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Don’t Ban Them. Don’t Silence Them. The Importance of Writing About the “Tough Stuff” in Teen Fiction, a guest post by Lila Riesen

Crafting Villains and Antiheroines in YA, a guest post by Rachel Menard

Book Review: Different for Boys by Patrick Ness with illustrations by Tea Bendix

Being Scared Silly to Spill a Secret, a guest post by Elizabeth Eulberg

Book Review: The Coldest Winter I Ever Spent by Ann Jacobus

Children of the Black Glass: A Bedtime Story, a guest post by Tony Peckham

Book Review: For Lamb by Lesa Cline-Ransome

The Cages We Create, a guest post by Kate J. Armstrong

(Re) Making Memories: Dan Santat on A FIRST TIME FOR EVERYTHING

SLJ Is Reviewing Video Games! Here Is Our First Crop

Book Mail: More than 30 new and forthcoming middle grade and YA titles!

Rebranding Happily Ever After? A guest post by Lakita Wilson

The Importance of Books, a guest post by Aden Polydoros

Young Adult Fiction 101: A starting point for learning more about YA Literature, also known as teen fiction

Book Review: Always the Almost by Edward Underhill

Post-It Note Reviews: Graphic novels, a sentient house, a holiday-themed love story, and more!

Book Review: Remind Me to Hate You Later by Lizzy Mason

A Conversation with a Caldecott Winner*: Doug Salati Visits The Yarn Podcast!

On the Healing Power of Road Trips, a guest post by Chloe Spencer

Wednesday Books Showcase: May Through August 2023 releases

I Spy Something Awkward, a guest post by James Ponti

Holiday House and Pixel + Ink Showcase: New titles from the first half of 2023

A Book 25 Years in the Making: Marla Frazee Visits The Yarn Podcast

Resurrecting Ghosts, a guest post by Kimberly Behre Kenna

Gothic Obsessed, a guest post by Dianne K. Salerni

24 Audiobooks To Encourage Ongoing Activism and Social Justice

A Conversation with Kendare Blake about BUFFY, THE NEXT GENERATION

Philosophy and/as/of Literature, a guest post by Amy Zhang

Book Review: Play the Game by Charlene Allen

Have Some New 2023 Mysteries

The Key is Self-love: Powerful Transitions in YA Books, a guest post by Charlene Allen

By the Numbers, a look at YA being published in 2023 (so far)

YA Publication as an Immigrant: A Conversation with Sofía Lapuente & Jarrod Shusterman

The Future of Our Past, a guest post by Lesa Cline-Ransome

Now on The Yarn Podcast: A 2023 Children’s Literature Preview

How My Local Library Changed — and Saved — My Life, a guest post by Mike Albo

When Success is a Maze, a guest post by Tracy Badua

In Defense of Romance, and the Pivotal Role it Plays in YA, a guest post by Ellen O’Clover

Book Review: The Roof Over Our Heads by Nicole Kronzer

YA Novels to Savor, a guest post by Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau

Book Review: Lark & Kasim Start a Revolution by Kacen Callender

Bringing Black Panamanian Culture to Children’s Books, a guest post by Tamika Burgess

One Last Look Back: 2022 Year in Review on The Yarn Podcast

3 Classic Tropes as Reimagined in The Love Match, a guest post by Priyanka Taslim

Post-It Note Reviews: Quick looks at 9 new titles

2023 Young Adult Books to Have on Your Radar

2023 Picture Books to Have on Your Radar

11 Family Music Albums, Including Concept Albums on Mental Health, Community, and More

Book Review: Ode to a Nobody by Caroline Brooks DuBois

Candlewick Showcase: March, April and May 2023 Titles

Slow Burn: An Appreciation Post for Writers Who’ve Been Around A While

Slow Burn: An Appreciation Post for Writers Who’ve Been Around A While, a guest post by Bev Katz Rosenbaum

Inside-out and Outside-in: Thoughts on Setting in SNOW FOAL and Beyond, a guest post by Susanna Bailey

Never Give Up! How my long and winding journey to publication taught me the value of perseverance, a guest post by Laura Segal Stegman

Tragically Playful: How Verse Novels Lend Levity to the Difficult, a guest post by Caroline Brooks DuBois

Post-It Note Reviews: Quick peeks at 8 new titles

18 Films for Young Viewers About Pollution, Native American History, and More

Kyle Lukoff is on The Yarn Podcast!

Book Mail: A return to the Graceling Realm, rescue animals, Wuhan in the first days of the pandemic, and more!

Top 10 Audiobooks of 2022

Top 10 Music of 2022

From First Draft to Finished Book: My Writing Process, a guest post by Erin Yun (Plus a Giveaway!)

Writing for the Voiceless, a guest post by Nanci Turner Steveson

A Love Letter to my Hometown – Wuhan, a guest post by Ying Chang Compestine

The Beauty of Rejection, a guest post by Charity Alyse

Every Rectangular Panel is One Little Moment: How Comics Helped Me Cope with Grief, a guest post by Will Betke-Brunswick

He Couldn’t Read It, So He Wrote It, a guest post by Justin Arnold

Creativity On the Wild Side: Writing Animal Point-of-View, a guest post by PJ Gardner

Where the Light Hasn’t Reached, a guest post by Neal Shusterman

What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up? A guest post by Rebecca Carvalho

Finding THAT Book, a guest post by Mark Fearing

A Halloween Podcast for You: R.L. Stine (Pt. II) on The Yarn!

Holiday House Showcase: October and November Releases

Book Mail: Anthologies, a teen spy, a haunted funeral home, a gothic mystery, and more!

The Half-Truths and Lies in JUNKYARD DOGS, a cover reveal and guest post by Katherine Higgs-Coulthard

Being Selfish or Being Yourself: Navigating Family Life, a guest post by Christina Uss

Why We Read and Write Nonfiction, a guest post by Kathie MacIsaac and Rebecca E. F. Barone

Old Friend, New Story: Garvey in the Dark, a guest post by Nikki Grimes

The Perfect Pairing: Historical Fiction & Nonfiction for Tweens, a guest post by Susan J. Austin

Mecca, Medina, and the Mysterious Art of Writing What You Know, a guest post by S. K. Ali

It’s R.L. Stine Month on The Yarn Podcast!

Next Question, Please, a guest post by Pete Hautman

Reclaiming Queer History, a guest post by James Brandon

Peachtree Showcase: September, October, and November releases

Two New YA Books That Put a Unique Twist on Zombie Stories: Burn Down, Rise Up and The Undead Truth of Us

Post-It Note Reviews: A Quinceañera, Swimming, Ananse, School Band, and more!

Why Do Friendships End?, a guest post by author Carol Dines

What Do Katherine Applegate and Derrick Barnes Have in Common?

So You Want to “Do Revenge”, Revenge Fantasies in YA Lit for Fans of the Netflix Film

Music, Mythology, and Misanthropy: The inspiration behind My Name is Magic, a guest post by Xan van Rooyen

On Resiliency, a guest post by Sarah Guillory

Book Mail: Voting, Secrets, Witchcraft, an Intergalactic Rescue, and more!

11 Family Music Albums To Get Kids Moving

What is Writing? A guest post by Michelle Mohrweis

Growing up in the Library, a guest post by Nicole Lesperance

The Power of Writing Down a Goal, a guest post by Anita Kharbanda

How Somebody Else’s Reading of My Novel Changed My Own, a guest post by Isaac Blum

Four Books in Forty Years, a guest post by Stacy Nockowitz

Four Books in Forty Years, a guest post by Stacy Nockowitz

47 Titles Not to Miss, Including Music and the Latest by Raúl the Third & Karen M. McManus| Starred Reviews, September 2022


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