YA Got Mail! Link round-up (January 30).

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​Welcome to YA Got Mail!, our weekly link round-up. What else is happening in the YA world?

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Representation and Responsibility

​Courtney Summers’ #ToTheGirls2016 campaign launched! We featured last year’s campaign, and now Summers was at the Guardian​, writing about #ToTheGirls2016 and her novel All the Rage. Summers also called out rape culture for HungerTV.
Leena over at Book Breaks talked rape culture and #ToTheGirls2016.

Panels talked about Faith #1, a comic about superheroine who’s also plus-sized.

Preeti Chhibber broke down the idea that a universal coming-of-age stories requires white protagonists.​

Author Affairs

The Hub talked writing, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, and social media with Becky Albertalli.

Over at The Guardian, Clare Furniss talked How Not To Disappear and how books have changed for teenage girls since the 50s.

Cassandra Clare spoke to Publisher’s Weekly in a short four-question interview about her next novel Lady Midnight.

To celebrate the paperback release of To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, Jenny Han commissioned two paper doll sets: one of Peter K. and one of Lara Jean Song. They’re adorable.

Epic Reads announced the name of Rae Carson’s next book: Like A River Glorious, the sequel to Walk On Earth A Stranger. Marie Lu announced the title of the third Young Elites book.

In the Community

NOVL shared a Which Genetically Altered Guy Is For You? quiz over at BuzzFeed in honor of Jennifer Rush’s Altered Saga.

Leila Roy reviewed Meg Medina’s Burn Baby Burn over at Kirkus Reviews.

The Sorting Hat Quiz is back on Pottermore and I’m (still) a proud Slytherin.

The Barnes and Noble Teen Blog shared their most anticipated YA releases this February. NOVL shared some of the releases they’re most excited about this year.

YA Got Mail! round-ups done by Tara Hackley and Nicole Brinkley.

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