Category Archives: Books

“Forever for a Year” Giveaway with $25 Sephora Gift Card and More!

“Forever for a Year” Giveaway with $25 Sephora Gift Card and More!

Forever for a Year is a new book (released July 7th) for the more mature teens out there, one which will resonate with many who have already experienced the clumsiness of freshman year and the awkwardness of their first love. It is the debut novel from playwright & filmmaker B.T. Gottfred, an up-close-and-personal, first-love story told in alternating perspectives.Here… Continue Reading

BIG Summer Book Giveaway!

BIG Summer Book Giveaway!

Summer is here and school’s out for most teens…but that doesn’t mean you have to give up the books! In order to keep your mind sharp, we recommend reading at least one book a month during vacation. To help you out, we are giving away a whopping TEN titles right now in a variety of… Continue Reading

Disney’s “‘The Descendants” Isle of the Lost Premiere Party Pack Giveaway!

Disney’s “‘The Descendants” Isle of the Lost Premiere Party Pack Giveaway!

THE ISLE OF THE LOST is the prequel to “Descendants,” the upcoming live-action adventure comedy film premiering on Disney Channel this summer. Its a new novel, released May 5th, about the little known teenage children of Disney’s most infamous villains from bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz. Evil tree. Bad Apple? Twenty years ago, all the evil… Continue Reading

Brandon Sanderson’s Firefight Prize Pack Giveaway Incl. Mophie Portable Charger!

Brandon Sanderson’s Firefight Prize Pack Giveaway Incl. Mophie Portable Charger!

Fans of Brandon Sanderson’s The Reckoners Series who had been anxiously awaiting the release of the Book 2 were no doubt thrilled that Firefight hit the market a couple of weeks ago. And Teens Wanna Know is teaming up with Random House to give away a free copy of Firefight PLUS Book One, Steelheart and a MOPHIE PORTABLE CHARGER! Scroll down… Continue Reading

Rogue Wave (Waterfire Saga) Slated for January 6 Release:  Deep Blue Prize Pack GIVEAWAY!

Rogue Wave (Waterfire Saga) Slated for January 6 Release: Deep Blue Prize Pack GIVEAWAY!

Fans of New York Times Best-selling Author Jennifer Donnelly’s Deep Blue have been anxiously awaiting the second book in The Waterfire Saga, called Rogue Wave. Well, soon their wait will be over, as the book is slated for a January 6th release date. For readers new to the series, the first book Deep Blue introduces the merpeople, a… Continue Reading

Victoria Griffith Discusses Her New Book “Amazon Burning” + GIVEAWAY!!!

Victoria Griffith Discusses Her New Book “Amazon Burning” + GIVEAWAY!!!

As a longtime journalist, Victoria Griffith has explored many diverse topics, including the Yanomami Indians, space exploration, and the human genome. Now she brings some of her life experience, including living in Brazil and exploring environmental issues, to present her first YA novel called Amazon Burning. We got to ask Victoria a few interview questions, and… Continue Reading

“From Start to Stardom” by Lisa London – Review

“From Start to Stardom” by Lisa London – Review

Thousands of teenagers come to Hollywood every year in the hopes of launching a successful show business career. Only a small handful ever establish themselves, despite so many possessing tremendous talent in acting, music, dance and related skills. So what is missing for the rest of them? Apart from the fact that there is an incredible… Continue Reading

Ellen Hopkins “Rumble” Review + Win a “Decade of Ellen” Prize Pack from Teens Wanna Know!

Ellen Hopkins “Rumble” Review + Win a “Decade of Ellen” Prize Pack from Teens Wanna Know!

What does it take to get back your faith — in yourself? In Rumble, the latest book from #1 New York Times Bestselling YA Author Ellen Hopkins, the main character — 18-year-old Matthew Turner — attempts to find out, as he deals with the recent suicide of his homosexual little brother, his parents’ difficult marriage, problems… Continue Reading

Teen Author & Artist Cheryl Chan Publishes “The Thing About Things”

Teen Author & Artist Cheryl Chan Publishes “The Thing About Things”

Some teens spend countless hours posting narcissistic selfies or manipulating silly birds on their portable devices. Others spend their times flexing their creative muscles and building careers. Cheryl Chan is a teenager who falls into the latter group, having just published a children’s book she has both written and illustrated called “The Thing About Things.”… Continue Reading

Young Scribes – Determined Teen Authors Self-Publish “Tale Hunters,” Look to Greater Success

What do you get when you combine a group of aspiring teen authors, one dedicated and caring English teacher, and a lot of determination and creativity? You get something like the Young Scribes. This group of students from  Shelly High School in Shelly, Idaho has taken on an unusual project and turned it into a… Continue Reading

Films Now, Books First

Films Now, Books First

As a general rule, if there’s a movie or TV show based on a novel or a play, I always try to read the original work first before I see the new version. When the latest film adaptation of The Great Gatsby came out in theatres earlier this year, I begged friends who hadn’t read… Continue Reading