October 1, 2014

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Little Blue Lies

Little Blue Lies

Little Blue Lies, Chris Lynch Simon & Schuster, March 2014 Reviewed from ARC Printz Honor Book author Chris Lynch’s latest novel is a brief, quirky tale of two teens who aren’t meant to be together. No, they’re not star-crossed lovers, rather Oliver and Junie’s relationship is too glib and shallow to ever have been the [...]

Can You Hear Me Now? The Missing SummerTeen Chris Lynch Interview

Chris Lynch

The technology gods were not on Chris Lynch’s side on July 24, when he was scheduled to appear on a panel with Kwame Alexander discussing their sports genre YA titles. SLJTeen has been able to procure a few snippets from SLJ reviews editor Kiera Parrott, who moderated the sports session. To read the full interview, please visit the sports panel archive in the SummerTeen auditorium.

Latest Titles by Brashares, Lynch, Pike | What’s Hot in YA


From chick lit and urban fiction to the latest nonfiction and graphic novel innovations, the following books will intrigue teens and keep them coming back for more.

Teens Review ‘Hidden Girl’, Latest from Chris Lynch, and More

Hidden Girl

The teen reviewers from the Young Adult Advisory Councils (YAAC) did a lot of reading during the holiday break, and the reward is all ours. Some of the books they took a look at include the latest from Chris Lynch, noteworthy nonfiction, contemporary mysteries, a bit of magic realism, and a touch of sci-fi.

Pick of the Day: Pieces

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This sequel to Lynch’s Iceman (1994) is a sophisticated look at a teen’s maturation through a series of dynamic life changes.