth About Happily Ever After.
The writer behind LEGALLY BLONDE and 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU has a great new comic out - today!
Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World is both an educational primer and call-to-action.
Performing for one night only! You won’t want to miss Liza Ketchum’s The Life Fantastic, a novel in three acts.
Scrappy Little Nobody is the literary equivalent of a slumber party with Anna Kendrick. YES PLZ.
We’ve reached the grand conclusion of Tamora Pierce’s first series with Lioness Rampant, in which Alanna returns home and proves firsthand why she’s earned that Knight’s shield.
Dead Feminists: Historic Heroines in Living Color is a gorgeous book of letterpress art and women who changed the world.
Alanna's changing minds about what women can and can't do one tribe at a time in The Woman Who Rides Like a Man from Tamora Pierce.
Nasty women of the world unite and soothe your election woes with Michelle Volanksy's Boss Babes: A Coloring and Activity Book for Grown-ups. Plus, you could win a sweet prize pack!
The female of the species is more deadly than the male in Mindy McGinnis' devastating new novel.
The final book in Mary E. Pearson’s Remnant Chronicles trilogy, The Beauty of Darkness, brings the series to a truly satisfying (if not easy) close.
Melina Marchetta's Saving Francesca is a sympathetic story of the search for identity in the midst of chaos.
FYA alumna Meghan is back for a little shameless self promo (and girl power).
Get your sleuth on with Jennifer Donnelly's These Shallow Graves, a satisfying mystery set in 1890s New York.
Take a sexy (and maybe dangerous?) road trip with The Devil You Know by Trish Doller.
Starring Detective Agent Scully and serial killer Christian Grey. (But really, we're totally here for Scully.)
A.S. King's latest novel is a striking portrait of burgeoning feminism set against a future entirely devoid of it.
The Winner's Curse by Marie Rutkoski is def. worth the gamble.
A turn-of-the-20th century father will do anything to cure his daughter of a dreaded curse, which dooms her to think for herself, in The Cure For Dreaming.
A.S. King stops by FYA to talk about her latest novel, Glory O'Brien's History of the Future -- and to invite y'all to celebrate the badasses in your lives!
The Cahill sisters go on one last treacherous magical adventure in Jessica Spotswood’s Sisters’ Fate.
Zombie-obsessed Maddy discusses the merits of the Resident Evil movies and their contribution to the women-who-kick-ass canon.
Still heartbroken over Plain Kate, Posh rebounds with Erin Bow's latest release, Sorrow's Knot.
Following in the footsteps of Code Name Verity, Elizabeth Wein's latest novel focuses on the heights of human courage and the dark depths of war.
This Canadian wartime drama is the bomb dot com.
Meghan reviews Cinders & Sapphires by Leila Rasheed, a sure way to deal with the inevitable, imminent Downton Abbey withdrawal.
In Love And Other Perishable Items, our heroine Amelia isn't interested in high school boys. Which is totally understandable.
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.
Jenny decides she likes zombies set in historical fiction even more than a good old zombie apocalypse with Susan Dennard's Something Strange and Deadly.
Climb aboard Code Name Verity and prepare for the flight of your literary life.
A review of Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore, the long-awaited sequel to Graceling, is poignant, thought provoking, and has swoon galore.
Forever Young Adult Presents: A Review of The List by Siobhan Vivian
Forever Young Adult presents: A review of The Agency: A Spy in the House by Y.S. Lee
Forever Young Adult presents: A review of Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood
Forever Young Adult presents a book review of Truth by Julia Karr
Meghan pays tribute to Madeleine L'Engel's A Wrinkle in Time.
Forever Young Adult Presents: A review of Cleopatra's Moon by Vicky Alvear Shecter
Sparkle Ponies, unite! Erin reviews Beauty Queens by Libba Bray.
Meghan is spellbound (sorry) by Alex Epstein's The Circle Cast: The Lost Years of Morgan Le Fay.
Jenny reviews The Blue Castle, which features that Lucy Maud Montgomery signature combo of awesome heroine and terrific swoonworthiness.
Erin reviews Sweet Valley High books 46-50 in the form of a drinking game! Yay! The dramz just got even more entertaining.
A collection of Hunger Games essays by FYA's awesome readers!
Anne Shirley may be growing up in Lucy Maud Montgomery's Anne of Avonlea, but she's still Jenny's bosom friend.
Jenny reviews XVI by Julia Karr, in which sixteen ain't so sweet when the dystopian government brands people as ready for secksin'.
Megan reviews The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley, in which the heroine slays dragons for kicks.
Jenny lists the things that were inspirations to her as a child and young adult.
Posh reviews the latest in mad scientist genius (and -- oh yeah -- author) Scott Westerfeld's Leviathan series, Behemoth.
Meghan bids a fond farewell to the conclusion of the Sally Lockhart series, The Tiger In the Well by Philip Pullman.
Meghan's favourite, Sally Lockhart, is back in The Shadow In the North by Philip Pullman. Major swoonage ahead!
Forever Young Adult Presents: A Review of the Unsanely Awesome Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness
FYA compiles a list of favourite feminist icons from YA literature!
A review of the awesomely feminist and super sizzling Not That Kind of Girl by Siobhan Vivian.
A review of The Ruby In the Smoke (a Sally Lockhart book) by Philip Pullman, which features one of Meghan's all-time favourite heroines.
Meghan reviews A Tree Grows In Brooklyn by Betty Smith, a classic coming of age novel that isn't afraid to get REALLY real.
Despite its questionable cover (and title and tagline), Meghan was pleasantly surprised by Janet Fox's Faithful.
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 review of The Ask and the Answer, the second book in Patrick Ness' Chaos Walking trilogy, which will probably kill Posh because she love it so much (or at the very least, ruin her fingernails).
Posh is a huge fan of the Dairy Queen Trilogy by Catherine Gilbert Murdock.
Highlights of Sara Zarr interview and definition of YA literature