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Love, Simon – A Reminder to the Martins | Part 1 of 3

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The weekend that Love, Simon came out, I cried a little bit because I worked that weekend, and the Sunday I had off, I was called in. However, the following

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Why include Children’s Lit in a Publication about YA?

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Here at Pine Reads Review, we spend quite a bit of time talking about young adult literature. It’s fresh, it’s funny, it’s relatable, it’s honest, it’s sometimes heart-wrenching, and it’s

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The Ruler of Books Tag: YA Exclusive

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For this challenge, I asked a good friend and fellow Pine Reads Blogger to help me out and also answer these questions, as our tastes in books tends to vary

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What is an Imprint? Rick Riordan Presents.

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Are you my mother? Imprinting is when a young animal comes to recognize another animal, person, or thing as their parent. No. Wrong. Not that kind of imprint. But now

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The YA Scene: Magic, Apocalypses, and…Pirates?

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Sailing the shelves of the YA department in bookstores across the world is a resurgence of pirates in all their swashbuckling glory—and then some.

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Imagine Wanting Only This: A Contemporary Graphic Novel

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In Kristen Radtke’s graphic memoir, Imagine Wanting Only This, the genre of non-fiction is pushed into an artistic and innovative form of prose that resembles poetry. Radtke meditates on the

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