2017 National Book Award Finalists

The mission of the National Book Foundation and the National Book Awards is to celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of great writing in America.

Winners in each category will …

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YA Books Coming October, 2017

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green – 10/10
Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred thousand dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, …

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Most Anticipated YA Books of September, 2017

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera – 09/05
On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They’re going to die today. Mateo and Rufus are …

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Read the 2017 Teen Comic Camp Book

In July of 2017 a group of teenagers had the chance to peek into the comic book world by working with professional comics writers and artists. Eric Rohmann, Ali Cantarella, and Wesley Sun helped bring their comics visions to life.…

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Truthers by Geoffrey Girard

Katie never even thinks about 9/11. She was barely a year old when terrorist hijackers flew airliners into the World Trade Center. But when her father is institutionalized because of his belief that the attack was an inside job, Katie …

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Most Anticipated YA Books of August, 2017

Solo by Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess – 08/01
From award-winning author Kwame Alexander, with Mary Rand Hess, comes Solo, a YA novel written in poetic verse. Solo tells the story of seventeen-year-old Blade Morrison, who knows the …

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DVDs and Blu-rays Coming in August, 2017

The Circle – 08/01
When Mae Holland lands a new job at The Circle, a prestigious media giant, she quickly assimilates into the corporation’s merry-go-round of social media that promotes transparency and total integration but really objectifies and reduces people …

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Ready Player One Teaser Trailer

The first trailer for Steven Spielberg’s upcoming Ready Player One dropped today. Like the book, it’s full of references to 1980s pop culture.

In the near future, everyone is obsessed with the online, virtual reality world The Oasis. After James …

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