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Young Adult Novels

  1. Can You Revise a Book to Make It More Woke?When a YA novel was criticized for racism prior to publication, the author attempted something radical — she pushed its release date and rewrote it.
  2. young adult novels
    Maze Runner Author James Dashner Apologizes Amid Sexual-Misconduct Claim“I can sincerely say that I have never intentionally hurt another person. But to those affected I am so deeply sorry.”
  3. young adult fiction
    John Green’s Latest YA Novel Turtles All the Way Down Is Getting a MovieFox, which adapted two other Green novels for the big screen, bought the movie rights.
  4. book drama
    A YA Book Got Pulled From the Best-Seller List for Allegedly Gaming the SystemHandbook for Mortals made a surprise appearance at No. 1 on the Young Adult Hardcover list, despite little evidence of sales.
  5. The Toxic Drama on YA TwitterYoung-adult books are being targeted in intense social-media callouts, draggings, and pile-ons — sometimes before anybody’s even read them.
  6. casting couch
    Amandla Stenberg Cast in Everything EverythingAchoo.
  7. young adult novels
    John Green Spills About Looking for Alaska Movie“I sold the rights in 2005. Paramount refuses to sell them back to me for any price.”
  8. The Raven Cycle Author Maggie Stiefvater on Why YA Is a ‘Bullshit Label’“YA is whenever you say, ‘This is a YA book.’”
  9. the industry
    Leo DiCaprio to Produce YA Post-Apocalypse MovieBased on the book by Kayla Olson.
  10. q&a
    Anastasia Krupnik Is the Neurotic YA Heroine You Forgot You LovedTalking to Lois Lowry about her cult-favorite series.
  11. q&a
    Caitlin Moran on Her Raunchy Teen Heroine“A bit like Little House on the Prairie, but with really big penises and getting too drunk.”
  12. The Dudes Who Read Young-Adult FictionYup, they exist. They’re just not as open about their preferred choice of literary genre.
  13. young adult files
    How to Create a YA Phenomenon, in Nine Easy StepsInterested in writing the next teen franchise? Here’s a step-by-step guide.
  14. quotables
    Y.A. Author: Teen Sex Scenes Can Temper Porn’s InfluenceThey’re gonna get the information somewhere.