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.
Penguin Random House’s new OMG Shakespeare series “takes the Bard’s original prose and replaces it with slang, text speak, and emoticons.” OMG, indeed.
The book term ‘young adult’ is generally disliked by both teen readers and adult fans. But is there a better alternative?
Summer is a time when many people look to fiction for escape. Here are three selections from Publishing Perspectives’ Edward Nawotka. What are yours?
If the novel is like a feature film, what’s the written equivalent of the TV series? Boxfiction has an answer.
The number of teen and YA publishing sites has proliferated in the past year. Here we survey the scene, looking at what works and why.
The upcoming movie Young Adult, due in December, stars Charlize Theron as a YA author trying to reclaim her high school sweetheart.
My 11-year-old nephew is reading War and Peace. How did that happen? It all has to do with his parents and the way they inspired him from an early age.
Over 700 students from 27 countries took part in the Great Books Summer Program, where they connected themes of the great novels to deeper global issues.
By Helen Gregg At a sold-out seminar last Tuesday hosted by Publisher’s Weekly, three panelists and a room full of representatives from the publishing industry gathered to discuss emerging trends in young adult and teen fiction, and to try to predict what might be next. The panelists, two literary agents and a Hollywood literary scout, did not see an end …
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