author interviews
"For 'Queen of Hearts,' I wanted to explore a woman who became a villain."
books
The metal-loving author of a new book explains how the media -- and many parents -- have gotten it wrong when it comes to 'dark' teen dabblings like gaming, Slayer, and Satanism.
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In the world of "The Haven," teens lead a sheltered and regimented life within the boundaries of Haven Hospital and Halls, but there's a price.
author interviews
"Nobody ever asks me what the most played song on my iPod is. Which is strange, because it strikes me as an obvious one to ask a music obsessive."
shoppables
I was in love with Rainbow Rowell the author, and now I'm besotted with Rainbow Rowell the person.
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"There are a lot of fantastic writers of all genders sneaking groundbreaking and weird and subversive and gorgeous and brilliant stuff in under the label of YA."
author interviews
"There's always someone in the room trying to explain the unexplainable. But if you've ever experienced something truly bizarre, something truly phenomenal, then even the rational explanation is unsatisfying."