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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…

Explore the early days of Mark and Kieran’s relationship in a new short! We’re in Cassandra Clare book release limbo until early 2018, but the prolific author behind the Shadowhunters universe feels our pain. To help ease the wait, Clare shared a short story featuring the early days of Mark and Kieran’s relationship. More specifically, it follows their first kiss– remember, they disagree about who kissed whom first in The Dark Artifices series– and the events that follow. Let’s just say this one gets steamy quick and Cassandra Clare herself gives it an R rating, so it’s probably NSFW or…

This September, debut author Scott Reintgen is taking YA literature to new galaxies with Nyxia! The debut novel follows Emmett Atwater, one of ten teens plucked out of poverty to take part in a top secret mission to another planet by the mysterious Babel Corporation. The company will make the teens and their families rich, but only after they survive a rigorous competition will leave some of the trainees in the dust. Nyxia has been getting rave reviews and in the midst of it all, Scott Reintgen graciously took the time to write a post for us about his favorite influences…

Tomorrow, you will be activated. That’s when Aden Polydoros’ debut novel Project Pandora will take you to into a electrifying world of teen assassins and government plots. The novel follows Tyler, a teen whose cuts, memory lapses, and strange perks start to form a harrowing picture. When he meets a girl named Shannon in the same predicament, the two begin a search for answers. But too much curiosity raises red flags and it’s not long before Tyler and Shannon must get to the agency behind their strange transformation before the agency gets them. If you’d like to meet the story’s…

Discover the world of Miles Morales and find out where you can meet author Jason Reynolds on tour! Jason Reynolds has written some seriously powerful Young Adult novels, including When I Was The Greatest, The Boy In The Black Suit, and All-American Boys. Now, he’s teamed up with Marvel for a Spider-Man prose novel! Simply titled Miles Morales, the novel follows the second iteration of Spider-Man (as there are many iterations of most comic heroes), an Afro-Hispanic teen who’s having a tough time between the tensions from his new prep school and his flickering spidey-sense. Miles starts to believe that…

Read an excerpt, get a poster, and find out where to meet Leigh Bardugo at SDCC! Wonder Woman is making a fierce impression on the big screen, but she’s also kicking off DC Comics and Random House’s first line of Young Adult prose novels, the DC Icons series, later this summer! Wonder Woman: Warbringer by bestselling author Leigh Bardugo follows a teenage Diana as she risks life and limb to save a mortal girl, Alia, who turns out to be a “Warbringer” fated to be the cause of chaos in the same vein as Helen of Troy. Together, they’ll face…

For our ASH AND QUILL Blog Tour stop, author Rachel Caine shows us just how much The Great Library had changed!  Guest post by Rachel Caine Thank you for inviting me to talk about Ash and Quill today! I’m going to do that by way of telling you a little bit about the evolution of the series over time, and give you some actual examples (gasp!) of the different starts it had. If you like seeing being the writer’s curtain, this is your chance!  Sometimes, an idea is so compelling, and yet so nebulous, that it floats around in my…

Love fantasy and living in Italy? Then you have to meet up with authors Cassandra Clare and Holly Black! Italian fans will be delighted to find out that Cassandra Clare (author of The Mortal Instruments) and Holly Black (author of The Spiderwick Chronicles) are coming to Italy! Who wouldn’t want this precious chance to meet the both of them? Cassandra Clare and Holly Black will be in Florence on Saturday, July 22 2017 at 3.30 p.m. This event, should you wish to participate, you would need to register. As this event has a limited number of places, you would have…

Author Margaret Stohl revealed the list of authors who are scheduled for Yallfest 2017 as keynote speakers. Yallfest 2017 isn’t until November, but it’s not too early to reveal the event’s keynotes that have been confirmed by author and Board Chairperson Margaret Stohl when she posted the list on her Tumblr. From what we see, the keynotes are definitely not to be missed. Check out who they are below! As you can tell, there will be several keynotes throughout the day, and tickets for these events will be available in August, which is sure to sell out once they do.…

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