What's Up in YA

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Hey YA readers: let’s catch up on the latest in YA haps.

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The news out of the young adult literature world has been pretty quiet, given the holidays and the general slowing down of publishing in December and early January. But there are still a few interesting and worthwhile pieces to share to get your Monday started.


Recent Book Mail

Here’s a peek at some of what’s hit my inbox the last few weeks:

From top to bottom

A Thousand Sisters by Elizabeth Wein

What Momma Left Me by Renee Watson

A Land of Permanent Goodbyes by Atia Abawi

Testimony From The Perfect Girl by Kaui Hart Hemmings

Again, But Better by Christine Riccio



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Thanks for hanging out & we’ll see you again later this week for something that’ll add some goodness to your ears.

— Kelly Jensen, @veronikellymars on Instagram and editor of (Don’t) Call Me Crazy and Here We Are.