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Adult Books 4 Teens
Inside Adult Books 4 Teens

Introduction to a Treasure Chest

African-American Classics

from graphic novel guest blogger, Francisca Goldsmith: The well constructed anthology not only offers readers an opportunity to find multiple voices, views and styles within a single pair of covers, but also directs the reader’s attention to similarities, differences, developing tropes and legacies arising from the variety. Tom Pomplun’s long running series of “Graphic Classics” [...]

Naked City: Tales of Urban Fantasy

Naked City

Naomi Novik, Melissa Marr, Peter S. Beagle, Ellen Kushner, Delia Sherman, Holly Black, even an Alex Award-winner — Kit Reed (Thinner than Thou, 2005). All authors that teen fantasy readers know and love, all represented in this story collection. I find that when a teenager becomes obsessed with a certain author, he or she often [...]

Brave New Worlds

Brave New Worlds

John Joseph Adams is the editor of several excellent anthologies for Night Shade Books. For example, I have enjoyed The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (2009), and Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse (2008), and there is no reason why teens would not enjoy them too. He has also put together two popular collections of zombie [...]