Characters of Color on the Covers of 2013 Young Adult Novels
- The Girl of His Dreams by Amir Abrams (KTeen Dafina)
- Rumor Central by ReShonda Tate Billingsley (Kensington Teen)
- Rumor Central: You Don’t Know Me Like That #2 by ReShonda Tate Billingsley (KTeen Dafina)
- Revenge of a Not-So-Pretty Girl by Carolita Blythe (Delacorte)
- A Moment Comes by Jennifer Bradbury (Atheneum)
- Sorrow’s Knot by Erin Bow (Arthur A. Levine Books)
- Echo by Alicia Wright Brewster (Dragonfairy Press)
- Killer of Enemies by Joseph Bruchac (Tu Books)
- Get Over It by Nikki Carter (KTeen Dafina)
- The Girl in the Clockwork Collar by Kady Cross (Harlequin Teen)
- How To Be a Star by M. Doty (Poppy)
- Spirit’s Chosen by Esther Friesner (Random House)
- Since You Asked… by Maurene Goo (Scholastic)
- Fire With Fire by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian (Simon & Schuster)
- Marble Season by Gilbert Hernandez (Drawn and Quarterly)
- Romeo and Juliet adapted and illustrated by Gareth Hinds, based on the play by William Shakespeare (Candlewick)
- The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson (Arthur A. Levine)
- Tune: Still Life by Derek Kirk Kim and Les McClaine (First Second)
- Star Power by Kelli London (KTeen Dafina)
- Jane Austen Goes to Hollywood by Abby McDonald (Candlewick)
- Hammer of Witches by Shana Mlawski (Tu Books)
- Invasion by Walter Dean Myers (Scholastic)
- Awakening by Karen Sandler (Tu Books)
- Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong by Prudence Shen and Faith Erin Hicks (First Second)
- True Story by Ni-Ni Simone (K-Teen Dafina)
- Golden Boy by Tara Sullivan (Putnam)
- Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang (First Second)
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In which Jimmy Fallon nails it.
Yesterday, Amazon inexplicably changed the author of The Fault in Our Stars to “Holt McDougal,” which is also the name of a textbook publisher.
Readers responded by uploading dozens of reviews of Holt McDougal’s novel.
Saluden Muchachxs, saluden.
Laughing at my own inner narration jokes. I like how my brain amuses itself.
For this extrovert, anyway.
Novelist error messages.
Thanksgiving isn’t for everyone. [x]
THAT IS SO ME OMG.
I did it!