Kids on Fire: Robert Cormier Pioneered The YA Novel

Robert Cormier was among the first authors to write books for teens that respected them and didn’t talk down to them. That’s a major reason why these novels continue to stand the test of time. Cormier’s novels can be dark, but these are all rated as appropriate for ages 12 and up. I Am The … Read more

Kids on Fire: Garth Nix’s Abhorsen Series For Teens & Up

A fourth book has been added to Garth Nix’s bestselling and very highly rated Abhorsen series. With a strong, brave, independent heroine who inherits the mantle of necromancy from her father, this is a terrific series for not just teens, but anyone looking for a unique fantasy series with plenty of depth and surprises. Sabriel … Read more

Kids on Fire: Fantasy Meets Fahrenheit 451 in The Great Library

The library at Alexandria not only survived, it’s alive…and ruthless! That’s the premise of the bestselling The Great Library series for teens and up, and the first book is winning rave reviews from adults, too. Ink and Bone: The Great Library (4.5/5 stars, currently priced at $10.99) In an exhilarating new series, New York Times … Read more