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Embracing the Realm of Fantasy Literature: A Beginner’s Guide

The world of fantasy literature is a realm of boundless imagination, where you can journey to the furthest reaches of your dreams. In this guide, we’ll open the door to this enchanting world, inviting you to explore its wonders, secrets, and endless possibilities. What Is Fantasy Literature? Fantasy literature is the art of freeing the […]

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Gareth Gallagher launches tell-all book about the events industry ‘Eventually Gareth’

At TWK, we cover a LOT of events, from Miami Swim Week to the hottest Hollywood teen parties to red carpet premieres. And, we’ve even thrown our own! So I was very excited to receive an invitation to event planner Gareth Gallagher’s book launch for Eventually Gareth at the beautiful Sofitel Hotel in Beverly Hills.

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Get “Happy Ever After” with new book which teaches teens how to invest

Many young adullts say they wish school taught them something practical, like how to pay taxes or invest their money. Trying to learn this information on your own is pretty difficult, as there are few sources to get the basics without also being given a sales pitch for some investment scheme or “sure-thing” stock. Fortunately,

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Are you addicted to porn and/or social media? New book teaches how to break free.

One of the problems with our always-connected lives is that many of us are becoming addicted to stuff on the internet. Porn is easier to access than ever before, and even small kids can come across content which was once unavailable to anyone under 18 years of age. Even for those who stay away from

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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College Freshman Blues? Check out College 101: A Girl’s Guide to Freshman Year (Review)

Going to college for the first time is mixture of fear and excitement. On the one hand you are about to be FREE and unsupervised by your parents (yippee!), while on the other you are now entering a world where you will be responsible for most of what happens to you. The problem is…no one

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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,

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“Color Me Girl Crush:” Teen Coloring Book for Fashionistas

We recently received a review copy of “Color Me Girl Crush” by Mel Elliott, who has written “Color Me Swoon” and “Color Me Good:Ryan Gosling.” In her latest book, published by Penguin and releasing on June 3rd, the author has put together a set of illustrations depicting the most influential women in popular culture, including:

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Autumn Rose – Interview with Teen Author Abigail Gibbs & Book Review

It must be nice to wake up everyday as Abigail Gibbs! “Autumn Rose” is the 2nd installment of the “Dark Heroine Series” by the British teen author. The first book in the series “The Dark Heroine: Dinner With a Vampire” was a resounding success on the Wattpad platform, which led to Gibbs landing a six-figure,

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Teens With Younger Siblings Can Help Teach Good Choices With “Healthy Choices Happy Kids”

Are you a teenager with a little bro or sis that needs a bit of guidance of making good choices? You know, like brushing their teeth before they all fall out or wilt the plants with their bad breath? How about going to sleep early instead of bugging you while you are trying to watch

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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.”

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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

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Extraordinary Stories: 5 More Sci-Fi/Fantasy YA Series

by Allie Costa If you like books with a magical or supernatural twist, look no further! Last month, I recommended five fantastic sci-fi/fantasy books for teens: https://teenswannaknow.com/otherworldly-ya-five-fantastic-sci-fifantasy-series-you-should-read-now/ Thanks to the enthusiastic response that article received, I’m now offering up an additional five extraordinary genre series: The Jenna Fox Chronicles by Mary E. Pearson – The

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Otherworldly YA: Five Fantastic Sci-Fi/Fantasy Series You Should Read NOW!

By Allie Costa Looking for an awesome YA book that will take you out of this world? Dive into one of these fantastic series – You won’t be sorry! Prowlers by Christopher Golden At age nineteen, Jack Dwyer’s best friend Artie is murdered. Not by humans, but by Prowlers, a group of ancient creatures whose

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