Category: Feature

Beyond the Book: The Real Alex & Eliza + Contest

Beyond the Book: The Real Alex & Eliza + Contest

It seems like everywhere you turn these days, people can’t stop talking about Alexander Hamilton. It’s Hamilton Fever! From the hit Broadway musical, to a growing roster of other creative works inspired by the revolutionary figure, it seems like Hamilton is everywhere. And yes, he’s even on the shelves of the Young Adult section at […]

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Top 13 Crime Families in YA Literature

Top 13 Crime Families in YA Literature

It’s release day for Pyromantic by Lish McBride today, the sequel to Firebug and one of my all-time favorite series. It’s got loads of snark & sass, the perfect dash of romance, and my favorite combination of all time ever: crime families in YA literature. Seriously, I LOVE organized crime/crime families/the mob/the maffia/etc. in YA […]

Posted March 21, 2017 by Sara in Feature, Lists / 0 Comments
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5 Real-Life Lady Pirates

5 Real-Life Lady Pirates

Part of what makes Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller so fantastic is the kick-ass lady pirate at the heart of the story. There aren’t a lot of stories about lady pirates – and that’s partly because there weren’t a lot of lady pirates in real-life. But they did exist, and today, we’re […]

Posted February 23, 2017 by Sara in Contests, Feature, Featured Book, Lists / 15 Comments
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The Lovely Reckless by Kami Garcia: Classroom Discussion Questions

The Lovely Reckless by Kami Garcia: Classroom Discussion Questions

One of the things I loved most about The Lovely Reckless by Kami Garcia (in stores now!) is that more than being an amazing book — fun to read, fast-paced, thrilling, sexy as hell — it also gives you plenty to think about and discuss, even in a classroom setting. With that in mind, here […]

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