Kelly deVos is no stranger to tough conversations. Her new book, Fat Girl on a Plane, has garnered acclaim for it’s tactful and relatable approach to body image at any size. Now she’s raising her bold and unique voice in the New York Times in her essay “The Problem with Body Positivity” to explore just that. Here’s a taste: “Everything I thought I knew about body positivity had somehow become wrong. One morning (read more…)
Do you ever see college courses that make you wish you were still in school? We do – especially when the class has Harlequin Teen on the syllabus! We were delighted to see one of our titles on a reading list for a class on Dystopian Identity at Golden Valley State University exploring how stories about the end of the world as we know it reflect societal anxieties about economics, gender, and politics. (read more…)
Tiffany Sly has a secret. In the wake of her mother’s death, 16-year-old Tiffany is forced to leave Chicago behind to live in California with the biological father she’s never met. But the day before she’s set to leave, another man shows up at her door, claiming he could be her biological father too. Now she has only one week before the test results come in and she finds out the (read more…)
We are so proud to be publishing NYT bestselling author Julie Kagawa’s passion project, Shadow of the Fox [October 2018], the first in her brand-new YA fantasy series inspired by the Japanese mythology she grew up with. And as you can see, to go along with this evocative series is an evocative book jacket. This blood-sweat-tears labor of love was revealed on the author’s Facebook page just today. Be one of the first to preview (read more…)
The 15 wickedly good stories in Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft [August 2018, Harlequin Teen] reveal a universal truth: there’s nothing more powerful than a teenage girl who believes in herself. Booklist says in their starred review: “At the heart of each [story] is a girl (or girls) learning to discover her power…The collective impact is undeniably resounding.” Toil & Trouble is available for request on Netgalley!