We Reread Daughters Of Eve and Learned Sisterhood Is Very Dangerous

Today, we tackle what is hands-down the most barmy book selected for our Halloween YA Book Club: Daughters of Eve. Originally published in 1979, it's about a girls-only extracurricular club co-opted by an ominous radical feminist, who encourages them to RISE UP. It is really something. » 10/29/14 2:30pm 10/29/14 2:30pm

Vote on Which Books to Include in Our Spooky Scary Halloween Book Club!

Admit it: You had at least one encounter with a tween terror classic that left you scared shitless, cowering under the covers. Or at least very, very jumpy in the dark. This Halloween, Jezebel will be celebrating our adolescent nightmares with a special Spooky Scary YA Book Club. Help us pick what to read! » 10/03/14 4:40pm 10/03/14 4:40pm

Be Afraid: I Know What You Did Last Summer Is Getting a Reboot

I first saw "I Know What You Did Last Summer" at the $1.75 Tanforan movie theater in San Bruno, California. It was the day after a holiday and I yelped so loudly at the end (you know what I'm talking about), that my friend Jukey made fun of me on the ride home. Now, we'll all be able to relive that magic again. » 9/15/14 9:30pm 9/15/14 9:30pm

Stephenie Meyer Is Here to Ruin Everything Good About Your Childhood

If you were a fan of easy-to-read horror and suspense during the halcyon days of your middle school youth, you will be devastated to learn that "Head Mary Sue" Stephenie Meyer has decided to go where no one invited her: Down the dark hall of producing films based on the work of Lois Duncan. God help us all. » 8/04/14 5:00pm 8/04/14 5:00pm

Stranger With My Face: Stop Projecting

Welcome to 'Fine Lines', the Friday feature in which we give a sentimental, sometimes-critical, far more wizened look at the children's and YA books we loved in our youth. This week, writer / reviewer / blogger Lizzie Skurnick reads 'Stranger With My Face', Lois Duncan's 1981 novel in which Laurie Stratton gets every… » 7/11/08 3:40pm 7/11/08 3:40pm