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Mon
Oct 20 2014 5:00pm

The YA Roundup: Predicting Con Artists and Road Trips in 2015

young adult road trips

Welcome to the YA Roundup, the best source of movie news, bookish gossip, new releases and cover reveals from the YA genre!

This week covers predictions for upcoming trends in YA, more casting news for the film adaptation of Paper Towns, the Black Widow YA novel announcement, a new clip from Mockingjay, and more!

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Mon
Oct 13 2014 5:00pm

YA Roundup: J.K. Rowling’s Twitter Riddle

Welcome to the YA Roundup, the best source of movie news, bookish gossip, new releases and cover reveals from the YA genre!

This week covers J.K. Rowling’s riddle, the revival of the Mortal Instruments series, and Lena Dunham's foray into YA, plus a teaser trailer for the latest Diary of a Wimpy Kid book.

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Mon
Oct 6 2014 5:00pm

The YA Roundup: More Twilight Films on the Way. Yay?

Welcome to the YA Roundup, keeping you in the know with the latest YA news, book deals, releases and cover reveals!

This week covers the banning of The Fault in Our Stars, the largest Harry Potter Memorabilia collection in the world, and more stories from the world of Twilight, coming to a computer near you!

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Mon
Sep 29 2014 5:00pm

YA Round Up: Villain Cast for The Maze Runner Sequel

Aidan Gillen

Welcome to the YA Roundup, keeping you in the know with the latest YA news, book deals, releases and cover reveals!

This week covers more YA news for the follow-up to The Maze Runner, plus casting rumors for Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, and some Harry Potter fan fiction with a Christian twist. Yup. We couldn’t make this stuff up even if we tried.

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Mon
Sep 22 2014 5:00pm

The YA Roundup: John Green’s “Very Exciting Announcement”

Cara Delevingne John Green

Welcome to the YA Roundup, keeping you in the know with the latest YA news, book deals, releases and cover reveals!

This week covers YA movie news (featuring—who else?—John Green), the lack of diversity in YA books, and the effect of film adaptations on childrens’ reading habits.

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Mon
Sep 15 2014 5:00pm

The YA Roundup: Rowling Will Have None of That

Dumbledore Gay

Welcome to the YA Roundup, giving you the inside scoop on bookish news, book deals, new releases and cover reveals for the YA genre! READ! READ ALL THE YA!

This week, JK Rowling replies to a homophobic tweeter, some YA authors join the wealthiest authors list, Usher partners with Scholastic, and so much more!

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Mon
Aug 18 2014 5:00pm

The YA Roundup: Frozen’s Expanding Empire

Welcome to the YA Roundup, your one stop shop to everything YA: publishing news, movie updates, new releases and cover reveals. Psst... It’s OK to read YA.

In this week’s round up: Frozen 2 is heading to book stores and not movie screens, another Vampire Academy movie may be on the way (we resist the urge to use puns...and fail), and Christopher Walken joins the cast of The Jungle Book.

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Mon
Aug 11 2014 5:00pm

The YA Roundup: Supernatural Fandom Gets Pushy

Supernatural Misha Collins

Welcome to the YA Roundup, giving you the inside scoop on bookish news, book deals, new releases and cover reveals for the YA genre!

This week, Lauren DeStefano incurs the wrath of Supernatural fans, a teenager gets a letter from Dumbledore, Marvel dips into YA Literature, George R.R. Martin republishes his children’s novel, John Green relinquishes the top spot on the bestsellers list (GASP), and so much more!

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Mon
Aug 4 2014 5:00pm

The YA Roundup: Harry Potter Teaches Empathy

Welcome to the YA Roundup, giving you the inside scoop on bookish news, book deals, new releases and cover reveals for the YA genre!

This week covers the relationship between Harry Potter and empathy, musical artist Lorde’s involvement in Mockingjay Part 1, the upcoming movie for Jennifer Niven’s YA debut novel All the Bright Places, and more!

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Mon
Jul 28 2014 4:00pm

The YA Roundup: Our Mockingjay Lives!

Mockingjay Part 1 teaser trailer YA Roundup

Welcome to the YA Roundup, giving you the inside scoop on bookish news, book deals, new releases and cover reveals for the YA genre!

This week covers the new Mockingjay Part 1 teaser, the hilarious Divergent Honest Movie Trailer, the first If I Stay clip, and classic books that teens hate. 

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Mon
Jul 21 2014 5:00pm

The YA Roundup: Goosebumps to Scare Again

Welcome to the YA Roundup, giving you the inside scoop on bookish news, book deals, new releases and cover reveals for the YA genre!

This week covers the YA musical being penned by David Leviathan, a preview of Jack Black as R.L. Stine in Goosebumps, Stuff YA Readers Say, and more!

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Mon
Jul 14 2014 5:00pm

The YA Roundup: New YA Adaptations on the Horizon!

Welcome to the YA Roundup, the best source of movie news, bookish gossip, new releases and cover reveals from the YA genre!

In this week’s edition: Maximum Ride is being adapted as a YouTube mini series, another Mockingjay short launches on CapitolTV, JK Rowling brings the crew of Harry Potter back together for a short story, and James Dawson wins Queen of Teen!

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Tue
Jul 8 2014 12:30pm

Sometimes Love Just Isn’t Enough: Rainbow Rowell’s Landline

Rainbow Rowell Landline reviewGeorgie McCool is at the peak of her TV writing career with the news of the one show she and her best friend, Seth, had been dreaming about since they first started working together right out of college. It’s everything she’s ever wanted. The only problem is, she’d have to skip the family Christmas vacation to Omaha that’s been planned weeks in advanced. Neal, being the kind and loving husband that he is, doesn’t push her, but is visibly upset that Georgie considers staying behind in California, spending Christmas away from him and their girls. But what can she do? It really is the big break she’s been waiting for, the chance of a lifetime. But is it worth it?

While separated from her husband and children, Georgie contemplates her marriage and how she and Neal went from deeply in love to a shockingly tense relationship. Through the help of a “magical fucking phone”—as Georgie calls it—she’s able to communicate with Neal from the past before they were even engaged. I was fascinated by this premise and was anxious to get my hands on a phone like that. Alas, Target does not sell it.

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Mon
Jul 7 2014 5:00pm

The YA Roundup: The Fall of the Great

Walter Dean Myers

Welcome to the YA Roundup, the best source of movie news, bookish gossip, new releases and cover reveals from the YA genre!

Excuse us, we’re a little weepy for this week’s edition: World Book Night comes to an end, Walter Dean Myers passes, and Terry Pratchett battles Alzheimers.

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Mon
Jun 30 2014 3:40pm

The YA Roundup: With News from the Capitol!

Mockingjay Hunger Games YA Roundup

Welcome to the YA Roundup, giving you the inside scoop on bookish news, book deals, new releases and cover reveals for the YA genre!

The week features a PSA straight from the Capitol, movie adaptation news for John Green and The Jungle Book, Stephen Colbert on YA, Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize long list announced, death by cover reveals and more!

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Mon
Jun 23 2014 5:00pm

The YA Roundup: JK Rowling Trolls Draco Supporters

YA Roundup Draco Malfoy

Welcome to the YA Roundup, giving you the inside scoop on bookish news, book deals, new releases and cover reveals for the YA genre!

This week covers the end of Strange Chemistry, a particularly epic Harry Potter rap, JK trolling her Malfoy-loving fanbase, and more.

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Mon
Jun 16 2014 5:00pm

The YA Roundup: The Fault In Our Stars Edition

YA Roundup the Fault in Our Stars

Welcome to the YA Roundup, giving you the inside scoop on bookish news, book deals, new releases and cover reveals for the YA genre!

This week is our special John Green Edition, included despite being NOT scifi or fantasy but here to serve our YA readers regardless. It also means we’ll abuse the word “okay” at every given opportunity, okay? Okay.

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Mon
Jun 9 2014 5:00pm

The YA Roundup: The YA Shame

The Hunger Games Katniss salute

Welcome to the YA Roundup, giving you the inside scoop on bookish news, book deals, new releases and cover reveals for the YA genre!

This week covers Richard Dawkins’ fairy tales, Thailand protestors inspired by The Hunger Games, some literary snob-trolling, and a new trailer for The Giver!

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Mon
May 19 2014 5:00pm

The YA Roundup: Escape From Gringott’s Turns Into “Harry Potter’s Back: The Ride!”

Welcome to the YA Roundup, the best source of movie news, bookish gossip, new releases and cover reveals from the YA genre!

This week covers news of the Harry Potter movie cast reprising their roles, Octavia Spencer joining Insurgent, and Julianne Moore on her role as rebellion President Coin in the upcoming Mockingjay films.

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Mon
May 12 2014 4:00pm

The YA Roundup: Ban All the Books!

Ban All the Things

Welcome to the YA Roundup, the best source of movie news, bookish gossip, new releases and cover reveals from the YA genre!

This week covers news of book bannings and protests because THINK OF THE CHILDREN, high schoolers self-publishing a book of poetry, and the possibility of a Harry Potter stage play?! Oh, happy day!

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