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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.