young adult fiction

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Autumn chill, a logical girl, a strange boy and the beating of black wings set scene for young adult novel

Author Susan Cunningham's rhythmic, evocative prose introduces Gin and Felix, two students who partner on a school project on crow behavior that leads to mystery, romance

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How an iconic Hitchcock film inspired a young adult novel about reality in the internet age

Author Donna Cooner contrasted people's real-life personas with online "reality," and was shocked at the private information one photo can carry

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Harmless fun at a sleepover leads to life-altering consequences via the internet

In "Screenshot," author Donna Cooner explores the issues of privacy and adolescence in a digital world that can change life in a heartbeat

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Excerpt: A daughter fends off her mother’s cultural expectations as her college experience looms

She wants to enter Stanford ready to take on the tech world, while her traditional mom wants to groom her to pursue an I.I.H. -- Ideal Indian Husband

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SunLit: Author drew inspiration for novel from dream flirtation, real-life bone cancer battle

It took 10 years, and a lot of "cry-typing," for Sara Jade Alan to bring her young adult fiction to life