Kenneth Andersen’s The Great Devil War series has sold more than 130,000 in Denmark, but has yet to reach English audiences laments translator K.E. Semmel.
The film of John Green’s bestseller, The Fault in Our Stars, has turned a bench in Amsterdam into pilgrimage site for young adult fans of the book.
Seeing a boom in YA book sales, Argentine publishers are now chasing global trends and marketing to a younger demographic to help boost prospects.
You may think of teen comic hero Archie as a ‘nostalgia brand,’ but a fresh look and edgier stories he is being updated for a new generation of readers.
Emily Morrow discusses how Scholastic’s This is Teen online community has helped the company connect with a passionate community of YA readers online.
Sheila Barry of Canada’s Groundwood Books, discusses the challenges of consistently publishing an engaging variety of books to children of all ages.
The AAP reports book sales for 2014 rose 4.9% to $15.72 billion compared to 2013, driven by children’s and YA books, up 20.8% to $1.9 billion for the year.
Some in Canada are protesting the awarding of the 2014 Governor General’s Literary Award to a controversial book about high school gender identity issues.
Jessica’s Schiefauer’s Swedish YA novel Pojkarna (The Boys) is attracting strong foreign rights interest for its daring story about gender transformation.
The book term ‘young adult’ is generally disliked by both teen readers and adult fans. But is there a better alternative?