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John Green’s own mental health issues is what inspired his latest book TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN. John Green’s latest book, Turtles All the Way Down, was just released and we’re so excited for everyone to read it! Of course, this one has to be especially special for the author himself, not because it’s his book, but because he’s more familiar with the subject matter on a personal level. You see, the main character, Aza Holmes, deals with obsessive-compulsive disorder, something that John has dealt with and is dealing with it himself. He opens up about it in the following…

Get tickets to HowlerFest, Pierce Brown’s launch party for IRON GOLD, the sequel trilogy to the bestselling Red Rising trilogy. Random House is going all out for the launch party for Iron Gold, which continues the Red Rising saga by Pierce Brown. HowlerFest will be held at The Regent Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday, January 13th, which is 3 days before the official publication date of Iron Gold. Those purchasing the $75 General admission ticket will get to meet author Pierce Brown and get a picture with him. Gifts will include an Iron Gold character print, a Pierce Brown branded…

Two Lives. Two Worlds. One Throne. Witches collide with contemporary society and discover a whole new power in Irena Brignull’s The Hawkweed Prophecy and The Hawkweed Legacy, a duology about two girls– one a destined queen of witches and the other an ordinary teen– who are switched at birth. Both lead strange lives as outcasts until the fateful day they meet and slowly, the truth unravels with disastrous consequences for both girls. These character-driven novels for fans of Practical Magic feature nature-based magic, romance, fate, and a dash of danger for an adventure that entrances readers, so much so that…

Author Marie Lu gives us the skinny on her upcoming book WARCROSS. Plus, enter the giveaway for a chance to win a copy of the book!  We got a chance to ask one of our favorite authors, Marie Lu, some questions regarding her upcoming Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Young Adult novel, Warcross. The book packs a punch with it’s virtual and augmented reality theme and with characters that totally draw you in, especially the main protagonist, the rainbow-colored hair teen and bounty hunter, Emika Chen. We explore the game that’s taken the world by storm and the danger of becoming a…

TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN excerpt introduces Aza Holmes! On Tuesday, John Green released a video in which he read the first chapter of his upcoming novel Turtles All The Way Down, which follows a 16-year-old named Aza Holmes as she tries to solve a mystery while also battling with anxiety-induced thought spirals. Today, the first two chapters were released in written form via Buzzfeed. Check out John reading Chapter 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3QznppVuGU Here’s a taste of Chapter 2: The fear had mostly sweated out of me, but as I walked from the cafeteria to history class, I couldn’t stop myself from…

We’ve all seen paranormal novels before, but we’ve never seen anything quite like Meg Kassel’s Black Bird of the Gallows, a wholly original paranormal universe wrapped in life, death, and forbidden dreams. The novel follows Angie Dovage, a teen with a dark history who grows curious about her strange new neighbors, the Fernandez family– especially their teen son, Reece. When Angie is attacked by a chilling paranormal force, she discovers that the Fernandez clan are harbingers of death who follow otherworldly threats and their appearance spells doom for her small town. We were super lucky to chat with author Meg…

Meet Aza and her friends in the first TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN sneak peek! More than five years after the release of The Fault In Our Stars, John Green is releasing his next novel, Turtles All The Way Down. The novel follows a young woman named Aza Holmes who works to solve a mystery while also navigating her way through anxiety-driven invasive thought spirals. In a new video on the vlogbrothers channel, Green is sharing the first chapter of Turtles All The Way Down with his fans. In the excerpt we meet Aza, Daisy, and Michael, get acquainted with…

Patrick Ness, author of the CHAOS WALKING trilogy, visits the set in Montreal, Canada.  Author Patrick Ness went on Twitter live to record himself on the set of the Chaos Walking movie in rural Montreal. Unfortunately, he couldn’t actually record anything relating to the movie aside from the trees and a storage house (I think), but he does make light of the fact that there are “mosquitoes the size of watermelons” and other such nature-like situations over there. But he did say that he’ll try to get us some images from the set in the future. We’re keeping our fingers…

Learn more about the world of NYXIA from author Scott Reintgen! If you’re a fan of space, adventure, and competition, you’ve probably already noticed the hype for Scott Reintgen’s upcoming debut, Nyxia, which follows teens chosen by a secretive corporation for a mission to a new planet as they battle with training, new abilities, and each other for the chance to be financially set for life. Scott wrote a guest post about inspirations and writing your own story for The Fandom recently. Now, he’s answering some of our burning (spoiler-free!) questions about crafting the world, creating relatable characters, and what’s…

The Darkest Minds author Alexandra Bracken has a middle grade book coming out and she’s going on tour for it!  The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding is Alexandra Bracken’s first middle-grade book and it comes out September 5th. So, in order to give the book a proper release, Alex is going on a twelve-city tour, which includes November’s big YA event, Yallfest, in November. The rest of the tour stops will be held during the first half of September, starting in Decatur, Georgia and ending in Charleston, South Carolina at Yallfest. Check out the tour stops below. http://alexandrabracken.tumblr.com/post/163910409052/hello-my-friends-i-am-heading-out-on-tour-next “I would…

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