Tagged: Young Adult

How can Young Adult literature attract new readers?

Charlotte Wilson asks what publishers are doing to reach non-YA readers, and suggests how to attract new readers. Read more

'YA débutants are finding it harder to break into the mainstream'

Publishers are failing to take on début Young Adult writers and are instead concentrating on established UK YA writers and US imports, according to some... Read more

Hodder pre-empts debut author's YA fantasy trilogy

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired Elly Blake’s young adult fantasy trilogy, the Frostblood Saga, in a pre-empt deal. Read more

Maximum Pop! launches books channel

Maximum Pop!, a pop music site for 14-21 year olds, has launched a dedicated channel for YA books. The company has hired a full-time books... Read more

YALC proves a hit with trade and teens

Authors, booksellers and publishers have praised this year’s Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC), organised by Book Trust, highlighting the “buzzing” atmosphere. Now in its second... Read more

YA novels 'help demystify sex for teens'

Literature can help teens understand the reality of sex, although many parents are still reluctant to let their children read books with sexual content, a... Read more

Young YA writers “not taken seriously”

Young YA authors struggle to be taken seriously, although being published as a teenager does attract media attention, a panel of authors said at the... Read more

Trade wary of children's market boom

Editors, agents and booksellers have told The Bookseller they worry that authors are failing to reap the benefits of growth in the children’s book market.... Read more

Day opens online shop selling UKYA merchandise

Author Susie Day is hoping to promote YA books written by British and Irish authors through an online shop selling UKYA-branded merchandise.   The ‘We... Read more

The best Young Adult books of 2014

Blogger Kirsty Connor reveals the Brit teen authors to get excited about Read more

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