No matter the context, heroin addiction is an incredibly painful subject. The curse of heroin is that it is not a solitary drug. Everyone who comes into contact with this most potent opioid–from users to their loved ones–is affected in some tangible way. For many, the pain of addiction is translated into shame: shame for […]
Polish up a shiny red apple for it’s back to school in this charming and sweet graphic novel.
It’s not a reboot
Best-selling YA authors Tomi Adeyemi, Daniel José Older, Victoria Schwab, Maggie Stiefvater and Kiersten White talk about writing, trauma, and why poop jokes aren’t just for kids.
The first books from each of the all-ages imprints will be in stores in 2019.
A world of magic and family secrets await in the new original graphic novel from Dark Horse.
Speak, by author Laurie Halse Anderson, was first published in 1999 to wonderful reviews and a whole lot of controversy. Anderson’s first novel helped show us what young adult literature could be. Speak never trivializes or talks down to the audience it was meant for. Instead of shying away from difficult and mature subject matter, […]
By Nicholas Eskey Shawnee and Shawnelle Gibbs it seems were each destined to be creative. Both writers and illustrators, these sisters are the founders of Reel Republic, the production umbrella for their works. The team boasts credits such as the award winning animated short Ravishing Rasberry, popular online series Adopted by Aliens and Old Ladies […]
By Kyle Pinion and Harper Harris In one week, First Second will be producing the prequel to Paul Pope’s critically lauded and Eisner Award winning Battling Boy entitled The Rise of Aurora West. This new tale, co-written by Pope and J.T. Petty, features art by David Rubín and centers on the journey of Aurora West, daughter of […]
A curious but interesting move today, as Marvel and Hyperion have just announced that they will be releasing a series of YA novels this year based on some of Marvel’s most prominent female heroes. So far Rogue and She-Hulk books have been announced, to the delight of Dan Slott. Steve MorrisTalking bunny, Little Mix enthusiast […]