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Don Marquis

Bores bore each other too; but it never seems to teach them anything.

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Don Marquis

Charles F. Kettering

We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there.

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Charles F. Kettering

Teenreads.com Celebrates 20(!) Years!

Teenreads is celebrating 20 amazing years of books and authors --- and readers. That means YOU!


Joanne R. Douglas

Joanne R. Douglas and her team, including partner and sibling Donna Renna, have grown into one of the most successful real estate sales teams in the country. When she's not buying, selling or renovating real estate, she enjoys traveling with her family. She is also an avid reader and has been a member of a book club for a decade and counting.

Photo credit: David DuPuy

There's nothing Teenreads loves more than a great book event featuring amazing authors discussing life-changing books. With our expanded Teen Board, we are able to cover more of these events than ever before. At the beginning of September, one of our new Teen Board members, Alice D., had the incredible experience of seeing both the legendary Leigh Barudgo and the kick-butt Daniel Jose Older at the same time. Read below to hear more about this dynamic duo.

How Teenreads Began: Carol Fitzgerald Reflects on the Stories Behind the Site

I am often asked how Teenreads got started. Twenty years later, I still love the story of how it began --- and how it has grown.

In 1996, when The Book Report Network launched, we had one site on AOL called The Book Report (now Bookreporter.com). We published features and reviews...for adults. We also hosted 24/7 chat rooms and message boards...for adults. We had the only book site online; I know, imagine that!

William James

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.

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William James

Teenreads.com's 20th Anniversary Giveaway

We're celebrating Teenreads.com's 20th Anniversary with our biggest giveaway ever: we're giving away 20 books representing a timeline of YA over the last two decades!

We've selected one book from each year, beginning with BLOOD AND CHOCOLATE by Annette Curtis Klause (1997) and ending with last year's TRUTHWITCH by Susan Dennard (2016). 

September 2017

One of our most popular features on Teenreads is our Ultimate Reading List, a selection of books that are compelling, beautifully written, pure fun, thought-provoking or edge-of-your-seat gripping; books that we would hand to someone and say, “read this!”

In the past, we have updated our Ultimate Reading List once a year, but now we're switching things up a bit: from this moment on, we will be updating our Ultimate Reading List every month, so you can start adding our selections to your TBR even sooner. Read below to see the titles we're adding this month.

Lauren C.

Teen Board Member