The weekly web ramble (5/30)

Links from the web jungle


Remembering Maya Angelou

The Guardian lists classic books they think YA readers will enjoy

Kirkus shares 10 (more) teen books adults shouldn’t resist

– After the Reading Rainbow kickstarter campaign passed its $1 million goal in just one day, Levar Burton shared his gratitude


Tamora Pierce talks writing

Marjorie Liu on how feminism is our superpower

N.K. Jemisin‘s Wiscon 38 Guest of Honor speech

– In support of #YesAllWomen, Jim C. Hines throws down 

– John Green shares 47 charming facts about children’s books


Dont You Forget About Me

– Check out the first four chapters of (Don’t You) Forget About Me by Kate Karyus Quinn

The Kiss of Deception

– Read an excerpt from The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson

Child of a Hidden Sea

– Check out an excerpt from Child of a Hidden Sea by A.M. Dellamonica

Say What You Will

– Read the first eight chapters of Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern