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The winners of the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards, the website’s annual contest to find the best of books based purely off reader votes, have been announced! There are some really exciting wins in the Young Adult and Middle Grade categories, so let’s break them down. First up, Angie Thomas ruled the competition as the only author to score two awards! She nabbed the prize for Debut Goodreads Author and Young Adult Fiction for The Hate U Give, a stunning novel about race relations and police brutality that has reached mountains of critical praise, has been on the New York Times…

Get the scoop on the CLASH OF KINGDOMS series straight from author Erin Summerill! Erin Summerill made a big impression on fantasy lovers last year with Ever The Hunted, a story that takes place in a kingdom on the brink of war that’s part murder mystery, part romantic adventure. The conclusion to the Clash of Kingdoms duology, Ever The Brave, hits shelves this Tuesday! Before the release, we chatted with Erin all about crafting the world, Britta and Cohen’s swoony relationship, things to expect from Ever The Brave, and what’s next for the universe. Take a look! How did you…

Victoria Aveyard joins us to talk about YALLfest, writing her RED QUEEN conclusion, and more! In the middle of another jammed-packed YALLfest, bestselling author Victoria Aveyard graciously took some time out of her busy schedule to chat with us! Check out the video featured above to see Victoria dishing on what it was like to finish the first draft of War Storm, the final book in the Red Queen series, why she avoids fan theories, her writing process, surviving big book conventions as an author, and more! We tried to keep things generally spoiler-free for King’s Cage, for those of you…

Becky Albertalli dishes on the LOVE, SIMON movie and more in our exclusive interview! After waking up at 4am, driving eight hours, and running around YALLfest’s YALLCrawl like madwomen, we interviewed Becky Albertalli, author of Simon Vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda and The Upside of Unrequited! Becky is an absolute gem for putting up with our exhausted, makeup-less selves after signing for HOURS. We chatted about her Love, Simon set experience, her upcoming collaboration with Adam Silvera called What If It’s Us, and her amazing fanbase. Watch the interview above to see all the goodness! Simon Vs The Homo Sapiens…

Lauren Oliver and Adam Silvera have an intense round of Battle of the Fandoms over at Epic Reads! Lauren Oliver, author of Before I Fall, and Adam Silvera, author of They Both Die at the End, come together for a round of Battle of the Fandoms. There is intense debate over hard choices in the video. Littlefinger from Game of Thrones or Severus Snape from Harry Potter? Lauren Oliver fangirls over Littlefinger at this one. There are other thought-provoking questions such as Harry Potter or Jon Snow? Even the Stranger Things kids and the Six of Crows gang makes it…

THE NOVEMBER GIRL author Lydia Kang dishes on her new force of nature! Lydia Kang is smashing old magic, strange characters, and tragic pasts together to form a delightful but dangerous whirlwind in The November Girl! Anda doesn’t just control the deadly storms that could to Lake Superior every summer. She is the storms. Hector may be searching for a safe haven when he hides away on her island– which the locals abandon every November– but he’s in for more trouble than he ever expected. Anda may like being with Hector, but even she can’t save him. We chatted with…

Pintip Dunn talks YA romance, book boyfriends, and visions of the future in our exclusive interview! Pintip Dunn will thrill you and make you swoon with her saavy futuristic romances including the Forget Tomorrow series, which came to an end last month with Seize Today. The series follows six different characters in a world where each person becomes aware of their future fate at age 17 through a singular vision. The series starts with Callie Stone, who envisions herself murdering her talented, psychic younger sister, Jessa, and is thrown in a special jail for soon-to-be offenders. But can anyone truly…

The YALLFEST Schedule has finally been released, which has both Friday and Saturday filled with events and signings.  For those who have been anxiously waiting for the schedule for next weekend’s Yallfest, they can start preparing what books to bring and when, because the schedule has been posted! It starts off with Friday’s Yawlcrawl where several authors will be appearing in some of the local shops and businesses to meet and greet with their fans as well as sign books. The Yawlcrawl starts at 2pm and ends at 4pm. Then at 4pm, those attending will have 2 awesome events to…

Check out where you can meet author Michelle Hodkin during her book tour for THE BECOMING OF NOAH SHAW. Michelle Hodkin will be going on tour for the release of The Becoming of Noah Shaw, the companion/sequel series to her popular Mara Dyer series. For those lucky enough to be one of the first 1000 to have pre-ordered the book, they would be getting this lovely bookplate, illustrated by Drei SJ: Here are the places Michelle will be hitting: November 4th and 5th 2017: Chicago, IL: Anderson’s Young Adult Literature Conference, Naperville, IL. (Tickets for Sunday’s Teen Day are free if you’re 22…

Jason Reynolds is such a prolific and passionate author. He’s given us books like The Boy In The Black Suit, All American Boys, and When I Was The Greatest. He’s back at it today with the release of Long Way Down! The novel, written in verse, follows Will, who’s heading out with a gun in his jeans to exact revenge after his brother’s death. But on the minute-long elevator ride down, Will begins to have visions that make him question his path. Reynolds recently did a series of interviews to promote his new novel, including one with Buzzfeed’s AM to…

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