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272 Posts: Staff Picks
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!
September 21, 2018
6 YA Books for When You Just Need to Feel GoodSometimes you just need to read something light and fun. Rachel D. has six recommendations for your next fluffy read!
September 19, 2018
10 Modern YA / Classic Literature Pairings to Help You Survive English ClassJavi B. has paired up 10 Swoon books with a classic from English literature. How many can you check off your TBR?
September 13, 2018
5 Essential Back-to-School YA ReadsMake sure to stuff your backpacks with these five YA reads before you head back to school this fall.
August 7, 2018
Who’s the Fairest of Them All: 6 Fabulous YA Fairytale RetellingsWho says fairytales are for kids? And they only get more fun when an author puts their own spin on it.
July 30, 2018
4 Big City Books That Make Me SwoonFrom New York to Paris, big cities can make the perfect backdrop for swoony romances. Here are four of our faves!
July 9, 2018
8 YA Book Recs Based on Your Favorite Teen MoviesFrom Mean Girls to The Craft, we have the perfect YA book to pair with your fave teen flick.
June 26, 2018
3 Reading Recs for Summer Beach BumsYou don't want to miss these three swoonworthy YA reads.
June 11, 2018
6 LGBTQIA+ Reads to Add to Your 2018 TBRCheck out our LGBTQIA+ recs for Pride Month!
June 7, 2018
Building the Perfect YA PromFor a lot of people, prom is a magical high school memory. The perfect outfit, the perfect date, the perfect...
May 29, 2018
You Are What You Read: Living Vicariously Through CharactersMany of us read books to escape. We want to visit new worlds, meet exciting characters, and discover realities we...
May 25, 2018
6 Books to Read if You (Already) Miss the Royal WeddingIf you’re anything like me, you voluntarily got up extremely early last Saturday to watch true love blossom on...
April 23, 2018
Quiz: Which Sandy Hall Book Is Perfect for You?Sandy Hall's fourth book, A Prom to Remember, pubs TOMORROW (!!!!). Have you read all of Sandy's books? Find...
April 9, 2018
Bookish Spring Cleaning: Tackling the TBRYou may or may not know that it is officially springtime. Since here in New York we’ve gotten nothing...
April 3, 2018
5 Sporty YA Books That Will Leave You CheeringWe’ve rounded up some of our favorite sporty YA novels.