Category Archives: Young Adult Literature

Summer Reading for 2012

Looking for a good book to read this summer? Here’s a list of books (both published and forthcoming) that you may want to add to your reading list. There is a mixture of adult and young adult books here from … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Count Down, Futuredaze Submissions Closing Soon, & Book Cover Update

With 13 days left on our Kickstarter project, we are only $260 away from our goal. While we don’t want to count our chickens before they hatch, it looks like there is an excellent chance that we’ll hit our goal–which … Continue reading

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Futurdaze Updates and Developments

Recently, I read a Kickstarter update from Amanda Palmer that really hit home for me. Kickstarter is a marketplace that brings together buyers and artists in a way that allows the project to be funded in advance, giving full creative … Continue reading

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Futuredaze/Kickstarter Update #4

Is it cheating as a blogger to copy & paste our last Kickstarter update here? Maybe…and yet I’m going to do it because there is some good information there that I think our blog readers will enjoy. Update #4: Futuredaze … Continue reading

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Introducing Why SF?: Underwords’ New Interview Series

I am pleased to announce that Underwords will be doing a new interview series called Why SF? This series will explore how science fiction has affected the lives of a variety of creative and influential people. Interviewees will range from … Continue reading

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Kickstarting Futuredaze

We’ve set up a Kickstarter project to help raise funds for Futuredaze and to also give people a way to preorder a copy now. Our Kickstarter project is only active until June 25th. If we don’t hit our goal, we … Continue reading

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Announcing: Futuredaze – An Anthology of YA Science Fiction

UNDERWORDS is happy to announce that we will begin accepting submissions for our new anthology Futuredaze: An Anthology of YA Science Fiction, edited by Hannah Strom-Martin and Erin Underwood, which will be published in June 2013. Submissions for the anthology … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games: A Review & Essay

by Rebecca Longster Teens of the Future on Survivor ~ for real A review of The Hunger Games, directed by Gary Ross, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, and Lenny Kravitz Several years ago I had a … Continue reading

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Review: Fracture by Megan Miranda

Author: Megan Miranda Publisher: Walker Childrens Print Date: January 17, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0802723093 Fracture cover blurb: Eleven minutes passed before Delaney Maxwell was pulled from the icy waters of a Maine lake by her best friend Decker Phillips. By then … Continue reading

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New Writer Spotlight: Lori T. Strongin

It’s always fun to find new and interesting writers such as Lori T. Strongin. Her debut novel, Bite Me, is about some very funny and unique college student with who are dealing with more than just papers and professors. I … Continue reading

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