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How hyped new author Scott Bergstrom infuriated the YA literature community

Is he for real?

On Nov 25, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Little girl shows off her love of strong heroines in adorable scrapbook

This is what you get when you buy your daughter any book she wants.

On Dec 18, 2014 by Aja Romano

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Why cutting ‘Mockingjay’ in half ruined ‘The Hunger Games’

This trend needs to stop.

On Nov 24, 2014 by Nico Lang

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How John Green became the false prophet of the Internet YA revolution

John Green isn’t the new J.K. Rowling—no matter what the Internet thinks.

On Jul 25, 2014 by S.E. Smith

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‘Huntsman’ without Kristen Stewart is a loss for female-driven blockbusters

Giving Chris Hemsworth an axe and making him fight some CGI monsters is not a surefire recipe for replicating Thor’s success.

On Jun 29, 2014 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Can the film version of YA novel ‘The Giver’ benefit from Tumblr’s aesthetic?

Haven’t we seen that photogenic beach before?

On Jun 15, 2014 by Miles Klee

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The real story behind the war over YA novels

What’s really motivating the cultural panic over The Hunger Games and The Fault in Our Stars?

On Jun 11, 2014 by [email protected]

How the YA novel became an industry-defining sensation

If a book will be too difficult for grown-ups, write it for children.

On May 14, 2014 by Leah Pickett

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Shailene Woodley’s definition of feminism is really, really problematic

Oh, Shailene, I’m sorry to say, but you’ve got it all wrong.

On May 7, 2014 by [email protected]

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Is ‘Divergent’ more than a ‘Hunger Games’ clone?

“I was surprised that I liked Divergent as much as I did… I couldn’t put it down.”

On Apr 25, 2014 by [email protected]

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How the corporate world targets fandom

Corporations are targeting fans as early adopters (and fans don’t seem to mind.) 

On Apr 17, 2014 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Divergent’ finale film will be split into 2 movies

Is “getting a two-part finale” the new hallmark of YA film adaptations?

On Apr 12, 2014 by Aja Romano

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How ‘Divergent’ furthers the demise of the young adult adaptation

Divergent might have been number-one at the box office this weekend, but the YA curse isn’t over yet.

On Mar 26, 2014 by Nico Lang

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‘Divergent’ fandom struggles with their trilogy’s end

The issue of fandom loyalty is bigger than a single disputed series ending.

On Oct 25, 2013 by Aja Romano

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Why did this author do a 180 in her stance against whitewashing?

Veronica Roth once vowed to fight whitewashing in any Hollywood adaptations of Divergent, but now she’s gone back on that promise.

On Sep 30, 2013 by Aja Romano

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