Tweets of the Week: January 15th

We stay glued to Twitter all week so you don’t have to! This week, Looking for Alaska turned 10, the Oscar nominations made twitter realize we need diverse movies as much as we need diverse books, and Harry Potter is getting a new illustrated edition.

tweets of the week | the hub

Books & Reading 

@sljournal Kick-butt Heroines, Epic Sagas, and Quirky Debuts | Fiction Grades 9 & Up | SLJ Reviews

@PenguinTeen #LookingForAlaska is a fifth grader…and other thoughts from @johngreen upon the 10th anniversary of his debut novel.

@PWKidsBookshelf First Look: New Illustrated Edition of Harry Potter

@ericsmithrocks 2015 Debut YA Novels You Need to Pick Up This Year: Books from @AdamSilvera @MeliGrey & @laurengibaldi up on @Bustle!

@misskubelik Another amazing IF YOU LIKE… chart this one for THE LUNAR CHRONICLES

@thegayYA “People […] think that straight teenagers don’t want to read about queer kids, and this is completely false.”

@CarolrhodaLab Wow. That’s awesome. RT @johnhornor: This is why young adult fiction is important.


@catagator .@CrazyQuilts has a really great round-up of 2015 debut YA novels by authors of color:…

Movies & TV

@LEEandLOW #weneeddiversebooks because more books = more diverse movie adaptations = more roles for diverse actors = more diverse oscar noms.

@GalleyCat Several Actors Sign On For a #Batman vs. Robin Animated Film  #movies #comics

Just for Fun

@mstiefvater Oh, I looked out the window and it was all Raven Cycle-y out there.

raven cycle-y out there by maggie stiefvater

@marypearson Assassin nuns! I think I see Annith in there!  @RLLaFevers


@bloomsburykids v13 YA Novels That Are Actually Taylor Swift Songs…


@helgagrace RA for All: Becky’s RA Training Tips For a Great 2015: Part 1… via @RAforAll #readadv

 — Molly Wetta, currently reading Vivian Apple at the End of the World by Katie Coyle for Tumblr’s #reblogbookclub