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Giveaway Announcement! Win a Contemporary YA Prize Pack!

In many of our videos, Michaela and I have been hinting at doing a giveaway soon. SURPRISE! In honor of our very first joint review–and Michaela’s new job at Barnes and Noble, which is allowing her to host this giveaway–we’re giving away a prize pack of three contemporary novels! 93 more words


The Improbable Wonders of Moojie Littleman by Robin Gregory

The Improbable Wonders of Moojie Littleman

Set at the turn of the nineteenth century, it is a heartrending, coming-of-age, YA story, with a dose of humor and magical realism. 304 more words


Debut Club: An Interview with Kali Wallace, Author of SHALLOW GRAVES

Swanky Seventeener Sally Pla recently interviewed Sweet Sixteener Kali Wallace, about her debut YA horror novel, which was just published by Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins

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Clashing Love: THE GIRL AND THE GARGOYLE--A Review

Hi there! Today I’m sharing a review for a contemporary YA urban fantasy from Pauline Gruber. THE GIRL AND THE GARGOYLE is the sequel to… 1,493 more words


Recently Read: Boys Don't Knit Series by T.S. Easton

Your eyes do not deceive you: I am indeed posting about T.S. Easton and his Boys Don’t Knit series twice in one week! Just a few days ago, I posted about how much I was looking forward to reading the… 338 more words


Debut Club: An Interview with Melissa Gorzelanczyk, Author of ARROWS

Recently, Swanky 17er Chelsea Bobulski sat down with Sixteener Melissa Gorzelanczyk to discuss Melissa’s contemporary romantic YA fantasy, which Delacorte Press just published.

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Reflectin' on Dumplin' #YearofYA & #2JennsBookClub

So I have a lot going through my head… professionally, personally, spiritually, bookishly…

Oh, I think I just made up a word. But, really I do. 793 more words