12 Weeks of Contemporary

12 Weeks of Contemporary – Julie Murphy

Welcome to 12 Weeks of Contemporary, where we highlight our favorite contemporary authors and their books here on our blog and on Instagram!  This time we have Julie Murphy, the author of DUMPLIN’! What inspires you about contemporary YA? I love all kinds of genres, but there’s something special about shining a spotlight on the magic you… Continue reading 12 Weeks of Contemporary – Julie Murphy

12 Weeks of Contemporary

12 Weeks of Contemporary – Brandy Colbert

Welcome to 12 Weeks of Contemporary, where we highlight our favorite contemporary authors and their books here on our blog and on Instagram!  This time we have Brandy Colbert, the author of POINTE! What inspires you about contemporary YA? I find contemporary YA endlessly fascinating—maybe because I’m so intrigued by the lives of real people, in general.… Continue reading 12 Weeks of Contemporary – Brandy Colbert

12 Weeks of Contemporary

12 Weeks of Contemporary – Lauren Morrill

Welcome to 12 Weeks of Contemporary, where we highlight our favorite contemporary authors and their books here on our blog and on Instagram!  This time we have Lauren Morrill, the author of THE TROUBLE WITH DESTINY! What inspires you about contemporary YA? Writing contemporary YA allows me to play pretend with my own teenage life, which was… Continue reading 12 Weeks of Contemporary – Lauren Morrill

Teen Trendsetters

My Favorite YA Ship – Shannelle C.

by Shannelle C. (@seeshannelle) My favorite ship is like my favorite book: it’s always changing, because there are far too many of them, and they’re all great. But these days, I just can’t stop thinking about Kestrel and Arin from THE WINNER’S CURSE series, by the fantastic Marie Rutkoski. Here are some reasons why the fact… Continue reading My Favorite YA Ship – Shannelle C.