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Alex Award Predictions

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MARK: The 2015 Alex Awards–recognizing “ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults”–will be named during the Youth Media Awards on February 2. In our annual quest to pretend we know what we’re talking about, today Angela and I are going to make some guesses about what we think might have [...]

A Fabulous New Novel From Megan Abbott

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As promised, today we have a review of Megan Abbott’s new novel, The Fever. When last we saw Abbott she was wowing us with Dare Me, which got her a starred review and a place on our list of 2012′s Best Adult Books 4 Teens. The Fever has gotten her another starred review, and (spoiler [...]

Dare Me

Dare Me

Megan Abbott’s new psychological thriller is a dark look at high school cheerleading, a book referred to by its publisher as “Fight Club for girls” and by Amazon’s Best Books of August as “Glee on steroids.” Publishers Weekly did a profile of the author which includes this revealing tidbit: “When I was figuring out the plot [...]