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Sarah Mlynowski Chats About Amsterdam, Backpacking and Publishing

Sarah Mlynowski chats about her own travels through Europe, which of her characters she identifies with, and more! Get ‘I See London, I See France’ in July!

BookCon 2017: Q&A With Kendare Blake

Fictionist was able to talk with Kendare Blake, author of the ‘Three Dark Crowns’ series, at BookCon 2017! See what she said!

Authors Auction Off Characters, Books & More (For Charity)

Authors like Philip Pullman (‘His Dark Materials’) are auctioning off the naming rights for characters in their books, signed copies, and more (for charity)

Orlando Ortega-Medina’s ‘Jerusalem Ablaze’ | A Spoiler Free Review

  I’m not usually a big fan of short stories However, after finding Ortega-Medina’s Jerusalem Ablaze, I was intrigued I can’t say much …

GIVEAWAY ENDED: ‘Roar’ by Cora Carmack

Do you want a FREE copy of ‘Roar’ by Cora Carmack Find out how to enter here!

Choose a Dessert, Get a Book Recommendation!

Click on one of these delicious desserts, and Fictionist will choose your next book!

‘I See London, I See France,’ I See My Favorite Summer Read | A Spoiler-Free Review

Enjoy a spoiler-free review of Sarah Mlynowski’s contemporary YA ‘I See London, I See France’ from Fictionist!

‘Daughter of the Burning City’: Thrilling, Mysterious Fantasy | A Spoiler-Free Review

‘Daughter of the Burning City’ is a fantasy murder mystery, and keeps readers glued to the page! Get your copy this July!

Top 10 New YA Releases: July 2017

All of July’s YA releases, in one place Which ones will you be buying on release day

A True Treasure: ‘The Gold-Son’ | A Spoiler-Free Review

Carrie Anne Noble’s ‘The Gold-Son’ gets 45 stars thanks to its wonderful writing style and immersive world!

Top 10 New YA Releases: June 2017

All of June’s YA releases, in one place Which ones will you be buying on release day

Everything We Know About the ‘Queen of Shadows’ TV Show

Everything we know so far about the TV adaptation of ‘Throne of Glass’ by Sarah J Maas, which will be called ‘Queen of Shadows’

Everything We Know About ‘The Darkest Minds’ TV Show

Everything we know so far about the TV adaptation of ‘The Darkest Minds’ by Alexandra Bracken

Everything We Know About ‘The Selection’ Movie

Everything we know so far about the movie adaptation of ‘The Selection’ by Kiera Cass

Spring Cleaning: Bookshelf Edition

This has been one of the coldest Springs I can remember, with temperatures just now starting to reach what I’ve come to expect of early April So with the …

‘Rez Rebel’ by Melanie Florence

I decided to look into Melanie Florence’s Rez Rebel at first because it struck me how little I’d read about Native Americans in a modern setting, how there …

Spotlight on: Lauren Bird Horowitz and ‘The Light Trilogy’

Lauren Bird Horowitz, author of ‘The Light Trilogy,’ attended her first BookCon this year and did so well she was moved to a more central booth

BookCon 2017: Q&A with V.E. Schwab, Susan Dennard and Cora Carmack

Fictionist got to sit down with a few of the wonderful authors at BookCon 2017! See what they had to say!

WATCH: The BookCon 2017 Experience

See videos of authors, fans and the show here at Fictionist!

BookCon 2017: Meet The Attendees

Are you missing BookCon Do you wish you could be walking the show floor, looking for ARCs and seeing authors Well, maybe you can live vicariously through these …

Where to Find LGBT+ Characters in YA

Find out from Fictionist where to find LGBT+ representation in the YA section of your local bookstore! Read our top five LGBT+ books!

One In a Hundred: ‘The Hundredth Queen’

‘The Hundredth Queen’ is a new YA fantasy by Emily R King, from Amazon Publishing’s Skyscape imprint

How To Experience BookCon Without Tickets!

Are you sans BookCon tickets for any reason Are you sad about it No worries! Find out how to experience BookCon here!

Hearing Cora Carmack’s ‘Roar’

‘Roar’ by Cora Carmack is a YA fantasy about a princess who was born without the ability to give her people the protection they need, and her journey to find …

Elly Blake Chats About Becoming a Debut Author, Owls and Embarrassing Ski Trips

Check out Fictionist’s Q&A with Elly Blake, author of NYT bestselling fantasy ‘Frostblood’

Victoria/V.E. Schwab talks girl bands, minorities in YA, ‘Vicious’ and ‘Our Dark Duet’

Fictionist Magazine got to sit down with Victoria Schwab, also known as VE Schwab, to talk about writing, jobs, girl bands and more!

Read the First 8 Chapters of ‘A Court of Wings and Ruin’ Here!

A Court of Wings and Ruin comes out on May 2, but if the hype is getting to you, read the first eight chapters here!

25 Hilarious ACOWAR Posts To Ease Your Suffering

The ‘A Court of Wings and Ruin’ posts that will make you snort-laugh

Wanting More of ‘More of Me’

‘More of Me’ is about a teen who splits in two each year The new Teva gets to live life, while the clones stay home Is Teva crazy If not, will she find a cure

Writing Tip: Creating Unique World Maps

This random map generator allows writers to visualize their fictional worlds in one, two and three dimensions! Download as many maps as you want and use them …

‘Throne of Glass’ by Sarah J. Maas

I know I’m a little late to the game on this one, but what with the recent talk of a Hulu show release and the release of Sarah J Maas’s A Court …

QUIZ: Match the ‘A Court of Wings and Ruin’ Quote to the Character

Can you match the quote to the character Find out with this A Court of Wings and Ruin quiz from Fictionist!

‘Frostblood’ by Elly Blake: An Engaging Series Opener

Read Fictionist’s thoughts on the popular YA book ‘Frostblood’ by Elly Blake!

‘Love and Vandalism’ Paints a Lovely Picture

Rory’s story in ‘Love and Vandalism’ took some turns that caught me by surprise and made this book a joy to read

‘The Circus’ by Olivia Levez: Okay, But Not Great

‘The Circus’ was hard to get through for me, but may be better suited to the younger side of YA

Eric Smith says ‘Welcome Home’ to readers

Welcome Home is an anthology of short stories about adoption and family, love and abandonment, fear and hope

Three Cheers for ‘Three Dark Crowns’ by Kendare Blake

‘Three Dark Crowns’ by Kendare Blake caught my attention before I even opened it, and kept my attention until the last word

QUIZ: Can You Guess the Classic from its First Sentence?

We all remember these books from our English classes But how well do you really know them

Tahereh Mafi to Write Three New ‘Shatter Me’ Books

‘Shatter Me’ author Tahereh Mafi has announced that the series will continue with three more books! Read a summary and comments from Mafi here!

Top 7 Upcoming Book-to-TV Adaptations We’re Excited For

The book is always better, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy these book-turned-TV-shows
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