What happened in YA last month? Here is a quick round up of featured posts on The Hub and other links to keep you up to date when collecting for your teens.
At the Hub
- What Would Ruth Read?
- Vote now for the 2018 Teens’ Top Ten!
- Page to Screen: Upcoming YA Movie Adaptations
- #BFYA2019 Teen Feedback Form
- #ALAAC18 Recap: #BFYA2019 Teen Feedback Session
Selected Lists from May:
- Quick Picks 2019
- Amazing Audiobooks 2019
- Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2019
- Best Fiction for Young Adults 2019
- This fall’s 11 YA novels that you just can’t miss (from EW)
- New horror series Return to Fear Street from R.L. Stine, first title available now, second and third titles coming September and February.
- Voting has opened for Teen Read Week Teen’s Top Ten. See the nominees and encourage your teens to vote!
- Everything We Know About Queen of Air and Darkness So Far Cassandra Clare’s newest (from Riveted)
- Eisner Award winners, including Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda
- YA Non-fiction coming up, (from BookRiot)
- YALSA wants suggestions of book titles for the Morris or Printz Award
On the Web
- Check out NoveList, the best book database you’ve never heard of (from BookRiot)
- The first issue of FORESHADOW: A Serial YA Anthology, a collection of YA short stories is available now
- All about BookTubers (from NYT)
- Casting for All the Bright Places (from Deadline Hollywood)
- A His Dark Materials miniseries coming from the BBC
- Everything about ‘The Sun Is Also A Star’ Movie Adaptation (from The Nerd Daily)
In the News
- 7 YA Authors Sound Off On How The Trump Administration Has Affected Their Work (from Bustle)
- Tomi Adeyemi on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (from SLJ)
- In the UK, “‘Dire statistics’ show YA fiction is becoming less diverse, warns report” (from the Guardian)
- “Why Nimona is important to me” (from BookRiot)
- “Yes, teens are texting and using social media instead of reading books”, researchers say (from Washington Post)
— Cathy Outten, currently reading Batman by Marie Lu