Sloppy Firsts - Megan McCaffertyAuthor Interview with Charity Tahmaseb and Darcy VanceWin a Julie Anne Peters Prize Pack!Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side - Beth FantaskeyHush Hush - The Best Cover This Year?July Bookclub Announcement: Strange AngelsCarpe Corpus - Rachel CaineDull Boy - Sarah Cross
June 30, 2009

Author Interview with Charity Tahmaseb and Darcy Vance

To celebrate the release of The Geek Girl’s Guide to Cheerleading by Charity Tahmaseb and Darcy Vance, yaReads is participating in a blog tour organised by Goddess Fish. Below is…

June 29, 2009

Official Reading Party Date

Hi yaReaders, Those of you that said you would participate in the reading party have (hopefully) all headed over to the forum and chosen the date that suits you most…

June 28, 2009

July Bookclub Announcement: Strange Angels

For those that are interested, the book our forum members chose to read as their bookclub selection for July is Strange Angels by Lili St. Crow. If you’re interested in…

June 24, 2009

Hush Hush – The Best Cover This Year?

Has anyone seen this cover? I can’t tell you how much I want to get my hands on a copy of this novel. How brilliant is this picture? The artist…

June 23, 2009

Reading Party Date Options

Hi yaReaders, So we think we’ve got enough people to go ahead with the reading party, as per our previous proposal. We want to hold it on a weekend during…

What do you think of our new layout?

Hi yaReaders, You’ve probably noticed that the layout of the main page here at yaReads has changed a little. It’s been up for a day or two now and we…

Richelle Mead Book Tour

In case you don’t know, Richelle Mead is the author of the ever popular Vampire Academy series. The fourth book in the series, Blood Promise, is scheduled for release in…

June 21, 2009

Holly Black Appearance

Holly Black, author of the Spiderwick Chronicles and Tithe: A Modern Faery Tale , is appearing at Amherst as part of the Juniper Festival. She’ll be reading from her upcoming…

Author Interview with Alex Sanchez

Alex Sanchez is the author of many young adult books featuring queer characters and relationships. His books have won many awards and he is regarded as one of the most…

Uglies Movie

Fans of the popular Scott Westerfeld book, Uglies, may have heard that the book is being made into a movie. Westerfeld updated his blog recently with some exciting news for…

Gay Pride Extension

Hi yaReaders, I am happy to report that the yaReads crew have decided to extend Gay Pride month into July. We received so many great books and we want to…

Sloppy Firsts – Megan McCafferty

Today is the one-year anniversary of the first day of my last period. I’m not exactly celebrating. When I lied to my mom about getting my period, it was the…

June 19, 2009

Out of Left Field: Marlee’s Story – Barbara L. Clanton

High school junior Marlee McAllister lives and breathes softball. She’s the pitcher for the Clarkson Cougars in the North Country of upstate New York. With the season opener approaching, Marlee…

June 17, 2009

Rainbow High – Alex Sanchez

The Rainbow Boys are back for another compelling read. The second installment in The Rainbow Boys trilogy finds Kyle, Jason and Nelson all struggling to make peace with their own…

June 15, 2009

More Deleted Scenes from Fragile Eternity

Melissa Marr has updated her blog with more deleted scenes from her recently released novel, Fragile Eternity. Click here to read the scenes.

Proposal: Reading Party

Here at yaReads, we’re thinking of having a ‘Reading Party’. Before we make our final decision, though, we want to know what you guys think and whether you would be…

June 12, 2009

Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side – Beth Fantaskey

Lucius opened his mouth slightly, and I felt the faintest touch of his fangs touching my skin just above the spot where my blood pulsed strongest. His fangs… I didn’t…

June 9, 2009

Leave Myself Behind – Bart Yates

I finish my pizza and go upstairs to change clothes before starting work on the attic. My room finally looks like a room. I’ve got a giant poster of Yates…

Win a Julie Anne Peters Prize Pack!

In celebration of Gay Pride Month, we’re giving yaReaders the chance to win one of two ‘Julie Anne Peters Prize Packs’. Each pack contains an autographed paperback copy of Keeping…

June 8, 2009

Deleted Scene from Fragile Eternity

Wicked Lovely fans will love this. Author of the books, Melissa Marr, has posted a deleted scene from Fragile Eternity (the third book in her faery series) on her blog….

Richelle Mead Answers Some VA Questions

Richelle Mead, author of the popular Vampire Academy series has updated her Livejournal page with some questions and answers about her beloved vampires series! Click here to read the interview.

Dull Boy – Sarah Cross

Superpowers are awesome – unless you actually have them, as Avery does. There’s only so much he can pass off as “adrenaline” before people start to get suspicious. Probably it’s…

June 7, 2009

Australian Readers – Win A Copy of Blood Promise!

This just in! Richelle Mead, author of the popular Vampire Academy novels just published this on her livejournal… Here’s the scoop, Australian readers. Contest #1: Be the first person in…

Keeping You A Secret – Julie Anne Peters

Holland has it made: she’s pretty, popular, and she’s got Seth – the most popular boy in school – all to herself. Sounds perfect, huh? Well, we all know what…

June 6, 2009

Holly Black Book Signing

If you’re in New York City tomorrow (that’s Sunday June 7, 2009) head on down to Books of Wonder. Holly Black is doing a book signing for Troll’s Eye View…

June 4, 2009

Gay Pride Month at yaReads…

As the title suggests, in celebration of Gay Pride Month, yaReads is reading and reviewing a whole stack of books aimed at GLBT teens and readers of GLBT teen fiction….

Win an ARC of Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Loved The Hunger Games? Want an early copy of Catching Fire? Head on over to Linus’s Blanket to enter the competition! Click here to enter.

Stephenie Meyer Takes Down Her Myspace

Yep, that’s right yaReaders, Stephenie Meyer announced on her official website today that she’s taking her “bloated” myspace down. “A quick fyi: I am taking down my bloated myspace page….

Author Interview with Rachel Caine

Rachel Caine is the author of the popular Morganville Vampire series. The sixth book, Carpe Corpus, was released this week. Being the huge supporters of the Morganville books that we…

June 3, 2009

Fifth Vampire Academy Book Gets A Title!

Although we have no cover to show you yet, we do have a title. The fifth book in Richelle Mead’s popular Vampire Academy series is officially titled Spirit Bound! We…

Carpe Corpus – Rachel Caine

Carpe Corpus is the sixth book in Rachel Caine’s popular Morganville Vampires series. For Bishop, it seemed easy. “No,” said Shane. “No, stop.’” Right there, right in front of them…

June 1, 2009

Summer Giveaway!

Closed. Summer is finally here!  (Well, for some parts of the world at least.)  And boy have we got a treat for you guys.  We are giving away Twenty Boy…