the forest of hands and teeth series

Your senior year roommate calls herself Clarity. She’s very small and rumpled and distant, and she goes for long walks in the forest south of campus when she’s frustrated. You aren’t friends, but you coexist peacefully. It’s enough.

The creature on your co-owned Walmart futon isn’t Clarity.

It looks like her. Enough to fool a casual observer, certainly. Enough to fool someone who hasn’t been soldering sterling silver for six hours. But you have, and the truth of silver lingers, and the Thing That Looks Like Clarity is sprouting delicate flowers from the skin of its bare shoulders.

It’s sitting cross-legged and perfectly, terribly still, tracking your eyes as you take all this in. When you sigh and set down your backpack, it says, “Hello, smith. There didn’t seem to be any sense in pretending.”

“Jeweler,” you say, and, “I go by Florence, these days. What should I call you?”

It blinks, languid and slow. “I’m not here to usurp. I’m a… placeholder.”

“It’s still confusing as shit, my guy.”

It considers this at length. Finally, with the air of one who has just solved a great puzzle, it says “Claire. We will know, the two of us.”

“Works for me. Nice meeting you, Claire.”

And that seems to be all there is to say. Your roommate’s been stolen by the Fair Folk, you’re living with a changeling, and there’s not much you can do about either of these things. You scroll through Instagram until it gets tired of watching you and wanders out into the hallway.

So that’s Claire.

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Privileged (22/?)

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“The group struggles to cope with the loss of one of their own as they try to remain focused on their mission to break into Mount Weather. *yn* discovers her reputation amongst the grounders and begins to realise the impact of her actions as well as realising the dangers of the forest.” 

Warnings: Swearing, mild angst, violence, hinted smut, fluff

Notes: Based on 2x09 ‘Remember Me’ of The 100. 

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Raven’s broken voice made *yn*’s stomach churn even further as she stared at his lifeless body lying at her feet. Feeling eyes on her, *yn* tore her gaze from Finn and looked over her shoulder.

She swallowed when her eyes met with the hardened and hate filled ones of a grounder. Flitting her eyes around she noticed that there were at least a dozen pairs of eyes all boring into her body. Ever single one of them looked blood thirsty, like the second they got her alone they’d tear her limb from limb.

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To Be A Fan || Calum Hood

this ^^^ i have always dreamed of meeting them bc theyre so asdfghjkl

Summary: Calum knows how much you adore Good Charlotte and decides to introduce you to them.

I M A G I N E 

“Oh my god, does my hair look okay? Am I presentable?” You blurt out as you fix your makeup at the mirror. 

“Y/N, you’re beautiful 24/7,” Calum chuckles as he rubs your shoulders. Calum was going to finally introduce you to one of your all-time favorite bands, Good Charlotte. Of course, you were never dating Calum for the publicity as well as the opportunities to meet famous people. You loved Calum and adored being with him every minute. But Calum offered you to meet them and you couldn’t turn that down. 

“Thanks Calum…” you said softly as Calum turned you around and smiled. He placed a quick kiss on your lips and stared at you lovingly. It always made you smile and gain butterflies in your stomach. “Does this outfit look weird?” You quickly grabbed the hem of your Green Day shirt.

“Stop fretting so much, okay? You look beautiful,” Calum said as he softly swatted your hands away. He kisses your temple before grabbing you by the waist and leading you to the tour truck. In just minutes, you guys found yourselves in the stadium that the boys were going to perform at as an opening. This was Good Charlotte’s concert that you were attending. 

“Oh my gosh, oh my gosh,” you squealed quietly, squeezing Calums hand tightly. You were so nervous that your palms grew sweaty. Calum chuckled, giving you a big, strong hug. 

“Stop freaking out, Y/N, just relax!” Calum encouraged as the car stopped. A guard rushed over and opened the door for you and Calum. You saw Luke and Ashton rush over to greet you guys. They went to you and put you in a sandwich hug with you in the middle.

“Jesus, Y/N, your entire body is shaking!” Ashton notes as they break they hug and look at you with concern. “Are you okay? Are you having a panic attack or something?”

“No, actually,” Calum said with a chuckle. “I’m introducing her to Benji and Joel and she’s having the biggest fan meltdown I’ve ever seen!” 

“Watch out, Calum,” Luke jokingly warned. “She might just fall in love with them, considering how crazy she’s going over just the thought of meeting them.”

“Oh fuck off, Luke,” Calum fended off his tease as Calum grabbed your hand and began walking you to the stage. Your stomach felt tight with a series of knots dancing inside. With your hands shaking and teeth gritting together, you follow Calum up the small flight of stairs. But once you saw the two Madden brothers in the flesh, you paled up and froze. 

“Y/N, hey!” Michael cheered, putting down his guitar and rushing to you. He quickly hugs you and then holds you by the shoulders. His forest green eyes study your face and give you a worried frown. “Are you okay, Y/N? Looks like you’re gonna be sick.”

“She’s a big fan of Benji and Joel,” Calum mused, causing Michael to give you an amused smile. “So I decided to introduce her to them. They’re cool mates.”

“Oh shit, you’re gonna love them, Y/N!” Michael tried to calm you down, but you were no sorts of calm. 

“I already do,” you blurted out as Calum dragged you passed Michael and began to wave at the brothers. You watched as the two twins turned to your direction and smiled. They gave Calum their heart-warming smile as Calum let you go and went to them. 

“Finally, Hood finally came around!” Joel commented, chuckling as Calum gave him a firm handshake with a man hug. 

“Seriously, we saw the other guys and wondered where you were,” Benji said in agreement, making you melt at their genuine voices. 

“Sorry, I was just with my girlfriend,” Calum says with a smile. “She was trying to look perfect for you guys. She’s a very big fan, d’you mind?” Calum gestured to you with his head, turning to see you as frozen as stone. The Madden Brothers turned to each other and smiled before turning to you and walking up to you. You were freaking out inside as the two large, tattooed men hovered over you. 

“Calum, why didn’t you tell us you have a girlfriend?” Benji called out, smiling down at you. He opened his large arms to you as you practically rushed in. “How are you, what’s your name?”

“I-I love you guys so much, I’m Y/N!” You spat out, practically freaking out at the amused twins. “I’m doing amazing now that I’m here and you’re here and we’re all here!”

“Why didn’t you tell us how beautiful she was, too?” Joel joked, winking at you as it was an act of making Calum jealous. “C’mere, you!” Joel opened his arms and you happily ran in them. “She’s adorably small, too!”

“Remind yourself that she’s mine, Joel,” Calum said playfully with a hint of jealousy. 

“Calm down, Cal, we’re not taking your girl,” Benji waved him off before returning to look at you. “So you’re Calums girlfriend, huh? Y/N… it’s a real pleasure to meet you.”

“You have no idea how much I’ve been dying to meet you guys!” You began to cry from how excited you got. 

“Aw!” The twins say in sync before grabbing you in a group hug. You flipped shit. Not only did you get two separate hugs from each twin, but now you were in one group hug with both of them. You kept crying even more, immensely happy and grateful to be where you were right now. 

“Can you guys sign my shirt please?” You asked politely, taking out their merchandise and a black sharpie pen. “It would honestly mean the world to me!” 

“Of course!” Benji cheered, grabbing the shirt and sharpie to sign first. As he did, Joel began to talk to you a bit. 

“So you’re a big fan, eh?” Joel asked, causing you to nod rapidly. “Have you heard any of our recent songs that you like?”

“I’m really in love with Life Can’t Get Much Better,” you whisper shyly, still in disbelief that you’re actually in their presence. “I’ve memorized the whole song and all.”

“Can you sing some for me?” Joel asked sweetly, his face full of hope under all his wild facial hair. 

“O-oh, I don’t know, I’m not as talented as Calum,” you nervously laugh, attempting to evade the question. 

“Yeah, right, Y/N! Your voice is like liquid gold!” Calum called out, making you flush even more. “Just the first chorus, okay!” 

“Okay, well um…” you shuffled, looking down to begin singing. “Life can’t get much better, let’s just stay together. These scars are tokens of promises broken…” you stretched out broken, allowing that word to linger with your voice melodically. 

“Amazing!” Benji cheered, the two Madden brothers as well as Calum beginning to clap for you. You blushed and covered your face with your hands. To say that you were freaking out was an understatement. 

OhmygodtheMaddenBrothersactuallyclappedforme,” you said quickly in your hands, making them laugh. You peek a bit to see Joel now signing your shirt. Benji softly took your wrists and put them down, giving you a smile. 

“You’re a very talented and lovely girl, and Calum is extremely lucky to have you,” Benji says, full honesty in his voice and eyes. You nod, smiling widely with your excitement toning down by just the slightest. 

“Here you go, Y/N!” Joel caps the sharpie and presents the shirt to you. “A shirt sign by the Madden Brothers for our bro’s pretty rad girlfriend.” You took the shirt and squealed, having them laugh once more. 

“Can’t wait to see you in the crowd, Y/N,” Benji says softly. 

“It’s been a pleasure!” You squealed. “Can I have another hug please?” You asked quietly, having the twins give you another group hug. You cherished it fully and knew you were never going to forget this day. “C-can we also take a few selfies too?” 

“I was just about to ask!” Joel cheered. You all began to pose to your camera, with the 5SOS boys rushing to join. You guys did a series of poses for Instagram and practically destroyed the Snapchat filters. After your 10 minute photoshoot, you give them one more hug before Calum finally manages to drag you away. 

“So, I assume you like them?” Calum asked, chuckling at your beaming state. You nod as the two of you descend from the stairs and meet with the other boys. 

“I like them lots,” you say with a nod and a huge smile. “But I love you lots. Thank you so much for this!” You jumped into Calums arms so he could carry you. You wrap your legs around his waist with your arms looping around his neck. He holds your up and chuckles, having his face just one inch from yours. You give him a passionate kiss on his lips as he walks the both of you back to the truck. But it was a hungry kiss, as you practically attacked them by sucking on his bottom lip and slipping your tongue. 

“Holy fuck, Y/N!” Calum groans in the kiss. “If I had known you’d get like this if I introduced you to celebrities, I would’ve introduced you to them ages ago!” 

basically me if i met them tbh except with more tears and probably passing out LOL


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Keynotes: Brandon Sanderson with Brandon Mull, and Richelle Mead with R.L. Stine.

YALLFest, the nation’s premier festival for children’s and young adult literature, will celebrate its fifth anniversary Nov. 13-14 with its most star-studded author list yet.

Presented by Epic Reads, Harper Collins’ YA community, YALLFest’s Hollywood crossover titles will include #1 New York Times bestselling blockbusters Veronica Roth (Divergent Trilogy), Gayle Forman (If I Stay), Daniel Handler aka Lemony Snicket (A Series of Unfortunate Events),  Kody Keplinger (The Duff), Rick Yancey (The Fifth Wave Series), Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl (Beautiful Creatures Series), Melissa de la Cruz (Disney’s Isle of the Lost, A Descendants Novel), Ann Brashares (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Series) and Meg Cabot (The Princess Diaries Series). Author/actress Bella Thorne (Shake It Up) will appear to promote her new book, Autumn Falls.

Opening keynote will be given by #1 New York Times bestseller Richelle Mead (Vampire Academy Series), along with the legendary children’s book author R.L. Stine (Goosebumps Series), who has sold over 40 million books. Closing keynote will be given by dual #1 New York Times bestsellers Brandon Mull (Fablehaven Series) and Brandon Sanderson (Mistborn Series); Sanderson is also known for completing Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series.

Check out the full Line Up Here!

Victoria Aveyard (Red Queen)

Leigh Bardugo (Grisha trilogy)

Gwenda Bond (Lois Lane)

Pseudonymous Bosch (The Secret Series)

Alexandra Bracken (The Darkest Minds Series)

Ann Brashares (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Series)

Libba Bray (The Diviners)

Zac Brewer (Vladimir Tod Series)

Meg Cabot (The Princess Diaries Series)

Gail Carriger (Finishing School Series)

Rae Carson (Girl of Fire and Thorns Series)

Kiera Cass (The Selection Series)

Rachel Caine (Ink and Bone)

Soman Chainani (School for Good and Evil Series)

Susane Colasanti (City Love trilogy)

Melissa de la Cruz (Disney’s Isle of the Lost, A Descendants Novel)

Susan Ee (Angelfall Series)

Daniel Ehrenhaft (Wessex Papers series)

Michelle Falkoff (Playlist for the Dead)

Seth Fishman (The Well’s End)

Gayle Forman (If I Stay)

Kami Garcia (Beautiful Creatures Series, Legion Series)

Adam Gidwitz (A Tale Dark and Grimm Series)

Ryan Graudin (The Walled City)

Daniel Handler aka Lemony Snicket (A Series of Unfortunate Events)

Aaron Hartzler (What We Saw)

Ellen Hopkins (Crank, Rumble)

Julie Kagawa (Blood of Eden)

E.K. Johnston (A Thousand Nights)

Curtis Jobling (Wereworld)

Mercedes Lackey (Hunter)

Carolyn Mackler (Infinite In Between)

Mari Mancusi (The Scorched Series)

Kody Keplinger (The Duff)

David Levithan (Will Grayson, Will Grayson)

E. Lockhart (We Were Liars)

Alexander London (Wild Ones)

Marie Lu (Legend series)

Katie McGarry (Pushing The Limits)

Mindy McGinnis (Not A Drop to Drink)

Richelle Mead (Vampire Academy Series)

Meg Medina (Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass)

Marissa Meyer (Cinder)

Barnabas Miller (The Girl with the Wrong Name)

Brandon Mull (Fablehaven Series)

G. Neri (Ghetto Cowboy)

Danielle Paige (Dorothy Must Die Series)

Brendan Reichs (Virals Series)

Veronica Roth (Divergent Trilogy)

Carrie Ryan (Forest of Hands and Teeth Novels)

Brandon Sanderson (Mistborn Series)

Megan Spooner (These Broken Stars)

Natalie Standiford (The Secret Tree)

R.L. Stine (Goosebumps Series)

Margaret Stohl (Beautiful Creatures Series, Icons Series)

Sabaa Tahir (An Ember in the Ashes)

J.E. Thompson (The Girl from Felony Bay)

Bella Thorne (Shake It Up)

Maya Van Wagenen (Popular)

Carole Boston Weatherford (Becoming Billie Holiday)

Elizabeth Wein (Code Name Verity)

Scott Westerfeld (Uglies Series)

Rick Yancey (The Fifth Wave Series)

Jane Yolen (Briar Rose)

Nicola Yoon (Everything, Everything)

Industry Track

Sarah Burnes
Rose Brock
Barry Goldberg
Dan Lazar
Emily Meehan
Jody Reamer
Erin Stein

anonymous asked:

Hi, I need help! It's my friends birthday in 2 weeks and I want to get her a MINDBLOWING book but I don't want to ask her what books she wants because I want her to be surpised. PLEASE HELP Something great and awesome and mindblowing Thank you in advance

Well we aren’t sure what genre you are asking for so we will some of many genre!


YA Historical Fiction

YA Historical Fantasy

YA Contemporary (Either no romance or it’s a subplot)

YA Contemporary Romance

YA High Fantasy

Dystopia/Post Apocalyptic 


I think that is all of them! 

pa-tro--chilles  asked:

Hi!! I was wondering if you could recommend some October reads for me! Like some spooky reads or supernatural-like. I've read The Raven Cycle already. (When I ask people, they recommend me that. I love it though. Those books. Gah!!!) Anyways! So yeah. If you could, please? I love your blog so much and everything you post! Thank you!

THE NIGHT CIRCUS. First and foremost, if you have no read it, you need to, it is the perfect Autumn read. It’s not spooky but it’s magical and wonderful and it’s the perfect book to kick off autumn :D

For other Autumnal Reading:

I could probably list more forever, because I love autumn/spooky/halloween books but I’ll leave it there and hope you find something perfect for you!!

The Book Matchmaker


In a text post, list ten books that have stayed with you in some way. Don’t take but a few minutes, and don’t think too hard — they don’t have to be the “right” or “great” works, just the ones that have touched you. Tag [ten] friends, including me, so I’ll see your list. Make sure you let your friends know you’ve tagged them. 

I was tagged by queerthominewt. {Thank you!! :] x}

  1. The Rapture by Liz Jensen
  2. Another Faust trilogy by Daniel & Diana Nayeri
  3. The Maze Runner series by James Dashner
  4. Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling 
  5. Th1rteen R3asons Why by Jay Asher
  6. Generation Dead series by Daniel Waters
  7. The Forest of Hands And Teeth trilogy by Carrie Ryan
  8. Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer 
  9. Amelia Anne Is Dead and Gone by Kat Rosenfield
  10. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockheart

And I’m tagging: sourbunnywolf, sarasnewtasticmusings, tastemyrainbcw, alkarad, teresatheimmune, itsabloodygurl, bilinskiswolf, subjecta5newtella​, maliasobrien and ohgally