Something New for 2018


Hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving! There’s a lot to be thankful for, and I’m really grateful that there’s one day in a year where we’re reminded to give thanks and gather all our loved ones together.

Here at YA Insider (YAI), we’re thankful for all the lovely readers, authors and publishers for all your support. In the coming year, we’re planning something for YAI that will benefit everyone with regard to these YA books that we love to read about.

So, stay tuned!


The Romance Reviews launches INSIDE ROMANCE, a Romance Bookstore

The Romance Reviews ( launches May 1 a new bookstore catering mainly to romance book lovers. Inside Romance ( carries books from both bestselling and independent authors in all sub-genres of romance, including erotica, erotic romance and LGBTQ. Books are available in different digital formats.

I love this banner…well, technically speaking, I love the apple on top of the books. It’s like saying, “Go on…buy some books!”

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Disney Publishing Worldwide Announces First Book Acquisitions Under Rick Riordan Presents Imprint


New Disney-Hyperion Imprint to Publish Mythology-based Fiction for Middle Grade Readers


New York, NY (Tuesday, April 25, 2017) – Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) announced today the first three titles acquired under the newly created Disney-Hyperion imprint, Rick Riordan Presents, designed to elevate the diversity of mythologies from around the world through the voice of the best storytellers for middle grade readers. Bestselling author Rick Riordan, “the storyteller of the gods” (as dubbed by Publishers Weekly), along with Editorial Director, Stephanie Lurie, are carefully curating a list to feature entertaining, mythology-based, and diverse fiction by debut, emerging, and under-represented authors.

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