What You Should Read Next According to the Infinity Stone You Choose

Hey, NOVLers! Were you one of the millions of people who saw Avengers: Infinity War? No spoilers, but that was... a lot . Luckily we have OVER A YEAR to process our feelings before the next Avengers movie. Ok, maybe that's not so lucky. But if you need something to tide you over, how about a book? Find out what you should be reading based on your favorite Infinity Stone, inspired by Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War: Thanos by Barry Lyga.

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What You Need to Know About The Wicked King Preorder Campaign

Oh mortals, The Wicked King is almost upon us. Trust me, we’re as amped as you are for the release date. If you haven’t heard already, there is a preorder campaign. If you preorder the book, then you can submit your receipt, and we will send a messenger to deliver to your doorstep an enamel pin and a bookmark—hopefully he won’t be intercepted in his journey.

The steps are simple, but we know that things aren’t as simple as they seem to be, so we’re here to answer some of your questions.

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The Book I Never Planned to Write (but am so thankful I did)

Most days, I am obnoxiously happy. A joyful goofball. I live by my dead mother’s motto: I’d rather laugh than cry.

In short, I might be the last person on earth who wants to sit around contemplating the pandemic of violence against young women. The prospect seems especially grim when I consider that my own teenage daughter is a college freshman this year.

But sometimes a story has its own ideas about how I’m supposed to spend my time. In such cases, I’ve found the story generally wins.

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6 Things We Learned at YALLFest 2018

Who’s still recovering from YALLFest this past weekend? 🙋 I’m definitely suffering from Post-YALLFest Sadness Syndrome right now. I may work for a publishing company, but I miss the energy and love for YA books that all of y’all emanated. We’re feeling so blessed because the book gods came through and gave us perfect weather for the weekend. Natali, Katharine, and I had so much fun meeting y’all at both the NOVL S’mores and Pours event as well as the festival day. Thank you to everyone who came by to say hi, even when we weren’t giving out any swag or books! This was my third YALL, and I have to say that it was by far my favorite one.

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