Welcome to YA Got Mail!, our weekly link round-up. Time to take a look at other interesting blog posts, Tweets, and articles that have hit the web this past week. What else is happening in the YA world?
Tweet of the Week:
Have just heard that James S Potter has been Sorted (to nobody’s surprise) into Gryffindor. Teddy Lupin (Head Boy, Hufflepuff) disappointed.
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) September 1, 2015
On Writing YA:
- 3 Filipino Folk Tales That Would Make Great YA Novels
- Louise O’Neill: ‘I think this book will infuriate a lot of people because it’s going to push those buttons’
- Why I explore rape culture in my new book for teens
On Reading YA:
- The #MHYALit Discussion Hub – Mental Health in Young Adult Literature
- YA author Nicola Yoon on diversity and her new novel, ‘Everything, Everything’
- Disability in Kidlit Review: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
- Fall into YA Horror
- J.K. Rowling Announces James Sirius Potter’s Hogwarts House And Details About Teddy Lupin
- Amandla Stenberg’s New Project Is A Tribute To All Badass Black Women
- Young Adult Authors Host Library Discussion
- Dahlia’s Guide to Bookish Twitter
YA Interrobang Highlights:
- Bookworm’s Nest: Betsy Cornwell’s Favorite Fairy Tale Retellings
- Off the Page: Fruzsina Pittner
- Win the entire Earth Girl Series by Janet Edwards!
- Bloggers Who ‘Encourage Their Readers to Shop Indie’