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Hey YA Readers!
Let’s catch up on the latest in YA book talk on Book Riot recently. This’ll be the last BIG roundup of posts like this, as from here on out, these’ll be included once a week in the newsletter — it’ll make keeping up even easier.
- What are some of the trends in YA post-2016 election? What do those trends say about today’s teens?
- Nancy Drew, at least in its original incarnation, might skew younger than today’s YA, but this piece is fun and deserves inclusion here: a ranking of all 56 of the original books.
- Two UK YA books that take on fat shaming.
- A look at how adult books are adapted for young readers.
- 20 must-read YA books with disabled characters.
- Add some of these options for Muslim book subscription boxes to your YA loving wish list.
- A new study into why parents believe in censoring books in public schools.
- Handy ways to keep up with new YA book releases.
- This fall book and drink pairing guide features a number of great YA books (and cozy beverage options!).
- A fascinating piece on selective mutism in YA.
- YA graphic novels you’ll want on your TBR — even if it’s no longer October.
- Have you noticed this cover trend, too?
- Short Harry Potter quotes that’d be perfect for art…including the kind of permanent art you put on your skin.
- Everything you need to know about Victoria Schwab’s current books (and the books that might be adapted).
- 50 must-read contemporary YA books from the 2010s.
- Add more Indigenous YA to your reading life.
- Which Harry Potter witch are you? Take the quiz and find out.
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Thanks for hanging out, and we’ll see you again later this week!