This section features topics relevant to teenagers and young-adults in reading, writing, blogging and use of social media.
New Version of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code Being Released for Young Adults (2016-05-18): Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code is getting a new look and some editing for a young adult audience. The book will be released in September, before Inferno hits theaters.
Scholastic to Publish Assassin's Creed Young Adult Book Series (2016-04-16): Scholastic has announced a collaboration with Ubisoft to publish a young adult book series set in the Assassin's Creed universe.
Seventeen Magazine and Harlequin Teen Launching New Book Imprint (2016-02-05): Melissa de la Cruz's new novel Something in Between will be the debut release of the new book imprint Seventeen Books
Jacqueline Woodson Named Young People's Poet Laureate (2015-06-04): Jacqueline Woodson has been named the new Young People's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. She is the author of Brown Girl Dreaming.
Self-Published Teen Inks Deal With Scholastic (2015-03-07): Self-published teen author Aija Mayrock just inked a deal with Scholastic for an expanded version of her Book, The Survival Guide to Bullying.
Fault in Our Stars Author John Green Denies Being a Teen Whisperer (2014-06-10): John Green, the author of The Fault in Our Stars, is being called the teen whisperer which he finds to be creepy. The movie has already raked in $70 million.
Bella Thorne to Publish Young Adult Series (2013-04-25): Actress Bella Thorne, 15, star of Disney Chanel's Shake It Up, is publishing a young adult series, called Autumn Falls.
HarperCollins Launches New Digital Imprint Called HarperTeen Impulse (2012-11-26): HarperCollins has launched a new digital imprint today called HarperTeen Inpulse.
Thirteen Judy Blume Novels to be Released as Ebooks (2012-03-12): Today's teens can now experience Judy Blume's famous novels in ebook versions.
Survey: 29% of Teens Want to Unfriend Parents on Facebook (2010-08-24): A new AOL survey, conducted by The Nielsen Company, reveals the challenges of modern day parenting in a world with social networking.
Candance Bushnell Takes Readers to Carrie Bradshaw's High School Years (2010-05-03): HarperCollins Publishers has released The Carrie Diaries by Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell.
Elizabeth Berkley to Offer Advice for Teens in New Book (2010-04-13): G.
The Onion Covers Parents Facebook Stalking Their College-Aged Kids (2009-10-24): The Onion has a pretty hilarious video about how parents can use Facebook and Twitter to keep tabs on their children.
Now Teens Can Learn The Secret (2009-08-03): Rhonda Byrne's self-help bestseller The Secret is being made into a teen version, The Secret to Teen Power.
Student Sues Amazon For Deleting His Homework (2009-07-30): A student is suing Amazon for deleting his homework. His notes were made in his digital copy of 1984 and deleted when Amazon remotely erased the book.
James Frey Pens Teen Alien Series for HarperCollins (2009-07-10): James Frey, the author of the discredited, memoir A Million Little Pieces, is now writing science fiction for young adults.
William C. Morris YA Debut Award Finalists Named (2008-12-17): The American Library Association has announced the finalists for the William C.
Shortlist for William C. Morris YA Debut Award Announced (2008-12-12): Five authors are finalists
for the new William C.
Hearst Closes Print Edition of CosmoGirl (2008-10-14): Hearst is shutting down the print edition of CosmoGirl.
Non-Profit Group Uses Social Networks to Help Teens Fight Depression (2008-09-13): Jamie Tworkowski talks in a video clip to an audience in Jacksonville, Fl about the the non profit myspace community, To Write Love On Her Arms.