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Fire With FireJenny Han ("The Summer I Turned Pretty") and Siobhan Vivian ("The List") are authors in their own right, but the BFFs have combined their literary powers for the "Burn for Burn" series, about a trio of friends out for revenge. As they look forward to concluding the series next year with "Ashes to Ashes," the authors reminisce about what it's been like to write together, cheesesteaks included.

Siobhan Vivian: I remember when we first had the idea to write a book together. It was right before I moved away from New York. I remember feeling so excited, because I knew we’d make a good team, but also nervous, because it would mean that we’d become business partners. Did you have any hesitation taking our writing friendship to the next level?

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IdolsFirst came the Icons: alien structures whose arrival heralded the end of the world as we know it. Now, comes "Idols": the second book in Margaret Stohl's series. It's the next chapter in the lives of Dol, Ro, Luca and Tima, four teens whose hearts are somehow impervious to the Icons' power. And if you can't wait to see what's in store for the survivors of book No. 1 in the follow-up, then hey, guess what, you don't have to. We've got the EXCLUSIVE cover reveal, plus an excerpt that brings you blazing into the world of "Idols"! And we do mean "blazing," because when we catch up with Dol, she's about to meet a fiery demise in the wreckage of a doomed helicopter.

The good news: They'd never kill off our heroine on the first page of her own trilogy. The bad news: She's clearly in for a rough freakin' time, between being sent on a mission to destroy the Icons and having problematic feelings for two of the dudes she's supposed to be destroying them with. Ugh! Love triangles! Always getting in the way when you're busy trying to save the world, amirite? But Dol's tough, and we think she can handle it...although it'll be July before we know for sure, since this excerpt leaves us high and dry just a couple chapters into the story. (Unless someone wants to go hound Margaret Stohl for deets at YALLFest in Charleston; she's the lady in charge.)

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This one goes out to all the "Beautiful" people: Today marks the publication and audiobook release for Christina Lauren's latest "Beautiful Bastard" novel, "Beautiful Player," and we not only have an EXCLUSIVE excerpt for your aural pleasure, but also an interview with the authors and narrator Grace Grant!

In "Beautiful Player" we meet Hanna Bergstrom, a New York transplant who moves to the city to pursue graduate studies. But the education she really needs is in fostering a healthy social life. Her older brother tasks his long-time bud (and seasoned womanizer) Will Sumner with the honors. Will's known Hanna (otherwise known as "Ziggy") since she was a kid, but things are different when they reunite all these years later. And by "different" we mean "sexy."

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If you've been following the excitement of Marie Lu's "Legend" series, then you know that things are about to get serious leading into the third and final book. And if you're wondering just how serious, let us be the first to tell you: The epic conclusion to this dystopian trilogy is at least as serious as a guy vaulting over two concrete barriers in a row like some kind of spring-loaded monkey. How do we know? 'Cause we've got the exclusive first peek at the book trailer for "Champion"! And now, SO DO YOU.

It hasn't been an easy time for June and Day, the heroes of "Legend." For two books now, they've been in the thick of manipulation, betrayal and desperate attempts to uncover the truth about their war-torn nation and its endless conflicts with surrounding countries. But now, the pair are finally back in the good graces of the Republic: June in an elite government position, and Day in a high-ranking military role. But after so much struggle and so many secrets, don't count on a happy, easy ending just yet. Before a peace can be broached, plague sweeps through the border cities and threatens the start of a brand new war—a war that June knows how to stop, but at a terrible cost. Eeeeep! With a tease like that, it's a good thing that this book hits shelves in just five short days...and it's a good thing we didn't have any plans for next week, because we're gonna be hiding out in a blanket fort with "Champion" til the bitter end.

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ScanHere in the secret underground lair of the YA literati, our radar is blowing up all over the place thanks to the latest big news in book deals. What is it? Only a screen-ready series that has Hollywood franchise written all over it—not least because it's been written by a decorated veteran of the YA book-to-film machine!

The book is "Scan," by Pouya Shahbazian (a.k.a. Walter Jury) and co-author Sarah Fine (a.k.a. S.E. Fine), an action sci-fi story that has all the zany contraptions and crazy antics and secret aliens a girl could ever want. And today, we've got the special EXCLUSIVE debut of its bee-yoo-tiful cover, which we are simultaneously salivating over and terrified by, because that thing in the top right-hand corner is super scary and eeeeaaaagh I think it's looking at me.

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Do you hear that sound? That sound like a million screaming lunatics? A million screaming lunatics who have come together as one spittle-flecked mass to howl "OH MY FREAKING GAWD IT'S 'ALLEGIANT' DAY"?! Because that is what is happening, y'all: As of today, October 22, the third and final book in the "Divergent" trilogy is on shelves. And because we cannot encapsulate our near-psychotic excitement in words, we're relying on the ever-trusty, oh-so-emotive face of Theo James—who plays Four in the upcoming film adaptation of Veronica Roth's literary series—to express all the feels we are feeling...

...when our friends are like, "Wait, you can't hang out tonight because you have to go home and read?"

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The third and final book in the "Divergent" trilogy is officially hitting shelves tomorrow—which means, among other things, that Theo James will finally find out if his character gets killed off and then resurrected as a sexy ghost, as he has so confidently predicted. (Seriously, what is that about? Does he know something we don't?!)

But with millions of fans having fallen in love with the dark, violent, mysterious world of "Divergent," and with this last book promising to reveal the secrets of the fractured society that forms the series' dystopian backbone, Theo's hardly the only one to be theorizing about what awaits Tris and Four in the final installment of the trilogy. And with less than 24 hours to go until we can bury our faces in the pages "Allegiant," now is the time to place your bets about what's gonna happen.

The end of "Insurgent" left us with a lot of questions, and their answers are anything but sure: who, or what, lurks in the no-man's-land beyond the ruins of Chicago? How will the war between the factions and Factionless ever be resolved? Will Tris' recklessness spell her undoing? Will Four's past come back to haunt him once again? Will Tris and Four finally consummate their love in true Dauntless fashion, preferably in a naked tryst atop the dilapidated Ferris wheel?

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What happens when the grim, eerie world of Night Vale collides with the fabulous adventures of one Magnus Bane? GREAT THINGS, you guys. Today marks the release of "The Fall of the Hotel Dumort", the latest installment of the Bane Chronicles series detailing the life and times of the most magnificent warlock of the "Mortal Instruments" universe; and narrating novella number 7 is none other than Cecil Baldwin, otherwise best known as the beautiful baritone who delivers us the Night Vale podcast bimonthly. Which means that whatever Bane is up to at Hotel Dumort in the seedy NYC of the 1970s, he's going to sound fabulous doing it.

And in honor of the hotly-anticipated seventh story from Bane's illustrious past, we've got two delightful exclusives to put in your earholes: an interview between Cecil and co-author Maureen Johnson, and a first listen to an excerpt from the audiobook.

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Gayle Forman and Jo KnowlesFor Gayle Forman and Jo Knowles, good things come in pairs. The authors have both penned what you might call "dualogies," companion novels in which one is written from the girl's point of view, and the other, from the boy's. Gayle's latest, "Just One Year," hits bookstore shelves this week, and to celebrate, the women sat down to discuss their respective literary double doses.

Jo Knowles: Like many of your readers, I was on the edge of my seat reading "Just One Day," wondering if Allyson would find Willem. So when I got to the end of the book, I was like, "BUT BUT BUT... WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?????" Did you always know there would be a follow up? And if so, did you know what the point of view would be?

Gayle Forman: There was about a week when I thought "Just One Day" would be a standalone (with the same ending, BTW!), but then I was in the shower—do you have breakthroughs in the shower?

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The TreatmentIf Jason Bourne and his memory-impaired cohorts have taught us anything in life, it's that "on the run, with the government after you and with giant gaping holes in your consciousness" is a decidedly unfortunate way to be—so we're seriously freaked for Sloane and James, the couple we first met in Suzanne Young's YA thriller "The Program."

The book takes place in a world where teen suicide has become an epidemic; the titular Program is where angsty young people go to be "cured" via a mysterious method that stops their depression but also leaves them as blank, amnesiac shells of their former selves. And if you're wondering what comes next for the pair, here's a hint: Just take a peek at our EXCLUSIVE reveal of the cover of its upcoming sequel, "The Treatment."

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