News to Wake Your Brain Cells – Oct 18


17 boo-tastic Halloween books for toddlers to enjoy – Book Riot

Every child can become a lover of books – The Atlantic

The messy, beautiful worldbuilding of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – Tor

Richard Jackson, who had an ear for children’s books, dies at 84 – New York Times

Vashti Harrison lets the light in – New York Times


The battle for the future of e-books is happening at your local library – Fast Company

Diverse classroom libraries spark debate in Loudoun County – Loudoun Times-Mirror

Some observations from library tourism – Book Riot


7 YA books that you’ll need tissues for – The Nerd Daily

Dash & Lily: Netflix orders holiday rom-com series based on YA  books – TVLine

Friendly Haints and Macabre Adventures – 36 Seasonal Titles for Middle Grade and High School Readers – SLJ

Getting better: YA lit reflects more nuanced representation of mental health – SLJ

The Selection author Kiera Cass announces steamy new romance duology – Entertainment Weekly

Why John Green Likes Writing for Teenagers – New York Times