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Divergent: the Hollywood Blockbuster that Failed Spectacularly

The Divergent movies failed badly, poorly representing the books and turning potential fans of the series away.

10 Adventure Novels to Die For

Is there anything better than a great adventure novel? Here are ten (plus a few extra recommendations) to add to ...

New Veronica Roth Duology Announced!

Veronica Roth, the mega-super-not-small-numbers bestselling author of the Divergent trilogy has announced that she’s working on a new duology (that’s ...

INSURGENT Trailer!

It’s here, it’s here! Enjoy the first full trailer for Insurgent: [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suZcGoRLXkU[/youtube]   What do you think? Are you looking forward ...

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read In November

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, ...

3 on a YA Theme: Dystopian Nail Polish

When a YA novel becomes a movie, we often see the marketing come out in a variety of ways. There ...

5 Books To Watch For In July

We are going all-supernatural in this month’s Books to Watch, with dragons and vampires and ladies that are cities and ...

15 Sweet Kid Lit-Inspired Cakes

What happens when you cross your favorite kid lit title with a little food creativity? You get some really rocking ...

Uncollected Thoughts on the DIVERGENT Movie

I have SO MANY THOUGHTS. They’re mostly about Shailene Woodley’s ponytail, but they’re also about the casting, book-to-film-adaptation, production design, ...

Be Brave: 7 Awesome Pieces of DIVERGENT Swag

Now that you’ve gotten your Divergent on, in both book form and film form, why not express your passion for ...

Divergent Trailer Rundown

WHY CAN’T IT BE MARCH ALREADY! I mean, I’m excited for Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Years/Chinese New Year/Valentine’s Day/et al. But I am ...

Watch the First Full-Length DIVERGENT Trailer

This was just revealed minutes ago, and we’re dying to know: what do you think? [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sutgWjz10sM[/youtube] _________________________ Sign up for ...

When Fans Hate Finales, Who’s At Fault?

Can a reader be wrong in how she feels when she finishes a book? Can a reader be wrong for ...

Beyond the Bestsellers: So You’ve Read DIVERGENT

“Beyond the Bestsellers” is a new feature I hope to run at least once a month that highlights YA books ...

Five Books to Watch For in October

It’s October – which means there are still three more months of awesome 2013 titles coming for you to cram ...