Exclusive Holly Black Excerpt Reveals Why Changelings Are Always Hungry

A new Holly Black book is always cause for raucous celebration. And today sees the publication of her book The Darkest Part of the Forest, about a haunted forest, a boy in a glass coffin, and a monster that sounds like a woman weeping. And we've got an exclusive excerpt for you, right here! » 1/13/15 11:30am 1/13/15 11:30am

If only every fantasy novel was as smart as Coldest Girl in Coldtown

I am not a vampire person. It’s not that I don’t get the allure of the vampire story — I’ve just always found the metaphors for sexuality, power and old money's exploitation of youth too obvious and overblown. So I was pleasantly shocked that I pretty much loved Holly Black’s newest YA novel, The Coldest Girl in… » 11/04/13 1:30pm 11/04/13 1:30pm

Bordertown has never looked so lovely: Your first look at the Welcome…

We loved the anthology Welcome to Bordertown, featuring authors ranging from Neil Gaiman to Catherynne M. Valente revisiting the ground-breaking urban fantasy setting of the 1990s. And now we're stoked to bring you the first official look at the cover for the paperback edition, featuring a sultry elf and a brick wall… » 3/27/12 2:46pm 3/27/12 2:46pm

Our Love For Steampunk Is A Longing For Machines That Don't Suck

Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet impressarios Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant have signed up to publish a new anthology of young-adult steampunk stories, featuring well-known authors, comics creators and YA authors. We asked Grant why people — especially young people — are so fascinated with steampunk. » 5/28/09 11:30am 5/28/09 11:30am