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Exciting news, John Green fans! We have the title and description of the famed author’s new book!  John Green’s newest book will be uniquely titled Turtles All The Way Down. The story will follow Aza Holmes, a 16 year old dealing with mental illness while searching for a missing billionaire. In describing the book’s plot, Green expressed that the novel will explore themes very personal to his life experience. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8hPlqfcyaI This is my first attempt to write directly about the kind of mental illness that has affected my life since childhood, so while the story is fictional, it is also quite…

MAGNUS CHASE author Rick Riordan will travel all over the country in support of his latest novel! Rick Riordan is hitting the road in support of The Ship of the Dead, the third book in the Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard series and just announced his tour stops! While he can’t reach everyone, this whirlwind trip includes four brand new stops for the author, along with several locations he hasn’t visited in quite some time. Check out the list below to see if he’ll be visiting your neck of the woods! Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Library of Congress…

Marie Lu takes readers for a wild virtual adventure in WARCROSS! Penguin Teen stormed BookCon last weekend with five game-changer authors, all of whom have major YA releases coming this fall. We were lucky enough to sit down with each of the authors as part of a roundtable event and discuss their books, their inspirations, and their writing processes. Marie Lu talked to us about her upcoming gamer-chic novel Warcross, which follows a bounty hunter recruited by a mysterious billionaire to hunt down enemies in a massive popular virtual game of the same name. Lu called the book her post-Young Elites…

Julie C. Dao immerses readers in a stunning fantasy retelling in FOREST OF A THOUSAND LANTERNS! Penguin Teen stormed BookCon last weekend with five game-changer authors, all of whom have major YA releases coming this fall. We were lucky enough to sit down with each of the authors as part of a roundtable event and discuss their books, their inspirations, and their writing processes. Julie C. Dao is making some big waves with her debut novel, Forest of a Thousand Lanterns, due out on October 10, 2017. It’s a take on the Evil Queen legend (of Snow White fame) that…

Stephanie Perkins divulges her love of horror in THERE’S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE interview! Penguin Teen stormed BookCon last weekend with five game-changer authors, all of whom have major YA releases coming this fall. We were lucky enough to sit down with each of the authors as part of a roundtable event and discuss their books, their inspirations, and their writing processes. Stephanie Perkins, who is best known for romantic Anna and the French Kiss series, is taking a turn into horror with There’s Someone Inside Your House, a teen slasher novel that will thrill readers. During the roundtable, she…

Kristin Cashore leaves no stone unturned in her upcoming release, JANE, UNLIMITED! Penguin Teen stormed BookCon last weekend with five game-changer authors, all of whom have major YA releases coming this fall. We were lucky enough to sit down with each of the authors as part of a roundtable event and discuss their books, their inspirations, and their writing processes. Kristin Cashore, the author behind the Graceling series, gave us the details on her upcoming novel called Jane, Unlimited, a genre-bending journey of self-discovery set in a wild, mysterious island mansion. While chatting with us, the author dove into her thoughts…

Peter Bognanni explores loss with heart and humor in THINGS I’M SEEING WITHOUT YOU! Penguin Teen stormed BookCon last weekend with five game-changer authors, all of whom have major YA releases coming this fall. We were lucky enough to sit down with each of the authors as part of a roundtable event and discuss their books, their inspirations, and their writing processes. Our first interview is with Peter Bognanni, whose YA debut Things I’m Seeing Without You hits shelves on October 3, 2017. The novel follows Tessa Fowler, a teen who has her world turned upside down after the boy…

BookCon 2017 was a wild flurry of panels, signings, and fangirling that left us thrilled and inspired. It also gave us a great opportunity to chat with some amazing authors! It the midst of it all, author Scott Westerfeld was kind enough to sit down with us to talk about his original post-apocalyptic graphic novel Spill Zone, how he tricked someone into teaching him how to write graphic novels, seeing his ideas interpreted by artist Alex Puvilland, and the joys of creepy dolls. Plus, find out what’s next for him! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEHkPUfYl1A The Spill Zone #1 is out now. You can…

At BookCon 2017, Shadowhunter Chronicles author Cassandra Clare revealed who THE WICKED POWERS protagonists will be. If you were able to go to BookCon this past weekend and were doubly able to attend the Cassandra Clare panel, then you probably already know about this, but now we have the video that shows Cassandra Clare revealing who The Wicked Powers protagonists are going to be. ***Warning: Spoilers ahead!***  You may already know that there will be another Shadowhunters series that will take place chronologically after The Dark Artifices series. The 3-book series is planned to be the fifth and final series…

Author Sarah Dessen is going on tour this summer her for her next book, Once and For All. Check the schedule below to see is she will be coming to a city near you. Once and For All is Dessen’s 13th novel and follows Louna, the daughter of a famous wedding planner. Read the Goodreads synopsis below: Louna, daughter of famed wedding planner Natalie Barrett, has seen every sort of wedding: on the beach, at historic mansions, in fancy hotels and clubs. Perhaps that’s why she’s cynical about happily-ever-after endings, especially since her own first love ended tragically. When Louna…

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