Lisa Buchan of SmackFiction explains the process of building and piloting a new app for Young Adult and New Adult book discovery in New Zealand and Australia.
Browsing by topic: YA
In a high speed interconnected culture, slow to market doesn’t work…we want to fill demand as quickly as possible, writes David Wilk of Frederator Books.
Publishing Perspectives’ Dennis Abrams remembers his friend Barbara Park, the late author of the 55 million copy bestselling Junie B. Jones series.
CJ Daugherty is a hugely successful YA author. Her Night School series has been a bestseller in 20 countries, but she is not altogether pleased about being labeled a YA author.
The National Book Awards is announcing expanded lists of ten finalists for four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young adult fiction.
David Levithan’s Two Boys Kissing portrays the lives of gay teens observed by forebears who never had the privilege of acceptance. It’s a masterpiece, says our critic.
Children’s and YA already account for 22% of the Argentine book market and innovation and increased professionalization is helping the segment to grow.
As a result of laws prohibiting ‘homosexual propaganda’ in Russia, a young adult novel featuring a gay character, is sold with adult-age warning labels.
A study from Renaissance Learning shows that the complexity of texts students are assigned to read has declined nearly three grade levels over the past century.
Largely thanks to the Fifty Shades phenomenon, YA publishers are serving up more sex and are trying to strike a balance between what’s appropriate and what teens want.