Jason Reynolds is shaking and shaping the landscape of Young Adult literature. He is talking about real life in a … More
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TeenBookCon Returns to Houston on March 24th and You Won’t Believe This Lineup!
More than 25 of the most exciting, most talked about, well reviewed and most read authors of young adult literature … More
Teachers & Librarians Affected by Harvey or Irma: Get Replacement Books Here for Free!
Authors, illustrators, publishers, and book distribution centers have banned together to create an efficient way to get new materials to … More
All’s Fair in Love and Art at TeenBookCon: Kayla Cagan, Nina LaCour and Benjamin Alire Sáenz
What would you ask these three revered and talented writers? I’ll be moderating this panel on Saturday April 1st. Why … More
Book Review: “Delilah Dirk and the King’s Shilling” is a Smashing, Swashbuckling Graphic Novel Success
We open to a scene in Portugal. Mister Selim, Delilah’s companion is creating a fiery distraction for her courageous rescue … More
Sara Varon’s “Sweater Weather”Gives a Peek Into the Creative Process of an Award Winning Graphic Novelist
Sara Varon is no stranger to receiving praise for her books and she should expect another wave for this release. … More
“All American Boys” is One of the Year’s Most Important Books. Read It, Share It, Discuss It, Repeat.
If I had a million dollars I would buy cases of this book. Anytime that someone begins a discussion on … More
Jennifer Mathieu’s “Devoted” Addresses the Slippery Issues of Religion with Intelligence and Grace
Rachel Walker has been raised in a closed community. All of the people who live in her area belong to … More
“Finding Paris” Mixes Mystery, a Road-Trip, a Family Drama & a Love Story Into One Satisfying Story
Finding Paris is a page turning, genre-busting treasure in contemporary young adult literature. Author Joy Preble has hit full stride … More
Houston Author Becky Wallace’s Debut Novel: “The Storyspinner” is Now Available in Stores
simonteen: NEW RELEASES: Becky Wallace’s THE STORYSPINNER, book one of THE KEEPER’S CHRONICLES, is out on shelves now! Make sure … More