YA’s Scariest Dystopian Societies

Divergent by Veronica Roth

There are tons of great YA dystopians out there, and they all have one thing in common: they all feature societies that would be absolutely terrifying to live in. Inspired by Divergent, we’re counting down the most frightening fictional worlds. Which of these would you be most scared to find yourself in? Check out our picks, vote below, and then let us know which ones we missed in the comments. Continue reading

Six Books to Help You Survive High School

Laurie Halse Anderson

So you’ve made it through the first day of school. But wait! You have to do this 200 more times this year?! How on earth will you survive? Luckily, Figment’s compiled a list of books that will help you get through high school. Check out our picks, then let us know what books are getting you through (or got you through) high school in the comments! Continue reading

YA Books We’d Like to See as Movies

The Mortal Instruments, Cassandra Clare

These days, it seems like all of our favorite YA novels are getting the big-screen treatment. “City of Bones,” “Divergent,” and “The Fault in our Stars,” to name a few, will all be hitting theaters soon. We couldn’t be more psyched about these adaptations, but there are still more books we’d love to see as movies. Which YA books do you think would make awesome films? Check out our picks, then let us know which adaptations you’d like to see in the comments! Continue reading

Travel the World with YA!

13 Little Blue Envelopes

Are you stuck at home this summer? If so, never fear! Figment’s got you covered. We’re counting down our favorite YA reads set in different countries. Pick up one of these books and you can board a plane and travel to an exotic location without ever leaving your room. It’s a surefire way to combat that middle-of-the-summer boredom. Take a look at our picks and let us know which ones we left out in the comments! Continue reading

Where Are They Now? Our Favorite Characters Five Years in the Future

jennifer castle

What would happen if we checked in on some of our favorite characters five years after their books ended? Who would be the same, and who would have changed beyond recognition? Inspired by “You Look Different in Real Life” by Jennifer Castle, here are some ideas for what might have happened to these characters after the final pages. Want to see what Harry Potter, Bella Swan, and Holden Caulfield are up to these days? Check out our list now! Continue reading