What's Up in YA

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Hey YA readers: Let’s catch up on the latest news.

“What’s Up in YA?” is sponsored by Always Smile by Alice Kuipers from KCP Loft.

Seventeen-year-old Carley Allison had it all. She was on the edge of fame as a singer and was reaching for the highest levels as a competitive skater. Her world came crashing down when she was diagnosed with a rare kind of cancer in her trachea. Faced with an uncertain future, Carley rose to the challenge and performed on television for an audience of millions. Now her memory lives on in the countless people she touched with her courage. Bestselling author Alice Kuipers weaves their stories together with the blog Carley kept in the final months of her life and her personal rules for living well in the worst of times.

Here’s what is happening in the world of YA!


I wish I used pencils because I am obsessed with these. $15 for the entire set.

Thanks for hanging out, and we’ll see you again next week. There’s a really great guest coming to talk about her latest rom-com and the power of the genre.

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