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…)
Teens talked, and YALSA heard them loud and clear: two Harlequin Teen titles have been nominated for the YALSA Teens’ Top Ten teens’ choice list! Being such a politically aware generation, it’s no surprise that the books teens chose were thought-provoking reads. And the nominees are… (drumroll, please) THE BLACK WITCH by Laurie Forest (978-0-373-21231-6) ALL RIGHTS RESERVED by Gregory Scott Katsoulis (978-0-373-21244-6) To show your support for these amazing books, (read more…)
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