Comics for Han Solo Fans

When I was 5, I totally wanted to marry Han Solo. I mean, I understood that he was a fictional character (sort of), but I really hoped he'd escape from the carbonite in Jabba's palace so we could proceed with our wedding plans. And now the scruffy looking nerf herder takes top billing in Solo…
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Simon Readalikes You’ll Love

On March 16, Love, Simon, the film version of Morris Award-winning Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, debuts in theaters. If you're looking for more charming LGBTQ romances, try these fiction titles for teens. Author Becky Albertalli's friend Adam Silvera also writes touching romances. My favorite is History Is All You Left Me, a bittersweet story of…
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Teen Books Inspired by Frankenstein

Two hundred years ago, 20-year-old Mary Shelley published her horror classic, Frankenstein. Since then, countless authors have gained inspiration from her novel. Here are few of the best reimaginings of her masterpiece for teens. In This Dark Endeavor, teen Victor Frankenstein searches for the Elixir of Life to cure his twin brother's illness. Be sure to read…
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More 2017 Teen Books We Love

If you're loving our annual Best of the Best lists, here are even more noteworthy books for teens published in 2017.  If you loved Nowhere Girls but want something more light-hearted, try Moxie. Inspired by her mom's Riot Grrrl days, Viv self-publishes her own zine to protest the sexual harassment taking place in her high…
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New Teen Novels in Verse

You don't need to read old-school Shakespeare to celebrate National Poetry Month. These new novels in verse capture teens' thoughts and feelings in modern language. If you want a clever Shakespeare retelling, Ronit & Jamil updates Romeo and Juliet with a modern political plot. Set in present-day Israel, the novel reveals how Ronit, an Israeli pharmacist's daughter, and Jamil, a…
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Teen Novels Hit Big and Small Screens

Adaptations of some extremely popular teen novels are debuting on television and in theaters this month. Thirteen Reasons Why, based on Jay Asher's 2007 book, will start streaming on Netflix on March 31. The TV series breaks the story down into 13 episodes, one for each cassette tape Hannah leaves behind after her suicide. Thirteen Reasons Why is…
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