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265 Posts: Staff Picks
March 15, 2019
Selkies, Kelpies, and Craic: 4 Celtic-Influenced YA ReadsIf your aesthetic includes rocky cliffs, misty woods, and the lilt of pipe music, these are the perfect reads for you!
March 8, 2019
Read Like a Girl: 10 YA Books to Celebrate Powerful WomenWhat better way to celebrate International Women's Day than to read a book starring a strong female protagonist?
March 1, 2019
YA and Slay: 3 Swoon Books Paired with Nonfiction by Badass WomenIf you like your female YA protagonists fierce and inspirational, then we've got the perfect three reads for you.
February 8, 2019
Not So Frightful: 4 YA Books to Read During a SnowstormWinter weather heading your way? Never fear. We've got the perfect book recs to keep you cozy.
January 23, 2019
Reading the Oscars: 3 YA Novels Paired with Oscar NomineesIf you're loving an Oscar-nominated movie or two this year, we've got the perfect YA book to go with it.
January 7, 2019
7 YA Books to Read When You Really Wish It Wasn’t WinterIf you're counting down the days until flip-flops and beach trips are back in season, these may help pass the time!
December 28, 2018
2018 YA Novels You Should Read, Based on Your Hogwarts HouseWhether you're a Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Gryffindor, or Ravenclaw, we've got the perfect book recommendation for you.
December 19, 2018
Read Through the Pain: 5 YA Books to Help You Survive Your Favorite TV Show's HiatusFeeling the burn from your favorite TV show being on hiatus? Same. Liz O. has some books recs to keep you occupied.
December 14, 2018
5 Swoonworthy Books to Get You Excited for the Next Season of “The Bachelor”If you’re excited for the next season of The Bachelor, check out these five swoonworthy YA reads.
December 3, 2018
Most Likely to Make Us Swoon: 5 Highlights in YA for 20182018 was a great year for YA. Here are five of the brightest standouts!
November 26, 2018
6 Laugh Out Loud Funny YA Books to Fight the Winter BluesIf you're in need of a laugh (which, same), Rachel D. has you covered with these six hilarious YA reads.
November 5, 2018
Remember, Remember the Fifth of November: 6 YA Reads to Spark Your Rebellious StreakIf you love stories about teens rising up against The System, then you'll want to add these six books to your TBR.
November 2, 2018
8 YA Books to Chill with After Binge-Watching "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina"Add these eight spooky reads to your TBR to keep the magic alive.
October 31, 2018
Treat Yourself: 5 YA Book / Halloween Candy Pairings to Sweeten Your HolidayWant to read while a book while devouring your Halloween candy stash? We feel you. And we've got you covered.
October 30, 2018
4 YA Books That Pair Perfectly with Your Horror Flick FavesIf you love spooky movies and TV shows, then you'll love these four books recs from Liz O. to make you swoon—and scream.
October 24, 2018
6 YA Fantasy Series to Binge-Read When You Don't Want to Leave Your BedIf you're looking for an excuse to stay home and read, Erin S. has a few fantasy series recs to keep you *booked*.
October 12, 2018
The Good, the Bad, and the Snarky: 6 YA Novels Starring Morally Ambiguous CharactersIf you prefer protagonists that are good at being bad, then Eleonore F. has some good book recs for you!
October 10, 2018
5 Cozy YA Book / Beverage Pairings to Snuggle Up WithLiz O. has five pitch-perfect suggestions for pairings that will warm both your heart and your stomach.
October 5, 2018
A Playlist to Pair with Your YA Favorites (Part II)Staffer Erin S. has the perfect jam to go with more of your favorite Swoon novels, so grab your earbuds and let's go!
October 2, 2018
To All the Books I've Loved Before: 5 YA Reads to Fall for NextIf you have a To-All-the-Boys-I've-Loved-Before-sized hole in your life, Shivani A. has a few YA books recs to fill it.
September 28, 2018
A Playlist to Pair with Your YA Favorites (Part I)Staffer Erin S. has the perfect jam to go with your favorite Swoon novel, so grab your earbuds and let's go!