In Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik proves that she is no one-hit fantasy wonder by giving us a complex faux-historical world tinged with magic and menace.
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Sick of the Honors kids always winning student elections, Brynn decides to make a go at politics in Adrienne Kisner's debut Dear Rachel Maddow.
Preston Norton’s Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe is filled with heartbreak and humor, and a delightfully realistic teenage boy.
With this companion novel to Brigid Kemmerer’s Letters to the Lost, we see why Rev deserved his own story in More Than We Can Tell.
Dylan and Arden drive from Maryland to California looking for direction, looking for a lost ship, and Looking for Group.
Ellie Marney’s No Limits reiterates the importance of that whole “just say no to drugs” adage.
John Green's new novel is an unflinching look at mental illness that manages to go even darker than his last.
Tillie Walden’s memoir, Spinning, is a poignant look at youth sports, first love, and growing up.
Sarah Rees Brennan's In Other Lands is her best work yet: a frenzied romp through magic school, heartbreak, and growing up.
Would you give away a part of yourself to have any wish granted in return?
Mindy McGinnis’s A Madness So Discreet is an intensely dark and unapologetically feminist take on the Sherlock and Watson trope.
The main character in Mary Weber’s The Evaporation of Sofi Snow is prepared to bring it, blizzard style, to anyone who gets in her way.
The main characters of Whitney Taylor’s Definitions of Indefinable Things struggle with depression, deception—and what it means to truly live.
In Ashley Poston’s Geekerella, Cinderella meets her prince at a cosplay ball and works in a food truck called the Magic Pumpkin.
Two broken souls find each other in an unusually morbid way in Brigid Kemmerer’s new novel, Letters to the Lost.
Get to know the Queen of Hearts when she was a young woman with hopes and dreams—before she became obsessed with chopping off heads—in Marissa Meyer’s Heartless.
Technique #8 on How to Keep a Boy from Kissing You: Gloss up your lips so his slide right off!
When two academic rivals are paired up for an intense assignment, they realize that the only thing standing in their way to freedom is each other.
Jenn Marie Thorne uses light-hearted comedy to tackle subjects like privilege and prejudice in her new book The Inside of Out.
Jessica Spotswood takes a contemporary turn in Wild Swans, a book about an average girl who comes from a long line of above-average women.
Jeff Zentner’s debut novel The Serpent King, which tells the story of three best friends from rural Tennessee, is both humorous and heartbreaking.
Rebecca Podos’ debut novel, The Mystery of Hollow Places, investigates a case of missing parents.
Ever wonder what other people did with their time while the heroes of the Rebel Alliance were battling the Empire? Claudia Gray tells a different side of the story in Lost Stars, a Star Wars novel.
Teenage Sherlock meets a female Moriarty in Heather W. Petty’s debut novel Lock & Mori.
Blood might be thicker than water, but as the charming heroines of Jessica Day George's Silver in the Blood find out, that might not be such a good thing...
Be thankful that your high school experience wasn’t like the one in Anthony Breznican’s Brutal Youth. (Or, if it was, I’m SO sorry.)
Life isn’t easy when you’re a big girl named Sugar. Especially if you're part of a family like the one in Deirdre Riordan Hall’s novel Sugar.
Check it and see - Through Fire and Sea by Nicole Luiken is a fantasy worth taking a chance on.
Courtney Alameda’s debut novel Shutter is a delightful read featuring a badass lady, unsanctioned romance … and vicious and disgusting paranormal creatures.
She's the Man? Man-arch? Monarch? Get it? Never mind.
Kristi Cook's Magnolia is chock full of tornados, cute boys, and steamy make-out sessions.
Celeste Ng's Everything I Never Told You looks at a mixed-race family in 1977 small-town Ohio struggling with the death of their golden child.
What Lindsay Cumming’s first novel lacks in plot, it makes up for in body count.
Trust Lauren Oliver to transform a series of small town dares into a darkly beautiful exploration of desperation.
Forget everything you thought you knew about Wonderland and a precocious blonde girl who fell down a rabbit hole.
Mandy C. was surprisingly inspired by Sharon Biggs Waller’s story of a naive, upper-class girl in her debut YA novel A Mad, Wicked Folly.
In Scarlettville, Gilbert Blythe would probably be jailed for calling a redhead "Carrots."
Mandy W. reviews Reality Boy by A.S. King, a book that she likes very much when it gets angry.
A review of Trish Doller's Where the Stars Still Shine, a book that Mandy W. is grateful to for breaking her heart.
Posh explains why Matthew Quick's Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock might be the best book of the year.
Of one thing Jenny is certain: Hilary T. Smith's Wild Awake will make you feel.
Once again, Sara Zarr strikes the perfect emotional chord.
You should really read Rainbow Rowell's Eleanor & Park. Trust.
Mandy discovers the perils of crushing on a MLD in Swati Avasthi's Split.
Erin reviews Not Exactly a Love Story by Audrey Couloumbis and reminds people that stalking shouldn't pay.
A review of Kerry Cohen's memoir, Loose Girl, about her youth of promiscuity.
Jenny learns that a Sylph and a SILF are two different things when she finally reads Shannon Messenger's Let The Sky Fall.
A review of Bette Greene's Summer of My German Soldier, a book Meghan was afraid to revisit 20 years later in case it had gotten old and fat, but was relieved to see was just as gorgeous as ever.
Erin reviews Feed, the first book in Mira Grant's post-apocalyptic zombie trilogy, and wonders how a book can manage to be about free speech, political corruption, religious commitment, the hubris of man and delicious brains all at once.
Alix reviews Danger Dog by Lynn Hall, a book about a thirteen year old boy who should really not own pets.
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.
Erin reviews Holding On To Zoe, a book that made her feel ALL THE FEELINGS.
A review of The Princesses of Iowa by Molly Backes, a book about the mistakes you make as a teenager, and how they help you grow into who you need to be.
Jenny reviews Joelle Anthony's The Right & The Real, a book about a girl, her dad, and a cult.
Jenny reviews Christina Meredith's Kiss Crush Collide and would like to be able to call it to make out, as long as it doesn't want a commitment.
Forever Young Adult Presents: A review of Pieces of Us by Margie Gelbwasser
Forever Young Adult presents: a book review of Vanish, a Firelight novel by Sophie Jordan
Forever Young Adult presents: a review of Virtuosity by Jessica Martinez
Forever Young Adult Presents: A review of The Implosion of Aggie Winchester by Lara Zielin