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Field Trip Friday: April 30

Field Trip Friday: April 30

Field Trip Friday Our weekly trip around the field of YA with stops at the most helpful, interesting or otherwise entertaining ne...
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Grammar: It Can Be Fun I Swear

I admit it: seeing the atrocious things that crop up in facebook statuses—and on twitter, and sometimes even in blog posts—makes me cringe...
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Road Trip Wednesday #27: Best Book of the Month

Welcome to our 27th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contributors post a...
The Official YASAT Practice Test

The Official YASAT Practice Test

16-year-old YA Highway contributor Emilia Plater is currently stressing out over the real SATs - but it's all good. For more about Emili...
The winner of THE DUFF ARC contest!!

The winner of THE DUFF ARC contest!!

The winner of an ARC of Kody Keplinger's THE DUFF is.... Lisa_Gibson!! (who happens to be the author of the infamous Dirty Underwea...
Two Reviews: CROSSING and THE NAUGHTY LIST

Two Reviews: CROSSING and THE NAUGHTY LIST

Today I have two reviews for two very different books I've recently read. Both were good. I had some commentary about literary vs. comme...
Send Us Your Photos!

Send Us Your Photos!

Hi Greece! We see you, New Zealand. Senegal, you rock our socks! One of the great things about a blog about YA books is that it brings...
Field Trip Friday: April 23

Field Trip Friday: April 23

Field Trip Friday is a weekly trip around the field of YA with stops at the most helpful, interesting or otherwise entertaining news....
YA Books on Saving the World

YA Books on Saving the World

photo by Kate Ter Haar Happy Earth Day! In celebration of our planet, staying green, and being aware, here's a few books to pick u...
Road Trip Wednesday #26: Buzz!

Road Trip Wednesday #26: Buzz!

Welcome to our *26th* Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is (usually) a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contrib...
YA Highwayers Hosting #YALitChat Tomorrow!

YA Highwayers Hosting #YALitChat Tomorrow!

Tomorrow (Wednesday, April 21st, 9PM EST) YA Highwayers Kirsten Hubbard and Kristin Miller will be borrowing the reins from the amazing Ge...
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Teen Speak vs. Teen Think

The definition of Teen Speak is muddled at best. Too much teen slang and you’re trying too hard. Too little means your characters might not...
THE DUFF ARC Giveaway!!

THE DUFF ARC Giveaway!!

THE CONTEST IS CLOSED!!! Results announced Monday, April 26th. Good luck!! YA Highway is giving away an Advanced Reader Copy of 18-...
Field Trip Friday: April 16

Field Trip Friday: April 16

Field Trip Friday is a weekly trip around the field of YA with stops at the most helpful, interesting or otherwise entertaining news.  ...
Practical Advice from the AWP Conference

Practical Advice from the AWP Conference

Today, we have an awesome guest post from my agent-sister, Samantha Mabry: Samantha Mabry is the author of the YA novel, May the Stars Fal...
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Road Trip Wednesday #25: The Best Writing Advice Ever

Welcome to our *25th* Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contributors post a ...
THE DUFF Cover!

THE DUFF Cover!

It's not that we're late to the punch ...it's that this is news exciting enough to draw out nice and slow-like. YA Highway teen...
Publishing Interviews: Sarah LaPolla, Curtis Brown

Publishing Interviews: Sarah LaPolla, Curtis Brown

In our new Publishing Interviews Series, teen contributor Kody Keplinger sits down with people on the other side of book publishing -- age...
Interview with MacAllister Stone

Interview with MacAllister Stone

Many of our blog readers have probably visited Absolute Write , a forum and website for writers. If you haven't visited it, well, you ...
Field Trip Friday: April 9

Field Trip Friday: April 9

Field Trip Friday is a weekly trip around the field of YA with stops at the most helpful, interesting or otherwise entertaining news. ...