Ultimate YA

Ultimate YA is an organization that promotes young adult literature (YA lit) and reading. We feature one YA lit author per month. Each feature includes a short bio of the author, as well as fun facts and an interview. 

In addition to our features, we post quotes and memes of the week that relate to books, writing, and/or reading. We also post anything else that we find interesting regarding reading and writing.

Are you interested in being a guest blogger? If so email ChinLin at chinlinpan@ultimateya.com.

If you are an author and would like to be featured, send an email to lizmiller@ultimateya.com. If approved, then pay here for the feature.
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Did you like the feature this month? Want to read more by Adrian Tilley? Check out his website, where you can find additional ways to contact him! 

And stay tuned with Ultimate YA for a look at another one of his books: The Damaged!

Catcher in the Rye is one of the all time classics, but it often gets mixed reviews. Check out this article from one of our past issues and make your judgements! 


For anyone asking about who has been answering questions on Tumblr: Yes, it’s really me.

Writing your own story and looking for a way to get readers hooked? Check out this article from one of our past issues! Subscribe to Ultimate YA for more writing tips!


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Did you love the Hunger Games and Divergent? If so you may have a taste for Dystopian novels! Check out this article for ideas on what to read next! 

That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.
― F. Scott Fitzgerald
Don’t use the phone. People are never ready to answer it. Use poetry.
Jack Kerouac (via observando)

The same old books are taught over and over again in high school english classes. The classics are great but it may be time for some change! Check out this list from one of our past issues for some ideas about new material to teach or read! Subscribe for more! 

Check out how these book covers have changed over the years from their first editions to the current versions! 

Knowing you have something good to read before bed is among the most pleasurable of sensations.
Vladimir Nabokov (via victoriousvocabulary)