Caitlin White is Lead Books Writer for Bustle. She has her master's in Publishing & Writing from Emerson College. Though she's Bostonian-born, she's Canadian-wifed. Big fan of YA novels, football, novelty tights, and the serial comma.

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The 19 Best Young Adult Books Of May 2017

May is the kickoff to summer, and bless these young adult writers because they are giving us some seriously stellar summer reading additions. Pick up one or two of these books for your next beach geta...
By Caitlin White

The 16 Best YA Books Coming In April 2017

Though the weather hasn't caught up with the changing of seasons, the month of April is supposed to be the spring month of rain. And as any rabid book lover knows, rainy days are the best days for rea...
By Caitlin White

These Are The Best YA Books Of March 2017

Winter is finally coming to an end, and you can rejuvenate your reading routine as the weather starts warming up. It's a perfect time to do so, too, because the best YA books of March are unique and m...
By Caitlin White

The 15 Best YA Novels Of February 2017

Just when the winter starts to feel never-ending, young adult authors are here to help ease all your ailments. The list of best YA novels of February is stacked with diverse stories guaranteed to capt...
By Caitlin White

Buy These Books & Support Charities Worldwide

IMHO, purchasing a book is almost always a good choice, but these seven authors are making it even better by donating a portion (or all of) of their proceeds to crucial charities that need our help. A...
By Caitlin White

15 Of The Best YA Books Of January 2017 To Start…

The holidays are over (for better or worse) and now it's time to get back to the real world. Hopefully, though, this means those stocking stuffer or gift exchange gift cards to your favorite local boo...
By Caitlin White

The 30 Best YA Books Of 2016

It seems many years there's one huge stand-out book that outshines the rest, whether in mass popularity or critical acclaim (or for the true unicorn, both!). This year, however, we had so many outstan...
By Caitlin White

13 Must-Read YA Novels Of November 2016

November is the month when the weather turns cold for winter good and you're bundled up traveling for Thanksgiving. You're going to need a stack of books to get you through those weekends when you're ...
By Caitlin White

S.M. Parker's 'The Rattled Bones' Cover Is Here!

Stephen King fans take note: Shannon M. Parker's sophomore YA novel The Rattled Bones takes the horror icon's Bag of Bones and twists it into a feminist ghost story you're going to love (and be scared...
By Caitlin White

The 21 Must-Read YA Books Out In October

The weather is starting to turn crisp, so it's the perfect time to cozy up with a pumpkin spice latte or hot apple cider and delve into the world of a book. And believe me, your TBR list this month is...
By Caitlin White

28 Major YA Authors Team Up For Adoption Anthology

It's 2016, so we definitely know that the picture of a family is hardly ever one mom, one dad, two and a half children, and a white picket fence. However, the many beautiful types of families we see a...
By Caitlin White

EXCLUSIVE: Renee Ahdieh Announces New YA Series!

The Wrath and the Dawn author Renee Ahdieh proved with her debut series that she is a master of transporting readers into a whole new world, so we should all be jumping up and down with excitement now...
By Caitlin White

What Book Should Every 'PLL' Character Read?

OK I get it: The Liars definitely don't have any time for reading. Between answering creepy text messages, sleuthing into (new and) old mental institutions, and (like us) trying to figure out what the...
By Caitlin White

'Spindle Fire' Is The Fairy Tale Story You Need

There is a reason that fairy tale retellings are so gosh darn popular: The original stories are so captivating that we can't help wanting to hear them again and again. Whether Rapunzel is a moon-dwell...
By Caitlin White

10 Of The Creepiest Books Of All Time

Summer is perfect for romances and bright cheery stories that match the sunshine, but if you're a little oddball (I'm raising my hand), it's also the perfect time to delve into books that will put a l...
By Caitlin White

17 Of The Best YA Books Of June 2016

Things are starting to heat up — both with the pre-summer weather and with the YA publishing world. The temperatures are rising and so will the list of books on your TBR pile, especially once you take...
By Caitlin White

7 Books About Falling In Love With Childhood BFFs

Hollywood has taught us that you're probably destined to be with your younger-self BFF. There are countless movies about it, across decades: 13 Going on 30, When Harry Met Sally, Some Kind of Wonderfu...
By Caitlin White

This Is America's Most Well-Read City

There must be something in the coffee in Seattle, because for the second year in a row it is listed as America's most well-read city, according to Amazon.com. Of course Amazon surely loves crowning Se...
By Caitlin White

Did Kylie & Kendall Write Their New Book?

Kylie and Kendall Jenner's first book may have been a critical flop, sending social hate the way of ghostwriter Maya Sloan, but never count out the ambition of the Kardashian klan. The upcoming sequel...
By Caitlin White

'Gilmore Girls' Fans MUST Read Graham's New Book!

Just last week, Lauren Graham announced the name of the Gilmore Girls reboot, Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life, on The Ellen Show, and Monday she returned alongside Ellen DeGeneres to reveal even mor...
By Caitlin White

22 Books On Your YA Summer Reading Guide

Memorial Day is on the horizon, which means that finally the summer (*cough* reading) season is upon us. Ah, the long, sunny days lying on the beach reading the latest young adult novel; the long road...
By Caitlin White

TWO More 'Shadowshaper' Books Are Coming!

On Twitter Thursday, adult fantasy and YA author Daniel José Older, citing Toni Morrison, said "It's the book I wrote because I couldn't find it in the world." He was talking about his incredible, inn...
By Caitlin White

14 Baby Names From YA That Aren't Katniss

Young adult literature is notorious for having some seriously out-there character names. But there are plenty of baby names from YA for moms who aren't quite ready to go as far as Katniss. For every p...
By Caitlin White

18 Of The Best YA Books Of May 2016

Young adult authors have blessed us lit nerds with a book feast this month, so I hope you have a lot of free time. Even 18 of the best YA books of May 2016 was a near impossible feat because I could h...
By Caitlin White

10 2016 YA Thrillers That Will Chill You

If you prefer to get your goosebumps from thriller YA books than a romance, 2016 is a great year for you as a reader. Young adult authors, it seems, have decided on a mission to take you on a roller-c...
By Caitlin White

16 Book Quotes About Cheating

Anna Karenina, Edward Rochester, Tom Buchanan, Emma Bovary, Lady Constance Chatterley, and even all the way back to Odysseus from Homer — cheating makes for some seriously incredible literary characte...
By Caitlin White