Figment is giving away five prize packs, complete with a copy of Benjamin Percy’s new novel Red Moon, a collection of buttons, and the first two books in Julianna Baggott’s Pure trilogy! Continue reading
In a town where one misstep can turn into a national scandal, the students at D.C.’s elite Georgetown Academy know there’s only one rule: whatever you do, don’t get caught.
This month we’re offering you a chance to read the first book in the series for free AND get a story published in Georgetown Academy: Book Four! Continue reading
It’s finally here! The Why I Write anthology has been published!
In October 2011, we teamed up with The New York Times Learning Network, the National Writing Project, and Edutopia to bring you a festival of words and ideas and to ask the question Why Do You Write? You wrote some incredible essays, poems, and stories, and we chose our favorites to include in the Why I Write anthology. Continue reading
Spring has sprung, and the time has come for lazy afternoons reading in the sun. We know you’re itching to get your hands on some new books, and, lucky for you, we’re itching to give some away! Continue reading
“I want you to think of this as my fan letter to you, to all of you who struggle through endless days, wondering if this sad place you inhabit is what life is like . . . and if this is what your life will always be like.”
Emily Murdoch, author of the new novel “If You Find Me,” has some words of inspiration for you—plus a writing challenge. Continue reading
Author Sarah Rees Brennan is a huge fan of The Mortal Instruments series and she, along with other Magnus-obsessed authors, contributed to “Shadowhunters and Downworlders,” a Cassandra Clare-edited anthology of all things MagnusAlecJaceClarySimon. Interested? Click through to read an excerpt! Continue reading
To celebrate the release of her new novel Out of the Easy, author Ruta Sepetys and Penguin Young Readers Group and are giving you the opportunity to win $5,000 to the college of your choice. Continue reading
Where do writers get their ideas? It’s one of the most common questions we hear at Figment.
For Laini Taylor, author of “Daughter of Smoke and Bone” and its sequel, ”Days of Blood and Starlight,” it began with a series of “short, cryptic messages” that she jotted down in an “idea notebook”. And today, we have an exclusive treat — an Instagrammed-up visual tour through Laini’s writer journals!
And stick around, because we have a writing challenge for you, inspired by Laini’s notebooks — you could win both Smoke and Bone books! Continue reading
Looking for some spooky books to get you in the Halloween spirit? Check out this list from Beautiful Redemption co-authors Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, which includes a Japanese tale that “makes the Hunger Games look like the Slumber Games” and one about a grandmother who spends her spare time sewing a freaky army out of flesh and mud.
Then sign up for a reminder for our Books that Go Bump live chat with Kami, Maureen Johnson, and Ransom Riggs! Continue reading
In honor of YALSA’s Teen Read Week, Figment and Justine Magazine are highlighting some hot new books that are trending now. Today’s title: “Speechless,” the new novel by Hannah Harrington. Sound good? Check out what Justine’s Spark Book Club had to say about it, and then enter to win this and 4 other new books in our Double Your Fun sweepstakes! Continue reading