Eager to get your kids hooked on a new book series like "The Hunger Games"? Want to discover the next "Divergent"? You're in luck. From the New York Times bestseller "A Court of Thorns and Roses," by Sarah Maas to the awesomely weird "I Crawl Through It," by the enormously popular A.S. King, the blockbusters in the latest crop of young adult books are itching to be uncovered. We've ID'ed the top 10 new and soon-to-be-released titles that are sure to appeal to a young adult reader near you.
Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, July 12, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2015, The Nielsen Co.
My boys are 11 now, twins well on their way to teendom, and the cultural artifacts in their bedroom for the most part reflect that: the ominous "Lord of the Rings" movie poster on the door, the snarky Simpsons comics taped to the wall.
I've not yet read my copy of "Go Set a Watchman," Harper Lee's long-lost, recently-discovered-under-murky-circumstances first novel. I will read it, and soon, but I have to admit, I'm afraid it will disappoint.
MATFIELD GREEN, Kan. - One of the great joys of living without television is the amount of time it frees up for reading: 2.8 hours a day on average, according to last month's Bureau of Labor Statistics report.
There is much to be said of all the speculation and allegations about how exactly the long-lost manuscript of "Go Set a Watchman" was discovered and whether author Harper Lee ever wanted it to be published in the first place.