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Find out about the lineup of authors and dates for the Penguin Teen Spring Book Tour!  The dates and lineup for the Penguin Teen Spring Book Tour were just released and you’re not going to want to miss it. With many different cities and a great selection of authors, this tour will definitely be spectacular. The first author in this lineup is Renée Ahdieh. She is known for her The Wrath and the Dawn series but will be releasing a new book this May.  Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid,…

Aspiring author, Rebecca Schaeffer lands a 3 book deal for her YA series with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt! Rebecca Schaeffer participated in the Brenda Drake’s Pitch Wars writing contest and has scored a six-figure book deal because of it! Her debut novel, Not Even Bones is described as a paranormal, Dexter-like tale. The story follows a teenage girl who dissects the bodies her murderous mom brings home and helps her sell them on the black market. When her mother brings home a live specimen one day, she helps him escape but ends up on the black market herself, pursued for her…

THE REMNANT CHRONICLES universe will be back in a brand new duology! Mary E. Pearson is returning to the world of The Remnant Chronicles with an exciting new protagonist! Publishers Weekly says publisher Henry Holt sealed a six-figure deal with the popular YA author for the Dance of Thieves duology, which will give fans a new take on the fantasy world they already know and love. Here’s the description: …the book centers on a “reformed thief” who is “sent by the Queen of Venda to investigate a disturbance in a distant land.” There, she “finds herself matching wits with the…

Fans of Pierce Brown’s Red Rising trilogy were ecstatic when they learned Brown was creating a sequel series to his bestselling trilogy. But some sad news came for Howlers today: the first book of the new series will be pushed back to 2018. Here’s what Brown had to say on Facebook today: Hey Howlers, I have news that I know will disappoint many of you. I’ve just been notified that IRON GOLD, which was originally scheduled for an August 2017 release, has now been pushed back to January 2018. There are a variety of factors that contributed to the shift in…

These authors aren’t afraid to poke fun at themselves while revealing their latest novel cover! Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings are having way too much fun showing off their new book cover for Zenith, the first novel in The Androma Saga! Zenith was originally released as an ebook novella, but was picked up by Harlequin Teen shortly thereafter and reworked into a full-length novel that will be the first in a serialization released in hardcover as well as ebook form. The creators of the original ebook cover also created the hardcover look. In a new video for Epic Reads, Alsberg…

Robin Talley opens up about her optimistic queer teen romance, OUR OWN PRIVATE UNIVERSE! Author Robin Talley didn’t write Our Own Private Universe (out 1/31) in response to last year’s election, but the book about teens discovering their sexuality, seeing the world through a new lens, and developing stances on important issues feels incredibly relevant in 2017. The novel follows Aki, a bisexual teen from a religious upbringing who starts her first female relationship on a mission trip to Mexico. While Aki and Christa fall in love, their environment helps teach them some unexpected lessons. Aki and her youth group’s new look…

We spoke with the Red Rising author at last year’s San Diego Comic-Con about what he’s been up to – plenty. It’s been a stellar few years for bestselling author Pierce Brown, with the success of the Red Rising trilogy. Though the trilogy finished early last year with Morning Star, we wanted to talk to Pierce about what he had planned going forward. Luckily for his fans, he’s actually not done with the Red Rising universe. It was also revealed last year that he would be starting a new series, Iron Gold, which takes place several years after the end of…

Cassandra Clare shared the frustration and triumph of having her SHADOWHUNTERS world on both the big and small screen. Cassandra Clare, bestselling YA author of The Mortal Instruments series, revealed some interesting details about having her books optioned for screen and the challenges that came afterward, including how much she was involved in the process for both the movie (The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones) and the TV version (Shadowhunters) of her books. Some of this information is pretty much on par for what we think about Hollywood when they option a much-loved book, especially when that book is labeled as…

Divergent trilogy author Veronica Roth gives us some insight into the world of her new book, CARVE THE MARK. It’s been a few years since Veronica Roth had released a new book that we were so excited to hear about Carve the Mark, a new sci-fi series that she had been working on. We were more excited to get a chance to talk with her about the book and the world she has created, along with the two main characters (Cyra and Akos) and her writing process. Of course, our first question was what it felt like for her to…

Alexandra Bracken’s new book, WAYFARER, book two of the Passenger duology, is out now, and she explains the development of the story in our interview with her.  In a recent interview with The Darkest Minds and Passenger author Alexandra Bracken, we and some fellow bloggers got to spend some time over the phone with the bestseller to pick her brains on the now recently released book Wayfarer, the second half of the Passenger duology series. So, before we get started, we want to warn our readers that some of what she says do contain spoilers about Wayfarer and the series. We don’t…

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