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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…

Harper Lee’s classic tale TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD to be told in beautiful illustrations! Whenever Harper Lee’s name comes up, her amazing book To Kill A Mockingbird comes into mind. The superbly told story of Scout Finch, the legendary Boo Radley and the gripping court case Scout’s father is working on is indeed hard to forget. This magnificent classic will be revisited by many, and perhaps discovered by more, as it is soon to be adapted into a graphic novel by Fred Fordham. Being such an awe-inspiring story, this graphic novel should be able to capture the beauty and innocence of…

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…

Pittacus Lore’s newest YA novel, Generation One is set in the same world as I Am Number Four, but you don’t need to read the series to get this book. In Generation One, war has just ended and Earth is at peace. However, teens all across the world begin developing powers such as telekinesis, teleportation, and flight. They learn to wield their powers at an academy, but a rogue group is forming in the shadows without the best intentions. Read an excerpt from the Generation One below: Taylor Cook Turner County, South Dakota The closest thing to action Taylor Cook saw…

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…

The second book of Victoria Schwab’s Monsters of Verity, OUR DARK DUET, is as thrilling and compelling as the first! Victoria Schwab’s beautiful book This Savage Song has left many immediately anticipating for the second book to it, Our Dark Duet, and now you can read the first four chapters to it! Take a look at the first chapter below! VERSE ONE MONSTER HUNTER ONE PROSPERITY Kate Harker hit the ground running. Blood dripped from a shallow cut on her calf, and her lungs were sore from the blow she’d taken to the chest. Thank God for armor, even if…

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…

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